Preliminary Program (subject to change)

Symposium Registration

7:30 am - 8:30 am
March 26

Introduction & Welcome Remarks

Mr Ralph Bean, Agricultural Counselor, Foreign Agricultural Services (FAS), U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Manila, Philippines
Mr Timothy Loh, Regional Director, U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) SE Asia, Singapore
8:30 am - 8:45 am
March 26

Session 1 US Soy - Sustainability & Smart Agriculture for the Food Supply Chain

Chair : TBC
8:44 am - 10:00 am
March 26

Global and US Soy Supply – Contribution Towards A Sustainable Food System

Timothy Loh, Regional Director, USSEC SE Asia, Singapore
8:45 am - 9:10 am
March 26

Benefits Of & Opportunities for US Soy in the SE Asia Soy Food Market

Boon Yee Yeong, Senior Technical Consultant, Human Utilization Lead, USSEC SE Asia, Singapore
9:10 am - 9:35 am
March 26

US Food Soybean Supply & Utilization – Current & Future Outlook, Suppliers Panel

Northern Food Grade Soybean Association (NFGSA), U.S.A,
Panel Members TBC
9:35 am - 10:00 am
March 26

Q & A

10:00 am - 10:15 am
March 26

Morning Refreshment / Soy Culinary & Products Samplings

10:15 am - 10:45 am
March 26

Session 2 Harnessing Science & Technology to Meet Sustainable Development Goal in Food and Nutrition

Co-chairs - TBC
10:44 am - 12:00 pm
March 26

Meeting Sustainable Development Goal in ASEAN & the Philippines - Where Are We Now and How can Soy Contribute to its Achievement? ?

Prof Corazon Barba, University of Philippines Los Banos, Philippines
10:45 am - 11:10 am
March 26

Innovative Technology to Meet Health & Nutrition Security Challenges in SE Asia

Dr Mario Capanzana, Director, Food and Nutrition Research Institute, Philippines
11:10 am - 11:35 am
March 26

Innovation in Soy Nutritional Attributes – Development of High Oleic Soybean for Healthy Oil Production to meet Health and Nutrition Demand

Mr Russell Sanders, Sanders Advisors, U.S.A.
11:35 am - 12:00 pm
March 26

Q & A

12:00 pm - 12:15 pm
March 26

Lunch & Networking

12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
March 26

Session 3 Drivers of Innovation & Trends in Consumer Food Choices - Technology and Sustainability

Co-chairs : TBC
1:29 pm - 3:30 pm
March 26

ASEAN Food and Beverage Market – Window into Opportunities from Recent Consumer Studies

Mr Daniel Dorje, Nielsen, Singapore
1:30 pm - 1:55 pm
March 26

Understanding of Use Social/New Media in Driving Trends & Consumer Choices

Rikki Lee B. Mendiola, University of the Philippines Los Banos
1:55 pm - 2:20 pm
March 26

Technology and Innovation with Flavors for New Age Consumers

Mr John Jose, Tetrapak, Philippines
2:20 pm - 2:25 pm
March 26

Soy Innovation – Science to Market for the 21st Century Consumers

• Soy Market Innovations in Japan & Consumer Trends Towards Sustainability
Ms Masako Tateishi, USSEC Japan
• Soy Food Trends in the Philippines – Drivers & Innovation to Fulfill Nutrition and Society’s Evolving Needs
Ms Cielo Reyes, Miracle Foods, Philippines
2:45 pm - 3:20 pm
March 26

Q & A

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
March 26

Afternoon Refreshment / Soy Culinary & Products Samplings

3:45 pm - 4:10 pm
March 26

Session 4 Challenges & Opportunities on Soy Perception for the Food and Beverage Market in SE Asia

Chair - TBC
4:09 pm - 5:00 pm
March 26

Soy Health Research - An Update

Dr Mark Messina, U.S,A. (Via Video)
4:10 pm - 4:35 pm
March 26

Panel Discussion - Road Map for Soy Food & Beverage Market in SE Asia

- Economics / Communication Challenges / Market Innovation & Regional Opportunities
Moderator : Tetrapak representative - TBC
Panel Members : TBC
4:35 pm - 5:00 pm
March 26

Closing Remarks and End of Symposium

5:00 pm - 5:05 pm
March 26

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