Symposium Program

Symposium Registration

Manila Ballroom A, B&C, Ground Floor
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

Co-Chairs : Mr Timothy Loh, Regional Director, USSEC SE Asia, Singapore
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)/ Specialty Soya & Grains Alliance (SSGA), USA

Panel Members - Mr Robert Sinner (President, SB&B), Mr Rick Brandenburger (President, Richland IFC Inc.) and Mr Curt Petrich ( Partner, HC International Inc. )
9:35 am - 10:10 am
March 26

Q & A

10:10 am - 10:20 am
March 26

Morning Refreshment / Soy Culinary & Products Samplings

10:20 am - 10:45 am
March 26

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

Chair - Dr Cecilia Acuin, Senior Scientist, International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Philippines
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

Garden Room 3, Ground Floor
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm
March 26

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

Co-Chairs Ms Pauline Chan, Managing Director, Nutrition Place, Singapore
Dr Dady Maskar, Manager, Human Nutrition Program, USSEC, Indonesia
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 on Soy Beverages for the 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 Promotion in SE Asia - From Science to Market

Chair - Dr Ratan Sharma, Director, Soy Food Program, India and Asia Subcontinent, USSEC, India
4:09 pm - 5:00 pm
March 26

Soy Health Research - An Update

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

Rebranding Tempe and Promoting Soy Food & Beverage Market in Indonesia – A Case Study

Dr Dadi H. Maskar, USSEC Indonesia
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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