Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology (SSMB)

SSMB Workshop: Food Safety – Present and Future

 

Singapore Society for Microbiology and Biotechnology

Workshop Programme

Food Safety – Present and Future

Workshop programme 

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Date    :           28 – 29 June 2012

 

Venue :          Life Science Lab.9, MD4, Level 4, Department of Microbiology,                                       
National University of Singapore.

 

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Day 1

0830 – 0900                                    Event Registration

 

0900 – 0910                      Opening Speech                                                                 
A/Prof. Lee Yuan Kun                                                   
President, SSMB                                

0910 – 0920                         Opening Speech                                                                  
Mr. Nuno Reis                                                                    
Regional Business Manager for Food APAC, Biomerieux.

0920 – 1000                         Overviews of AVA’s Food Safety Programme.                 
Mr Leslie Phua                                                                  
Deputy Director, Laboratories Department,                       
Agri-Food & Veterinary Authority

 

1000 – 1020                         Tea Break

 

1020 – 1100                         Accreditation & Food Safety                                                      
Ms Chin Poh Yin                                                                 
Head, Singapore Accreditation Council,                                 
SPRING Singapore

1100 – 1140                         Microbiological Techniques, Now and Then.                   
Ms Eunice Ng                                                        
Technical Director, Ugene Laboratory Services Pte Ltd.

 

1140 – 12.00                        Discussion : Q & A

12.00 – 1310                        Lunch

 

1310 – 1330                         Laboratory Safety Briefing                                               
Mr Lim Ek Wang                                                             
Principal Laboratory Officer,                                             
Department of Microbiology,                                              
National University of Singapore   

1330 – 1700                         Food Testing : From Sample to Result (Session 1)  Sample Preparation, Quality Indicators and Testing for Pathogens.                                                                                
Dr Johnny Queck                                                                   
ASEAN Regional Technical Support Team Leader, Biomerieux Singapore Pte Ltd.

 

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Day 2

 

 

0900 – 0940                         Overviews of NEA’s role and activities in food safety at the retail end.                                                                     
Dr Ramona Gutierrez                                                             
Acting Head, Food Hygiene Research Programme, Environmental Health Institute,                                                       
National Environment Agency

 

0940 – 1000                         Tea Break

 

1000 – 1040                         Automation in Food Safety                                               
Dr Johnny Queck                                                                
ASEAN Regional Technical Support Team Leader, Biomerieux Singapore Pte Ltd.

 

1040 – 11.00                        Discussion :  Q & A

1100 – 1230                         Lunch

 

1230 – 1640                         Food Testing : From Sample to Result (Session 2) Enumeration and Identification                                                
Dr Johnny Queck                                                                
ASEAN Regional Technical Support Team Leader, Biomerieux Singapore Pte Ltd.

1640 – 1700                         Closing Speech  & Certificate Presentation                
A/Prof. Lee Yuan Kun                                                             
President, SSMB

 

End of Programme

Organising Committee

Mr Lim Ek Wang

Mr Francis Wong

Dr Johnny Queck

Ms Elisa Chan

Ms Leong May Ling

Ms Koh Guat Nee