Science Session V – Novel Foods and the Future: Opportunities, Challenges and Exploring the Path Forward for New Technologies

Thursday 10 January 2019

11:00 am –1:00 pm |  Location: Dunes 3

Objective: This two-hour session will explore the opportunities, challenges and path forward for the latest new technologies used to create novel foods and ingredients.


William Yan, PhD

Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

William's Bio

Kristin Reimers, PhD

Director of Nutrition, Health & Wellness, Conagra Brands

Kristin's Bio


Richard Williams, PhD

Mercatus Center at George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia, USA

Emerging Foods and Food Technologies, Benefits and Challenges

Richard's Bio

Ashley Roberts, PhD

Intertek, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada

Regulatory Challenges for Food Ingredients Produced Through Novel Technologies: An International Perspective 

Ashley's Bio

Liz Specht, PhD

Senior Scientist, The Good Food Institute

Case Studies of New Technologies and Their Challenges

Liz's Bio