Science Session VI – Food Processing & Food Waste: State of Technology

Friday 11 January 2019

2:30 – 4:30 pm |  Location: Dunes 3, 4, 5

Objective: This session will explore the positive impacts of new technologies and opportunities for reducing food waste.


Fergus Clydesdale, PhD

Distinguished University Professor, Department of Food Science, University of Massachusetts Amherst, and Director of the University of Massachusetts Food Science Policy Alliance

Fergus' Bio

Edith Wilkin, MS

Vice President and Food Safety Fellow, Leprino Foods

Edith's Bio


Zach Conrad, PhD, MPH

Postdoctoral Research Scientist, USDA

Introductory Talk: Relationship between Food Waste, Diet Quality and Environmental Sustainability

Zach's Bio

Gail Tavill

Vice President of CSR & Sustainability, Conagra Brands

Role of Technology to Reduce Food Waste in the Home

Gail's Bio

Paul Teng

Managing Director, Nanyang Technological University

Novel Approaches to Manage Consumer Food Waste for Sustainability

Paul's Bio