SPEAKERS

Guest Speakers

Spices as Flavours, Fragrances & Functional Foods.


Day 1: 6th May 2020

Technical session I: Spices - Global production and trade scenario

Ms. Hoang Thi Lien
Executive Director
International Pepper Community,
Jakartha, Indonesia

Topic
Global production and trade scenario-black pepper

Shri. P. M. Suresh Kumar
Director (Marketing)
Spices Board, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, GoI, N H Bypass, Palarivattom, Kochi

Topic
Global production and trade scenario-Cardamom

Dr. K. Nirmal Babu
Director & Project Coordinator
AICRPS ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research, Kozhikode, Kerala, India

Topic
Global production and trade scenario-turmeric

Dr. C. K. George
Formerly Executive Director
Spices Board, Kochi, Kerala, India

Topic
Global production and trade scenario-ginger

Dr. Gopal Lal
Director
ICAR-National Research centre for Seed Spices, Ajmer, Rajasthan, India

Topic
Global production and trade scenario-seed spices

Mr. Ramkumar Menon
Chairman
World Spice Organisation
Kochi, Ernakulam, India

Topic
Global production and trade scenario-Chilli

Mr. Sarada De Silva
Chairman
B Darsin De Silva and Sons Pvt. Ltd.
Sri Lanka

Topic
Global production and trade scenario- Tree spices

Day 2: 7th May 2020

Technical Session II: Spices – Chemistry and functional foods

Dr. Gopinadhan Paliyath
Professor
Research Programme Director (Food for Health) Department of Plant Agriculture University of Guelph Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Topic
Molecular mechanisms of action of nutraceuticals in horticultural crops

Prof. G. Padmanabhan
INSA Emts. Scientist
Department of Biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science.
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Topic
Curcumin: A wonder drug in waiting

Dr. Ganesh Bagler
Associate Professor (CB)
Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology, New Delhi, India

Topic
Computational Gastronomy: Levering Artificial Intelligence for Data-driven Food Innovations

Dr. G. Bhanu Prakash Reddy
Scientist-G
ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Topic
Spices as nutrition and immunity

Dr. K. R. Anilakumar
Scientist F & Head, Food Quality Assurance Division
Defence Food Research Laboratory, DRDO, Mysore, Karnataka, India

Topic
Nutraceuticals and functional foods

Dr. Ramasamy Ravi
Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences College of Agriculture, Tennessee State University, Nashville TN 37209, USA

Topic
Functional foods (Spices and spice products)

Dr. Balu P. Maliakel
Managing Director
M/s. Akay Natural Ingredients Private Limited Malaidamthuruthu P.O.,
Ernakulam Kochi-683 561, Kerala

Topic
Spiceuticals : Unlocking nutritional secrets of spices
Technical Session III: Spices – Processing and value addition

Dr. C. Anandharamakrishnan
Director
Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India

Topic
Nanoencapsulation techniques for food bioactive components

Mrs. Sushma Sreekandath
Managing Director and CEO
M/s. AVT McCormick Kochi, Kerala

Topic
More per crop: Value addition in spices

Mr. Geemon Korah
Chief Executive Officer
M/s. Kancor Ingredients Limited Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Topic
Spice processing and value addition: An industry perspective

Mr. C. N. Kiran Kumar
Head of Processing & Supply Chain
M/s. ITC Limited- ABD, Post Box No -317, G.T. Road, Guntur- 522004, Andhra Pradesh

Topic
Spice processing and value addition: An industry perspective

Day 3: 8th May 2020

Technical Session IV: Spices - Environment and food safety

Mr. Sanjay Dave
Former Chairperson of Codex Alimentarius Commission & Advisor to Food Safety and Standards Authority of India
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India

Topic
Codex alimentarius and standards for spices

Dr. Manish Pande
Director & Head
Project Analysis Documentation Division, Quality Council of India, New Delhi, India

Topic
Certification and quality control (special reference to spices)

Dr. (Mrs.) T.K. Nagarathna
Registrar
Protection of Plant Varieties & Farmers' Rights Authority Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, GoI New Delhi, India

Topic
Plant variety protection system in India and Global perspective

Dr. Amit Krishna De
Executive Secretary
Indian Science Congress Association (Under Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt of India) Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Topic
Spices for combating pollution
Technical Session V: Cutting edge technologies for plant health

Dr. Dilantha Fernando
Dean of Studies
St. Paul's College, University of Manitoba 211-70 Dysart Road, Winnipeg, Canada

Topic
CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing and other novel strategies to improve crop health in the arms race between a host and pathogen
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Contact



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MAY 6th to 9th, 2020

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ICAR-CMFRI, KOCHI, KERALA 682304

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General Convener, SYMSAC X-2020
Indian Society for Spices
C/o ICAR-Indian Institute of Spices Research
Marikunnu Post, Kozhikode-673 012
Kerala, India

phone91-495-2731410

mail_outlinesymsac2020@gmail.com


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