Program & Speakers

Keynote Speakers

New speakers coming on board soon: watch for updates

Dr. François Couplan

Ethnobotanist & Edible Plants Specialist

Dr. Maria Kozhevnikov

Neuro-scientist, Harvard Medical School
Chef Devagi

Chef Devagi Sanmugam

'Spice Queen' of Singapore

Dr. Desa

CEO International Tropical Fruits Network

Conference Program

Food and Society 2017 - Taste. Culture. Education. Communication. Tentative Program
Day 1
17 Nov 2017
Day 2
18 Nov 2017
Day 3
19 Nov 2017

Welcoming Cocktail

Venue: The Residence of H.E., the Ambassador of France in Malaysia

Welcome Address

Welcoming Addresses, presentations by keynote speakers, including Big Data on Food intakes in Southeast Asia.

Lunch Break


Coffee Break

Culinary and Sensory Workshops

including “Food for the Gods” demonstration session

Coffee Break


Lunch Break

Panel Discussion

Peranakan Cuisine: Concept, evolution, and Heritage preservation

Multisensory Workshop

…to end on a “Good Note”: Food & Music

Conclusion of Conference

Closing Remarks & Ceremony