SGS Special Session Titled "How Well Do You Know Your Supply Chain" at GFSI 2015

Released on: January 15, 2015, 11:22 am (EST)
Industry: Food & Beverage

Geneva, Switzerland, January 15, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- SGS, a leading global solution provider in food safety, quality and sustainability, will host a Special Session and showcase its unique food safety portfolio at the GFSI’s Global Food Safety Conference 2015. The conference theme is “Food Safety, A Shared Responsibility”. The international event will take place from March 3-5, 2015, at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia.

The SGS Special Session titled “How well do you know your Supply Chain?” will commence on Thursday, 5 March at 8:15 am.

The objectives of this breakout session are to:

Present findings of the SGS industry survey on current supply chain management practices, including supplier approval processes and a review of their vulnerability and impact on food safety.
Discuss the concept of risk and vulnerability in the supply chain through available guidelines and challenges of implementation.
Evaluate the available tools and methods to manage traceability and transparency in the supply chain and how they support the prevention, mitigation and management of risk.
The session will be moderated by Dr. Evangelia Komitopoulou, SGS Global Technical Manager for Food.


Speaker 1:
Dr. Evangelia Komitopoulou
Evangelia will share the findings of a new industry survey conducted by SGS on issues, challenges and opportunities around supply chain management.

Speaker 2:
Anthony Huggett
Vice President, Head of Quality Management, Nestlé
Industry expert from a food or ingredient manufacturer

Speaker 3:
A supply chain specialist from a retailer

Please sign up on the Global Food Safety Conference website to secure a slot. Registered delegates will further be invited to confirm their attendance at the special session. Experts from the SGS Global Food team at Booth 32 look forward to meeting you during the GFSI Global Food Safety Conference 2015.

For more information, please visit:

Or contact:

Vivien Chan
Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan,
50490, Malaysia
t: +603-2095 9200

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