The International Food Waste Valorization Workshop

Technical & Legal challenges in Food Waste Valorization

Date: will be communicated soon

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Language: English

Opening hours: will be communicated soon

The International Food Waste Valorization Workshop is the key event and the unmissable 2 days meeting of 2018 for professional in the field of food biomass valorization and food waste management and reduction. This workshop will be the opportunity to meet key international professionals from SMEs, academia, associations and industries working in the technical, scientific, legal and economic aspect of food waste valorization.

High level speakers from different countries (EU, Switzerland, US, Asia, Africa, etc.) with outstanding expertise at different levels of the value chain of food biomass valorization will be present to discuss and share their latest innovation, developments and findings in this field.

The event will include the following topics
  • Innovation, Processes & Technologies in food waste valorization
  • Regulations & Funding projects in food waste valorization
  • Management and reduction of food waste at the source
  • Finding the right funding to finance food waste valorization projects

The audience : managers, entrepreneurs, scientists, directors, etc. from SMEs, large companies, associations, start-ups and academia working in the technical and scientific field of food biomass valorization or in the management, funding, policies and regulations related to food waste valorization.


(The list will be updated soon)

  • Petar Mandaliev, Swiss Federal office for the Environment, Switzerland
  • Vincent Eckert, Swiss Climate Foundation
  • David Albertani, R20 Switzerland
  • Cheryl T Coleman, EPA Washington DC USA
  • Carol S.K. Lin, City University of Hong Kong
  • George Botsaris, Cyprus University of Technology, Cyprus
  • Théodora Vryonidou, Lefkonitziatis Dairy Products LTD, Cyprus
  • Jonathan Waser, HEIA-FR, Switzerland
  • Richard Pfister, Proxipel Switzerland
  • Diriisa Mugampoza, Kyambogo University, Uganda
  • James Clark, University of York, UK
  • Piergiuseppe Morone, Unitelma-Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
  • Anne Verniquet, NoAW, Switzerland
  • Drilona Shtjefni, European Biomass Industry Association, Brussels




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