Three weeks to the first NutraIngredients Omega 3 summit: Two big names added to the line-up

By Gary Scattergood

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The event takes place from February 20 to 22.
The event takes place from February 20 to 22.

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The very first Nutraingredients Omega-3 Summit in Singapore is now just three weeks away, and we've added two big names to the line-up: leading Asian pharmacy retailer Watsons and Malaysia's number one fish oil brand, PRISTIN.

The event backed by trade association GOED, takes place from February 20 to 22.

We can now confirm that Watson’s principal pharmacist Joy Chong and PRISTIN owner Holista Colltech’s CEO Dato Dr. Rajen. M are confirmed additions to the agenda.

Joy Chong’s presentation is titled  ‘Consumer understanding of omega-3 in South East Asia: Insights from the region’s leading pharmacy retailer’​, while Dr Rajan will take to the stage to present ‘Overcoming challenges facing the Omega-3 industry in Asia: Insights from home-grown fish oil brand PRISTIN’.

NutraIngredients-Asia editor-in-chief Gary Scattergood said “The first NutraIngredients Omega-3 Summit will bring the international omega-3 community to Asia-Pacific, and take the insights from the region to the world.

“The summit will tackle the biggest issues affecting the omega-3 industry globally, from the latest regulatory developments, product innovation, scientific research and consumer insights.

“We are looking forward to delivering a fantastic event alongside our friends at GOED and the calibre of speakers confirmed shows that this is a must-attend event for anyone interested in the omega-3 sector.”

Other confirmed speakers include:

Dr Yutaka Matsuoka, Division Chief of Health Care Research at the National Cancer Center Japan.

Peter Barraket, MD of Designs for Health Australia

Dr Lesley Braun, Executive Director, Blackmores Institute

Professor Manohar Garg, Director, Nutraceuticals Research Program, University of Newcastle

Ellen Schutt, Executive Director, GOED.

Dr Surinder Singh, Group Leader: Plant Oil Engineering, CSIRO Agriculture & Food.

Lalen Dogan, Chair, Omega-3 Centre.

Ron Park, Managing Director of Koure.

Dr Mary Chong Foong Fong, Principal Investigator at the Singapore Institute for Clinical Sciences (SICS) and A*STAR.

Dr Clemens von Schacky, CEO Omegametrix

Gerard Bannenberg, Director of Compliance and Healthcare Outreach, GOED,

The event will take place at Singapore’s Hilton hotel, on Orchard Road. In addition to two days of lively debate, discussion and presentations, there will also be extensive networking opportunities and social events.

It has been backed by sponsors BASF, DSM, Gencor/Pharmako Biotechnologies, AlaskOmeag and Epax.

GOED Executive Director Ellen Schutt added: “GOED is excited to partner with NutraIngredients on the upcoming Omega-3 Summit. South East Asia is a growing market for omega-3s and we’re looking forward to being part of the first summit of its kind taking place in the region.”

Sign up as a delegate here​.

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