ONLINE PROGRAM (GMT+1) EXACT TIMINGS
MORNING SESSION 1 KEYNOTE LECTURES
9:00
Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Ignace Debruyne, Health Claims Europe, Belgium
9:05

Market Trends and Development for Pre- and Probiotics, Drs. Jan Willem van der Kamp, Senior Officer International Projects, TNO Healthy Living, the Netherlands

9:32

Probiotics Legal Framework Status, the IPA Europe Initiative and the Future Perspective, Mrs. Rosanna Pecere, Executive Director, IPA Europe, Belgium

9:52
Keynote: Questions & Answers

MORNING SESSION 2 SCIENCE UPDATE

10:25

Newest Science and Applications with Prebiotics, Dr. Frédérique Respondek, Scientific & Regulatory Affairs Manager, CP Kelco, France

10:41

Quantitative Microbiome Profiling in Health and Disease, Dr. Jeroen Raes, Professor, VIB-KU Leuven Center for Microbiology, Belgium

11:08

Translational Development of Akkermansia to Target Metabolic Disorders, Dr. Céline Druart, Business & Scientific Project Manager, A-Mansia Biotech, Belgium

11:31
Microbiome, Pre- & Probiotics: Questions & Answers
11:55
Wrap-up and Closure of morning sessions
AFTER NOON SESSION 1 - CLAIMS & REGULATION
14:00
Welcome and Introduction - Dr. Ignace Debruyne, Health Claims Europe, Belgium
14:03

Probiotics - Commercial Aspirations vs. Regulatory Realities in the EU Food Chain, Mr. V. Aravind Chander, Senior Consultant, Giract Consulting, Switzerland

14:37

Claims for Pre- and Probiotics: How to Play it Right, Dr. Heike Stier, Senior Scientific Consultant, analyze & realize, Germany

15:03

Opportunities for Bacteria/Probiotics in Health and Nutrition: Experience on Novel Food and Food for Special Medical Purpose, Dr Jérôme Le Bloch, Scientific Expert, Nutraveris, France

15:33
Claims as Market Hurdles: Questions & Answers
AFTER NOON SESSION 2 - ACCESS to MARKETS and CONSUMER COMMUNICATION
 
NOT ON LIVE STREAM - Global Recognition of Probiotics and Ways to Achieve to Create Business Growth, Mrs. Katia Merten-Lentz, Partner, Keller and Heckman, Belgium
16:00

Personalised Microbiome Recommendations, Dr. Valeria Agamennone, Junior Scientist Innovator, Microbiology & Systems Biology, TNO Healthy Living, the Netherlands

16:19

Optimizing Intellectual Property (IP) Strategies Throughout the Probiotics Production Chain, Dr. Leena Contarino and Dr. Lauris Kemp, Partners, HGF Patent & Trademark Attorneys, U.K.

16:39
Marketing Opportunitie: Questions & Answer
17:10
Wrap-up and Closure of the Gut Health Summit