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201, Wing TU, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Sustainability Lecture Series - Sustainable Food System: From Production to Waste Management It is a conference cycle jointly organised by the Research and Innovation Office (RIO) of PolyU and the Consulate General of France in Hong Kong and Macao since 2020. The series aims to bring together speakers from both the academic and business communities to share their perspectives, experiences, and best practices related to sustainability. Previous topics have included urban ecological water management and air pollution (Nov 2020), energy storage and green building (June 2021), smart building and waste-to-energy (Dec 2021) and sustainable fashion (Sept 2023). This year, with the support of the Department of Food Science and Nutrition and RiFood of PolyU, the event focuses on sustainable food system, from food production, the first step towards a more sustainable consumption, to food waste management, creating values in food waste through technology. Event Details 🗓️ Date: 31 May 2024 (Fri) ⏰ Time: 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm 🏢 Venue: Cheung On Tak Lecture Theatre (TU201), PolyU | Online via Zoom Panel Session Part 1 Food Production: First Step Towards a More Sustainable Consumption Panelists: Dr Flavia FABIANO, Researcher of The French Agricultural Research Centre for International Development (CIRAD) Mr Raymond Mak, Co-founder & CEO, Farmacy HK Dr Kevin KWOK, Associate Director of PolyU RiFood and Associate Professor of Food Science and Nutrition Panel Session Part 2 Food Waste Management: Creating Values in Food Waste through Technology Panelists: Mr Vincent DELEU, Director - Waste Treatment & Recovery Business Line, General Manager of T· Park, Veolia Prof. WONG Ka-hing, Director of PolyU RiFood and Professor of Food Science and Nutrition Dr Ben LEU, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, PolyU
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is committed to research excellence and addresses global challenges with innovation. Research and Innovation Office (RIO), as a forward-looking department in the University, is devoted to propelling the University’s technology development and advances to benefit the society by providing all-rounded support to facilitate research endeavours within the PolyU community, and foster partnerships among universities, industries, governments, supranational bodies, and the public.
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