2nd Edition Conference

FOOD & SOCIETY International Conference

The Annual Food and Society Conference is organized by the Asia-Pacific Food Studies Network. This second international conference captures a broad audience who has a genuine interest in food, be it a research object or simply an authentic passion: we open our doors to chefs, scientists, writers, social scientists, food historians, industry professionals, writers,journalists, foodies, passionate amateurs, and students. Presenters in social science and humanities are especially welcome as well as scholars in other fields who believe that inter-disciplinary research is the key for scientific progress and who are keen to work hand-in-hand with stakeholders from hospitality and food industry.


12:00 AM - 12:00 AM (Public)

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* for details check official website


Delegates: 2000 - 5000*
Exhibitors: 150 (Estimated)
* Estimated Count

Category & Type

Food & Beverages


Frequency Annual
Next edition likely in Nov 2018
Past Editions November 18 - 20, 2016
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5 muharrem3232 Teacher at Galaxy international school Edition Attended : Nov, 2017

it was a good experinces for me

5 Fitri Wardah Gizi at Rs muhammadiyah Edition Attended : Nov, 2017


3 Mr. Nay Lin Director at New Edge Company Limited Edition Attended : Nov, 2017

Good event. But, need to add more exhibitors.

Schedule & Agenda

Fri, 17 Nov 05:30 PM - 08:00 PMRegistration of Delegates Evening CocktailVenue: Résidence de France,Jalan Langgak Golf, KualaLumpur.
Sat, 18 Nov 08:30 AM - 09:00 AMLate registration for delegates and attendees.
Sat, 18 Nov 09:00 AM - 09:30 AMPlenary session: Opening Remarks & Welcoming addresses
Sat, 18 Nov 09:30 AM - 10:00 AMKeynote Presentation 1Dr. François Couplan,Ethnobotanist, College Pratique d’Ethnobotanie,Barrême, France:“Wild plants as education to Soft survival”.
Sat, 18 Nov 10:00 AM - 10:45 AMKeynote Presentation 2Dr. Maria Kozhevnikov,Neuroscientist, Harvard Medical School, USA:Ƹ8EWXITIVGITXMSRERHMQEKIV]8LIǻRHMRKWJVSQcognitive neuroscience and psychology”.Ņýåå
Sat, 18 Nov 10:45 AM - 11:00 AMCoffee Break
Sat, 18 Nov 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMKeynote Presentation 3Dr. Mohd Desa HajiHassim. CEO, Tropical Fruits Network, Malaysia"Food Innovation and Socio-economic Impacts inASEAN countries: A Focus on Fruits".
Sat, 18 Nov 11:30 AM - 12:00 PMKeynote Presentation 4Dr. Hart Feuer & Ms.Ayaka Nomura, Kyoto University, Japan: “Taste andComfort Food: the art of cooking in Children'scafeteria in Japan” (Toyota Aid Foundation Project)
Sat, 18 Nov 12:00 PM - 12:30 PMQ&A Session
Sat, 18 Nov 12:30 PM - 02:15 PMLunch
Sat, 18 Nov 02:15 PM - 04:15 PMConcurrent Session 1: The Battle for Status: Strategies for reclaiming foods or cuisines
Sat, 18 Nov 02:15 PM - 04:15 PMConcurrent Session 2: Panel: Food in Iran: From Health to Identity
Sat, 18 Nov 04:15 PM - 06:00 PMCoffe Break & Transfer to Sunway University
Sat, 18 Nov 06:00 PM - 07:30 PMCulinary Workshop by Chef Devagi Sanmugam: “Cooking for the Gods”
Sat, 18 Nov 07:30 PM - 10:30 PMConference Dinner “Gardens of Malaysia” at Sunway University, Bandar Sunway.
Sun, 19 Nov 09:00 AM - 09:45 AMConcurrent Session 3: The Ecology of Taste: Linking Supply Chain, Education & Consumerism
Sun, 19 Nov 09:00 AM - 09:45 AMConcurrent Session 4: Panel: Urban Transformation of Inherited Food Knowledge in East Asia
Sun, 19 Nov 10:45 AM - 11:00 AMCoffee Break
Sun, 19 Nov 11:00 AM - 12:30 PMConcurrent Session 3 & 4 Continues
Sun, 19 Nov 12:30 PM - 02:00 PMLunch
Sun, 19 Nov 02:15 PM - 04:15 PMPlenary sessionPresentation of the Peranakan CuisineProject: Paper 1 & 2Panel Discussion{åŹ±Ļ±ī±ĻƐƣĞžĞĻåƐBåŹĞƒ±ďå×ƐFÚåĻƒĞĀϱƒĞŇĻØƐLocation, Preservation”
Sun, 19 Nov 04:15 PM - 06:00 PMCoffee Break and Food and Music Multisensory Workshop
Sun, 19 Nov 06:00 PM - 06:30 PMConcluding Remarks
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Entry Fees & Tickets

75 USDPost conference Tour Peranakan cuisine tour
220 USD1Day Ticket Can visit any one day
440 USDFull conference registration All three days registration
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Venue Map & Directions

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