9 October 2019
With the support of 9 co-organizers and 7 supporting organizations, the "First Globally Recognized Standard to Industrial Safety of Cold Chain Forum" was successfully held on 9 October 2019.
The forum was organized by BSI, The Institute of Purchasing & Supply of Hong Kong (IPSHK) and Hong Kong Logistics Association in response to the raising concern of cold chain management and food safety. It has attracted more than 140 industry experts and participants in the related fields.
Mr Enoch Lee, the General Manager of BSI Hong Kong kicked off the event and followed by Ir Dannies Ho, the Chairman of IPSHK who delivered the welcoming speech to all the attendees.
Different industry experts were invited to share the cases on cold chain management and PAS 1018 (Indirect, temperature-controlled refrigerated delivery services. Land transport of refrigerated parcels with intermediate transfer). It was the first international standard on cold chain management in the world and is expected to be transformed into ISO international standards in year 2020.
After the networking break, the forum continued with the sharing of overcoming challenges in establishing Food Safety Management System and how Data Intelligence Drives Business Efficiency and Safety.
5 industry elites were also invited to participate in the panel discussion and they had an active discussion on the development of cold chain in Hong Kong.
At the end of the forum, Mr Alex Koo, the Chairman of Cold Chain Logistics Committee, HKLA stated that we will continue to co-operate to foster the development of cold chain.
Opening remarks by Mr Enoch Lee, General Manager of BSI Hong Kong
Welcoming speech by Ir Dannies Ho, Chairman of The Institute of Purchasing & Supply of Hong Kong
"PAS 1018 Cold Chain Management System" by Ir Stephen Yu, Operation, Compliance & Risk Director of BSI Hong Kong
"Case Sharing on Cold Chain Management in the Industry" by Ir Stephen Chan, Vice President of IPSHK and Honorary Advisor of HKLA
"Case sharing and evolution on PAS 1018" by Mr Katsuaki Okawara, Chief Officer, Office of Cold Chain Strategic Development of Yamato Holdings Co., Ltd.
"Overcome challenges in establishing Food Safety Management System" by Mr Aaron Cheng, General Manager, Senior Consultant and Trainer of ACWL Management Consultancy
"Data Intelligence Drives Business Efficiency and Safety" by Ms Christine Hong, Manager, Industry Engagement of GS1 Hong Kong
"Introduction of Reindustrialisation and Technology Training Programme" by Ms Jessy Leung, Senior Project Officer, Headquarters (Industry Partnership) of Vocational Training Council (VTC)
"Cold Chain Storage and Business in Hong Kong: A Research Sharing" by Dr. Simon Yuen, Senior Lecturer of Division of Business and Hospitality Management, College of Professional and Continuing Education (CPCE), The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU)
Group photo with organizers, speakers, co-organizers and supporting organizations