2024 Events


The Singapore International Agri-Food Week (SIAW) gathers global industry leaders, policymakers, and innovators to build new partnerships and explore opportunities for agri-food technology development and adoption across the region.

From regenerative agriculture and aquaculture systems to protein diversification and accessible nutrition, SIAW provides a valuable platform for knowledge exchange and networking, catalysing the transition to a sustainable and healthy agri-food system in Asia.

Hosted by Rethink

As the anchor event of SIAW, the Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit will bring together over 1000 global leaders to identify the strategic priorities as we build greater capacity, security and resilience in Asia’s agri-food system.

19 - 21 Nov 2024
Level 3, Sands Expo & Convention Centre and Virtual

Hosted by Constellar

The Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia (AFTEA) is the region’s leading showcase platform for products, services and solutions on the forefront of innovation in the global Agri-Food and Agri-Tech Industry.

19 - 21 Nov 2024
Level 1, Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Hall B & C

18 Nov 2024

Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Hosted by Singapore Food Agency

The by-invitation-only Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations presents a platform for regulators and industry stakeholders to share current thinking and experiences on safety assessment of novel foods.

18 Nov 2024
Sands Expo & Convention Centre

18 Nov 2024

SIAW Welcome Reception

The SIAW Welcome Reception brings together the world's leading food producers and agribusinesses.

21 Nov- 22 Nov 2024

Global Agri-Food Scientific Symposium

Hosted by Singapore Food Agency

The scientific symposium aims to showcase cutting edge research innovations for urban cities and establish a collaborative, knowledge sharing platform for local and international IHLs and Research Institutes (RIs).

21- 22 Nov 2024
Level 3, Jasmine Ballroom at Sands Expo & Convention Centre

2023 GUESTs of honour

Mr HENG Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister &
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

Dr Koh Poh Koon

Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Sustainability and the Environment & Ministry of Manpower

Mr Alvin TAN

Minister of State,
Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth &
Ministry of Trade and Industry

SIAW Gala Dinner

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister & Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies

Mr Lim Boon Heng


Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Mr Anuj Maheshwari

Managing Director & 
Head of Agri-Food 

Ms Simone Barg

SVP Agricultural Solutions APAC, BASF

Mr Joseph Taets

Senior Vice President and President of APAC, ADM

Ms Cathy Marsh

Deputy Director-General, ADB

Mr Farshad Shishehchian


Global Agri-Food
Scientific Symposium

Prof Mark Post

Professor, Maastricht University.                                  Chief Scientific Officer and Co-founder of Mosa Meat

Dr Liz Specht

Vice President of Science and Technology, The Good Food Institute

Prof Christiani Jeyakumar Henry

Deputy Executive Director, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI), A*STAR


Prof Richard Visser

Professor,                      Department of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University

Dr Albert Tacon

Founder and Technical Director,                          AquaHana LLC

Agri-Food Tech Expo Asia

Robert Jones

Cellular Agriculture Europe, Netherlands

Megumi Avigail Yoshitomi

Representative Director,
Japan Association for Cellular Agriculture

Leki Tenzin

Chief Marketing and Economic Development Officer,
Department of Agricultural Marketing and Cooperatives, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock, Bhutan

Dr. Sandhya Sriram

APAC-Society for Cellular Agriculture, Singapore

Ray Poh

Founder & Managing Director, Artisan Green Singapore