Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit Asia

28-30 November 2022, Singapore

Optimizing Value Chains

Unique 2-in-1 Summit on Industry, Startups, Ecosystems, Research & Government Strategies

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Programme

Nov. 28 Evening:
Welcome Reception

19:30 - 21:00
Welcome Reception with Plant-Based Foods Tastings

Nov. 29 Morning:
Great 1-on-1 Business Networking Sessions

08:00 - 08:50
1-on-1 Business Meetings

Nov. 29 Morning:
The Bigger Picture

09:00 - 09:15
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Vincent Brain, General Manager, Bridge2Food, GB
09:15 - 09:40
A Plant-Based Food Future: Overcoming the Challenges
Roman Buckow, Adjunct Professor & CTO, All G Foods, AU
09:45 - 10:10
Retailing Plant-Based Foods: How to Build Category Platforms
Nick Hazell, Founder and CEO, V2Food, AU
10:15 - 10:40
Growing the Plant-Based Foods Pie
Emil Fazira, 'Insight Manager – Food, Asia, Euromonitor, SG
Roman Buckow, Adjunct Professor & CTO, All G Foods, AU
Nick Cooney, Managing Partner, Lever VC, US
10:45 - 11:30
Morning Networking Break with Plant-Based Foods Tastings
11:30 - 12:15
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods & The Protein Transition: Panel Discussion
Nick Hazell, Founder and CEO, V2Food, AU
Vikas Garg, CEO, abillion, SG
Mirte Gosker, Managing Director, Good Food Institute (GFI), SG
Danièle Karleskind, Deputy General Director, Improve, FR
Andre Menezes, Co-Founder & CEO, TiNDLE Foods, US

Nov. 29 Afternoon:
Lunch

12:20 - 13:55
Lunch Time

Nov. 29 Afternoon:
Track I Consumer & Industry Challenges

13:55 - 14:00
Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes
Dr. Lutz Grossmann, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
14:00 - 14:25
Plant-Based in Food Service Channels
Ivan Lu, General Manager, Unilever, SG
14:30 - 14:55
For the love of Meat!
Andre Menezes, Co-Founder & CEO, TiNDLE Foods, US
15:00 - 15:25
Scaling Plant-Based Foods Internationally
Dan Pathomvanich, CEO, NR Instant Produce PCL, TH
15:30 - 16:15
Afternoon Networking Break
16:15 - 16:40
Journey to Joyful Plant Based Food
San Cuaca, Senior Designer, IFF – International Flavors and Fragances, Inc., SG
16:45 - 17:10
Development of a New Mung Bean Value Chain: Regional Sourcing
Dr. Wasamon Nutakul, SciTech Specialist, Good Food Institute (GFI), SG
Jennifer Morton, Corporate Engagement Specialist, Good Food Institute (GFI), SG
17:15 - 17:40
What’s on the Consumer Mind? - Panel Discussion
Frantz Braha, Chief Growth Officer, SaladStop!, SG
Abdul-Aziz Muslim, APAC Plant Based Innovation Lead, Unilever, SG

Nov. 29 Afternoon:
Track II Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations

13:55 - 14:00
Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes
Lisa Ronquest, Head of Science & Technology, V2Food, AU
14:00 - 14:25
Future Investments in Plant-Based Foods in Asia
Neha Poddar, Principal, Good Startup, SG
Benny Chng, Director, Louis Dreyfus Company Ventures, SG
Dr. Hao Lu, Programme Director, Big Idea Ventures, SG
14:30 - 14:55
Leveraging Innovation to Deliver Best-In-Class Taste & Nutrition for Plant-Based Products
Tanja Schrader, Director Categories & Products Lines APAC, Symrise, SG
Yuting Tao, Head, Market and Consumer Insights APAC, Symrise, SG
15:00 - 15:25
Weigh and Measure Inline without Process Interrupt
Ryan Kromhout, Global Industry Division Manager Food, Krohne, DE
15:30 - 16:15
Afternoon Networking Break
16:15 - 16:40
Building the Asian Supply Chain with Better Crops & Ingredients for Emerging Opportunities in Plant-Based Foods and Proteins
Andrew May, Co-CEO, Unigrain, AU
16:45 - 17:10
Making Ingredient Dry Processing More Sustainable and More Qualitative
Jean-François Marechal, Managing Director, Poittemill, FR
17:15 - 17:40
Being at the Forefront of Accelerating a Successful Food Transition
Danièle Karleskind, Deputy General Director, Improve, FR

Nov. 29 Evening:
Summit Networking Dinner

19:30 - 21:30
Summit Networking Dinner

Nov. 30 Morning:
Great 1-on-1 Business Networking Sessions

08:00 - 08:55
Make New 1-on-1 Business Connections!

Nov. 30 Morning:
Track I Consumer & Industry Challenges

08:55 - 09:00
Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes
Dr. Lutz Grossmann, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
09:00 - 09:25
Plant-Based Consumer F&B Trends in Asia-Pacific
Vikas Garg, CEO, abillion, SG
09:30 - 09:55
Food Security and Consumer Insecurity in 2023
Angelia Teo, Head, Futures and Innovation, Kantar, SG
10:00 - 10:25
From Single Cells to Plant Proteins: The Required Science to Design the Next Generation of Sustainable Foods
Dr. Lutz Grossmann, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
10:30 - 11:15
Morning Networking Break
11:15 - 11:40
Macro Forces Drive Expanded Protein Choices Trend
Susan Chua, Head of Market and Consumer Insight, APAC, ADM, SG
11:40 - 12:10
EcoSystems: Beyond Sharing
Dr. Hyo-Jung Yoon, Senior Vice President, CJ Cheiljedang, KR
12:15 - 12:35
The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Accelerate the Transition? Panel Discussion
Dr. Hao Lu, Programme Director, Big Idea Ventures, SG
Angela Tay, VC Investor, AgFunder News, SG
Kelvin Songyu Ng, Chief Scientific Officer, Bloom8, SG

Nov. 30 Morning:
Track II Delicious Food & Sustainable Processing Innovations

08:55 - 09:00
Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes
Lisa Ronquest, Head of Science & Technology, V2Food, AU
09:00 - 09:25
HealthFerm: Innovative Pulse and Cereal-Based Food Fermentations for Human Health and Sustainable Diets
Dr. Kristof Brijs, Innovation Manager, KU Leuven, BE
09:30 - 09:55
The Singaporean Plant-Based Foods & Protein Projects Research Agenda & Projects
Dr. Raffael Osen, Head of Department, Food Process Engineering, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), SG
10:00 - 10:35
The Australian Plant-Based Foods & Protein Projects Research Agenda & Projects
Dr. Crispin Howitt, Group Leader, CSIRO, AU
10:30 - 11:15
Morning Networking Break
11:15 - 11:40
Accelerating the Commercialisation and Adoption of Alternative Protein in APAC
Jolene Lum, Client Development Manager, Nurasa, SG
11:45 - 12:40
New Plant Proteins & Innovations: Value Chain Support Pitches of Startups
Jen-Yu Huang, Co-Founder, Lypid, US
Carrie Chan, CEO & Co-founder 聯合創始人兼首席執行官, Avant Meats, SG
Angie Leong, Co-Founder & CEO, Angie’s Tempeh, SG
Hendrik Kaye, , Esencia Foods, DE
Patrina Phua, CEO, Lohas Foods, SG
Cesar Torres, Founder, The Good Pulse Company, GB

Nov. 30 Afternoon:
How to Build Future Collaboration?

12:40 - 12:45
Consumer & Industry Track Outcomes
Dr. Lutz Grossmann, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US
12:45 - 12:50
Delicious Foods & Sustainable Processing Innovations Track Outcomes
Lisa Ronquest, Head of Science & Technology, V2Food, AU
12:50 - 13:00
Summary & Outlook
Dr. Lutz Grossmann, Assistant Professor, University of Massachusetts Amherst, US

Nov. 30 Afternoon:
Networking Lunch Break

13:00 - 15:00
Networking Lunch Break