Summit + Expo
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Americas 2021

27-29 September 2021, starts at 9:00 am CDT (Chicago Time)

1,000+ Participants | 100+ Exhibitors | > 3,500 1-on-1 Business Meetings | 30+ Speakers & Panels

Register by 26 September and save €250

Keynote speakers

Nicole Negowetti

Nicole Negowetti

Senior Director of Policy,
Plant Based Foods Association

Elena Devis

Elena Devis

Senior Account Manager | Vegan Category Lead,
Deliveroo

Dr. Julie  Simonson

Dr. Julie Simonson

Vice-President Technology Development,
Schwan’s Company

Carolina Garcia

Carolina Garcia

Research Scientist,
Sigma Alimentos

Carolina Viera

Carolina Viera

Food Technologist (R&D),
Walmart

Julie Prost

Julie Prost

Pilot Plant Manager and Process Engineer,
Clextral

Madlen Karnatz

Madlen Karnatz

Senior Associate,
SPINS

Davide del Brocco

Davide del Brocco

CSR Sustainability Manager/Chef,
Sodexo

Brandon  Ng

Brandon Ng

Vice President,
Houlihan Lokey

Clint Johnson

Clint Johnson

Director, R&D,
Conagra

Dr. Denis  Chéreau

Dr. Denis Chéreau

General Manager,
Improve

Bill Greuel

Bill Greuel

Chief Executive Officer,
Protein Industries Canada

Speakers

Bill Greuel

Bill Greuel

Chief Executive Officer,
Protein Industries Canada (Canada)

Brandon  Ng

Brandon Ng

Vice President,
Houlihan Lokey (United States)

Carolina Garcia

Carolina Garcia

Research Scientist,
Sigma Alimentos (Mexico)

Clint Johnson

Clint Johnson

Director, R&D,
Conagra (United States)

Daniel Dikovsky

Daniel Dikovsky

,
Redefine Meat (Israel)

Davide del Brocco

Davide del Brocco

CSR Sustainability Manager/Chef,
Sodexo (France)

Denis Trémorin

Denis Trémorin

Director Sustainability,
Pulse Canada (Canada)

Dr. Denis  Chéreau

Dr. Denis Chéreau

General Manager,
Improve (France)

Dr. Julie  Simonson

Dr. Julie Simonson

Vice-President Technology Development,
Schwan’s Company (United States)

Dr. Shelley Balanko

Dr. Shelley Balanko

Senior Vice President,
The Hartman Group, Inc. (United States)

Elena Devis

Elena Devis

Senior Account Manager | Vegan Category Lead,
Deliveroo (United Kingdom)

Gerard Klein Essink

Gerard Klein Essink

Founder & CEO,
Bridge2Food (Netherlands)

Henry  Hill

Henry Hill

Experienced R&D Chef,
Almond Board of California (United States)

Hillary Gelfman

Hillary Gelfman

Director, Global Category Innovation,
Kellogg’s (United States)

Jo  Raven

Jo Raven

,
FAIRR (United Kingdom)

Juliana Green

Juliana Green

Senior Associate,
Unovis Asset Management & New Crop Capital (United States)

Julie Prost

Julie Prost

Pilot Plant Manager and Process Engineer,
Clextral (United States)

Karra-Lee Gerrits

Karra-Lee Gerrits

Vice President, Strategy & Business Development,
Protein Industries Canada (Canada)

Kevin Camphuis

Kevin Camphuis

Managing Director,
ShakeUp Factory (France)

Kitty Liang

Kitty Liang

Venture Capitalist,
Big Idea Ventures (United States)

Laura  Clark

Laura Clark

Entrepreneurship Specialist,
Good Food Institute (GFI) (United States)

Laurie Demeritt

Laurie Demeritt

Owner & CEO,
The Hartman Group, Inc. (United States)

Leslie Ewing

Leslie Ewing

Executive Director,
Plant-Based Foods of Canada (Canada)

Madlen Karnatz

Madlen Karnatz

Senior Associate,
SPINS (United States)

Marie Molde RD

Marie Molde RD

Account Manager, Registered Dietitian, Food Industry Expert,
Datassentials (United States)

Martijn Bekker

Martijn Bekker

Project Leader,
Wageningen Food & Biobased Research (Netherlands)

Matt Yurgec

Matt Yurgec

Business Scientist and Manager, Global Dairy and Plant-Protein Applications,
Ingredion (United States)

Michael Finfrock

Michael Finfrock

Business Manager,
AVEBE (Netherlands)

Michael Natale

Michael Natale

Global Leader of Plant Based Proteins,
Ingredion (United States)

Monjur Hossen

Monjur Hossen

Principal Product Development Scientist,
Kellogg’s (United States)

Mr. Andrew Infantino

Mr. Andrew Infantino

Marketing Director,
Cooper Branch (Canada)

Nicolas Meneses

Nicolas Meneses

Accelerating Startups | Sustainable Food Systems Vertical Lead,
Masschallenge (United States)

Nicole Negowetti

Nicole Negowetti

Senior Director of Policy,
Plant Based Foods Association (United States)

Nicole Sopko

Nicole Sopko

Vice President,
Upton’s Naturals (United States)

Panchali Chakraborty

Panchali Chakraborty

Technical Director, Savory and Snacks, Givaudan Flavors Corporation,
Givaudan (Switzerland)

Prof. Dr. David Julian McClements

Prof. Dr. David Julian McClements

Professor,
University of Massachusetts Amherst (United States)

Przemek  Obloj

Przemek Obloj

Managing Partner Growth,
Blue Horizon Corporation (Switzerland)

Rafael Alvarenga

Rafael Alvarenga

Sales Engineer - Food & Industrial Products,
Wenger (United States)

Robert  Boer

Robert Boer

Program Director,
Blue Horizon Corporation (Switzerland)

Rodrigo  Villas Boas

Rodrigo Villas Boas

F&B Global Crossflow Product Manager,
Pall Corporation (United Kingdom)

Sara Eckhouse

Sara Eckhouse

Executive Director,
FoodShot Global (United States)

Scott May

Scott May

Head of MISTA,
Givaudan (Switzerland)

Sejal Ravji

Sejal Ravji

Director Pascual Innoventures,
Pascual (Spain)

Steve Savell

Steve Savell

Tiffany Stephenson

Tiffany Stephenson

Chief Marketing Officer,
Protein Industries Canada (Canada)

Tim McGreevy

Tim McGreevy

CEO,
USA Pulses (United States)