Virtual
16th Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit
Europe 2020

13-14 October 2020, starts at 9:00 am CEST

Unique Virtual Live Video Networking Summit!

300 delegates
20 Hrs Thought Leading Speakers & Panels
20 Hrs Networking Breaks with Business Meetings & Live Chats
200 speed dating sessions

Programme

13 October - Track I
9.00 AM - 5 PM CEST

Plant-Based Foods Industry

08:45 - 08:55
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
08:55 - 09:15
The European Green Deal Research Agenda & Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: A Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:15 - 09:40
The Plant-Based Foods Industry Perspective: Opportunities & Challenges
Sue Garfitt, President, ENSA-European Plant-Based Foods Association, BE
09:40 - 10:05
Trends & Developments in Plant-Based in Food Service
Ronald Fabian, Head of Food Business EMENA, Nestle, CH
10:05 - 10:30
Moving the Plant-Based Foods Needle: Panel Discussion
Siska Pottie, Secretary General, European Alliance Plant-based Foods, BE
Vinciane Patelou, Director, ENSA-European Plant-Based Foods Association, BE
Ronald Fabian, Head of Food Business EMENA, Nestle, CH
10:30 - 11:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
11:00 - 11:25
Plant-forward: if you think you can do it alone, you’re not thinking big enough
Carla Hilhorst, Executive Vice President R&D Foods & Refreshment at Unilever, Unilever, NL
11:25 - 11:50
H2 Razor-sharp Position your Plant-Based Brand: Health vs Sustainability vs Taste?!
Maurice Palmen, Managing Partner, Beautiful Lives, NL
11:50 - 12:15
The Green Deal: A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system
Peter Jongebloed, Senior Advisor / Manager EU-office, Wageningen University & Research, NL
12:15 - 12:40
True Pricing for Animal and Plant-based Products
Jeroom Remmers, Managing Director, True Animal Protein Price (TAPP) Coalition, NL
12:40 - 13:30
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
13:30 - 13:55
The Outlook of Plant Protein Production in Europe: Panel Discussion
Dr. Silke Boger, Head of Unit “Arable Crops and Olive Oil”, European Commission, BE
Matthias Krön, President, Donau Soja, AT
13:55 - 14:20
How Science can Accelerate the Protein Transition?!
Dr. Ir. Sjoukje Heimovaara, Managing Director, Wageningen University & Research, NL
14:20 - 14:55
The Protein Transition - How to Move Forward? Panel Discussion
Bram Meijer, Regional Marketing Director, EMEA, Beyond Meat, NL
Henrik Lund, Founder & CEO, Naturli’ Foods, DK
Edwin Bark, CEO, Plant & Bean, NL
14:55 - 15:50
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
15:50 - 16:15
The Canadian Pulse Innovation Value Added Programme
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
16:15 - 16:40
What Scale-Ups & Start-Ups Will Do ….: Panel Discussion
Marc Coloma, CEO, Co-Founder and Food activist, Heura Foods, ES
Brad Vanstone, Founder, Plant Based Cheese, NL
Dirk Herrmann-Bürk, Head of R&D, Simply V, DE
16:40 - 17:05
The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Can Accelerate The Transition?! - Panel Discussion
Dan Y. Altschuler Malek, Managing Partner, Unovis Asset Management & New Crop Capital, US
Andrew Ive, General Managing Partner, Big Idea Ventures, US
Rob Leclerc, Founding partner, AgFunder News, US
17:05 - 17:15
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
17:15 - 18:30
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel

14 October - Track II
9.00 AM - 5 PM CEST

New Formulations & Ingredients

08:50 - 09:00
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:00 - 09:15
Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: A Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:15 - 09:45
Co-creating the Future with Plant-based Innovations- Nordic Insights
Helle Nedergaard, Chief Commercial Officer, Nisco ApS, DK
Dr. Laura Gil Martens, R&D Manager, AM Nutrition, NO
09:45 - 10:15
Formulation of Tasty & Sustainable Plant-based Foods with Textured Wheat Protein
Olivier Chevalier, Business Development Manager Meat Applications, Beneo, BE
10:15 - 10:45
Plant Based Meat Analog
Dr. Sylvie Brunel, Process Director, Clextral, FR
10:45 - 11:30
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
11:30 - 12:00
New Texture Solutions for Plant-based Dairy Alternatives
Meleknur Tüzün, Business Development Manager, Dairy & Plant Based Dairy, AVEBE, TR
12:00 - 12:30
Perfecting Plant-based Meat Alternatives - Improve the Taste, Texture and Nutritional Value of your Meat Alternatives!
Gilbert Verschelling, Director Business Development and Innovation for Savory, DSM, NL
12:30 - 12:55
Green Leaf Proteins from Farm to Plate
Dr. Laurice Pouvreau, Senior Scientist Protein Technology, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, NL
12:55 - 13:20
Panel on Plant-Based Food Innovation: Clean Label, Naturally Processed or Ultra Processed?
Emma Lewis, Group Head of R&D Veg & Meals & Culinary Lead, Nomad Foods, GB
Varun Khanna, R&D Director, Plant Based Ventures, Sabra, US
13:20 - 14:10
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
14:10 - 14:40
IP Supply Chain and Importance of Traceability
Chris Crawford, Product Group Manager, The Scoular Company, AF
14:40 - 15:10
Lentil 2025: The Grand Plan
Janelle Courcelles, Senior Manager, Food Innovation & Marketing, Pulse Canada, CA
15:10 - 15:40
Culinary Influence in the Plant-based World – The Top Trends & their Impact
Andreea Tolea, Technical Category Manager Proteins, Givaudan, CH
Lucas Huber, Category Manager Proteins EAME, Givaudan, CH
15:40 - 16:40
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
16:40 - 17:10
Bridging the Gap - Texturizing Plant-based and Combinatorial Proteins
Natasa Taseski, Process Technologist Food & Industrial Products Division, Wenger, US
17:10 - 17:40
Bringing your “A” Game to Creating Enticing Plant-based Meat Alternatives
Tammi Higgins, Global Business Unit Head Coloration and Real Food Ingredients, Lycored, US
17:40 - 18:05
Panel on Meat-Free Innovations?! Grand Meat-Free Challenges
Dan Garland, Head of Innovation, Hain Daniels, GB
Patrick Lesueur, Group R&D Director, Bonduelle, FR
18:05 - 18:30
The Canadian Pulse Innovation Value Added Programme
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
18:30 - 18:40
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
18:40 - 20:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel