Summit + Expo
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Asia 2021

9-10 November 2021, starts at 9:00 am SGT (Singapore Time)

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

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Programme

9 November - Day I - Plant-Based Foods Industry

09:50 - 10:00
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
10:00 - 10:30
Building Plant-Based Foods & Protein EcoSystems: Beyond the APAC Region
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
10:30 - 11:00
What’s on the Consumer Mind? Panel Discussion
Kacey Lim, Regional Manager - Commercial Development, Kantar, SG
Frantz Braha, Director / Co-Owner, SaladStop!, SG
11:05 - 11:35
Plant-Based Consumer F&B Trends in Asia-Pacific
Vikas Garg, CEO, abillion, SG
11:40 - 12:20
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods & The Protein Transition: Panel Discussion
Prof. Michelle Colgrave, Professor of Food and Agricultural Proteomics, CSIRO, AU
Prof. Dr. Jeyakumar Henry, Deputy Executive Director, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation, SG
Abigail Lai, Manager, Agrifood, Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), SG
Jeroom Remmers, Managing Director, True Animal Protein Price (TAPP) Coalition, NL
12:20 - 13:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
13:00 - 13:30
Dairyfarm: From Fresh to Frozen: How to turn the other half of the shop to plant-based?
Ruth McLennan, Commercial Director, DFI Retail Group, SG
13:30 - 14:00
Scaling Plant-Based Foods Internationally
Dan Pathomvanich, CEO, NR Instant Produce PCL, TH
14:05 - 14:35
Food for Thought: The Protein Transformation
Natalie Lung, Program Manager, Food Technology Accelerator, Brinc, HK
Dr. Gaurav Sharma, Chief Advisor, Shandi Global, SG
Prof. Dr. Shaowei Liu, CSO, Haofood, CN
14:35 - 15:35
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
15:35 - 16:10
The Online Shopping View on Plant-Based?
Elena Devis, Senior Account Manager | Vegan Category Lead, Deliveroo, GB
16:15 - 16:45
The Market, Category & Precision Investment Outlook
ChanChan Wang, Helping consumer businesses grow | D2C Growth, eCommerce, Houlihan Lokey, GB
16:50 - 17:20
Appetite for Disruption - The Last Serving
Sofia De La Parra, ESG Analyst, FAIRR, GB
17:20 - 17:30
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
17:30 - 18:30
The Last Networking Break Meeting

10 November - Day II - New Applications, Ingredients & Technologies

09:50 - 10:00
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
10:00 - 10:30
Public-Private Partnerships for Plant-Based Foods & Proteins - Panel Discussion
Darren Gardiner, Food Innovation Leader, CSIRO, AU
Prof. Dr. Xu Xuebing, General Manager, Wilmar International, CN
Dr. Heiko Oertling, R&D Hub Manager, CJ Cheiljedang, NL
10:35 - 11:05
Action Plan To Create A Distinctive Sustainability Advantage for Plant-Based Foods & Proteins: Panel Discussion
Trezelene Chan, Head of Sustainability Singapore, Kantar, SG
Denis Trémorin, Director Sustainability, Pulse Canada, CA
Ben Cole, Managing Director, Wide Open Agriculture, AU
11:10 - 11:40
Processing Solutions for Texturizing Plant-Based and Hybrid Proteins
Natasa Taseski, Process Technologist Food & Industrial Products Division, Wenger, US
Andrew May, new ecosystem partner
11:45 - 12:15
Building the Asian Supply Chain with Better Crops & Ingredients for Emerging Opportunities in Plant-Based Foods and Proteins
Andrew May, Co-CEO, Unigrain, AU
12:15 - 13:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
13:00 - 13:30
The Role of Protein Isolates in Plant-Based Products
Brendan McKeegan, Co-Founder, Australian Plant Proteins (APP), AU
13:35 - 14:05
Bridging the Texture Gap in Plant Based Food with Ingredient Solutions from Potato
Jaap Harkema, Marketing Manager, AVEBE, NL
14:05 - 15:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
15:00 - 15:30
Redefine Meat: Science and Technology and the Future of Food
Daniel Dikovsky, , Redefine Meat, IL
15:35 - 16:05
Fostering your Ground Breaking Path Forward to the Proteins of 2nd Generation
Dr. Denis Chéreau, General Manager, Improve, FR
16:10 - 16:40
Sustainable Transformation of the Asian Consumer Diet
Trezelene Chan, Head of Sustainability Singapore, Kantar, SG
16:45 - 17:15
Shaping New Asian Plant-Based Foods & Protein EcoSystems - Panel Discussion
Dr. Wasamon Nutakul, , Good Food Institute (GFI), SG
Prof. Michelle Colgrave, Professor of Food and Agricultural Proteomics, CSIRO, AU
Jimmy Sohn, CEO, Techno+, KR
17:20 - 17:50
The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Accelerate The Transition?! - Panel Discussion
Preston Zhang, Executive Director of Corporate Development, Pinduoduo, CN
David Benzaquen, Founder & Owner, Mission: Plant LLC, US
Dr. Dalal Alghawas, Program Director, Big Idea Ventures, SG
17:50 - 18:00
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
18:00 - 19:00
The Last Networking Break Meeting