Virtual
15th Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit
North-America 2020

22-26 June 2020, starts at 9:30 am EDT/GMT-4

Unique Virtual Live Video Networking Summit!

25 Hrs Thought Leading Speakers & Panels
35 Hrs Networking Breaks with Business Meetings & Live Chats

Registration Closes June 15 > Max. # Participants 1,000 > U$149 only

Programme

Your Results & Time Table June 22-26

Program Explanation

June 22 - Track I
9.30 AM - 3.00 PM EDT

State of the Pulse Industry & Canadian EcoSystem

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening
Bill Greuel, Chief Executive Officer, Protein Industries Canada, CA
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:10
Canadian Pulse Prospects
Chuck Penner, Entrepreneur - Owner, LeftField Commodity Research, CA
10:10 - 10:45
Pulse State of the Industry Panel Discussion
Dr. Julianne Curran, Vice President Market Innovation, Pulse Canada, CA
Chuck Penner, Entrepreneur - Owner, LeftField Commodity Research, CA
10:45 - 11:30
Networking Break Partner Protein Industries Canada, 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
11:30 - 12:00
The Canadian Plant-Based Protein EcoSystem & Economy
Bill Greuel, Chief Executive Officer, Protein Industries Canada, CA
12:00 - 12:30
The Bigger Picture of the Canadian Ag-Food Strategy
12:30 - 13:00
Networking Break Partner Pulse Canada, 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
13:00 - 13:30
Protein Industries Canada Call For Technology Projects
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
13:30 - 13:45
Supercluster Project Winners & Future Innovation Contribution: Botaneco
Dave Dzisiak, COO, Botaneco, CA
13:45 - 14:00
Supercluster Project Winners & Future Innovation Contribution: Merit Functional Foods
Tara Kozlowich, VP Marketing, Merit Functional Foods, CA
14:00 - 14:15
Supercluster Project Winners & Future Innovation Contribution: Provision Analytics
Erik Westblom, CEO / President / VP, Provision Analytics, CA
14:15 - 14:40
The Global Protein Agenda: Moving the Science Needle Forward
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University & Research, NL
14:40 - 15:00
Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: Developing a Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:00 - 15:10
Closing Summit
Bill Greuel, Chief Executive Officer, Protein Industries Canada, CA
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:10 - 16:00
Networking Break Partner Province Saskatchewan, 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders

June 23 - Track II
9.30 AM - 3.45 PM EDT

Research & Innovation in the Plant Protein Value Chain

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University & Research, NL
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:10
The Value Chain Approach
10:10 - 10:30
The Potato Starch Example: Natural Technologies Modifying Starch Properties
Prof. Dr. Gert Jan Euverink, Managing Director, Carbohydrate Competence Center (CCC), NL
10:30 - 10:50
Moving the Pea Starch Needle
11:05 - 11:30
Understanding Structure & Functionality of Faba Bean Starch for Industrial Applications
Dr. Yongfeng Ai, Professor, University of Saskatchewan, CA
11:30 - 12:15
Networking Break Partner Wageningen University with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
12:15 - 12:45
Human Nutrition Research Outlook for Plant Proteins
Prof. Dr. James House, Professor and Head of Department, University of Manitoba, CA
12:45 - 13:15
Human Nutrition & Plant-Based Foods
Prof. Dr. Luc van Loon, Professor of Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition, Maastricht University, NL
13:15 - 13:45
Connecting Agri with Food & a Human Nutrition Research Agenda: Panel Discussion
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University & Research, NL
Prof. Dr. Luc van Loon, Professor of Physiology of Exercise and Nutrition, Maastricht University, NL
Prof. Dr. James House, Professor and Head of Department, University of Manitoba, CA
13:45 - 14:15
Networking Break with Business Meetings & Exhibition
14:15 - 14:40
Tailoring protein functionality through processing
Prof. Dr. Michael Nickerson, Department Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, CA
14:40 - 15:05
Protein interactions and aggregation for food texturization and nutrient delivery
Prof. Dr. Lingyun Chen, Canada Research Chair, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, CA
15:05 - 15:25
Value Chain Research Ideas 2020-2022: Panel Discussion
Prof. Dr. Gert Jan Euverink, Managing Director, Carbohydrate Competence Center (CCC), NL
Prof. Dr. Lingyun Chen, Canada Research Chair, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science, University of Alberta, CA
Prof. Dr. Michael Nickerson, Department Food and Bioproduct Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, CA
15:25 - 15:45
Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: Developing a Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:45 - 15:55
Summary & Closure Summit
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University & Research, NL
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:55 - 16:30
Networking Break with1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders

June 24 - Track III
9.30 AM - 3.30 PM EDT

New Ingredients & Processing Technologies

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:05
Going for Low-Water and Low-Energy: New Technologies for Pulse Flours & Starches
Frank de Boeff, Entrepreneur - Owner, Bodec, NL
10:05 - 10:30
New Flour & Starch Technologies: Better Taste & New Markets
Dr. Fabio Talamo, Sales Manager, VOMM Impianti e Processi SpA, IT
10:30 - 10:55
How to Produce High-Quality Proteins with Optimum Functionality
Jacques Guibaud, F&B Crossflow Product Manager, Pall, FR
10:55 - 11:20
Plant Protein Enhancement by Water-free Electrostatic Processing
Frank Hrach, Vice President, Process Engineering, ST Equipment & Technology, US
11:20 - 12:05
Networking Break Meeting Partners Pall Corp. and Roquette, 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
12:05 - 12:35
Pea Proteins: Taste Progress and Outlook
Silvia Schnicker, Head of Marketing - Americas, Roquette, US
12:35 - 12:50
Faba Beans: A Road Map to Success from a SME point of view
Brad Goudy, President, Faba Canada, CA
12:50 - 13:05
The Advantages of Fava Beans
Hailey Jefferies, Co-Founder, Prairie Fava, CA
13:05 - 13:30
Accelerating Innovation to Maximise the Pulse Value Chain: Panel Discussion
Dr. Shannon Hood-Niefer, VP - Vice President, Saskatchewan Food Industry Development Centre (Food Centre), CA
Robin Young, Chief Operating Officer, Food Development Centre, CA
Ken Gossen, Executive Director, Food Processing Development Centre, CA
13:30 - 14:15
Networking Break Meeting Partner ST Equipment, 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
14:15 - 14:30
Life Cycle Analysis & Sustainability of Pulses
Denis Trémorin, Director Sustainability, Pulse Canada, CA
14:30 - 15:00
Action Plan To Create A Distinctive Sustainability Advantage: Panel Discussion
Dr. Dave Greenshields, Director Research & Development, Saskatchewan Pulse Growers, CA
Geoff Bryant, Technical Director, Quorn, GB
Denis Trémorin, Director Sustainability, Pulse Canada, CA
15:00 - 15:20
Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: Developing a Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:20 - 15:25
Summary & Closing
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:25 - 16:00
Networking Break with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders

June 25 - Track IV
9.30 AM - 3.00 PM EDT

New Applications & Formulations

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:05
Building the Category in North-America
Ben Sussna, Head of Marketing and Innovation, Quorn, US
10:05 - 10:30
Recreate the Taste of Real Meat
Panchali Chakraborty, Director Savory Flavor Creation and Application, Givaudan, US
10:30 - 10:55
True Colors to Reflect the Great Taste of your Meat-free Products
Tammi Higgins, Global Business Unit Head Coloration and Real Food Ingredients, Lycored, US
10:55 - 11:20
Meat-Free Innovations?!: Panel on Citizen Needs to Raise the Bar
Gabriela Perez-Hernandez, Sr. Manager R&D External Partnerships, Kellogg’s, US
Geoff Bryant, Technical Director, Quorn, GB
Dan Garland, Head of Innovation, Hain Daniels, GB
11:20 - 12:00
Meet Networking Break Partners Givaudan, Lycored & Ingredion, 1-on-1 Live Video Chat Business Meetings + Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
12:00 - 12:25
Formulation advances in plant-based foods with high consumer demand
Matt Yurgec, Senior Associate of Dairy Applications, Ingredion, US
12:25 - 12:50
New Applications for Canola Protein
Barbara Jacobs, Application Manager, DSM, NL
12:50 - 13:15
New Technologies, New Pea Proteins & New Applications
Melissa Machen, Senior Technical Service Specialist, Protein, Cargill, US
Kushal Chandak, Vice President of R&D, Puris Foods, US
13:15 - 13:40
New Textured Wheat Protein Solutions
Steven Gumeny, Regional Product Manager Rice Ingredients and Functional Proteins, Beneo, US
13:40 - 14:20
Meet Networking Break Partners DSM, Cargill & Beneo, 1-on-1 Live Video Chat Business Meetings + Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
14:20 - 14:40
Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: Developing a Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:40 - 14:45
Summary & Closure Summit
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:45 - 15:30
Networking Break with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
Networking Break

June 25 - Track V
9.30 AM - 3.45 PM EDT

Exhibition & Business Meetings via Live Video Chats

09:30 - 15:45
Exhibition & Business Meetings

June 26 - Track VI
9.30 AM - 3.45 PM EDT

Plant-Based Foods Industry & Value Chain

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:05
The Plant-Based Foods Industry Perspective: Panel Discussion
Leslie Ewing, Executive Director, Plant-Based Foods of Canada, CA
Michele Simon, Executive Director, Plant Based Foods Association, US
10:05 - 10:30
Covid-19: Crisis? What crisis?!
10:30 - 10:55
Health & Nutrition: A driver for demand?
Dr. Shelley Balanko, Senior Vice President, The Hartman Group, Inc., US
10:55 - 11:40
Networking Break: Business Meetings via 1-on-1 Live Video Chats + Meet Break-Out Partner + Speed dating!
11:40 - 12:05
Climate & Sustainability: Which way forward? - Panel Discussion
Dr. Shelley Balanko, Senior Vice President, The Hartman Group, Inc., US
12:05 - 12:30
Plant-based Packaging: What is happening in the Beverage Industry?
12:30 - 12:55
What's Next in Category Innovation?
12:55 - 13:40
Networking Break: Business Meetings via 1-on-1 Live Video Chats + Meet Break-Out Partner + Speed dating!
13:40 - 14:05
Plant-Based Meat, Eggs, and Dairy: State of the Industry Report
14:05 - 14:30
The Investors Outlook on Plant-Based Foods & Proteins - Panel Discussion
Nadav Berger, Founder, Managing Partner, PeakBridge, IL
Andrew Ive, General Managing Partner, Big Idea Ventures, US
Dan Y. Altschuler Malek, Managing Partner, Virtual 15th Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Summit North-America 2020, US
14:30 - 14:55
The Bigger Picture - The Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:55 - 15:00
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:00 - 15:30
Networking Break: Business Meetings via 1-on-1 Live Video Chats + Meet Break-Out Partner + Speed dating!