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 Still Open > 50 Places Left to Reach 1,000 Participants 1,000 > U$149 only

Programme

June 22 – Track I – State of the Pulse Industry & Canadian EcoSystem

This Track will focus on the following key questions:
– What is the state of the industry in terms of supply & demand?
– What are the key drivers for change in terms of sustainability, clean label, nutrition, and making plant-based foods even more delicious?
– How can Canada continue to play a leading supply role as well as stay the global innovator of the agri-food value chain in the coming years?
– Who are the key movers & shakers in Canada with new innovations?

Joining!
C-Leaders with a Business, Commercial, Marketing, Category position from Retail, Food Service, Food Brands, Food Manufacturing, (N)GO’s, Venture Capitalists/Private Equity.
C-Leaders with a Purchasing, Sustainability, Value Chain background from Retailers, Food Brands, Food Manufacturing, Food Ingredient Brands, and VC’s.
Research, Development, and Innovation Leaders from food brands, food manufacturing, food ingredient, and processing technology companies, research institutes, and universities.
Plant-Based Foods & Protein Ingredient EcoSystem Leaders from all around the world.

Your Take-Homes: 7 Strategies for Winning Value Chains
#1 The Industry drivers and challenges
#2 New value chain drivers
#3 Accelerating Impact in the Supply Chain
#4 Protein Ingredient Diversification
#5 Future Technology Shakers from Canada
#6 Investment drivers
#7 Collaboration opportunities

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
Cindy Brown, President, Global Pulse Confederation, CA
Chuck Penner, Entrepreneur - Owner, LeftField Commodity Research, CA
Dr. Julianne Curran, Vice President Market Innovation, Pulse Canada, CA
10:45 - 11:45
Meet Networking Break Partners with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
11:45 - 12:15
The Canadian Plant-Based Protein EcoSystem & Economy
Bill Greuel, Chief Executive Officer, Protein Industries Canada, CA
12:15 - 12:45
Protein Industries Canada Call For Technology Projects
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
12:45 - 13:00
Supercluster Project Winners & Future Innovation Contribution: Botaneco
Dave Dzisiak, COO, Botaneco, CA
13:00 - 13:15
Supercluster Project Winners & Future Innovation Contribution: Merit Functional Foods
Jeff Casper, Director of Research & Food Applications, Merit Functional Foods, CA
13:30 - 13:45
Supercluster Project Winners & Future Innovation Contribution: Provision Analytics
Erik Westblom, CEO / President / VP, Provision Analytics, CA
13:45 - 14:15
Meet Networking Break Partners with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
14:15 - 14:30
The Bigger Picture of the Canadian Ag-Food Strategy
Marie-Claude Bibeau, Honourable Minister, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), CA
14:30 - 15:10
The Global Protein Agenda: Moving the Science Needle Forward
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University & Research, NL
15:10 - 15:30
Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem: Developing a Road Map for 2025
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:30 - 15:40
Closing Summit
Bill Greuel, Chief Executive Officer, Protein Industries Canada, CA
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
15:40 - 16:00
Meet Networking Break Partners with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders