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 26 – Track VI – Plant-Based Foods Industry & Value Chain

This unique Track will focus on trends & developments in the plant-based foods industry in North-America from a consumer, industry, and supply perspective.

Joining…!
C-Leaders focussing on Business, Marketing, Categories, Entrepreneurs, and Innovators from Retail, Food Service, Food Brands, Food Manufacturing, Food Ingredient, Venture Capitalists, Private Equity, Market Research, and Associations

Your Summit Take-Homes: 5 Strategies for Winning Value Chains
#1 The Industry drivers and challenges
#2 How can retailers and foodservice channels capitalize on the trend of plant-based?
#3 How relevant is the climate when shopping for food?
#4 What are the key sustainability & nutritional opportunities and how to turn them around?
#5 How to best drive the North-American Protein Shift agendas?

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening
Edwin Bark, Senior Executive FMCG, EmBarkment BV, NL
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:05
Health & Nutrition: A driver for demand?
Dr. Shelley Balanko, Senior Vice President, The Hartman Group, Inc., US
10:05 - 10:30
Covid-19: Crisis? What crisis?!
Henrik Lund, Founder & CEO, Naturli, DK
Dr. Shelley Balanko, Senior Vice President, The Hartman Group, Inc., US
10:30 - 10:55
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
Vinciane Patelou, Director, ENSA-European Plant-Based Foods Association, BE
10:55 - 11:40
Meet Networking Break Partners with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
11:40 - 12:05
The rise of plant-base and clean meat food on the global landscape. Trends in consumer and investment opportunities
Abby Lyall, Program Director, Big Idea Ventures, US
12:05 - 12:30
New Plant-Based Foods Category Innovation Trends via AI
Sam Newman, Strategic Partnerships, Tastewise, IL
12:30 - 12:55
What's Next in Category Innovation?
Riana Lynn, CoFounder & CEO, Journey Foods, US
12:55 - 13:40
Meet Networking Break Partners with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders
13:40 - 14:05
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, New Crop Capital, US
14:05 - 14:25
The Bigger Picture - The Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:25 - 14:35
Summary & Closing
Edwin Bark, Senior Executive FMCG, EmBarkment BV, NL
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:35 - 15:30
Meet Networking Break Partners with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating for 3 Min. with Fellow Leaders