Research Conference
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Americas 2021

19-20 October 2021, starts at 8:00 am CDT (Chicago Time)

Unique Virtual Live Video Networking Conference!

20 Hrs Thought Leading Speakers & Panels
20 Hrs Presentations & Networking with Live Chats

Register by 18 October and save €300


October 19 – Track I – Research EcoSystem

08:00 - 08:10
Welcome & Opening Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
08:10 - 08:40
Research Investment Agenda Plant-Based Foods & Proteins 2030: Developing The Road Map
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
08:45 - 09:15
Sustainable Plant Protein Research at the National Research Council of Canada: Key program objectives, featuring activities on enhancing pea protein flavour and quality through breeding and processing
Dr. Pankaj Bhowmik, Research Officer and Scientific Support Lead, National Research Council (NRC), CA
Dr. Pierre Fobert, Program Director Sustainable Protein Production (SPP), National Research Council (NRC), CA
Michel Mellema
09:20 - 09:50
The Biggest Food Revolution of All Time
Dr. Michel Mellema, Global Science & Technology Program Leader, Unilever, NL
09:50 - 11:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Research Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
11:00 - 11:15
Research Proposal Pitching Session
Fredrik Fogelberg, President, NJF – Nordic Association of Agricultural Science, SE