Virtual Summit
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Europe 2021

18-19 May 2021, starts at 9:00 am CET (Amsterdam Time)

Unique Virtual Live Video Networking Summit!

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

Register by 30 April and save €300

Programme

May 18

09:00 - 09:10
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:10 - 09:30
The Green Deal: A Farm to Fork Strategy for a fair, healthy and environmentally-friendly food system
09:30 - 10:00
The Plant-Based Foods Industry Perspective: Opportunities & Challenges
Sue Garfitt, President, ENSA-European Plant-Based Foods Association, BE
Food For Thought: The Protein Transformation
10:30 - 11:15
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
11:15 - 11:50
The Proteins Transition: Animal-Based & Plant-Based Foods & Agriculture: Taxation & Impact on Pricing & Consumer Behaviour on Benefits for Health, Animal Welfare, Climate & Economy
Jeroom Remmers, Managing Director, True Animal Protein Price (TAPP) Coalition, NL
11:50 - 12:15
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods: The Climate Dimension
12:15 - 13:00
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods: Panel Discussion
13:00 - 14:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
14:00 - 14:20
Creating a level playing field and supporting policies for the plant-based foods in Europe
Siska Pottie, Secretary General, European Alliance Plant-based Foods, BE
14:20 - 14:40
The Road Map for Research & Development 2025: Global Plant-Based Foods EcoSystem
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
14:40 - 15:00
The Consumer Challenge
15:00 - 15:30
What’s on the Consumer Mind and How should Industry Adapt? Panel Discussion
15:30 - 16:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
16:00 - 16:30
The Global Ingredients Perspective
Brian Brix, Regional President Europe IFF Nourish Division, IFF – International Flavors and Fragances, Inc., DK
16:30 - 17:00
Shaping European EcoSystems - Panel Discussion
José Luis Cabañero, CEO / President / VP, Eatable Adventures, ES
Dr. Julie Anthoni, Scientific Manager & Innovative Markets, Vivescia, FR
17:00 - 17:30
The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Accelerate The Protein Transition?! - Panel Discussion
Andrew Ive, Founder, Big Idea Ventures, US
Kim Odhner, Managing Partner, Europe & Asia, , NL
17:30 - 17:40
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
17:40 - 18:30
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel

May 19

09:30 - 09:40
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:40 - 10:10
Trends & Developments in Plant-Based in Food Service
Ronald Fabian, Head of Confectionery, Dairy & Food, Nestle, CH
10:10 - 10:40
Plant Attitude: Thriving Edition
Marta Kusnierz, Category Manager Sweet Goods&Dairy Europe Regional Innovation, Givaudan, CH
10:40 - 11:30
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
11:30 - 12:10
New texture solutions for plant-based dairy alternatives
Meleknur Tüzün, Business Development Manager, Dairy & Plant Based Dairy, AVEBE, TR
12:10 - 12:40
Serving the Consumer with Natural and Local Products?
Carolina Garcia, Research Scientist, Sigma Alimentos, MX
12:40 - 14:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
14:00 - 14:30
How to Meet Evolving Client Expectations in Plant-based Nutrition
Rene Krebs, Head of Business Unit Cereals, Dairy Ingredients, Dairy Alternative, Döhler, DE
14:30 - 15:00
Clean label optimisation of plant-based products by application of fermentation technology
Martijn Bekker, Project Leader, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, NL
15:00 - 15:30
The Canadian Pulse Innovation Value Added Programme
Chris Anderson, CTO, Protein Industries Canada, CA
15:30 - 16:15
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
16:15 - 16:45
Wet Pulse Protein Processing 2.0 > Taking Processing to the Next Level
16:45 - 17:15
The Scale-Ups Eye of the Beholder on Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Ramkumar Nair, Founder and CEO, Mycorena, SE
Santi Aliaga, CEO, Virtual Summit Plant-Based Foods & Proteins Europe 2021, ES
17:15 - 17:25
Summary & Closing
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
17:25 - 18:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel