Summit
Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Europe 2021

10-11 June 2021, starts at 9:00 am CEST (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 9 June and save €300

Programme

June 10

08:55 - 09:00
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:00 - 09:30
The Plant-Based Foods Industry Perspective: Opportunities & Challenges
Sue Garfitt, President, ENSA-European Plant-Based Foods Association, BE
09:30 - 10:00
Food for Thought: The Protein Transformation
Benjamin Morarch, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consultancy Group, US
Przemek Obloj, Managing Partner Growth, Blue Horizon Corporation, GB
10:00 - 10:30
The Plant-Based Foods Investment Outlook
James Scallan, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey, GB
10:30 - 11:15
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carrousel
11:15 - 11:40
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
11:40 - 12:30
Moonshot 2030 Plant-Based Foods: Panel Discussion
Aarti Ramachandran, Director, Research & Engagements, FAIRR, GB
Siska Pottie, Secretary General, European Alliance Plant-based Foods, BE
Francisco Guerreiro, Independent Member, European Parliament, BE
Dr. Stacy Pyett, Program Manager Proteins for Life, Wageningen University & Research, NL
Ann De Jaeger, VP Head Corporate Affairs Alpro, Alpro, BE
12:30 - 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
Hugo Verkuil, CEO, De Vegetarische Slager, AF
15:00 - 15:30
Shaping European EcoSystems - Panel Discussion
Damien Clarkson, Co-Founder, Vevolution, GB
Frederik Madsen, Secretary General, Plantebranchen, DK
Dr. Julie Anthoni, Scientific Manager & Innovative Markets, Vivescia, FR
Ross Crittenden, Commercial Development Director Plant based solutions, Chr. Hansen, DK
15:30 - 16:00
What’s on the Consumer Mind and How should Industry Adapt? Panel Discussion
Simone Sheehan, Research Scientist, Quorn, GB
Willem Blom, Entrepreneur and Impact Investor, Plantbase, NL
Ankan Linden, Founder of Oumph! & Coorporate Chef Live Kindly, LiveKindly, SE
16:00 - 17:00
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
17:00 - 17:30
The Outlook of Private Equity: How to Accelerate The Protein Transition?! - Panel Discussion
Andrew D. Ive, Founder & General Managing Partner, Big Idea Ventures, US
Kim Odhner, Managing Partner, Europe & Asia, Unovis Asset Management & New Crop Capital, NL
Przemek Obloj, Managing Partner Growth, Blue Horizon Corporation, GB
José Luis Cabañero, CEO / President / VP, Eatable Adventures, ES
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

June 11

09:00 - 09:10
Welcome & Opening Summit Chair
Gerard Klein Essink, Founder & CEO, Bridge2Food, NL
09:10 - 09:40
The Global Ingredients Perspective
Brian Brix, Regional President Europe IFF Nourish Division, IFF – International Flavors and Fragances, Inc., DK
Vincent Mathys, Marketing Director EMEA, IFF – International Flavors and Fragances, Inc., CH
09:40 - 10:10
Clean label optimisation of plant-based products by application of fermentation technology
Martijn Bekker, Project Leader, Wageningen Food & Biobased Research, NL
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
Avebe Plant-based Solutions. Potatoes Make Food Good!
Gertjan Klijnstra, Business Manager, AVEBE, NL
12:10 - 12:40
Fermentation bringing new functionality to plant-based foods: Chr. Hansen’s new VEGA™ cultures for dairy alternatives and cultures for meat alternatives
Ross Crittenden, Commercial Development Director Plant based solutions, Chr. Hansen, DK
Zdenek Cech, Business Development Manager Meat and Meat alternatives, Chr. Hansen, DK
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
The Unovis Asset Management Outlook on Plant-Based
Juliana Green, Senior Associate, Unovis Asset Management & New Crop Capital, US
15:00 - 15:30
High value Proteins 2.0, our way forward
Fabrice Garrigue, Business Development Director, Improve, FR
15:30 - 16:15
Networking Break Meeting with 1-on-1 Video Chat Business Meetings & Speed Dating Carroussel
16:15 - 16:45
The Scale-Ups Eye of the Beholder on Plant-Based Foods & Proteins
Ramkumar Nair, Founder and CEO, Mycorena, SE
Santi Aliaga, CEO, Zyrcular Foods, ES
16:45 - 17:15
A Wealth of Application Options with Cosun’s Fava HQ Isolate
Marlies Geerts, Protein Scientist, Royal Cosun, NL
Marcel van der Vaart, Business Development Manager Plant Proteins, Royal Cosun, NL
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