Inspiring the future of food and nutrition, 15 October 2020, Virtual Event

Programme Monday 12 October 2020

09.45-10.15

Summit Spotlight – Becoming good all round: our journey to net zero by 2030 and showing that business can be a force for good

Speaker:
Simon Reid, Sustainability Manager, Innocent Drinks

10.15-10.45

Disruptive Innovation Spotlight – New packaging innovations offering a viable and commercial alternative to plastic

Speaker:
Paul Davidson, Challenge Director – Smart Sustainable Plastic Packaging, UKRI

10.45-11.15

Refreshments and Industry Spotlight Sessions

Stream one – Driving sustainability: pioneering tech and industry innovation to meet climate goals

Stream two – Packaging evolution: the next gen of eco-intelligent innovation

Chair: Martin Chilcott, Founder, Manufacture 2030

Chair: Dominic Cakebread, Globaldata

 

11.15-12.15

Taking responsibility: should legislators, businesses or consumers lead the way on climate protection and mitigation?

Speakers:
Lewis Akenji, Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, University of Helsinki and Executive Director, SEED
Helen Taylor, Future Agriculture Manager – Programme Coordinator, Environment Agency

11.15-11.45

Disruptive Innovation Spotlight – the use of food industry by-products in packaging solutions

Speaker:
Prof. Jose M Lagaron, Group of Novel Materials and Nanotechnology for Food Applications, IATA-CSIC

11.45-12.30

What does the UK’s plans for Extended Producer Responsibility mean for producers

Speakers:
Martin Kersh, Executive Director, Food Service Packaging Association
Dr Colin Church, CEO, IOM3

12.15-13.00

SmartConnect: 1-2-1 meeting sessions

13.00-14.00

Summit networking lunch and Industry Spotlight Sessions

14.00-15.00

Transformational approaches and technologies in sustainable supply chains, from farm to fork

Speakers:
Dr Tahmina Ajmal, University of Bedfordshire
Speaker to be confirmed, Global Salmon Initiative
Yasmine Achab, Transparency and Traceability Global Project Leader, Specialized Nutrition, Danone

Rethinking function and value of packaging across the supply chain

Speakers:
Russell Dunn, R&D Packaging Team Manager, Britvic
Siân Sutherland, Chief Changemaker, A Plastic Planet
Al Overton, Buying Director, Planet Organic

15.00-15.30

Refreshments and Industry Spotlight Sessions

15.30-16.00

Summit Spotlight – Showcasing successful measures on the journey to reduce emissions and net zero carbon

Speaker to be confirmed

Shifting to a circular plastic economy

Speaker:
Peter Skelton, Strategic Partnerships Manager, WRAP Global

16.00-16.45

What are investors looking for? Revenue-driven innovations in food waste up-cycling, repurposing and redistribution

Speakers:
Eric Lounsbury, Director, Ventures, The Carbon Trust
Tristram Stuart, Founder, Toast Ale
Victor Friedberg, Founder and Chair, Food Shot Global

Is bio-based the answer?

Speakers:
Andy Sweetman, Sales & Marketing Manager, EMEA, Futamura
David Newman, Managing Director, BBIA
Lise Honsinger, CFO & Head of Commercial, Notpla
Franz Kraus, Public Affairs Director, TIPA Compostable Packaging

16.30-17.15

SmartConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

17.15-17.45

Summit Drinks reception