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Programme Tuesday 13 October 2020


 

09.30-10.00

Summit Spotlight – Next steps for food waste reduction: European retailers pioneering progress

Speaker:
Toine Timmermans, Foundation Director, Food Waste Free United and Programme Manager (Circular Economy in Food), Wageningen University and Research

10.00-10.45

Leading the charge on disruptive change: positioning food and drink manufacturing as pioneers of sustainable business

Speakers:
Phil McNaughton, Company Environment Manager, British Sugar
Alex Smith, Founding Director, Alara Wholefoods
Emma Piercy, Head of Climate Change & Energy Policy, Food and Drink Federation

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

11.15-11.40

Summit Spotlight – Striving to achieve a circular food economy: pipe dream or realistic goal?

Speaker:
Patricia Lopez, Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability, FoodDrinkEurope

Disruptive Innovation Spotlight – An intelligent approach to flexible packaging

Speaker to be confirmed, Insignia Technologies

11.40-12.10

Session tbc

Meet the game changers rethinking packaging design

Speakers:
Petr Baca, Founder & CEO, MIWA
Markus Kainer, CEO, VPZ Verpackungszentrum GmbH

12.15-13.00

13.00-14.00

SmartConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

Networking lunch and Industry Spotlight Sessions

14.00-15.00

Smart agriculture: how is agtech boosting productivity, efficiency and sustainability?

Speakers:
David Wilkinson, Head of Agricultural Procurement, PepsiCo Europe
Dr Sonal Choudhary, Principal Investigator, Food Network+, Science and Technology Facilities Council
Jim Godfrey, Chair, National Institute of Agricultural Botany

Reducing our need for packaging

Speakers:
Graham Walker, Operations Manager, BOL Foods

15.00-15.30

Summit Spotlight – Will farmers be the next great data scientists (with a focus on i-Crop 2.0)?

Speaker:
David Wilkinson, Head of Agricultural Procurement, PepsiCo Europe

 

Summit Spotlight – Tapping into the Zeitgeist: what tools hold the key to changing consumer behaviour?

Speaker:
Trewin Restorick, CEO, Hubbub Foundation

15.30-16.30

Afternoon refreshments and SmartConnect: 1-2-1 meeting sessions