19-20 November, ExCeL London

3 streams. 12 sessions. 100 speakers. 
Inspiring global food innovation. 


Dr Sandhya Sriram, Co-founder and CEO of Shiok Meats from Singapore will join the game-changers session. Hear how her company is employing cellular agriculture by growing sustainable seafood and meat using stem cells.

Professor Oded Shoseyov is an expert in nano biotechnology, protein engineering and material sciences at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Join him for insights into how technologies are disrupting the business of food.

Patrick Holden, Founder and Chief Executive of the Sustainable Food Trust will be engaging in a lively debate about whether vegans are the ultimate disruptors of the future and what exciting future there might be for plant-based food businesses.

Michael La Cour, Managing Director of IKEA Food Services AB will join an industry debate to explore how the food and drink sector can embrace new practices and technologies to eliminate food waste.

Professor Alan Dangour from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine will be sharing his latest insights into the connections between the environment, food systems and health.

Dr Gyorgy Scrinis is Senior Lecturer in Food Politics and Policy in the School of Agriculture and Food at the University of Melbourne. He will be debating the future role for nutraceuticals.

Heather Mills

Vbites founder, Heather Mills, features in the session: The Vegans are the ultimate disruptors exploring the future of plant-based food.

James Rebanks

James Rebanks, Shepherd, UNESCO analyst and best-selling author will discuss the philosophy of food: why we are what we farm, eat and kill.

Dr Gabrielle Walker

Dr Gabrielle Walker, sustainability expert and best-selling author will speak about how the global food system should function. 

Marius Robles

Spaniard Marius Robles, CEO of Reimagine Food, the first future food disruption centre, will be speaking about how disruption is good for the food industry.

Liz Goodwin

Liz Goodwin, Senior Fellow and Director, Food Loss And Waste, World Resources Institute will speak on the world commitment to cut food waste in half by 2030. 

Tony Hunter

Tony Hunter, Australian food futurist and international ag tech specialist will explore the future of the food system – from new thinking to new technologies.

Darren O'Sullivan

Darren O’Sullivan, Director of Plant Protein, Kerry Europe & Russia will examine the power of alternative proteins provided by a range of
new options.

Elsa Bernadotte

Elsa Bernadotte, from Sweden and Karma Founder and COO, helping to galvanise the first zero food waste generation, is one of the top global game changers to speak.

Matthieu Benkerant

Matthieu Benkerant, Group Open Innovation Director of Carrefour Group, will discuss how new market entrants can have a beneficial impact on the food system.

Dr Shefali Mehta

Dr Shefali Mehta, Executive Director, Soil Health Partnership and Co-Founder and CEO, Ceres Wave will speak on how big change means big innovation for Ag tech.

Gil Horsky

Gil Horsky, Director of Innovation SnackFutures at Mondelez International will explain why mobilising entrepreneurial talent and technologies matters.

Ben Elliot

Ben Elliot, UK Food Surplus and Waste Champion, DEFRA, will be discussing strategies to eliminate food waste at all stages of the
food system.