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19-20 November, ExCeL London

New thinking. Game changing. Future making.





A carefully tailored two day programme brings together over 100 outstanding international speakers to address the key issues facing the global food and drink community, and how innovation and technology can help solve them.

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Dr Sandhya Sriram Shiok Meats Co-founder and CEO
Professor Simon Blackmore Harper Adams University Professor and Head of Robotics and Automation, Agri-Epi Centre
Professor Alan Dangour London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine Professor of Food and Nutrition for Global Health and Director of the Centre on Climate Change and Planetary Health at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
Andrew Ive Big Idea Ventures and invests Founder
Andy Shovel THIS Co-founder
Professor A.C. Grayling Writer and Philosopher
Dr. Bente Mikkelsen WHO, GMC/NCD Director DNP at the World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe Head of Secretariat for the Global Coordination Mechanism on the prevention and control of noncommunicable diseases (WHO GCM/NCD) at the World Health Organization Headquarters
Bruce Friedrich The Good Food Institute (GFI) Executive director
Professor Sir Charles Godfray Oxford Martin School Director of the Oxford Martin School and Professor of Population Biology at Oxford
Christine Gould Thought For Food (TFF) Founder and CEO of Thought For Food (TFF)
Claire Smith Beyond Advisors Entrepreneur and impact investor
David Green U.S. Sustainability Alliance (USSA) Executive Director
David Wagstaff Happy Egg Co in the USA President & COO
Didier Toubia Aleph Farms Co-Founder & CEO
Dr. Shefali Mehta Open Rivers Consulting Associates Founder & Leader
Elsa Bernadotte Karma Co-Founder & COO
Fabrice Bienfait Environmental Technologies Fund Partner
Dr Gabrielle Walker Strategist, writer and broadcaster
Dr Gyorgy Scrinis School of Agriculture and Food Senior Lecturer in Food Politics and Policy
Heather Mills VBites Founder
Dr. Neta Lavon Aleph Farms VP of R&D
Iggy Bassi Cervest Founder & CEO
J.J. Price Spread International Business Development Manager
James Rebanks Author
Kate Cole Nestlé Global Head of Nutrition, Health and Wellness
Dr. Kurt Schmidinger Future Food Founder
Dr Liz Goodwin World Resources Institute Senior Fellow and Director
Marius Robles Food By Robots Co-founder
Michael La Cour IKEA Food Services AB Managing Director
Professor Oded Shoseyov Hebrew University of Jerusalem Faculty member
Patrick Holden Sustainable Food Trust Founder and Chief Executive
Robert Lawson Food Strategy Associates CEO
Ronny Saul Jespers Torvekøkken & Convifoods CEO & Co-owner
Tim Lang Centre for Food Policy, City University of London Professor of Food Policy
Tony Hunter Global Food Futurist consultant
Jamie Crummie Too Good To Go Co-Founder
David Kat Wasteless Business developer, entrepreneur and active investor
Professor Angela Karp Rothamsted Research Director for Science Innovation, Engagement and Partnerships
Charles Brenner University of Iowa & ChromaDex Roy J. Carver Chair & Head of Biochemistry & Chief Scientific Advisor
Axel Wehr Anterra Capita Principal
Johan Jorgensen Sweden FoodTech Founder
Henry Dimbleby Leon & the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Co-Founder & lead non-executive board member
Pete Pearson WWF Sr. Director
Dr Pasi Vainikka Solar Foods CEO
Dr Julian Baggini Writer and philosopher (UK)
Gil Horsky SnackFutures, Mondelēz International Director of Innovation
Samira Ahmed BBC1 & Radio 4 Journalist and broadcaster