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Tuesday, 19 November 2019


Stream 1. The Food Revolution: feeding 10 billion people sustainably

The Future of Food - transforming the Global Food System

09.30 – 13.00

It is universally acknowledged that the global food system is broken, leaving billions of people either underfed or overweight and driving the planet towards climate catastrophe. This session highlights an upsurge in new thinking and identifies the game changing developments in practices and technology which will transform the system. How should the global food system function?

09.30 – 10.00

Summit spotlight

10.00 – 10.30

Summit spotlight

10.30 – 11.00 

Refreshments

11.00 – 12.00

Panel debate: how should the global food system function?

Invited: Emmanuel Faber, Chairman and CEO, Danone (France) 
Invited: Nadav Berger, Founder and Managing Partner, PeakBridge Partners (Israel)
Invited: Saswati Bora, Head of Food Systems Innovation, World Economic Forum (US)

12.15 – 13.00 

SummitConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

13.00 – 14.00 

Summit networking lunch


Stream 2. Tomorrow’s innovation: defining the future of nutrition and food systems

Changing global diets: innovation for health and nutrition

09.30 – 13.00

The global food industry has an enormous opportunity to improve poor diets, and whilst lead times, the cost of investment in innovation and the risks associated with product development are high, the need for change is only accelerating. This session reveals why innovation is the key to changing global diets for the better.

09.30 – 10.00

Summit spotlight

10.00 – 10.30

Summit spotlight

10.30 – 11.00

Refreshments

11.00 – 12.00

Panel debate: utilising innovation and technology to change global diets

12.15 – 13.00

SummitConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

13.00 – 14.00

Summit networking lunch


Stream 3. Feeding the future: how Disruption is changing the food industry

Disrupting the business of food

09.30 – 13.00

Disruption is becoming a feature of the food industry, and it is clear that the pace of change is accelerating, driven by technology, internet and social media, changing behaviours and expectations. Numerous entrants to the market provide both a threat and an opportunity for the established food industry. Technology is the key facilitator, but equally as important, they provide energy, new ideas, flexibility, immediacy and relevance. So how can these new exciting new companies be encouraged further, and how can their impact be accelerated for the benefit of the food system?

09.30 – 10.00

Summit spotlight

10.00 – 10.30

Summit spotlight: defining disruption

Speaker to be confirmed

10.30 – 11.00

Refreshments

11.00 – 12.00

Panel debate: accelerating innovation and disruption to secure the future of food

12.15 – 13.00

SummitConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

13.00 – 14.00

Summit networking lunch


Stream 1. The Food Revolution: feeding 10 billion people sustainably

How can science save us?

14.00 – 17.30

Today’s food system is already challenged on many fronts, and faces the enormous task of feeding nearly 10 billion people by 2050. So how will we do this? Part of the answer lies in harnessing the capabilities of digital and technological innovation including artificial intelligence, robotics and ‘big data’, to create a new wave of practices for food production and supply chain management. This session will explore what the next food and agricultural revolution will look like, and how science will enable it to happen.

14.00 – 15.00 

Panel debate: how can science save us?

Invited: Dr Pasi Vainikka, CEO and Co-Founder, Solar Foods (Finland)
Invited: Shinji Inada, CEO, Earthside and President, Spread.Co (Japan)

15.00 – 15.30

Refreshments

15.30 – 16.00

Summit spotlight: the role of science in mainstreaming sustainable diets

16.00 – 16.30

Summit spotlight

Invited: Hila Cohen, International Business Development Lead, Innovation, Accelerator at UN World Food Programme (Germany)

16.45 – 17.30

SummitConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

17.30 – 18.00

Summit drinks reception


Stream 2. Tomorrow’s innovation: defining the future of nutrition and food systems

Next generation food manufacturing and supply chain

14.00 – 17.30

In a world where customer tastes and trends change rapidly, food manufacturers need to embrace technology. But what does that really mean?  This session anticipates the ways in which food manufacturing will be revolutionised by the impact of technology - robotics, artificial intelligence, big data, nanotechnology, blockchain, intelligent supply chain management, and of course, the Internet of Things.

14.00 – 14.30 

Summit spotlight

14.30 – 15.00

Summit spotlight

Deborah Sherry, SVP and Chief Commercial Officer, GE Digital Europe

15.00 – 15.30

Refreshments

15.30 – 16.30 

Panel debate: is the food industry innovating fast enough?

Invited: Magnus Johansson, CEO, Coop (Sweden)
Invited: Mohammed Hajibashi, Global Supply Chain Lead, Accenture (US)
Invited: Scott Spradley, Chief Technology Officer, Tyson Foods (US)

16.45 – 17.30

SummitConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

17.30 – 18.00

Summit drinks reception


Stream 3. Feeding the future: how Disruption is changing the food industry

Meet the game changers

14.00 – 17.30

This session celebrates the innovators and disruptors making a difference to the food sector. Covering a range of activities, such as innovative proteins, waste reduction solutions, smart kitchen technology, sustainable packaging, food delivery, subscription kits, and many more. Some are still embryonic, but all reflect a rethinking of every aspect of the way we source, produce, package, distribute, promote, buy and consume.

14.00 – 15.15

Panel debate: meet the game changers

This session will being together six of today’s food tech disruptors to talk about their motivations and aspirations as they seek to transform the global food system and play their part in securing a sustainable future. Game changers who have already confirmed include:

15.15 – 15.45

Refreshments

15.45 – 16.30

Start-up pitch session

This is an opportunity for food-tech start-ups to take to the floor to present their solutions and receive expert feedback from the investor pitch panel. Each start-up will have 3 minutes to pitch plus 3 minutes of feedback and questions from the panel.

Selection will be via an application process open to all registered start-ups

16.45 – 17.30

SummitConnect: 1-2-1 meetings

17.30 – 18.00

Summit reception drinks