The Food Matters Live Conference brings together 50 influential speakers - including new food innovators, business leaders from across the food and drink industry, government ministers, scientists, renowned chefs, leading commentators and health professionals - in a series of thought-provoking debates to inspire, challenge assumptions, explore new ways of working and foster innovation.
2017 headline speakers
Justin King, former CEO of Sainsburys will share his views on successful leadership and the opportunities and challenges for the future of food retail.
Heston Blumenthal, the award-winning influential chef will discuss his mission to enthuse the next generation about food science, cookery and nutrition.
Susan Greenfield, one of the world’s leading authorities in neuroscience, will explore the relationship between creativity, brands and neuroscience.
Tuesday 21st November
|10:45 - 11:45||Brexit: assessing the impact on the future of food and nutrition|
|12:00 - 13:00||The childhood obesity plan: one year on|
|13:30 - 14:15||Changing dietary behaviour through design|
|14:30 - 15:15||Mainstreaming the role of reformulation|
|15:30 - 16:30||Leadership and the future of food retail|
|16:45 - 18:00||The Freefrom Eating Out Awards: Winners Presentation|
Wednesday 22nd November
|10:45 - 11:45||Assessing the sugar reduction programme: how low can it go?|
|12:00 - 12:45||How is the face of food retail changing?|
|13:15 - 14:00||To cook is to be human, so why isn’t it at the core of education?|
|14:15 - 15:00||The future of food design and nutrition|
|15:15 - 16:00||The economics of obesity|
|16:15 - 17:00||Food Matters Live Awards hosted by Stefan Gates|