Program 2018

Wednesday

30 May 2018

11:00 12:30

Registration

12:30 12:40

Opening by moderator Rens de Jong

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12:40 13:00

Wisdom and Wonder by Louise O. Fresco

A word of welcome by Louise O. Fresco, President of Wageningen University & Research

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13:00 13:30

Scalable technology for transforming food systems

Sean de Cleene (Head of Food Security & Agriculture System Initiative, World Economic Forum)

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13:30 14:00

Pioneering innovations in Food & Ag

Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy StartUpDelta

14:00 14:40

The relevance of Accelerators

Moderator:
Kieran Furlong, Partner Finistere Ventures

Panellists:
Terra
EIT Food Accelerator Network
John Carrigan, Chief Scientific Officer Rebelbio

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14:40 15:00

Unilever On Food Innovation

Isabelle Esser, Global Head of Food Research & Innovation Unilever,
interviewed by Nick Fereday, Executive Director – Food & Consumer Trends Rabobank.

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15:00 15:50

Break

15:50 16:05

Wageningen Insights, Protein transition. Introduction by Ben Langelaan (followed by panel discussion)

Ben Langelaan, Research manager Food Technology, Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

16:05 16:45

Wageningen Insights, Panel discussion

Moderator:
Niccolo Manzoni, Five Seasons Ventures

Panellists:
Didier Toubia, CEO and Founder of Aleph Farms
Edwin Bark, Managing Director Tivall Nestle
Ben Langelaan, Wageningen University & Research
Dan Altschuler Malek, Venture Partner New Crop Capital

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16:45 17:00

Nufrontiers programm

Keynote speaker:
Viggo Halseth, Chief Innovation Officer Member Executive Committee Nutreco

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17:00 17:30

Feed Tech Challenge, corporate innovation by Nutreco

Nutreco Feed Tech Challenge finale with pitches. Three finalists, finalistes and winner to be announced at the event

17:30 18:30

Drinks

18:30 21:30

Start Conference dinner

Start Conference dinner from 18:30 to 21:30. Location : Orion Centennial Pavilion, Wageningen Campus. Transfer to Hotels at 18:30 and 21:30

Thursday

31 May 2018

09:30 09:40

Opening by Moderator Rens de Jong

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09:40 10:10

What Fintech can bring to Food & Ag

Keynote by Bart Leurs, Chief Digital Officer Rabobank

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10:10 11:00

Perspectives on Corporate Innovation (panel discussion)

Moderator:
Janet Bumpas, ScaleUpNation

Panellists:
Ellen den Brabander, Senior Vice President Pepsico
Adrian Percy, Head of R&D, Bayer Crop Science
Clinton Lewis, EVP and President International Operations, Zoetis
Gil Horsky, Global Director Innovation, Mondelēz International

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11:00 11:50

eCommerce across the Food & Ag value chain (panel discussion)

Moderator:
Michiel Kotting, Partner Northzone Ventures

Panellists:
Paolin Pascot, CEO & Co-Founder Agriconomie
Frederik Nieuwenhuys, Co-Founder Picnic
Raanan Cohen, CEO Bringg

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11:50 13:30

Lunch & Networking

13:30 14:00

Shaping Food & Ag, Tony Fadell (FutureShape)

Tony Fadell, Futureshape interviewed by Adam Anders, Managing Partner Anterra Capital

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14:00 14:20

Wageningen Insights on Robotics from Farm to Fork. Introduction by Janneke de Kramer (followed by panel discussion)

Janneke de Kramer, programme manager Agro Food Robotic, Wageningen University & Research (WUR)

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14:20 15:00

Wageningen Insights, Panel discussion

Moderator:
Arthur de Crook, RoboValley

Panellists:
Dan Harburg, Anterra Capital
Janneke de Kramer, Wageningen University & Research
Richard van der Linde, CEO FTNON Lacque Food Robotics

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15:00 16:00

Tomorrow’s heroes in Food & Ag

10 leading early stage companies in Food & Ag pitching their propositions

Judges
Christian Meermann, Founding Partner Cherry Ventures
Fabio Ziemssen, Director Food Innovation Metro Group

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