Program 2018

Wednesday

30 May 2018

10:00 11:30

Pre event "Meet startups @ F&A Next"

F&A Next participants and selected Startups are given the opportunity to interact in an exclusive dedicated pre-event where investors and corporates will book 10 min chats with 20 startups hosting 20 tables.

11:00 12:30

Registration

12:30 12:40

Opening by moderator

12:40 12:50

The state of European Food & Agtech

12:50 13:20

Scalable technology for transforming food systems

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

13:20 13:50

How academic knowledge adds to food & ag innovation

Key note by Louise Fresco, President of Wageningen University and Research

13:50 14:20

Pioneering innovations in Food & Ag

Constantijn van Oranje, Special Envoy StartUpDelta

14:20 15:00

The relevance of Accelerators (panel discussion)

Panel discussusion with Terra, EIT Food Accelerator Network, John Carrigan, Chief Scientific Officer Rebelbio. Moderator: Spencer Maughan, Partner Finistere Ventures

15:00 15:30

Break

15:30 15:45

Wageningen Insights, Protein transition.

Introduction by Ben Langelaan, followed by panel discussion. Ben Langelaan, Research manager Food Technology Wageningen Food & Biobased research

15:45 16:25

Panel discussion with:

Didier Toubia, CEO and Founder of Aleph Farms Edwin Bark, Managing Director Tivall Nestle and Ben Langelaan, WUR. Dan Altschuler Malek, Venture Partner New Crop Capital

16:25 16:45

Slot for key note (More details will follow soon)

16:45 17:00

Nufrontiers programm, keynote speaker Viggo Halseth

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

10:00 10:10

Opening by Moderator

10:10 10:40

What Fintech can bring to Food & Ag

10:50 11:30

Perspectives on Corporate Innovation (panel discussion)

11:30 12:10

eCommerce across the F&A value chain (panel discussion)

12:10 13:30

Lunch & Networking

13:30 14:00

Shaping Food & Ag, Tony Fadell (FutureShape)

14:00 14:20

Robotics from Farm to Fork , introduction by Janneke de Kramer.

14:20 15:00

WUR Insights Panel discussion

15:00 16:00

Tomorrow’s heroes in food & ag tech