Program

Thursday 20 October

09.30 am

Welcoming coffee and opening session

10.15 am

Introduction

Philippe Pinta: Unigrains Chairman
Jean-François Isambert:
Unigrains Vice Chairman
Jean-François Laurain: Unigrains CEO


10.30 am

Opening address

Professor Angus Deaton, 2015 Nobel Laureate in Economics


11.15 am
Thematic session no. 1
AGRICULTURE
EXPLORING THE FIELDS OF TOMORROW



 
   

Sébastien Treyer: Agronomist, Director of programmes at IDDRI
Pamela Ronald: Plant biologist, Professor at UC Davis
Mark Trimmer: Managing Partner at Dunham Trimmer LLC
Jacques Wery: Agronomist, Professor at SupAgro Montpellier


01.00 pm

Lunch and networking
02.15 pm

Start-up competition Part 1

Presenting companies:Olygose, Algama, Ynsect, DNA Script, Pili Biotech, Naio technologies, Sencrop, Micropep, LNC

02.45 pm

Interactive session: The role played by innovation in the agri-food sector

   
3.15 pm

Frugal innovation, how to unlock creativity to do better with less
Navi Radjou, Innovation strategist, University of Cambridge

04.00 pm Coffee break and networking
   
04.30 pm
Start-up competition  Part 2

05.00 pm
Thematic session no. 2
FOOD
LEADING THE WAY TO HEALTH
 
   

Marion Nestle: Nutrition professor and author, New York University
Joël Doré: 
Researcher at INRA, Microbiome specialist
Thierry Marx: Michelin-starred chef, specialist in innovative cuisine
Marie Hélène Saniez Degrave: Consultant Match&Health




06.30 pm

Start-up competition Awards ceremony

06.45 pm Wrap-up and closing session
   
Evening Cocktail and dinner on a yacht along the Seine
07.00 pm Departure by coach from the college to quai Henri IV
07.45 pm Last admission on board
10.30 pm Return by coach to the college

 

 

Friday 21 October

08.30 am Welcome coffee and opening session

09.15 am
Thematic session no. 3
DATA
CREATING VALUE ALONG THE FOOD CHAIN
   

Henri Isaac: Specialist in digital transformation, University of Paris-Dauphine
Hannelore Daniel:
Specialist in customized nutrition, University of Munich
Paul Clarke:
Chief Technology Officer, OCADO
Hervé Pillaud: Farmer, writer of "l'Agronuméricus" 

     
 11.00 am  Coffee break and networking
   
11.30 am
Eatnomics, the new food economy 
Marius Robles, CEO & Founder of REIMAGINE FOOD
   
12.00 am Interactive session: discussion with the audience on the ideas inspired by the event
   
 12.30 pm Wrap-up 
 
 12.45 am Lunch and networking
   
 02.30 pm

History of the Collège des Bernardins, guided tour of the premises

   
03.30 pm Closing of the event

 

The conference language is English,
with simultaneous translation in French language.