Thursday October 25th, 2018

9:30 amWelcoming and opening session

10:30 amOpening Conference: The new silk road
Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Former French Prime Minister

11:15 amThematic session #1: Cities – a new scale for food systems?
Speakers confirmed:
*Bastien Hillen, Director CPG & Retail, Dassault Systèmes
*Andrew Morgan, Urban food logistics expert, Global 78
*David Rosenberg, CEO and co-founder, Aerofarms
*Chelsie Yount, Anthropologist of Food, CIRAD
Followed by Q&A discussion

1:00 pmLunch & Networking

2:30 pmFocus: Innovate to Tackle Waste
An interactive Q&A experience including the presentation of 4 pioneers in innovative waste solutions from across the globe.

3:30 pmAgtech, Foodtech: the new Eldorado for investors?
*Alexandre Biau, Researcher & Innovation Specialist, Unigrains

4:00 pmCoffee Break & Networking

4:30 pmThematic session #2: Seas – expanding the frontiers of food production
Speakers confirmed:
*Isabelle Autissier, Navigator, CEO of WWF France
*Pierre Erwes, Oceanographer, Founder of BioMarine
*Additional speakers to be announced shortly
Followed by Q&A discussion

6:15 pmDay 1 wrap-up

Evening Gala Cocktail and private viewing of the Miro exhibition, Grand Palais


Friday October 26th, 2018

8:30 amDay 2 welcome and opening session

9:15 am Nutritive strategies: connecting the biological and social dimensions of food
*Richard Delerins, Co-Founder of FoodLab 2.0

10:00 am Thematic session #3: Trust – dealing with the runaway consumer
Speakers confirmed:
*Philippe Dubief, Farmer, Chairman of Passions Céréales
*Victor Friedberg, Co-Founder of S2G Ventures
*Albert Moukheiber, Neuroscientist, Co-Founder of Chiasma
*Additional speakers to be announced shortly

Followed by Q&A discussion

11:45 am Closing conference: Recipes for building and adapting brands globally
*Fromageries Bel

12:15 pm Interactive session: discussion with the audience on the ideas inspired by the event

12:45 pm Wrap-up of the event

1:00 pm Lunch and Networking

The conference will be held in English, with simultaneous translation available in French.

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