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Food Edge Virtual Summit 2021

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· Stage
Opening Remarks - Welcome to Food Edge 2021!
Opening Remarks
Lauren Abda
2021-05-04T10:00:00Z 2021-05-04T10:10:00Z America/New_York Opening+Remarks+-+Welcome+to+Food+Edge+2021%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Opening Keynote - The Next Generation of Food
Keynote
Chuck Muth Carol Ortenberg
2021-05-04T10:10:00Z 2021-05-04T10:40:00Z America/New_York Opening+Keynote+-+The+Next+Generation+of+Food https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Regenerative Agriculture: A Path Forward to Sustainably Feed Our Growing Population
Panel Discussion
Elizabeth Candelario Michael Miille Nicolas McCoy Scott Lively
2021-05-04T10:40:00Z 2021-05-04T23:25:00Z America/New_York Regenerative+Agriculture%3A+A+Path+Forward+to+Sustainably+Feed+Our+Growing+Population https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Emerging Opportunities and Trends in Plant-Based Protein
Presentation
Sharyn Murray
2021-05-04T11:25:00Z 2021-05-04T11:55:00Z America/New_York Emerging+Opportunities+and+Trends+in+Plant-Based+Protein https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Innovation: Finding White Space and Success in Plant-Based Category
Fireside Chat
Bob Burke Matt Riley
2021-05-04T11:55:00Z 2021-05-04T12:25:00Z America/New_York Innovation%3A+Finding+White+Space+and+Success+in+Plant-Based+Category https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break - Network Away!
Connect with like-minded individuals and discuss the future of food
2021-05-04T12:25:00Z 2021-05-04T14:00:00Z America/New_York Break+-+Network+Away%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Cellular Agriculture: A Transformative Technology Set to Revolutionize the Planet
Panel Discussion
Kate Krueger David Kaplan Luke MacQueen John Pattison
2021-05-04T13:00:00Z 2021-05-04T13:45:00Z America/New_York Cellular+Agriculture%3A+A+Transformative+Technology+Set+to+Revolutionize+the+Planet https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Plant-Based Innovation
Fireside Chat
Chloe Sorvino Matias Muchnick
2021-05-04T13:45:00Z 2021-05-04T14:15:00Z America/New_York Leveraging+Artificial+Intelligence+for+Plant-Based+Innovation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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B2B to BCorp: A Journey of Sustainable Food Ingredient Innovation
Presentation
Nicole Burke
2021-05-04T14:15:00Z 2021-05-04T14:45:00Z America/New_York B2B+to+BCorp%3A+A+Journey+of+Sustainable+Food+Ingredient+Innovation https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break - Network Away!
Connect with like-minded individuals and discuss the future of food
2021-05-04T14:45:00Z 2021-05-04T15:15:00Z America/New_York Break+-+Network+Away%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Local Food at Scale: Leveraging Technology to Build a Sustainable Future
Panel Discussion
Elizabeth Dembia Arthur Ackles Janelle Nanos
2021-05-04T15:15:00Z 2021-05-04T16:00:00Z America/New_York Local+Food+at+Scale%3A+Leveraging+Technology+to+Build+a+Sustainable+Future https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Optimizing Taste in Plant-Based Products
Fireside Chat
Elliot Begoun
2021-05-04T16:00:00Z 2021-05-04T16:30:00Z America/New_York Optimizing+Taste+in+Plant-Based+Products https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Sustainability: A Top Priority for CPG Companies
Panel Discussion
Josh Wiesman Danielle Nierenberg Paul Kollesoff
2021-05-04T16:30:00Z 2021-05-04T17:15:00Z America/New_York Sustainability%3A+A+Top+Priority+for+CPG+Companies https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
The Future of Food is Sustainable, Ethical, and Just
Opening Keynote
Laura Howell Pete Pappas
2021-05-06T10:00:00Z 2021-05-06T10:30:00Z America/New_York The+Future+of+Food+is+Sustainable%2C+Ethical%2C+and+Just https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Consumer Trends and Product Attributes That Are Defining Categories
Presentation
Jessica Schmidt Brandon Casteel
2021-05-06T10:30:00Z 2021-05-06T11:00:00Z America/New_York Consumer+Trends+and+Product+Attributes+That+Are+Defining+Categories https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Navigating the New Retail Landscape
Panel Discussion
Jaime Frye Patricia Courville Hugh Holman
2021-05-06T11:00:00Z 2021-05-06T11:45:00Z America/New_York Navigating+the+New+Retail+Landscape https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Blending Natural and Conventional Channels
Fireside Chat
Will Grubb Laura Merritt
2021-05-06T11:45:00Z 2021-05-06T12:15:00Z America/New_York Blending+Natural+and+Conventional+Channels https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break - Network Away!
Connect with like-minded individuals and discuss the future of food
2021-05-06T12:15:00Z 2021-05-06T12:45:00Z America/New_York Break+-+Network+Away%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Best Opportunities to Engage Customers in an Omnichannel World
Presentation
Devon Snider
2021-05-06T12:45:00Z 2021-05-06T13:15:00Z America/New_York Best+Opportunities+to+Engage+Customers+in+an+Omnichannel+World https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Consumers' Growing Appetite for Shoppable Content
Panel Discussion
Joy Tucci Maggie Lonczewski Jeff Grossman
2021-05-06T13:15:00Z 2021-05-06T14:00:00Z America/New_York Consumers%27+Growing+Appetite+for+Shoppable+Content https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Building Outstanding Brands for Long Term Success
Presentation
Stephen Gaither
2021-05-06T14:00:00Z 2021-05-06T14:30:00Z America/New_York Building+Outstanding+Brands+for+Long+Term+Success https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Bringing New Products to Market
Douglas Yu Jeremy Halpern
2021-05-06T14:30:00Z 2021-05-06T15:15:00Z America/New_York Bringing+New+Products+to+Market https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Networking
Break - Network Away!
Connect with like-minded individuals and discuss the future of food
2021-05-06T15:15:00Z 2021-05-06T15:45:00Z America/New_York Break+-+Network+Away%21 https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Capitalizing on the White Space in the Food & Beverage Industry
Panel Discussion
Rachel Moore Ahmad Yehya Gretchen VanEsselstyn
2021-05-06T15:45:00Z 2021-05-06T16:30:00Z America/New_York Capitalizing+on+the+White+Space+in+the+Food+%26+Beverage+Industry https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Building a D2C Subscription Service
Fireside Chat
Meera Dhingra Bill Deacon
2021-05-06T16:30:00Z 2021-05-06T17:00:00Z America/New_York Building+a+D2C+Subscription+Service https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Investing in High-Growth Brands Defining the Future of Food
Panel Discussion
Gil Horsky Mary Ellen Shoup Will Lisman
2021-05-06T17:00:00Z 2021-05-06T17:45:00Z America/New_York Investing+in+High-Growth+Brands+Defining+the+Future+of+Food https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
· Stage
Closing Remarks
Thank you for Joining us!
Lauren Abda
2021-05-06T17:45:00Z 2021-05-06T17:50:00Z America/New_York Closing+Remarks https%3A%2F%2Fhopin.com%2Fevents%2Ffood-edge-2021 Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)

Speakers

Arthur Ackles

Vice President of Merchandising and Buying, Roche Bros

Elizabeth Dembia

Customer Success and Partnerships Lead, Forager

Bob Burke

Principal, Natural Products Consulting

Elizabeth Candelario

Partner, Merika Advisory

Chloe Sorvino

Staff Writer, Forbes Magazine

Rachel Moore

Vice President Marketing, Clio Snacks

Laura Howell

Chief Client Officer, C.A. Fortune

Jessica Schmidt

Vice President, C.A. Insights

Will Lisman

Chief Commercial Officer, HumanCo

Bill Deacon

Co-Founder/CEO, Eastern Standard Provisions

Meera Dhingra

VP, Co-Lead Transaction Advisory, Propeller Industries

Jaime Frye

Chief Sales Officer, C.A. Fortune

Paul Kollesoff

Co-Founder & General Manager, The Urgent Company makers of Brave Robot

Josh Wiesman

Head of HUB Strategic Innovation, Ocean Spray Cranberries

Jeff Grossman

VP of Sales & Brand Development, YumEarth

Maggie Lonczewski

Business Development Analyst, Bakery on Main

Joy Tucci

SVP E-Commerce, C.A. Fortune

Will Grubb

Manager of Business Development & Investor Relationships, Nutrition Capital Network

Douglas Yu

Douglas Yu, Contributor at Forbes & Business Manager at Springdale Ventures

Patricia Courville

National Director of UpNext, UNFI

Ahmad Yehya

President, Nabati Foods Inc

Nicole Burke

Technology Scout, Kalsec

Michael Miille

CEO, Joyn Bio

Laura Merritt

VP Marketing, New Ventures & Innovation, KIND

Hugh Holman

Co-Founder & CEO, Observa

Scott Lively

President & Board Member, Raise American

Matias Muchnick

CEO & Founder, NotCo

Danielle Nierenberg

President, Food Tank

Jeremy Halpern

Partner, Nutter Law

Carol Ortenberg

Editor, NOSH

Chuck Muth

Chief Growth Officer, Beyond Meat

Brandon Casteel

VP Channel, SPINS

Devon Snider

Director, C.A. Ecomm

Matt Riley

SVP Global Sales, Eat Just, Inc

Mary Ellen Shoup

Senior Correspondant, FoodNavigator USA & NutraIngredients USA

Gretchen VanEsselstyn

Director of Education, Specialty Food Association

Pete Pappas

Chief Sales Officer, Vital Farms

Nicolas McCoy

Managing Director & Co-Founder, Whipstitch Capital

Elliot Begoun

Founder & Brand Champion, Tig Brands

Stephen Gaither

CMO, C.A. Fortune

Lauren Abda

Founder of Branchfood, Co-founder of Branch Venture Group

Janelle Nanos

Reporter, The Boston Globe Media

John Pattison

Co-Founder & CEO, Cultured Decadence

Luke MacQueen

Co-Founder & Chief Science Officer, Boston Meats

Sharyn Murray

Senior Investor Engagement Specialist, The Good Food Institute

David Kaplan

Distinguished Professor & Director of the Tissue Engineering and Research Center, Tufts University

Kate Krueger

Founder, Helikon Consulting

Gil Horsky

Director of Innovation SnackFutures, Mondelez International

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