Skip to content

IF2020

Calendar icon to

Proudly supported by

Speakers

Pēteris Zilgalvis

Head of Unit, Digital Innovation and Blockchain, Digital Single Market, DG CONNECT

Marius Vaščega

Head of Cabinet Sinkevičius, European Commission

Miriam Buiten

Assistant Professor of Law and Economics, University of St. Gallen

Joe Griffin

Senior Manager Sustainability Strategy, Vodafone

Remco Brouwer

Senior Vice President Digital Transformation, Randstad

Matthew Willis

Partner, Fourtold

David Yáñez

Co-Founder & Inventor, Vortex Bladeless

Flora Davidson

Chief Commercial Officer, SupplyCompass

Francis Field

CTO, SoluBlue

Ayca Dundar

CEO, SoluBlue

Pekka Pesonen

Secretary General, COPA-COGECA

Gal Abelson

Project manager at Algalife

Scott Santens

Universal Basic Income (UBI) Advocate

Helen Clarkson

CEO, The Climate Group

Baptiste Carriere-Pradal

Chair, The Policy Hub

Michael Stanley-Jones

Co-Secretary, UN Alliance for Sustainable Fashion

Dan Lahav

Computer Scientist & Debate Expert, IBM

Gordon Renouf

CEO & Co-Founder, Good On You

Marie-Christine Hahn

Vice President External Affairs, Aurubis

Claire Bury

Deputy Director General, DG SANTE, European Commission

Jessica Faure

Senior Account Manager, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Stefan Haenen

Senior Account Manager, Hill+Knowlton Strategies

Ashton Joseph

AI Expert, Google

Giles Dickson

CEO, WindEurope

Jaya Ratnam

Ambassador of Singapore to the EU

David Weston

Editor, FORESIGHT

Michele Brulhart

Executive Director, Copper Mark

Simon Taylor

Head of the Chelsea Foundation at Chelsea Football Club

Lord John Mann

House of Lords

Bruce Buck

Chairman of Chelsea Football Club

Dita Charanzovà

MEP & Vice President of the European Parliament

Julia Fenart

Head of European Affairs, France Digitale

Andreas Cleve

Co-founder and CEO, Corti

Fernanda Viegas

Senior Research Scientist and Co-founder of the People + AI Research (PAIR) Team, Google

Katrina Sichel

Moderator

Silviu Popovici

CEO, PepsiCo

Benedikt Blomeyer

Moderator: Director EU Policy, Allied for Startups

Dominic Jacquesson

VP Insight & Talent, Index Ventures

Christopher Ruff

Director for Political Outreach and Communications, DIGITALEUROPE

Toon Vos

Editor, Are We Europe

Angel Martín

Director GA&P Medical Technologies EMEA, Johnson & Johnson

Alison Crabb

Head of Unit, Skills and Qualifications, DG EMPL

Joe Lynam

Moderator

René Büst

Senior Director & Analyst, Gartner

Vytenis Andriukaitis

WHO Special Envoy for Europe, former European Commissioner for Health and Food Safety

Donald Hyslop

Chair, M7 Food Markets Alliance/Ex-Chair Borough Market UK/Chair Creative & Culture Skills UK

Peter Handley

Head of the Energy-Intensive Industries and Raw Materials Unit, European Commission

Ignacio Garcia Bercero

Acting Director, DG Trade

Aoife Allen

Creative Partner & Food Project Lead, Hubbub UK

Christophe Diercxsens

Global Public Affairs Manager, Too Good To Go

Emily Rees

Senior Fellow, ECIPE, and Founder, Trade Strategies

Kavita Ahluwalia

VP / Head of EU Office, Uniper

Catharina Sikow-Magny

Director, Internal Energy Market, DG ENER, European Commission

Luisa Santos

Deputy Director General, BusinessEurope

Gemma Cranston

Director, Business and Nature Team, Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL)

Geraldine Kutas

Director General, European Crop Protection Association (ECPA)

Monika Heiming

Executive Director, European Rail Infrastructure Managers (EIM)

Graziella Jost

Projects Director, European Transport Safety Council (ETSC)

Gurpreet Brar

Global COO, Public Affairs Practice & General Manager, Brussels, Edelman

Nikos Deligiannis

Associate Professor, ETRO at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) / Senior AI Scientist, imec

Maximo Miccinilli

Director, CERRE

Robert MacDougall

Head of Enterprise Public Policy at Vodafone Group

Karen Taylor

Chair, European Network Against Racism (ENAR)

Martin Dorsman

Secretary General, European Community Shipowners’ Association (ECSA)

Shada Islam

Commentator/New Horizons Project

Frédéric Simon

Moderator, Euractiv

Chris Daly

Supply Chain Vice-President, PepsiCo Europe

JEAN HORNAIN

Executive Director, Citeo

Martin Sandbu

Author and European Economics Commentator, FT

Emmanuel Katrakis

Secretary General, European Recycling Industries’ Confederation (EuRIC)

Felicia Mester

Moderator, Policy Advisor Wholesale, Eurogas

Till Hoppe

Moderator, Handesblatt

Susanne Dehmel

Managing Director Law and Security, Bitkom

Marco-Alexander Breit

Head, Artificial Intelligence Task Force, German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy

Eline Chivot

Senior Policy Analyst, Center for Data Innovation

Venetia Spencer

Secretary General, Polyolefin Circular Economy Platform (PCEP)

Trewin Restorick

CEO & Founder, Hubbub UK

Matthew Baldwin

Deputy Director General, DG MOVE, European Commission

Mattia Pellegrini

Head of Unit - Waste Management & Secondary Materials, DG ENV, European Commission

Luise Fischer

Moderator, Climate KIC

Manal Rachdi

OXO Architects (invited)

Cédric de Meeûs

Head of Public Affairs & Government Relations, LafargeHolcim

Benjamin Strandquist

Senior Advisor on Electrification, Bellona

Fulvia Raffaelli

Head of Unit – Circular Economy and Construction, DG GROW, European Commission

Dan Smith

Partner, Headland

Johan Stiens

Head of Department, Director of Biomedical Engineering, Electronics and Informatics department (ETRO) at VUB

Viki Cooke

Co-Founder, Britain Thinks

Federica Sabbati

Secretary General, European Heating Industry

Igor Sarkissian

Head of Policy, OPP

Mark Watts FRSA

Co-Founder, LP Brussels

Archana Jagannathan

Senior Director for Sustainable Packaging, PepsiCo Europe

Mark Wilson

Co-Founder of OPP & IF2020

The event is over

Hosted by

OPP

Policy, events, & communications company.

Share on

Booths

IF2020 is raising funds for Brussels-Brabant Food Bank

Please help us hit our target of €3,000 by making a donation now

OPP

We help people who shape our laws, help manage regulatory risk & now curate cool festivals!

PepsiCo

Building a more Sustainable Food System

Google

Google AI 3D experience - Ideas Festival 2020

European Copper Institute

We are the industry experts and your source for all information on copper in the EU.

H+K & OPP forecast community: the EU CBAM

What will the EU Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism look like? Tell us what you think & we’ll let you know what the EU bubble thinks.

WindEurope

The voice of the wind industry

Eurogas

Eurogas: Keeping Up the Discussions Important to Energy Today

Solar Power Europe

Leading the Energy Transition

ICLEI

Local Governments for Sustainability

Daring Cities

The Global Virtual Forum for Urban Leaders Taking on the Climate Emergency

The European Crowdfunding Network

We act for an efficient, balanced & transparent crowdfunding eco-system in Europe

SoluBlue

Eliminating plastic and food waste from our food system

Are We Europe

Are We Europe brings you borderless journalism from the next generation of storytellers.

#Greensource

#Greensource: Climate neutrality with Europe’s forest fibre industry

Aurubis

Metals for Progress

The Copper Mark

Responsibly Produced Copper

Boliden

Metals for modern life

KGHM

Leader in Copper and Silver production

Vortex Bladeless

Bladeless Wind Power, join the energy revolution!

Fairbrics

Carbon negative fabrics for the fashion industry

LP Brussels

LP Brussels explains how Europe is changing!

Elonroad

Freedom. Electrified.

Global Fashion Agenda

For a world beyond next season

CFS+

For a world beyond next season

CEED Hub Skopje

A place where ideas, goals, big dreams and imaginations meet opportunities of growth and expansion.

EnergyVision

Lower energy bills with no investment required

Eurofuel

The European Heating Oil Association

Oxwash

Eco-laundry and dry cleaning at the click of a button

Green Technology Selector

Online database of super-efficient technologies to accelerate global green technology transfer