There will be two broadcasting sessions.
The first is relevant for Europe and Asia, and will be broadcasted at 11:00 AM (GMT+2) each day
The second is for North and South America and will start at 13:00 PM EST
/ Day 1: AgriFood-Tech Day
Greetings by GrowingIL and Start-Up Nation Central
Doron Meller, Vice President at Israel Innovation Institute and Executive Director at GrowingIL
Yariv Lotan, Head of Strategic Sector Development at Start-Up Nation Central
Fireside chat with Greg Meyers, CIO and CDO at Syngenta
Listen in as Greg Meyers discusses the pioneering changes that Syngenta Group has gone through in 2020, including their expansion in investments and partnerships, how they work with AgriFood-Tech startups, and trends moving forward.
Fireside chat with Laurent Genet, Chief Strategy Officer at Nutreco
The food animals eat has an important impact on the global food chain. Learn from Laurent Genet on changes in the animal feed world, and the connection between sustainability and food from animals versus other food sources.
Investor Perspectives: AgriFood-tech in the Age of the Remote Economy
Hear from leading investors about the most notable trends for AgriFood-tech innovation and funding. What do VCs look for when evaluating potential investments? Why has the Israeli innovation landscape proven so interesting for their fund?
Matthew Walker, Managing Director at S2G
Francisco Jardim, Founding and Managing Partner at SP Ventures
Investor AgriFood-tech Trends in the Age of COVID-19
It is no surprise that COVID-19 has disrupted many industries, and AgriFood-tech has seen multiple changes as a result. Join the conversation and learn from leading experts on changing trends in AgriFood-tech and what that means for agriculture, food security, and changing landscapes.
Kristal Golan, Senior Corporate Venture Manager at BayWa
Matilda Ho, Founder & Managing Director at Bits x Bites
Nitza Kardish, CEO at Trendlines Incubator Israel
Dr. Gal Yarden, PhD, Ag Impact Activator
/ Day 2: Foodtech Day
Fireside chat with Jordi Llach, Head of Food EMENA at Nestle
Fireside chat with Ellen de Brabander, Senior Vice President R&D at PepsiCo
Investor Perspectives in Foodtech
Learn from leading investors about the most notable trends for Foodtech innovation and funding. What do VCs look for when evaluating potential investments? Why has the Israeli innovation landscape proven so interesting for their fund?
Tom Mastrobuoni, Chief Investment Officer at Big Idea Ventures
Darren Streiler, Managing Director Venture Capital at ADM Ventures
Food-tech Investor Panel: Changing Appetites in the Age of COVID-19
COVID-19 has accelerated the adoption in new technologies for the changing diets and new generational desires. Join the discussion with leading experts and discover what new trends are underway and what leading companies are doing to stay ahead.
Nadav Berger, Founder & Managing Partner at Peak Bridge Partners
Linda Boender, VC Investment Manager at Rabo Food & Agri Innovation Fund
Steve Sanger, General Partner at Evolv Ventures
/ Day 3: Hot Topics in AgriFood-Tech
Alternative Foods Panel
The alternative foods market is expected to grow to $17.9 billion by 2025. In this panel, we will discuss how consumers are adapting to these new products, what the future of the alternative food industry really looks like, and what the VC panelists are seeking in their upcoming rounds.
Amir Zaidman, VP Business Development at The Kitchen FoodTech Hub
Regina Hacker, Partner at Blue Horizon Ventures
Dan Altschuler Malek, Managing Partner at Unovis Asset Management & New Crop Capital
Animal-Tech: Prospects for Animal Agriculture
Is the livestock industry going to disappear? Hear from leading experts on what prevailing changes are disrupting this industry and what companies are doing in order to develop a better tomorrow.
Guy Harari, Senior Global Director at Adisseo
Christine Maziero, Production & Agro Director at BRF
In this session with IDB and IFC, hear about investment from an international organization perspective. Listen to what leaders in their fields have to say regarding the impact of investment at the G2G and B2B levels.
Prasad Gopalan, Global Head of Investments, Agribusiness and Forestry, IFC
Tomas Lopez Texeira, Investment Chief, IDB Lab