Expect changes and amendments, as we are regularly adding to this agenda as details of our speakers and events are finalised.


Main stage starting at 9:00am

Opening Presentation

Headliner and experts sharing thoughts on our Food’s Future


Panel 1: The Next Gamble

Find out what the investors and Venture Capitalists are placing their bets and funding on, and why these will be next big food-related innovations

Panel 2: Dining Trends

Our signature panel of top restauranteurs sharing their thoughts and experiences on succeeding in the dining space, and the culinary intersections, influences and ingenuity shaping our food's future

Panel 3: Spotlight on San Francisco - Unicorn Thinking

Meet some of the leading firms and personalities from the SF Bay Area, learn about the latest technologies and trends coming out of Silicon Valley and the Bay Area, and how they can impact the global food space


1:00 - 2:00pm

We are planning a special “Asia’s first” demo during lunch break. Stay tuned for more information.

Afternoon Focus

starting at 2:00pm

Topic 1: The (Petri) Dish on Food

Are science laboratories the new farms? We'll bring you up to scratch on the global state of alternative protein and take you on a 360-degree examination of the impact and issues surrounding protein alternatives beyond the IPO-hype and headlines.

  • Presentation by The Good Food Institute

  • Panel Discussions


Topic 2: Dining Disruptions - Tech and Beyond

Join us on a journey through the burgeoning space of new food technologies and innovations that are shaping the way we dine one byte at a time. Find out how data, AI, robotics and other newfangled technologies can change your menus, business and environmental impact.

  • Panel Discussions

[Food’s Future Gala hosted by Asia Society Hong Kong]

7:30 - 10:00 pm

For the first time, the Food's Future Summit will hold a Food's Future Gala hosted by Asia Society Hong Kong. Look forward to an exclusive one-night only menu created and cooked up by a celebrity chef using an array of future-forward ingredients and produce.

Details will be announced soon.

The inaugural Food’s Future Innovation Awards presentation

- gala tickets sold separately -


Main stage starting at 10:00am


How To Be The Next Big Food Disruption

What does it take to be the next big thing in the food space? Find out how accelerators and incubators are nurturing the next generation of food disruptors and innovations.

Blockchain In Our Food Chain

Move beyond the crypto frenzy and find out why and how blockchain applications in food supply and custody can address important food safety and security challenges.

Reducing Your Carbon “Footprint” Beyond Plastic Straws

The battle against plastic straws has made great strides in the last year. That's all well and good but far from enough. Hear from restaurants and industry leaders on the next steps in making our dining space a more sustainable one.

Artificially Intelligent Foods: Data Driven Personalized Diets, Health and Food Tech

Food's future is getting personal. Does data know us better than we know ourselves? Find out how data and AI are helping to predict and pre-empt personalised dietary needs, and all the leading technologies making an impact on our dietary destinies.


F is for Flexitarian and Other Emerging Consumer Trends

Who are the flexitarians? Heard of sober-curiousity? Get the lowdown on the latest consumer trends changing the food and dining landscape from bars and restaurants to our grocery aisles.