Summit Overview

The two-day event will kick off on Friday, 21 September, with keynote speeches, panel discussions and two breakout tracks. On the second day, 22 September, the Summit continues to offer a number of hands-on workshops and talks, aimed at bringing the discussion to a bigger audience. Both days will feature a Foodie Marketplace, where new, futuristic, and innovative products will be on display and even ready to take home.

Agenda is updated frequently and subject to change. Please check back.

 
 

Friday, 21 September

9:30–9:45

Opening Remarks

Lily Ng , CEO, Foodie Group Limited

Lily Ng, CEO, Foodie Group Limited

Dr. Jimmy Chiang , Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong, the Government of the Hong Kong SAR

Dr. Jimmy Chiang, Associate Director-General of Investment Promotion, Invest Hong Kong, the Government of the Hong Kong SAR

Helena Storm , Consul-General, Consulate General of Sweden to Hong Kong and Macau

Helena Storm, Consul-General, Consulate General of Sweden to Hong Kong and Macau


Josh Tetrick

9:45–10:30

Opening Keynote

The New Food Revolution: What Would It Look Like to Start Over in Food?

Josh Tetrick, Co-Founder & CEO of JUST


10:30–11:15

The Big Gamble

In the Big Gamble, we will hear from venture capitalists and investors who are betting on the next big food-related innovations


11:15–11:30

Morning Break


11:30–12:15

Dining in 2030

Top restauranteurs in Hong Kong and Greater China on how they’ve remained competitive over the years and how they are evolving to keep ahead and stay relevant


12:15–13:15

Lunch Break


13:15–14:15

How Sweden Designs Our Food's Future

Movers and shakers from this progressive nation in Scandinavia sharing lessons, examples and policies showing how Sweden is helping design our planet's future of food

 

14:15–15:00

Sustaining a Sustainable Business

Early adopters of sustainable businesses discussing the realities of sustainability vs commercial success


15:00–15:30

Afternoon Break


Track 1

Food Tech

15:30 — Dining in Innovation: How technology and new science is shaping our dining experience — too much science fiction or way of the future?

16:30 — How Do You "Eat" Data: Charting the application and opportunities of data, big and personal, in our dining scene

17:30 — Blockchain in Our Food Chain: What is blockchain? And is it the solution to the problems within the food industry? 

Track 2

Food and Dining

15:30 — Is Alternative Protein Still  “Alternative”? How meat alternatives are becoming mainstream

16:30 — Gourmet Beyond Four Walls: Restaurants are not the only places to get gourmet food. A look at the ever-evolving operating models for finer dining (e.g. delivery, co-kitchens)

17:30 — Gen Z: What Do They Eat?  What does Generation Z eat? Is the image more important than the actual food? What are the factors that drive Gen Z'ers to queue at length and travel for hours in pursuit of 'grammable grub?


18:30

Closing Reception


Foodie Marketplace: Future Edition

Start-ups and companies will be offering some of the latest and intriguing products and services that allow us to embrace our future a little closer today


Film Screenings