We‘re generally pretty modest, but even we can‘t help but be impressed by the agenda and assembly of experts and innovators we have lined up for the Food‘s Future Summit on Saturday, 12 August 2017. If you haven‘t checked out the Summit‘s website yet, no worries, we have a rundown of the agenda right here:
Morning session – starts at 9:30am
The Big Picture
We will start the day with an overview of the key food issues and challenges we are facing in Hong Kong and around the region.
Presentation: Feeding Billions and Scalable Solutions
Richard Brubaker – Managing Director of Collective Responsibility; Founder & EV of HandsOn China; Visiting Professor of Sustainability, China Europe International Business School (CEIBS)
Presentation: Hong Kong‘s Invisible Food Crisis
Dr Daisy Tam – Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Creative Writing, Hong Kong Baptist University
The Big Gamble
Venture capitalists always seem to have the clearest crystal balls when it comes to the future. Gain insights from those placing their bets on the next big thing in food. Find out what has worked and what lessons they‘ve learned.
Moderator: Lily Ng – CEO, Foodie Group Limited
Joseph Zhou – Investment Partner, Bits x Bites
David Yeung – Founder, Green Venture
Dining in 2020
The second half of the morning is dedicated to a 360-degree exploration of dining topics closer to home. Find out what‘s driving the next food concepts and dining preferences here in Hong Kong over the next few years.
Presentation: Hunger for Growth – Unlocking Opportunities in Hong Kong Food and Beverage Retail
Nicola Tang – Associate Director, Advisory & Transaction Services – Retail, CBRE
Presentation: Lifestyle and Dining Choices
Dr Murray MacKenzie – Education Specialist (Integrated Learning), School of Hotel & Tourism Management, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Panel: Restaurateurs and industry stalwarts discuss evolving dining trends and trajectories
Moderator: Alicia Walker – Editor-in-chief, Foodie Group Limited
Chirstian Mongendre – Founder & CEO, HOME – Eat to Live
Christopher Mark – Co-founder, Black Sheep Restaurants
Todd Darling – Homegrown Foods
James Sharman – Chef/Co-founder, One Star House Party
Andrew Twells – Regional Culinary Director, APAC, Compass Group Asia
Learn more about our afternoon agenda here.
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