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

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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 

The morning session includes a break filled with goodies courtesy of Cedele and wraps up after a lunch provided by nood food (yum and yum!).

Learn more about our afternoon agenda here.

Full-day and half-day tickets are available – buy now!

Get in touch for group and student discounts: info@afoodieworld.com

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