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an exclusive event

FOR FOODSERVICE LEADERS

GLOBAL SUMMIT

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A summit connecting restaurant leaders and their brands to the evolving plant-powered food world

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2019 speakers 
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Kiki Adami

Veganizer

Founder

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Menu Optimization: Insights & Consult with Plant-Based Gurus

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Day Two 3:35-4:25PM

Decode & Amplify: How to Market your Plant-Powered Menu Offerings

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Asad Amin

Ipsos

Vice President, Market Strategy & Understanding

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Emerging Ideas: The Future Plant-Powered Products & Menus

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Gordon Bacon

Pulse Canada and Canadian Special Crops Association

Chief Executive Officer

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Day One 4:30-6:30PM

The Shift: Understanding The Roots & Future of Plant-Powered Menus

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Dave Bender

Griffith Foods

Global Vice President of Research & Development 

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Emerging Ideas: The Future Plant-Powered Products & Menus

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Gino Cantalini

Giants & Gentlemen Advertising Inc.

Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer 

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Day Two 3:35-4:25PM

Decode & Amplify: How to Market your Plant-Powered Menu Offerings

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Margaret Coons

Nuts for Cheese

Chief Executive Officer & Founder

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Day Two 9:45-10:30AM

CEO Panel: Capitalizing on Plant-Powered Menus with the Transformers

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Monica Hadarits

Canadian Roundtable for Sustainable Beef

Executive Director

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Day One 4:30-6:25PM 

The Shift: Understanding The Roots & Future of Plant-Powered Menus

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Cool Food: How to Pledge, Plan & Profit

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Kathy Hunter

Envision Group - Compass Group Canada

Director, Guest Experience 

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Day Two 3:35-4:25PM

Decode & Amplify: How to Market your Plant-Powered Menu Offerings

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Marc Kadonoff

Sweets from the Earth

Co-Chief Executive Officer

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Day Two 9:45-10:30AM

CEO Panel: Capitalizing on Plant-Powered Menus with the Transformers

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Susur Lee

Susur Lee Restaurant Group

Top Chef & Founder 

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Emerging Ideas: The Future Plant-Powered Products & Menus

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Dr. Brent Loken

EAT

Director of Science Translation

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Day One 4:30-6:25PM 

The Shift: Understanding The Roots & Future of Plant-Powered Menus

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Cool Food: How to Pledge, Plan & Profit

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Dr. Ruth MacDonald

Iowa State University

Professor, Chair & Author

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Day One 4:30-6:25PM 

The Shift: Understanding The Roots & Future of Plant-Powered Menus

Due to flight cancellations, Ruth joined the summit via video from Ames Iowa

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Dana McCauley

University of Guelph

Director, New Venture Creation 

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Day Two 1:00-2:45PM

Breakout Session - Emerging Ideas: The Future Plant-Powered Products & Menus

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Rita McGrath

Columbia Business School

Professor, Top 5 Global Business Thought Leader & Author

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Day Two 9:30-9:45AM

Seeing Around Corners: 

How to Spot Inflection Points in Business Before They Happen.