Speakers

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Björn Örvar
Co-Founder, CSO & EVP of Research & Innovation
ORF Genetics

Day One

10:20 am | Live Presenter Q&A

10:00 am | Cracking the cost of growth factors for sustainable cell meat production

Jeremiah Fasano
Consumer Safety Officer
US Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

Day Two

12:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Working with US Regulators to Outline a Clear Framework for Industry Regulation & Looking at Regulators Abroad

David Kay
Senior Manager of Communications & Operations
Memphis Meats

Day One

10:20 am | Live Presenter Q&A

9:20 am | An Industry United: How Collaboration Has and Will Strengthen the Industry

Joe Getsy
Researcher
New Age Meats

Day One

3:30 pm | Live Presenter Q&A

2:50 pm | How Can Automation Help Commercialization of Cell-Based Meat?

Sandhya Sriram
CEO & Co-Founder
Shiok Meats Pte. Ltd.

Day One

10:20 am | Live Presenter Q&A

Gabor Forgacs
Co-Founder & Chief Scientific Officer
Fork & Goode

Day One

1:00 pm | Live Presenter Q&A

12:30 pm | Meat from the Laboratory: Distinguishing Hype from Reality

Alain Rostain
Executive Director
Clean Research

Day Two

11:30 am | A better, faster approach to developing cell-based fish: It starts with zebrafish

Brian Spears
Founder & Chief Executive Officer
New Age Meats

Day Two

3:45 pm | Panel Discussion: Advancing the Field Without Compromising Company Interests

Nieves Martinez
Chief Executive Officer
Novel Farms

Day One

1:00 pm | Live Presenter Q&A

12:10 pm | Leveraging synthetic biology to solve the challenge of achieving steaklike texture in tissue cultur

David Mack
Senior Investigator, Institute for Stem Cell & Regenerative Medicine & Senior Investigator
The University of Washington & Clean Research

Day Two

11:30 am | A better, faster approach to developing cell-based fish: It starts with zebrafish

Elliot Swartz
Senior Scientist
The Good Food Institute

Day One

4:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Clarifying the Industry’s Requirements for an Effective Media that is Safe, Versatile & Cost-Efficient

Greg Potter
Director of Research
Clean Research

Alec Smith
Acting Instructor, Depart. of Physiology & Biophysics & Senior Advisor
The University of Washington & Clean Research

Blake Byrne
Business Innovation Specialist
The Good Food Institute

Blake leads GFI’s efforts map out the commercial white space in the alternative protein industry and advise the high-potential entrepreneurs, business professionals, and scientists who will fill those gaps. A former strategy consultant, advisor to an institute for regenerative medicine, and health policy enthusiast, Blake is laser-focused on harvesting the next crop of companies that are unambiguously good for our planet and palate. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a B.S. in Public Health and a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Day Two

9:20 am | Keynote Presentation: Encouraging the Cultural Shift to Cell-Based Meat

Eric Schulze
VP of Product & Regulation
Memphis Meats

Day Two

12:30 pm | Challenges Faced By a Small Company When it Comes to Regulation

12:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Working with US Regulators to Outline a Clear Framework for Industry Regulation & Looking at Regulators Abroad

Paul Shapiro
Chief Executive Officer & Co founder
The Better Meat Co.

Day One

3:30 pm | Live Presenter Q&A

2:30 pm | Analyze What Cross Compatibility Exists Between Current Antibody Purification Methodologies & the Needs of the Cell-based Meat Industry

Day Two

3:45 pm | Panel Discussion: Advancing the Field Without Compromising Company Interests

Lou Cooperhouse
President & Chief Executive Officer
Blue Nalu

Day One

4:30 pm | Formulating your Commercialization Strategy

Day Two

3:45 pm | Panel Discussion: Advancing the Field Without Compromising Company Interests

Leo Groenewegen
CEO
CellularRevolution

Day One

3:30 pm | Live Presenter Q&A

3:10 pm | The Need for Continuous Cell Culturing

4:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Clarifying the Industry’s Requirements for an Effective Media that is Safe, Versatile & Cost-Efficient

Isaac Emery
Principal Consutant & Founder
Informed Sustainability Consulting

Day Two

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Working Together to Minimize the Environmental Impact of Cell-based Meat on the Environment

Mercedes Vila
CTO & Co-Founder
Biotech Foods

Day One

4:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Clarifying the Industry’s Requirements for an Effective Media that is Safe, Versatile & Cost-Efficient

Yuki Hanyu
Chief Executive Officer
Integriculture

Day Two

11:50 am | Meeting the Food Regulations from Technical Point of View

12:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Working with US Regulators to Outline a Clear Framework for Industry Regulation & Looking at Regulators Abroad

11:50 am | Meeting the Food Regulations from Technical Point of View

Brian P. Sylvester
Special Counsel
Foley & Lardner LLP.

Day Two

12:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Working with US Regulators to Outline a Clear Framework for Industry Regulation & Looking at Regulators Abroad

12:10 pm | Updates on the Joint Regulation of Cell-Based Meats in the US

Dave Schnettler
Chief Executive Officer
Lab Farm Foods

Day Two

3:45 pm | Panel Discussion: Advancing the Field Without Compromising Company Interests

2:20 pm | Building a New Company in the Cell-Based Meats Space

Katie Kam
President/CEO
BioBQ LLC

Day One

1:00 pm | Live Presenter Q&A

11:50 am | Utilizing Novel Scaffolding Platforms for Improved Taste & Texture

Fengru Lin
Co Founder
Turtle Tree Labs

Day Two

11:00 am | Panel Discussion: Working Together to Minimize the Environmental Impact of Cell-based Meat on the Environment

9:40 am | Quantifying the Real-World Impact of Cell-Based Meats

Dirk von Heinrichshorst
CEO
Peace of Meat

Ryan Bethencourt
Chief Executive Officer
Wild Earth

Siddharth Manvati
Co-Founder & Director of R&D
Clear Meat

Day Two

2:40 pm | The innovation landscape of cultivated meat industry in Asia

Max Rye
CTO
Turtle Tree Labs

Day One

4:50 pm | Panel Discussion: Clarifying the Industry’s Requirements for an Effective Media that is Safe, Versatile & Cost-Efficient

Natalie Rubio
Graduate Researcher
Tufts University

Sandhya Sriram
Chief Executive Officer & Founder
Shiok Meats

Day One

9:40 am | The Future of Seafood in Asia