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12:00
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Global Leaders
12:20
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Global Leaders
    • The 4Cs and the Gulfood Inspire Conference theme: SUSTAINABILITY, QUALITY, ACCESS
12:40
  1. 50 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Global Leaders
    • Sustainability
    • Marrying economic, environmental and social sustainability
    • How does one define sustainable food production at industrial scale?
    • Empowering local economies and societies
    • Why sustainable agri-food business is good business, is the ONLY business
13:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Global Leaders
    • Sustainability
    • Examining the need for self-sufficiency in a troubled global context
    • Overcoming food trade challenges including export bans, supply chain disruptions…
    • What is needed to drive end-to-end value chain collaboration to ensure food security
    • Crop innovation to achieve food security and sovereignty
14:10
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Global Leaders
    • Sustainability
    • A look at the world’s leading zero food waste initiatives
    • Stakes and benefits for different stakeholders, from producers and manufacturers to hospitality and consumers – why we’re all winners in a zero food waste world
    • Innovators turning zero waste into serious business
14:40
  1. 50 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Global Leaders
    • Trade
    • Facilitating and assuring international F&B markets – safely and reliably
    • Curating the integral food industry ecosystem in a sustainable, viable, equitable way
    • Diversifying and securing food stables and commodities for improved sustainability and access
    • Technology solutions to access new global consumers
15:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Wellbeing
    Where to start when it comes to nutritional education Who is ultimately responsible for providing clear and common health and nutritional information and how does this tie into CSR? The vital importan ...
16:00
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Sustainability
    • Business
    Giving consumers what they need, whereas purchasing decisions tend to be based on taste and price Government and commercial/voluntary approaches to food fortification in different markets around the w ...
16:20
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Considering the specific pressures across the value chain:
      • For farmers 
      • For food manufacturers
      • For distributors
    • How are stakeholders mitigating these to protect the bottom line?
    • Reconciling profitability with fair consumer pricing and the duty to feed a growing population
10:30
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • The top concerns facing food and drink industry leaders across the globe
    • How businesses are adapting their business models and responding to challenges and risks
    • The opportunities for the food and drink industry in the next 5 years
10:50
  1. 45 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Sustainability
    • Trade
    • Business
    • Insight
    • Tackling ESG & Changing Consumer Lifestyles
    • Managing Supply Chain Issues
    • Adapting to Rising Costs
11:35
  1. 25 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Business
    • Insight
    • Trends
    • Outlining the extreme pressures of the food and beverage industry as a result of the global economic situation.
    • Demonstrating how consumers around the world are experiencing squeezed grocery budgets amid evolving inflationary pressures. 
    • Highlighting how food and beverage companies can support consumers with added-value product innovation, empathetic marketing campaigns and affordable at-home experiences
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Growth on growth in the food delivery market: Competition/saturation - is consolidation the answer?
    • Differentiation and customer service, what tech makes a difference in the F&B delivery market?
    • Analysing the rise of dark kitchens and dark stores vs. traditional restaurant take out
    • Market player strategies, expansion and pivots
12:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Trends
    • A look at “revenge” diners’ expectations and desires
    • From exquisite ingredients to exotic dishes, fine dining is about quality
    • Experience and escapism, dining goes beyond the food on the plate
    • Competing in excellence, the world of awards and accolades and what they mean for F&B markets and individual restaurants

     

13:10
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Innovation
    • Trends
    • Taking the dining experience to the next level with immersive technologies
    • When dining meets learning, leads to more conscious consumers
    • Designing ecosystem positive menus
13:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Sustainability
    • Business
    • Trends
    • Turning values into viable business
    • Empowering local partners
    • The genesis of Dubai’s sustainable dining scene
    • More than a restaurant: starting and maintaining a movement and why it’s more important than ever
14:00
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    The role of engaged consumers in transforming food systems The impact of trust & how to improve trust between consumers and the agrifood sector  Consumer openness to food innovation and how to drive a ...
14:20
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • A look at the sustainable food production, regenerative practices, shorter food chains…
    • Conscious food production and consumption supply and demand projections
    • Education, building trust and transparency for consumers
    • Rigor and regulations in food certification and labeling
15:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • A look at the impact consumer trends in terms of meat vs. alternative protein consumption and expectations
    • How is current inflation affecting the plant-based protein market?
    • How do different alternative protein techniques compare in terms of scalability and viability? (Plant-based, fermentation-derived, cultivated)
15:40
  1. 50 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • What does sustainable future meat production look like?
    • The cultured meat opportunity: for people, planet and profits
    • Lab-grown limits – from tech to consumer adoption and everything in between
    • Addressing affordability and advances in making cultured meat mainstream

     

10:30
  1. 15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
10:45
  1. 15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Embracing alternative proteins within a traditional seafood processing business – why and how
    • The challenges and opportunities of the nascent and promising alternative seafood segment
11:00
  1. 15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Quality feeds and dietary quality of animals.
    • Sustainably sourced feed fats and the ecosystem.
    • The link between animal nutrition, milk yields and consistent productivity
11:15
  1. 15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Circularity: improving efficiency, producing products from waste and innovating for sustainable food production
    • Committing to sustainability by shifting from imported feed to nature-positive, local solution while maintaining quality
    • Responsible poultry production means: meeting demand for high-quality protein, protecting biodiversity and the environment
11:30
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Demand and consumption?
    • Sustainability and viability?
12:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Leading global trends in diets – from free from to keto and the opportunities they hold for F&B businesses
    • With the rise of diet related diseases, what role does the F&B industry play in population health?
    • Malnutrition in the modern world and the urgency of delivering the RIGHT food to people
    • Improving nutrition through reformulation to guiding healthy choices to shift dietary patterns
12:30
  1. 15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Gain an in-depth view of African F&B landscape
    • The impact of AfCFTA on the continent’s F&B industry
    • The lasting effects of Covid on supply chain considerations
12:45
  1. -15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Examining Africa’s production, processing and export outlook
    • Hurdles to access African markets and how to clear them
    • Emerging flavours and trends from Africa, stimulating Africa’s food SMEs
    • Tapping into underserved markets with e-commerce, efficient supply chains and advanced distribution solutions
13:20
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • 8 mega trends driving consumer behaviour changes across Africa
    • Calling all intra- and entrepreneurs – how these translate into F&B business opportunities
    • Competition, disruption, innovation and breaking boundaries!
13:40
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Overview of the development of the F&B industry in Lithuania
    • Success stories and future outlook
14:00
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Why invest in KSA? The market context and outlook for F&B production in the kingdom
    • The food cluster initiative, support and incentives
    • Ecosystem as a service for food businesses
14:20
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Investment opportunities in the Food processing industry in Saudi
    • Advantages and success stories
14:50
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Opportunities, outlook and what’s cooking on the Indian F&B scene
    • The UN declared year of the millet – health and nutritional advantages
    • Supporting sustainability and climate change through diversification and adoption of new staples
15:30
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • An introduction to food regulations in Dubai
    • A look at the food import/export process
    • Preparing operations to comply with food safety requirements
    • Implementing safety enhancement progammes in food establishments
15:50
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Leveraging digital platforms to bolster national economies – real life examples
    • Empowering company growth through facilitated access to international markets
    • Global trade enablement thanks to B2B e-commerce
10:30
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • A look at the nature and scope and forecasts of supply chain disruptions today and the impact on F&B stakeholders
    • Food handling and opportunities for investment in the GCC
    • Supporting wholesalers with import and reliable sourcing
    • Excellence in stable and sustainable end-to-end supply chain
11:10
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Responsibility is: Investing in regeneration of nature
    • Responsibility is: Focusing on farmers’ prosperity and sustainable systems
    • Responsibility is: Empowering thriving communities
    • Responsibility is: Global
11:20
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • The F&B value chain in today’s context
    • Food commodities and the current food security status around the world
    • A perfect economic and geopolitical storm – global and regional illustrations of impacts
    • Cost management and viability in this context. Shining a light on Asia and Africa outlooks and opportunities

     

12:10
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • A vital industry’s duty to provide quality products despite challenges
    • Ensuring quality while minding profits – where and how to strike a balance in an era of rising costs for all
    • Meeting global logistical challenges to deliver staples to markets across the globe
12:30
  1. 45 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • The evolution of vertical farming technologies, where we started, where we are and what’s coming up
    • Sharing knowledge and skills to achieve the promises of vertical farming and CEA
    • Bringing food production closer to consumers, retail and distribution – real life examples
    • The trouble is, if it’s not viable, it’s not sustainable!
    • The key to unlocking SUSTAINABILITY, QUALITY & ACCESS?
13:45
  1. 25 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Can sustainable agriculture and food production be achieved without digital technologies?
    • The status of digital adoption in the agrifood sector today
    • What’s needed to drive accessibility and adoption?
14:10
  1. 15 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • What are Web 3 and metaverse anyway?
    • YOUR BRAND needs to pay attention, or risk losing customers
    • Examples of metaverse in use for loyalty programmes, brand building, product testing…
14:25
  1. 35 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • What’s around the corner in metaverse tech for F&B?
      • From next gen engagement and NFT enabled customer experiences, to bringing dark kitchens into the light
    • Looking further down the line to neuro-stimulation technologies for an advanced immersive experience
      • Advantages in food innovation
      • Sensory and ML capabilities for food safety
    • What’s happening on the restaurant metaverse scene right here in the UAE?
15:00
  1. 40 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • UAE/Global Landscape -  is the current environment well suited to provide the infrastructure required to support innovations in technology across the full value chain?
    • Web 2 to Web 3 transformation -  using technology to support decentralized data management, aggregation of supply chain components, increased transparency and reduced cost and risk throughout supply chain management and logistics regulations.
    • Exploring the benefits of blockchain technology in traceability - The link between supply chain and food safety
15:40
  1. 10 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Introducing the first framework for ethical AI and blockchain
    • Creating an all-in-one platform for AI-based creation and governance at scale.
    • Voice of the Community
15:50
  1. 10 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Enabling users to claim ownership of physical and digital assets with certified proof of authenticity.
    • Tangible Asset Backed “Phygital NFTs”
    • Uniting the generations through Metaverse by providing new ways to create immersive, personalized experiences.
16:00
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
10:30
  1. 60 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire

    In this exciting interaction segment, agrifood startup founders will get the chance to present their company, product or service to a panel of industry experts and the audience. Join as they get quizzed and receive invaluable feedback to take them companies to the next level.

11:40
  1. 30 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
    • Analysing the agrifood investment landscape, trends and needs
    • Foodtech as an asset class - what are investors looking for?
    • Connecting the ecosystem and enabling innovation – how to get in the game
    • How is the Middle East comparing in terms of public and private funding of agrifood and foodtech ventures?
12:20
  1. 20 mins
    • Gulfood Inspire
12:40
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    • Gulfood Inspire

    Gulfood Inspire wrap-up:

    • What does this vital trifecta mean for the food industry in 2023 and the foreseeable future?


 

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