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Shape the future of the industry at Food Integrity Global 2024

Posted: 30 May 2024 | | No comments yet

We’re delighted to invite you to join us in Amsterdam from 10 September to 11 September 2024 for this year’s instalment of Food Integrity Global. Learn more about some of the leading sessions that are due to take place on Day One of our event – including panels on food safety, sustainability and food fraud – as well as the latest speakers that will be joining us on stage to explore the latest advancements, challenges and innovations from across the industry. 

Shape the future of the industry at Food Integrity Global 2024

Food Integrity Global is BACK for 2024, and we are delighted to be inviting you to join us as we explore the latest advancements, challenges and innovations from across the industry. 

Whether your focus is on food safety, your interests lie in the latest developments in sustainability, or you’ve got a keen eye on how the industry is tackling food fraud, then book your ticket now and join us at the Steigenberger Airport Hotel in Amsterdam from 10 September to 11 September 2024 to make sure that you aren’t missing out on learning from some of the most prominent minds in food and beverage.

Sessions that aren’t to be missed: Day One

No two event sessions are ever alike, and our agenda is filled with opportunities for leading industry minds to share their insight and expertise on some of the biggest challenges that are currently facing the food and beverage sector. 

Food safety

Our first panel session of the event will see a collection of experts reveal the most concerning food safety threats that they see coming over the horizon in 2025 and beyond, and explore the potential challenges and emerging risks posed by global environmental changes, biotechnology advancements and shifts in consumer behaviours. The debate will also delve into how these factors might influence food contamination, disease outbreaks and supply chain vulnerabilities. Panellists will also examine the readiness of current food safety systems to adapt and respond to these future threats, offering insights into proactive strategies and innovations required to safeguard food integrity in the years to come. 

With the Vice President of Global Quality & Food Safety at Barilla, Senior Manager of Food Safety and Quality at Walmart and the Global Director of Food Safety at ADM already confirmed to speak, this session is set to offer an eye-opening glance into the biggest challenges related to food safety and how some of the leading companies within food and beverage are working to tackle them.

Sustainability 

As climate change concerns become ever more prominent, and industries across the globe are face stringent targets to become more sustainable, the question on everyone’s minds is, how will these efforts impact things like food safety, supply chains and manufacturing costs?

As we strive for greater sustainability in our food system, do we run the risk of relegating food safety to a secondary concern? On Day One, during our ‘Sustainability and food safety: Friends or foes?’ panel session, our leading industry speakers will explore the potential risks that might come with a greener food system. 

Already confirmed for this session is Mars’ Chief Science Officer and Nomad Foods’ Global Corporate Affairs & Sustainability Director, making it one of many sessions that should definitely not be missed.

Food fraud

As a growing concern for consumers, regulators, and businesses alike, food fraud poses significant risks to public health, economic integrity and brand trust. And so, it was vital that we made sure to shine a spotlight on such a topical challenge within our agenda.

In this compelling panel debate, the Head of Food Safety – Chemical Contaminants and Packaging at Nestlé, the Professor of Food Supply Chain Integrity at University College Dublin and a representative from Marks & Spencer will come together to tackle the multifaceted issue of food fraud. Over the course of this session, they will look to dissect the current landscape of food fraud, exploring innovative strategies for detection, prevention and enforcement. 

And plenty more!

This is, of course, not all that Day One of our agenda has to offer. Honourable mentions also go to our ‘Cultured meat: Future or fad?’, ‘Owens Law in Action’ and ‘Beyond the price tag: Unpacking the retail price bubble in food safety’ sessions, which will take the opportunity to delve deeper into the key issues of lab-grown meat innovation, allergens and the cost structure of food production. 

Interested in finding out more? Click here to view our agenda and learn more about what you can expect during Day One of our event. 

Our latest speakers

Whilst I have already highlighted some of our fantastic collection of speakers – including leading representatives from Walmart, Mars, Nestle and Marks & Spencer – we are delighted to share with you some of the other prominent industry minds that will be joining us on stage at Food Integrity Global 2024.

We are honoured to have Dr. Darin Detwiler, Assistant Dean of Academic and Faculty Affairs at Northeastern University’s College of Professional Studies in Boston, MA, join us for our opening keynote on Day One, where he will be considering, ‘Is our food the safest it’s ever been?’ Here, our keynote speaker will set the tone for Food Integrity Global 2024 and ensure that you are well-equipped to deal with the increasingly turbulent conditions surrounding our sector, whether it’s increasingly strained supply chains thanks to geopolitical tensions, a lack of progress in reducing the burden of foodborne illness, or wondering how we will feed an extra two billion people by 2050.  

Other key speakers that we are delighted to highlight include:

  • Liljia Polo-Richards, Founder and Director of Allergy Companions
  • Robert Jones, Vice-President of Global Public Affairs at Mosa Meat
  • Caroline Wilschut, Chief Commercial Officer at Meatable
  • Fritz Konz, Quality and Environment Leader at tegut.

Join us in Amsterdam

The only way that we can progress is by learning from others – whether that be their successes or their struggles. That is what makes events like Food Integrity Global so vital, as it offers all those across the food and beverage industry the opportunity to come together to share your thoughts, opinions, knowledge and insight with one another; and, ultimately, shape the future of the industry. 

Secure your place now to make sure that you don’t miss out on the opportunity to knowledge share, gain exclusive insight, network with peers new and old, and learn more about the industry’s most advanced solutions.

We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam in September!