15 Nov 2021

The by-invitation-only Regulators’ Roundtable presents a platform for regulators and industry players to share best practices and experiences on risk assessment of novel foods.

16 - 18 Nov 2021

The leadership summit for global innovators and investors to share ideas and collaborate towards a secure, sustainable Agri-Food system in Asia.

17 Nov 2021

This by-invitation-only Executive Roundtable will convene a select group of industry leaders and innovators who have invested in, developed and/or adopted Agri-Food technologies.

Coming in 2022

Upcoming Expo for companies in Agri-Food industries to launch, testbed and showcase their solutions for the food production sectors.

15 Nov 2021

The by-invitation-only Regulators’ Roundtable presents a platform for regulators and industry players to share best practices and experiences on risk assessment of novel foods.

17 Nov 2021

This by-invitation-only Executive Roundtable will convene a select group of industry leaders and innovators who have invested in, developed and/or adopted Agri-Food technologies.

16 - 18 Nov 2021

The leadership summit for global innovators and investors to share ideas and collaborate towards a secure, sustainable Agri-Food system in Asia.

Coming in 2022

Upcoming Expo for companies in Agri-Food industries to launch, testbed and showcase their solutions for the food production sectors.

Singapore International Agri-Food Week: Catalysing Sustainable Food Production in Asia

Day-by-Day Session Preview

Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
The by-invitation-only Regulators’ Roundtable presents a platform for regulators and industry players to share best practices and experiences on risk assessment of novel foods.
Time (UTC+8)Programme
9.00amWelcome Remarks
Dr TAN Lee Kim
Director General, Food Administration & Deputy CEO,
Singapore Food Agency
Part 1Technical Sharing 
9.05amA FRESH look at Food Safety under the SFS R&D Agenda
Dr Benjamin SMITH
Director,
FRESH
9.15amFood (for the) Future and Future Food
Dr Melanine WEINGARTEN
Deputy Director, Biotransformation
A*STAR
9.25amTechnical Presentation on Recommended Industry Guidelines for Cultured Meat
Prof. Akira IGATA
Visiting Professor/Executive Director
Center for Rule-making Strategy, Tama University
Adjunct Fellow, Pacific Forum International
9.35amQ&A
Moderated by Adj A/P Joanne Chan
9.50amBreak
Part 2In-Conversation
Moderated by Dr TAN Lee Kim
10.00amIn-Conversation – Country Sharing by Regulators & Discussion
All invited regulators and members from international organisations
11.30amEnd
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Time (UTC+8)Programme
6.00pmSTART OF LIVE BROADCAST
6.15pmOPENING ADDRESS by Mr LIM Boon Heng,
Chairman, Temasek
6.25pmKEYNOTE SPEECH by Mr HENG Swee Keat,
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies
6.35pm

LAUNCH OF SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL AGRI-FOOD WEEK

MoU SIGNING FOR SIAW

  • Singapore Food Agency
  • Temasek
  • Rethink Events
  • Constellar

Witnessed by Mr HENG Swee Keat,
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Mr YAP Chin Siang, Deputy Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board

MoU SIGNING FOR MICE EVENTS UNDER SIAW

MoU 1 on Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit & Event Support from STB for 2022-2024:

  • Singapore Tourism Board
  • Rethink Events

MoU 2 on Agri-Food Tech Asia Expo & Event Support from STB for 2022-2024:

  • Singapore Tourism Board
  • Constellar
6.55pmOVERVIEW OF THE ASIA FOOD CHALLENGE REPORT 2021
Presented by Mr Richard SKINNER, Partner, Strategy & Food Security Specialist, PwC Singapore
7.05pm

FIRESIDE CHAT: THE NEXT PHASE OF AGRI-FOOD DEVELOPMENT & COLLABORATION IN ASIA
Moderated by Mr Anuj MAHESHWARI,
Managing Director, Investment (Agri-food) Temasek

Panelists:

  • Mr Marcel SMITS, Chairman Asia-Pacific and Head of Corporate Strategy, Cargill
  • Mr Christian WIEGELE, President, Dole Asia Fresh
  • Ms Karen TAY, General Manager, Classic Fine Foods
  • Ms Verleen GOH, Chief Food Fighter, Alchemy Foodtech
  • Dr Hazel KHOO, Executive Director, Singapore Institute of Food and Biotechnology Innovation (SIFBI), A*STAR

Witnessed by Mr HENG Swee Keat,
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Mr YAP Chin Siang, Deputy Chief Executive, Singapore Tourism Board

7.45pmEnd of Live Broadcast
Venue: Grand Hyatt Singapore
(Live Workshop & Virtual Summit)
Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit: The leadership summit for global innovators and investors to share ideas and collaborate towards a secure, sustainable Agri-Food system in Asia.
Time (UTC+8)Programme
9.00amWelcome Remarks
9.05am

Opening Keynote: Implementing a Strategy for Sustainable Food Systems

9.20am

Opening Plenary: Scaling and Crisis-Proofing Asia’s Agri-Food Industry

10.05am

Climate-Smart Farming in Asia-Pacific: Finding the Right Balance

10.15am

Cutting Carbon: Advancing Sustainable Food Production from Farm to Fork

10.55am

Coffee Break – On-Site Networking and Virtual Tour of The Regenerative Coconuts Agriculture Project (ReCAP)

11.25am

Alternative Protein Cook-Off: Featuring Michelin Star Chef

11.30am

Fireside Chat: Raising the Bar for Nutritional Value and Versatility in Alternative Proteins

11.40am

Alternative Proteins: Paving the Way for Novel Food Approvals & Future Growth

12.20pm

Sustainable Agriculture: Scaling Innovation from Farm to Shelf

12.30pm

Fireside Chat: Climate Investing for Sustainable Food Systems

1.00pm

Lunch Break – On-Site Seated Luncheon and Virtual Speed Networking

2.00pm

Pitch Afternoon – Hosted in Singapore
Enterprise Singapore Presents 8 Agri-Food Start-Ups

4.00pm

Post-Pitch Networking

Venue: Grand Hyatt Singapore
(Live Workshop & Virtual Summit)
Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit: The leadership summit for global innovators and investors to share ideas and collaborate towards a secure, sustainable Agri-Food system in Asia.
Time (UTC+8)Programme
9.00am

In-Person Workshop: Green Financing and Natural Capital Investment Models – hosted by ADB

10.30am

Networking Coffee Break – Meet in the Virtual Lobby

11.00am

Opening Keynote: Driving Agri-Food Resilience for the Next Decade

11.20am

Keynote: Exploring New Avenues for Innovation in Southeast Asia

11.20am

Opening Plenary: Designing Collaboration Models Fit for a Changing World

12.05pm

Choice of Two Tracks

TRACK 1: Sustainable Farming: AgTech Innovation for Smallholder Farmers

TRACK 2: Sustainable Proteins: Plant-Based, Fermented & Cell-Based Solutions

2.00pm

Virtual Roundtable Discussion Groups

2.45pm

Start-Up Innovation Challenges with CPF GROUP and CARGILL

3.45pm

Activating the Entrepreneurial Cycles in China to Fast-Track Alternative Protein Innovation

4.30pm

Closing Plenary: The Role of Digitalisation in Improving Supply Chain Resilience & Sustainability

5.15pm

Innovation in Action – Regional APAC Spotlight

6.15pm

Post Pitch Networkin

7.00pm

India Spotlight: Innovative Solutions Impacting Global Agri-Food Challenges

Presented by SGInnovate
Partnered with Enterprise Singapore
In conjunction with the Singapore International Agri-Food Week (SIAW)

Date: 17 November 2021, Wednesday

Time: 3:00pm – 4:30pm (Singapore Time / UTC +8)

Venue: SGInnovate, 32 Carpenter Street, Singapore 059911

Format: Moderated Roundtable Discussion; Closed-Door and By-Invite-Only

Tentative Programme

Time (UTC+8)Programme
3.00pmOpening Remarks by SGInnovate
3.05pmOpening Remarks by Enterprise Singapore
3.10pmRoundtable Discussion Moderated by SGInnovate
(Virtual Summit)
Asia Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit: The leadership summit for global innovators and investors to share ideas and collaborate towards a secure, sustainable Agri-Food system in Asia.
Time (UTC+8)Programme
9.00am

Workshop

10.30am

Networking Coffee Break – Meet in the Virtual Lobby

11.00am

Opening Keynote: Corporate Impact Strategies – Leading with Purpose

11.10am

Opening Plenary: Financing Growth: Investment Models to Scale Innovation in Agri-Food

11.50am

Future Food: Driving Innovation in Nutrition & Health in Asia

12.00pm

Choice of Two Themed Tracks

TRACK 1: Sustainable Farming: The Future of CEA and Vertical Farming in APAC

TRACK 2: Sustainable Proteins: From Alternatives and Hybrids to Aquaculture

2.30pm

Virtual Roundtable Discussion Groups

3.15pm

Global Alliances for Driving Innovation in the Entrepreneurial Landscape in Asia

3.25pm

Fireside Chat: Implementing Holistic Nutrition and Health Strategies in Asia

3.55pm

Thailand’s Alternative Protein Agenda: Building a Biotechnology Ecosystem

4.35pm

Food Packaging: Closing the Loop on a Green Future

5.10pm

Closing Plenary: Crystal Ball – What Will Asia’s Agri-Food Industry Look Like in 2030?

5.50pm

Closing Remarks: Temasek and Rethink Events

6.00pm

End of Summit Livestream. Networking Continues Online

Singapore International
Agri-Food Week 2021 Launch Event

Guests of Honour

Mr-Heng-Swee-Keat

Mr HENG Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister and
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

SIAW Launch Event
15 November 2021

Ms-Grace-Fu

Ms Grace FU

Minister for
Sustainability and the Environment

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
16 November 2021

MOS Alvin Tan-modified

Mr Alvin TAN

Minister of State for
Trade & Industry

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
17 November 2021

Ms-Grace-Fu

Ms Grace Fu

Minister for
Sustainability and the Environment

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
16 November 2021

Mr-Heng-Swee-Keat

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister and
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

SIAW Launch Event
15 November 2021

Mr-Alvin-Tan

Mr Alvin Tan

Minister of State,
Ministry for Trade and Industry & Ministry for
Culture, Community and Youth

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
17 November 2021

Guest Speakers Include:

Benjamin Smith-modified

Dr Benjamin SMITH

Director
Innovations in Food & Chemical
Safety Programme
A*STAR
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Dr Lee Kim Tan-modified

Dr TAN Lee Kim

Director-General,
Food Administration & Deputy CEO,
Singapore Food Agency
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Dr Melanine WEINGARTEN-modified

Dr Melanine WEINGARTEN

Deputy Director,
Biotransformation,
A*STAR
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Prof Akira IGATA-modified

Prof Akira IGATA

Visiting Professor/Executive Director,
Center for Rule-making Strategy, Tama University Adjunct Fellow,
Pacific Forum International
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Richard SKINNER-modified

Richard SKINNER

Partner,
Singapore Institute of
Strategy & Food Security Specialist
PwC Singapore
SIAW Launch Event

Verleen Goh Launch Event-modified

Verleen GOH

Chief Food Fighter,
Alchemy FoodTech,
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

Christian Wiegele-modified

Christian WIEGELE

President,
Dole Asia Fresh,
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

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Dr Hazel KHOO

Executive Director,
Singapore Institute of
Food & Biotechnology Innovation
Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore
SIAW Launch Event

Marcel Smits-modified

Marcel SMITS

Chairman and CEO Asia-Pacific
Cargill
SIAW Launch Event

Temasek_Photo_Anuj-MAHESHWARI-MD-Agribusiness-modified

Anuj MAHESHWARI

Managing Director,
Investment (Agri-Food)
Temasek
SIAW Launch Event

Karen Tay - Classic Fine Foods-modified

Karen TAY

General Manager,
Classic Fine Foods,
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

Chan Hian Lim-modified

CHAN Hian Lim

Deputy CEO
(Corporate , Industry, Technology)
Singapore Food Agency
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Corine Tap-modified

Corine TAP

Danone President for Asia,
Africa & Middle East,
Danone, Indonesia
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Xin Yi Lim, Executive Director, Sustainability & Agriculture Impact, PINDUODUO, CHINA-modified

LIM Xin Yi

Executive Director
Sustainability & Agricultural Impact,
Pinduoduo, China
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Christopher Langholz-modified

Christopher LANGHOLZ

International President,
Tyson Foods,
Singapore

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Rob Candelino-modified

Rob CANDELINO

CEO,
Unilever Thailand & Inland Asean,
Thailand

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Amy Chen-modified

Amy CHEN

Chief Operating Officer,
Upside Foods, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Karen Hooper - Tony Blair Institute-modified

Karen HOOPER

Policy Lead
Science and Innovation Unit
Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Singapore
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

WAIS-Ranveer-Chandra-modified

Ranveer CHANDRA

Managing Director
Research and CTO Agri-Food
Microsoft, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Alexander Tokarz-modified

Alexander TOKARZ

Head Group Strategy
Syngenta, Switzerland
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Nate Storey-modified

Nate STOREY

Co-Founder and CSO
Plenty, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Guest of Honour

Mr-Heng-Swee-Keat

Mr HENG Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister and
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

SIAW Launch Event
15 November 2021

Ms-Grace-Fu

Ms Grace Fu

Minister for
Sustainability and the Environment

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
16 November 2021

Mr-Heng-Swee-Keat

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister and
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

SIAW Launch Event
15 November 2021

Mr-Alvin-Tan

Mr Alvin Tan

Minister of State,
Ministry for Trade and Industry & Ministry for
Culture, Community and Youth

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
17 November 2021

Guest Speakers Include:

Benjamin Smith-modified

Dr Benjamin SMITH

Director
Innovations in Food & Chemical
Safety Programme
A*STAR
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Dr Lee Kim Tan-modified

Dr TAN Lee Kim

Director-General
Food Administration & Deputy CEO,
Singapore Food Agency
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Marcel Smits-modified

Marcel SMITS

Chairman and CEO Asia-Pacific
Cargill
SIAW Launch Event

Temasek_Photo_Anuj-MAHESHWARI-MD-Agribusiness-modified

Anuj MAHESHWARI

Managing Director,
Investment (Agri-Food)
Temasek
SIAW Launch Event

Karen Tay - Classic Fine Foods-modified

Karen TAY

General Manager,
Classic Fine Foods,
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

Chan Hian Lim-modified

CHAN Hian Lim

Deputy Chief Executive Officer
(Corporate , Industry, Technology)
Singapore Food Agency
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Corine Tap-modified

Corine TAP

Danone President for Asia,
Africa & Middle East,
Danone, Indonesia
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Xin Yi Lim, Executive Director, Sustainability & Agriculture Impact, PINDUODUO, CHINA-modified

LIM Xin Yi

Executive Director
Sustainability & Agricultural Impact,
Pinduoduo, China
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Christopher Langholz-modified

Christopher LANGHOLZ

International President,
Tyson Foods,
Singapore

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Rob Candelino-modified

Rob CANDELINO

CEO,
Unilever Thailand & Inland Asean,
Thailand

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Amy Chen-modified

Amy CHEN

Chief Operating Officer,
Upside Foods, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Karen Hooper - Tony Blair Institute-modified

Karen HOOPER

Policy Lead
Science and Innovation Unit
Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Singapore
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

WAIS-Ranveer-Chandra-modified

Ranveer CHANDRA

Managing Director
Research and CTO Agri-Food
Microsoft, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Alexander Tokarz-modified

Alexander TOKARZ

Head Group Strategy
Syngenta, Switzerland
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Nate Storey-modified

Nate STOREY

Co-Founder and CSO
Plenty, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Guests of Honour

Mr-Heng-Swee-Keat


Mr HENG Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister and
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

SIAW Launch Event
15 November 2021

Ms-Grace-Fu

Ms Grace FU

Minister for
Sustainability and the Environment

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
16 November 2021

MOS Alvin Tan-modified

Mr Alvin TAN

Minister of
State for Trade & Industry

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
17 November 2021

Ms-Grace-Fu

Ms Grace Fu

Minister for
Sustainability and the Environment

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
16 November 2021

Mr-Heng-Swee-Keat

Mr Heng Swee Keat

Deputy Prime Minister and
Coordinating Minister for
Economic Policies

SIAW Launch Event
15 November 2021

Mr-Alvin-Tan

Mr Alvin Tan

Minister of State,
Ministry for Trade and Industry & Ministry for
Culture, Community and Youth

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit
17 November 2021

Guest Speakers Include:

Benjamin Smith-modified


Dr Benjamin SMITH

Director
Innovations in Food & Chemical
Safety Programme
A*STAR
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Dr Lee Kim Tan-modified


Dr TAN Lee Kim

Director-General,
Food Administration & Deputy CEO,
Singapore Food Agency
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Dr Melanine WEINGARTEN-modified


Dr Melanine WEINGARTEN

Deputy Director,
Biotransformation,
A*STAR
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Prof Akira IGATA-modified


Prof Akira IGATA

Visiting Professor/Executive Director,
Center for Rule-making Strategy, Tama University Adjunct Fellow,
Pacific Forum International
Roundtable on Novel Food Regulations

Richard SKINNER-modified


Richard SKINNER

Partner,
Singapore Institute of
Strategy & Food Security Specialist
PwC Singapore
SIAW Launch Event

Verleen Goh Launch Event-modified


Verleen GOH

Chief Food Fighter,
Alchemy FoodTech,
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

Christian Wiegele-modified


Christian WIEGELE

President,
Dole Asia Fresh,
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

sifbi_dr-hazel-khoo_1200x628-modified


Dr Hazel KHOO

Executive Director,
Singapore Institute of
Food & Biotechnology Innovation
Agency for Science, Technology and Research, Singapore
SIAW Launch Event

Marcel Smits-modified


Marcel SMITS

Chairman and CEO Asia-Pacific
Cargill
SIAW Launch Event

Temasek_Photo_Anuj-MAHESHWARI-MD-Agribusiness-modified


Anuj MAHESHWARI

Managing Director,
Investment (Agri-Food)
Temasek
SIAW Launch Event

Karen Tay - Classic Fine Foods-modified


Karen TAY

General Manager,
Classic Fine Foods
Singapore

SIAW Launch Event

Chan Hian Lim-modified


CHAN Hian Lim

Deputy CEO
(Corporate , Industry, Technology)
Singapore Food Agency
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Corine Tap-modified


Corine TAP

Danone President for Asia,
Africa & Middle East,
Danone, Indonesia
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Xin Yi Lim, Executive Director, Sustainability & Agriculture Impact, PINDUODUO, CHINA-modified


LIM Xin Yi

Executive Director
Sustainability & Agricultural Impact,
Pinduoduo, China
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Christopher Langholz-modified


Christopher LANGHOLZ

International President,
Tyson Foods,
Singapore

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Rob Candelino-modified


Rob CANDELINO

CEO,
Unilever Thailand & Inland Asean,
Thailand

Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Amy Chen-modified


Amy CHEN

Chief Operating Officer,
Upside Foods, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Karen Hooper - Tony Blair Institute-modified


Karen HOOPER

Policy Lead
Science and Innovation Unit
Tony Blair Institute for Global Change, Singapore
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

WAIS-Ranveer-Chandra-modified


Ranveer CHANDRA

Managing Director
Research and CTO Agri-Food
Microsoft, USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Alexander Tokarz-modified


Alexander TOKARZ

Head Group Strategy
Syngenta, Switzerland
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

Nate Storey-modified


Nate STOREY

Co-Founder and CSO
Plenty USA
Asia-Pacific Agri-Food Innovation Summit

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