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A global premier platform to share and co-create innovative Agri-Food solutions. The annual week-long event gathers stakeholders from the global agri-food industry to share best practices, showcase the latest technologies and tap business opportunities.

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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
9.00amKeynote Presentation
9.25amPresentation on Future Ready Food Safety Hub (FRESH)
9.45amTechnical Presentation on Fermentation Proteins
TBC
10.05amTechnical 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
10.40amIn-Conversation – Country Sharing by Regulators & Discussion
Moderated by
Dr TAN Lee Kim
Director-General, Food Administration & Deputy CEO,
Singapore Food Agency
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore
Time (UTC+8)Programme
6.00pmKeynote Speech by Mr HENG Swee Keat,
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies
6.10pm

Launch of Singapore International Agro-Food Week

Launch Event:
MoU signing for SIAW
Temasek International
Rethink
Constellar Singapore
Singapore Food Agency
Witnessed by Mr HENG Swee Keat,
Deputy Prime Minister and Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies

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
MoU 2 on Agri-Food Tech Asia Expo & event support from STB for 2022-2024:
Singapore Tourism Board
Constellar Holdings
DLG Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft (German Agricultural Society)

Official Launch, Photo Opportunity and Video

6.20pmOverview of the Asia Food Challenge Report 2021
6.40pmFireside Chat:
The Next Phase of Agri-Food Development & Collaboration in Asia
Moderated by
Anuj MAHESHWARI,
Managing Director, Investment (Agri-food) Temasek
 
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
9.00amOpening 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

10.55amCoffee Break – On-Site Networking and Virtual Tour of The Regenerative Coconuts Agriculture Project (ReCAP)
11.25amAlternative 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

12.20pmSustainable Agriculture: Scaling Innovation from Farm to Shelf
12.30pmFireside Chat: Climate Investing for Sustainable Food Systems
1.00pmLunch Break – On-Site Seated Luncheon and Virtual Speed Networking
2.00pmPitch Afternoon – Hosted in Singapore
Enterprise Singapore Presents 8 Agri-Food Start-Ups
4.00pmPost-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

10.30amNetworking Coffee Break – Meet in the Virtual Lobby
11.00amOpening Keynote: Driving Agri-Food Resilience for the Next Decade
11.20amKeynote: 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

2.00pmVirtual 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

5.15pmInnovation in Action – Regional APAC Spotlight
6.15pmPost Pitch Networking
7.00pmIndia Spotlight: Innovative Solutions Impacting Global Agri-Food Challenges


(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
9.00amWorkshop
10.30amNetworking 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

2.30pmVirtual 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?

5.50pmClosing Remarks: Temasek and Rethink Events
6.00pmEnd of Summit Livestream. Networking Continues Online


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