Overview

The Future of Food Conference is a high-level forum, providing a platform for all the stakeholders of the food system to discuss the most pressing challenges in the EU’s agrifood sector and co-create innovative solutions.

In the lead-up to COP 27, this edition of the event will be dedicated to exploring how agrifood innovation can enable and accelerate the decarbonisation of the EU’s food system. After an opening plenary session exploring this macro-issue, a selection of highly interactive breakout sessions and workshops will focus the discussion on specific aspects, such as the role of consumers and youth, climate smart agriculture, and sustainable aquaculture.

The Future of Food Conference 2022 will take place on the 16th of June at the SQUARE Conference Centre, in Brussels, in an entirely in-person format. Take part in the conversation, discuss the future of food and co-create solutions with many high-level actors of the food system: register today to reserve your spot at the table.

Find out more about the past editions of the Conference and view the respective reports here.

On the menu this year

and much more! View the agenda for more information…



Registration

Please find the registration fees for attending the event in Brussels on the right.

If you are unsure of which category you should register under, please contact us.

 

Please note that due to limited capacity at the venue, we are currently only accepting registrations from 2 representatives per organisation, any additional colleagues will be put on a waiting list – this does not apply to those in the complimentary section. 

  • Corporate – €160
  • Trade Associations – €160
  • EIT Food Associate Partner – €120
  • EIT Food Network Partner – €100
  • Not for Profit / NGO – €100
  • Academic – €100
  • SMEs/Start-ups – €100
  • Student (prior to PHD level) – €50
  • EIT Food Master program – Student & Alumni – €25
  • EIT Food Core Partner and Staff – €0
  • EU Commission / Parliament / Council / other institutions – €0
  • National Government / Regulator – €0
  • Diplomatic Mission to the EU and Permanent Representatives – €0
  • Press / Media – €0

Confirmed speakers

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Virginijus Sinkevičius

European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries

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Jindřich Fialka

Deputy Minister for the Section of Food of the Ministry of Agriculture, Czech Republic

Andy Zynga

Andy Zynga

Chief Executive Officer,
EIT Food

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Antoaneta Angelova-Krasteva

Director for Innovation, Digital Education & International Cooperation, DG EAC, European Commission

Dirk Jacobssmall

Dirk Jacobs

Director General, FoodDrinkEurope

Agenda

The 2022 edition of The Future of Food conference is packed with insightful talks from a variety of speakers, and an extensive list of breakout sessions.

#FutureFood22

Why attend?

Enhanced networking opportunities with stakeholders from across Europe

Discover EIT Food programmes and projects

Scope out future collaboration opportunities

Learn about latest food innovation and food policy trends

Join interactive breakout and brainstorming sessions on crucial topics

Conference Supporters

Featured Speakers

Virginijus-Sinkevičius
Virginijus Sinkevičius
European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
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Virginijus Sinkevičius
European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
Virginijus-Sinkevičius
Virginijus Sinkevičius
European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
Virginijus-Sinkevičius
Virginijus Sinkevičius
European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries
Virginijus-Sinkevičius
Virginijus Sinkevičius
European Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries

Future of Food Conference 2021

755
attendees

74
speakers

85 countries
represented

Featured 2021 Speakers

Jože Podgoršek

Jože Podgoršek

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Food,
Slovenia Presidency

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Dr. Agnes Kalibata,

UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for the 2021 Food Systems Summit

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Claire Bury

Deputy Director-General in DG Health and Food Safety,
European Commission

Janusz Wojciechowski,  EU Commissioner for Agriculture, European Commission

Janusz Wojciechowski

EU Commissioner for Agriculture, European Commission

Andy Zynga

Andy Zynga

Chief Executive Officer,
EIT Food

About EIT Food

EIT Food is the world’s largest and most dynamic food innovation community. We accelerate innovation to build a future-fit food system that produces healthy and sustainable food for all. Supported by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), a body of the European Union, we invest in projects, organisations and individuals that share our goals for a healthy and sustainable food system. We unlock innovation potential in businesses and universities, and create and scale agrifood startups to bring new technologies and products to market. We equip entrepreneurs and professionals with the skills needed to transform the food system and put consumers at the heart of our work, helping build trust by reconnecting them to the origins of their food. We are one of eight innovation communities established by the European Institute for Innovation & Technology (EIT), an independent EU body set up in 2008 to drive innovation and entrepreneurship across Europe.

To find out more, please visit: www.eitfood.eu

Join the conversation #FutureFood22

Venue

The Square, Mont des Arts, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium

To enter the venue, please use the Coudenberg Entrance, located at 3 Coudenberg.

Suggested Accommodation

There are plenty of hotels in the surrounding area to the event venue. We suggest the three below but there are further options available.

Address: Rue Marche aux Herbes, Grasmarkt Straat, 110 B-1000 Brussels, Belgium

Approximately 6 minute walk from event venue.

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Address: Grasmarkt 100, Rue du Marché aux Herbes 100, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Approximately 6 minute walk from event venue.

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Address: Rue du Marché aux Herbes 80, 1000 Brussels, Belgium

Approximately 7 minute walk from event venue. 

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Contact

For more information on any aspect of this event, please contact Anna Harrison using any of the details below.

Anna Harrison

Senior Event Manager | Forum Europe

eitfutureoffood@forum-europe.com

Tel: +44 (0) 2920 783073