Dairy Innovation Strategies 2023

Devising Commercially Successful Strategies for the Dairy Industry

19 - 20

April

2023
  • Scandic Copenhagen
  • Complimentary

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Agenda

  • 19 Apr 2023
  • 20 Apr 2023
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Streams

Stream one

Innovation & NPD

2 PM

Panel Discussion: Creating New Packaging

  • Discussing the various processes that go into the creation of new packaging, from idea conception to the actual product
  • Understanding the challenges associated with the creation of packaging, i.e., meeting legal compliances, consumer expectations and demands, market regulations and standards
  • Analysing the importance of sustainability and recyclability when it comes to the creation of packaging

2:30 PM

Reserved for SIG Combibloc

3 PM

Is a New Era of Fully Recyclable Packaging Ahead of Us?

  • Examining extent to which the packaging industry can design and deliver packaging that is fully recyclable
  • Identifying the key challenges, i.e., governmental regulations, consumer expectations and demands that prevent packaging to be fully circular
  • Investigating how the EU Plastic Strategy, which requires all packaging to be recyclable or reusable in an economically viable way by 2030, will affect your business

3:30 PM

15-minute Spotlight – Reserved for Sponsor

8 AM

Registration and networking

8:50 AM

Chairman’s opening remarks

Speakers

9 AM

Keynote address: The Putative Role of Probiotic Dairy on the Gut Microbiome

Speakers

9:30 AM

Reserved for Tate & Lyle

  • Freedom to innovate in-trend products and to make technical choices: what dairy brands have told us, as we launched Pennaholtâ„¢, a transformational masterbatch technology
  • Protecting dairy products and build brand equity with PET packaging: how Pennaholtâ„¢ offers the design freedom to create high opacity, premium white PET packages, that stand out on the shelves
  • Unlimited choices of design and technical options: how Pennaholtâ„¢ supports the widest range of colors and effects, and helps precisely dial-in performance and costs
  • Supporting circularity and staying ahead of sustainability trends: how Pennaholtâ„¢ offers opacity and whiteness with 0% TiO2

10 AM

A New Wave of Sustainable Consumers: The Rise of the Globally Conscious Consumer

  • Mapping out the changes in consumer expectations, demands and needs, and how these play into the commercial success of your brand
  • Evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on consumer behaviour and demands
  • Investigating how your product can benefit the current health and wellness agenda of many consumers

10:30 AM

Reserved for Sponsor

11 AM

Morning refreshments and networking

11:30 AM

Panel Discussion: Who Will Lead the Future: Dairy versus Plant-Based Alternatives Products?

  • Discussing the progress and trends of dairy product and the recent popularity of plant-based alternatives
  • Identifying the core reasons why consumers may be more attracted to plant-based alternatives rather than dairy products
  • Delineating the challenges associated with each competitor, i.e., innovation, taste, flavour, ingredients and texture, as well as regulations, market compliance and standards

12 PM

Reserved for Ingredion

12:15 PM

Panel Discussion: Achieving a Net Zero Carbon Footprint

  • Uncovering the extent to which dairy production and the packaging of the goods affects the environment and its impact on the overall carbon footprint
  • Discovering the best production, packaging and disposability methodologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and lower carbon footprint
  • Evaluating how not abiding with consumer expectations for a greener production cycle can affect the saleability of your product

12:45 PM

15-minute Spotlight – Reserved for Impact Group

1 PM

Lunch and networking

2 PM

Panel Discussion: Creating New Innovative Dairy and Plant-Based Alternative Products

  • Discussing the various processes that go into the creation of dairy products, from idea conception to the actual materialisation of the product
  • Understanding the challenges associated with the creation of dairy products, i.e., meeting legal compliances, consumer demands, market regulations and standards
  • Analysing the importance of sustainability and provenance when it comes to the creation of dairy products

Speakers

2:30 PM

Panel Discussion: Ingredients, Taste & Flavour in the Dairy and Plant-Based Alternative Industry

  • Understanding the correlation between ingredients, taste & flavour, and discussing which gustatory elements drive consumers to become loyal to your product
  • Identifying the latest developments and trends within the ingredients space when it comes to dairy and plant-based alternatives

3 PM

Flourishing New Possibilities in the Dairy Alternative Space

  • Exploring the endless possibilities in the dairy alternative space, and how to establish oneself in a competitive manner within the industry
  • Evaluating the latest development within the dairy alternative space
  • Leveraging consumer change in demands and needs to create a successful dairy altedrnative product

3:30 PM

15-minute Spotlight – Reserved for Agrana

3:45 PM

Afternoon refreshments and networking

4:15 PM

On How Flexitarian Diets Are Feeding Alternative Protein Demands

  • Understanding how alternative protein sources have become a fast-growing space as a result of heightened consumer demands that support their desires to diversify their diet
  • Examining the latest technologies, such as fermentation, that will enable new ways to bring alternative options to consumers
  • Foreseeing how digital-natives Gen-Z and Gen Alpha will lead the way when it comes to the growing acceptance of novel methods

4:45 PM

Reserved for Sponsor

5:15 PM

Where’s It From? Local, Local and Local

  • Evaluating the importance of provenance when it comes to the dairy industry
  • Exploring how consumers have become more conscious about supporting local suppliers and producers, as it fits with their agenda to reduce supply chain dependency and nurture local economies
  • Investigating how local and independent manufacturers and producers can build relationships with their consumers by placing an emphasis on traceability, provenance and sustainable production practices

5:45 PM

Close of Day One

8 AM

Registration and networking

8:50 AM

Chairman’s opening remarks

9 AM

The Future of Dairy Industry: Is It Completely Plant-Based?

  • Discussing the progress and trends of the dairy industry, and analysing the future trajectory of the market

9:30 AM

Reserved for Sweegen

10 AM

On How to Extend Shelf Life

  • Exploring the latest developments and technologies within the Dairy industry when it comes to Shelf Life
  • Investigating the correlation between shelf life, supply chain and food waste, and uncovering the best methodologies to reduce food waste

10:30 AM

Reserved for Sponsor

10:45 AM

Morning refreshments and networking

11:15 AM

Speaker Hosted Roundtables

Interactive roundtable sessions offer a unique opportunity to come together with your peers to share best practice and develop solutions to critical challenges facing the industry as a whole. Hosted by industry experts and each focused on a single issue, roundtables are an exciting, interactive way to build your personal network and learn from the experience and expertise of others.

Each roundtable session lasts for 45 minutes, and delegates may attend up to 2 roundtables.

RT1: Reserved for GNT Group BV

RT2: Reserved for End-User

RT3: Reserved for Sponsor

12:45 PM

Lunch and networking

1:45 PM

Functionality and Nutrition: Dairy and Plant-Based Alternatives Products

  • Uncovering the extent to which dairy products provide functional attributes, such as digestive and immune function support
  • Investigating how dairy offerings can meet consumer demands for so-called proactive personalisation, i.e., tailored approach to nutrition

2:15 PM

Reserved for Sponsor

2:45 PM

Afternoon refreshments and networking

3:15 PM

Dairy-Based Sports and Nutrition

  • Understanding how sports drinks are beverages specifically formulated for athletes as an alternative to water for boosting energy and hydration levels
  • Comparing dairy beverages and traditional drinks, and examining how the latter are loaded with artificial ingredients and sugar
  • Discussing how with rising health concerns, consumers are preferring nutritious ingredients with lower sugar content

3:45 PM

Healthier Snacks, Higher Protein Dairy Snacks

  • Analysing how healthier snacks with a higher protein content contain carbohydrates, calcium, magnesium and Vitamin D, which are all perfect for rebuilding muscle, as well as maintaining a healthy nutrion
  • Understanding how consumers appreciate packaging for on-the-go consumption and is easily openable

4:15 PM

On Navigating Regulations and Market Compliance in the Dairy Industry

  • Exploring the best methods to navigate regulations and market compliance in the dairy industry
  • Understanding how to navigate regulations and how to still deliver a high-quality product that meets market standards and consumer expectations

4:45 PM

Close of Conference

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Hans Van Bochove
Head of Public Policy Centre, The Coca-Cola Company European

Hans van Bochove, VP Public affairs and Government Relations at Coca Cola is a key opinion leader in the beverage industry, amongst his responsibilities is the company’s packaging and recycling policy. He joined the Coca-Cola system in 1998 serving as Director Public Affairs and Communications in The Netherlands for nine years. From 2007 to 2011, Hans was Director Public Affairs, Communications and CSR at Starbucks Coffee Company for the Europe, Middle-East and Africa region. He then returned to Coca-Cola in his current role and since March 2017 also serves as Chairman of the European Organization for Packaging and Environment (EUROPEN).

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Anca Avasilichioaei
Director European Business Development, Lactalis
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Hittjo Homan
Manager Dairy Technology, Yili Innovation centre Europe
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Kyle Brookmeyer
Innovation Change Manager, FrieslandCampina
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Tim Knight
VP PR and Communications, EMEA, Oatly
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Abigail Kelly
Head Of Marketing & Insights, Crediton Dairy
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Cecilia Lindström
Ph.D., Head of Open Innovation & Partnerships, Arla Foods

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Dr. Olaf Larsen
Senior Manager Science & MT Member, Yakult Nederland B.V.

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Keynote address: The Putative Role of Probiotic Dairy on the Gut Microbiome

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Arturs Čirjevskis
CEO, Food Union
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Kinga Adamaszwili
Senior Nutrition, Health & Food Law Officer
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Ben Gemmell

Head of Consumer Portfolio


+(44) 207 661 8841

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Edwin Boadu

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