Conference: Sowing Seeds of Innovation to Feed Cities Healthier Food

Gwendolyn Brooks College Preparatory Academy, 250 E 111th street, Chicago, IL 60628

9:00 – 9:30 am          Registration

9:30 – 9:50 am          Official Opening

– Welcome by Karen Weigert, City of Chicago

– Welcome by Simon Smits, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands

9:50 – 10:05 am        Keynote Michael Bashaw, President of Whole Foods, Midwest

10:05 – 10:20 am     Keynote Marissa Nelson of Ahold

10:20 – 10:35 am     City of Chicago and Hein Kruyt, CEO Solynta

10:35 – 10:55 am     Coffee break

11:00 – 11:10 am     Salm Partners – Chris Salm CEO

11:10 – 11:20 am     Fortified Food Coatings – Diederik Bruins

11:20 – 11:30 am     Vivi B.V. – Cees Visser & Philips LED Solutions – Gus van der Feltz

11:30 – 11:40 am     Sweet Water Foundation – Emmanuel Pratt

11:40 – 11:55 am     Panel discussion

11:55 – 12:25 pm     The closing session and ceremony will be attended by His Majesty Willem Alexander, King of the Netherlands and Her Majesty Máxima, Queen of the Netherlands

12:25 – 12:45 pm     Networking coffee reception

12:45 pm       End of seminar

 

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