TRENDS AND INNOVATIONS SEMINAR AGENDA

 

McCormick Place

West Building, Level 1

Rooms 183A, B & C

 

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27, 2019*

Room 183A

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.    Panel Discussion:  Trendsetters and Innovators

                                     Moderator:

                                     Monica Watrous, Managing Editor, Food Business News

                                     Panelists:

                                     Dan Kurzrock, Co-founder and Chief Grain Officer, ReGrained

                                     Natalie Shmulik, Chief Executive Officer, The Hatchery Chicago

                                     Peter Rahal, Co-founder, RXBAR

 

Rooms 183B & C 

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.    Cocktail Reception

                                Sponsored by Hippo Extracts,

                                A PHM Brands Company

                                (Shuttles until 8:00 p.m.)

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 28, 2019*

Room 183A

8:00 - 8:05 a.m.           Welcoming Remarks

                                       Josh Sosland, President, Sosland Publishing

8:05 - 8:55 a.m.          A New Age:  How Shifting Demographics are Shaping the

                                      Food Industry

                                      David Portalatin, Vice President and Industry Advisor, The NPD Group

8:55 - 9:50 a.m.           Health and Wellness:  What Consumers Care About Now

                                       Shelley Balanko, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, The Hartman Group

9:50 - 10:15 a.m.         Break

10:15 - 11:10 a.m.       Using Consumer and Flavor Trends to Drive New

                                       Product Development

                                       Jill Houk, Corporate Research and Development Chef, Olam Spices

11:10 - Noon               The ABCs of C.B.D.

                                       Justin Singer, Chief Executive Officer, Stillwater Foods

                                       Kathleen Sanzo, Partner, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius L.L.P.

 

 

*Schedule and topics are subject to change

 

 

 

 

Sosland Publishing Company, 4801 Main St. Suite 650, Kansas City, MO 64112, (816) 756-1000 or toll free at (800) 338-6201