2020 Speakers

Anne L. Alonzo
senior vice president, external affairs and chief sustainability officer, Corteva Agriscience
Teresa Bellanova
minister of agriculture, Italy
Petra Berkhout
chief agricultural economist of Wageningen University & Research
Susanne Braun
managing director, research center for bioeconomy, Universität Hohenheim
Chantal Bruetschy
Head of Unit responsible for Biotechnology from DG SANTE
Anne Bucher
director general, DG SANTE, European Commission
Dominique Burgeon
director, Emergency and Rehabilitation Division and Strategic Programme leader – resilience, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations(FAO)
Wolfgang Burtscher
director general, DG AGRI, European Commission
John Clarke
Director for international relations, DG AGRI, European Commission
Paula den Hartog*
palm oil lead, Rainforest Alliance
Herbert Dorfmann
member of the European Parliament (MEP)
Martin Ekvad
president of the Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO)
Johannes Fankhauser
Director General of Agriculture and Rural Development, Austrian Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism
Marion Jansen
chief economist, International Trade Centre (ITC)
Jannes Maes
president, European Council of Young Farmers, CEJA
Carla Montesi
director, Planet and Prosperity, DG DEVCO, European Commission
Julia Nielson
deputy director, Trade and Agriculture Directorate, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Alexandra Nikolakopoulou
head of unit, food information and composition, food waste, DG SANTE, European Commission
Igor Petrashko
minister of economic development, trade and agriculture, Ukraine*
Sirpa Pietikäinen
member of the European People's Party (EPP), European Parliament
Ian Pigott
farmer, Thrales End Farms, UK
Luis Planas
Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Spain
Juliette Protino
engineer in agronomy and project manager, European Rural Poultry Association (ERPA)
Jeroom Remmers
director, True Animal Protein Price Coalition
Martin Scholten
strategic advisor, Executive Board, Wageningen University &Research
René Smulders
Manager of Plant Breeding, Wageningen University and Research
Stefano Soro
head of Food Industry unit, DG GROW, European Commission
Patrick Trötschler
deputy managing director and program manager, Bodensee-Stiftung
Pasi Vainikka
Co-Founder & CEO, Solar Foods
Jeanette Wong
co-founder, The Clean Kilo

2020 Moderators

Arthur Neslen
senior policy reporter, POLITICO
reporter, POLITICO
Eddy Wax
Reporter, POLITICO

*awaiting final confirmation