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Monday, April 17th, 2023

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Pre-conference Workshop

Transformation Imperative: How Can We Truly Change the Food System?

1:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Pre-conference Workshop

Startup Marketing Bootcamp

1:00 pm - 2:20 pm

Pre-conference Workshop

Considerations for Intellectual Property Protection

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Pre-conference Workshop

Startup Hiring Bootcamp: Aligning Org and Team Strategy

2:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Pre-conference Workshop

GATA Town Hall

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Networking

Cumulus Kickoff Party

Tuesday, April 18th, 2023

8:30 am - 8:35 am

Plenary

Welcome to Cumulus!

8:35 am - 9:00 am

Plenary

The Big Picture: Tech’s Role in Addressing Climate Change and Food Security

9:00 am - 9:20 am

Plenary

Policy’s New Path Toward Nutrition Innovation

9:20 am - 9:45 am

Plenary

Overcoming Challenges to Mainstream Ag and Food Product Adoption

9:45 am - 10:10 am

Plenary

Alt Protein: Ready? Or Not?

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Innovation Stage

Innovation & Product Showcase

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Track 1

Using Robotics to Solve the Labor Shortage

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Track 2

Retail & Food Service: Winning Solutions to Reducing Waste

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Track 3

Precision Fermentation: State of the Industry

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Track 1

CEA Infrastructure and Investment

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Track 2

Carbon Collaboration: Turning Carbon Platforms into a Market Reality

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Track 3

Navigating the Evolving Regulatory Environment for Novel Ingredients

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking

Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 1

How Tech is Enabling Efficient Resource Use on Farms

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 2

Consumer Adoption of New Foods—What Does It Take?

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 3

The Future of Upcycled Ingredients

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 1

The Holy Grail of CEA

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 2

Leveraging Digital Tools to Increase Food Safety and Minimize Waste

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 3

Challenges and Opportunities in the Demand for Clean Label Innovation

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 1

How Agtech Innovations are Derisking Price Volatility of Crop Inputs

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 2

Driving the Food-as-Medicine Pathway

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 3

The Future of Commodities: Future-Proofing Our Food System Through Synthetic Ingredients

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking

Expo Hall Reception

Wednesday, April 19th, 2023

8:30 am - 8:35 am

Plenary

Welcome Back

8:35 am - 9:00 am

Plenary

Reporting Impact: Exploring Complexities and Value

9:00 am - 9:20 am

Plenary

Disrupting Food Retail: Innovation at Scale

9:20 am - 9:45 am

Plenary

Investor Panel: Exits and Future Unicorns

9:45 am - 10:10 am

Plenary

What Does a Future Food System Look Like?

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

Innovation Stage

Innovation & Product Showcase

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Track 1

The Future of Controlled Environment Agriculture

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Track 2

Leveraging Farm Data for Downstream Visibility

10:40 am - 11:10 am

Track 3

How Tech is Transforming Our Notion of Hospitality

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Track 2

Navigating Growth, Budgets, Runway and Exits in a Volatile Economy

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Track 3

Retail’s Opportunity Driving Food-As-Medicine Innovation

11:15 am - 12:00 pm

Track 3

The Promise of Epigenetics

12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Networking

Lunch

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 2

Advances in CRISPR: What Can We Learn from Applications Across the Value Chain?

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 2

Commercializing Novel CPG

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Track 3

Breakthroughs in R&D: Decoding Flavor and Aroma

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 1

Beyond the Culture: What’s Next for Alt Protein’s Ancillary Components?

2:35 pm - 3:05 pm

Track 2

Re-Regionalization of Food Systems

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 1

The Novel Foods Capex Challenge: Building Infrastructure at Scale

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 2

The Final Frontier? Digitization of the Supply Chain

3:10 pm - 3:40 pm

Track 3

Accelerating Innovation Through Strategic Partnerships

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Networking

Expo Hall Reception

9:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Networking

Official After Party