16-18 may 2023
Bilbao Foodtech World Summit

Let’s talk about disruption

Go on stage at the world’s biggest event dedicated to FoodTech

Do you have a great business story and want to inspire others with your knowledge?

Food 4 Future World Summit 2023

Food 4 Future Summit 2023 “Call for Speakers” we are looking for agents of the Food sector who want to impact and be part of the change of the Sector worldwide. Experts in Artificial Intelligence applied to the design of new foods, Technology industry for food production, Research and development centres applied to the improvement of food and resources, Climate change agents, Disruptive initiatives and solutions with impact on the sector, Start-ups that are revolutionizing and satisfying unmet demands in the market, Business models and success stories of companies and multinationals in the industry, Scientific associations and universities with applicable research to improve production processes, Companies and designers of more sustainable packaging and packaging.

This Call is open to consortia (public-private), industry experts, social activists, technology companies, researchers, analysts and people with strategic visions who can help us inspire global leaders in the food ecosystem.

Key Topics:

  • Digitization, automation, and energy efficiency of the food chain
  • Safe and Sustainable Food System
  • Healthy Food


Vertical Forums

Topics will be focused on:

•Digital transformation: Artificial Intelligence /data analytics, smart manufacturing, human management, traceability, cybersecurity, smart sensors and production under consumer demands.

•Safe and sustainable food system: towards zero impact food; Futureproteins, circular and blue/green economy; adaptation and mitigation to climate change; the future of plastics and packaging alternatives; Strategies for Accelerating Sustainable Products to market / consumer; efficient use of natural resources and zero waste; new systems for sustainable food labelling.

•Future proteins: How to communicate about new proteins; consumption trends and consumer insights, proteins from the lab, New product development with alternative proteins, Meat analogues or real innovation, and New business opportunities.

•New Apps and services: That facilitate access to food and the information behind it. For instance, nutrition and recipe apps, apps that help users to find restaurants based on specific dietary needs, services that allow hiring professional ‘cook-at-home’ chefs, B2B marketplaces between buyers and producers, Retail Tech, and Wine tech.

Direct-to-consumer food delivery services on-demand: This category includes grocery delivery, ready-to-eat meals delivery from restaurants, dark kitchens, meal kits delivery and delivery of speciality food and drinks from local producers.

•Neuromarketing: All we know of the new tools and data to understand the consumer.


Plant Managers Summit

This edition of Food 4 Future World Summit will bring a Plant Managers Summit. The summit will bring leading plant executives and innovative suppliers and solution providers together. The summit’s content is aligned with key generation challenges and interests, relevant market developments, real-life case studies and strategies adopted by successful pioneers.

Summit highlights:

• Smart infrastructure and energy efficiency,

•Integration of renewable energies in the food processes,

•AI and Big data for workflow optimization

•Digital twins, for a better value proposition in plant maintenance


Evaluation criteria:

Food 4 Future Steering Committee will select among the proposals received those it deems appropriate for the program, following these criteria:

For the impact it can bring to the key issues of the congress
> For its innovation
> For originality, disruption, and differential vision
> For the arguments and information of the presentation
> By the speaker Curriculum Vitae and achievements

Commecial presentations are not allowed.



•Receipt of proposals – Deadline: April, 14th 2023
•Selected proposals – Confirmation date: from April, 20th 2023 all the participants will be informed of the results of their proposals.

If you have any questions, doubts or suggestions regarding this call for speakers, Food 4 Future or Bilbao FoodTech World Summit, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us here.

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