Join the industry in attending the largest event exclusively dedicated to cell-cultured meat, poultry, and seafood technology.

Friday, October 22
Tentative schedule, subject to change.  

9:00 AM – Registration and Breakfast

10:00 AM – Opening & Welcoming Remarks

10:05 AM – Keynote Presentation: The Road to Commercialization for Cultivated Meat
Amy Chen, UPSIDE Foods

10:45 AM – The Path to Scaling Cultured Meat Production

Moderated by Kim Lovan, Black & Veatch

Tim Olsen, PhD, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany

Jed Johnson, PhD, Matrix Meats

Keri Szejda, PhD, North Mountain Consulting Group

11:45 AM – Fireside Chat: How Can Synthetic Bio Startups Be More Transparent With Consumers?

A conversation with Larissa Zimberoff, Journalist & Author

Patricia Bubner, PhD, Orbillion Bio, Inc.
Patrick Mills, Director of Service and Operations at Bi-Rite Market

12:30 PM – Lunch + Expo
Vegan lunch options will be served.

1:30 PM – U.S. Regulatory Updates for Cell-Cultured Meat

Brian P. Sylvester, J.D., Covington & Burling LLP

Jessica O’Connell, J.D., M.P.H., Covington & Burling LLP

2:00 PM – Scalability Track Presentation

Dr. Benjamin Larson, Wildtype

3:00 PM – Life & Food: Scaling our Next Food System Sustainably

Dr. Matthew Anderson-Baron, Future Fields

3:30 PM – Coffee Break + Expo

4:30 PM – Investment Opportunities in Cell-cultured Meat

Moderated by Alex Shirazi, SVCMS

James Stewart, Level One Fund

Nate Salpeter, Ph.D., SNØCAP, Sweet Farm

5:15 PM – Live Podcast Recording: Business For Good Podcast

Paul Shapiro, Better Meat Co 

Anita Broellochs, Balletic Foods
Alex Shirazi, SVCMS

6:00 PM – Evening Reception: Under The Dome

Saturday, October 23

 Tentative schedule, subject to change.

9:00 AM – Registration and Breakfast

10:00 AM – Opening & Welcoming Remarks

10:05 AM – Keynote: Finding Purpose: Medicine to Meat 

Rachael Floreani, UVM

10:30 AM – Panel: Exploring the sustainable aspects of cell-based meat

Moderated by Kara Nielsen, WGSN

Nicky Quinn, Aleph Farms

Noreen Hobayan, BlueNalu

Kate Kruger, PhD, Helikon Consulting

11:30 AM – Fireside Chat: XPRIZE Feed the Next Billion

Caroline Kolta, XPRIZE

Nieves Martínez-Marshall, PhD, Novel Farms

12:00 PM – Lunch
Vegan lunch options will be served.

1:30 PM – Sustainability Track Presentation
John Pattison, Cultured Decadence

2:00 PM – Food Safety Considerations and Research Priorities for the Cultured Meat and Seafood Industry

Dr. Kimberly Ong, Vireo Advisors

2:30 PM – Beyond environmental sustainability: Making cultured meat good for people

Dan Blaustein-Rejto, Breakthrough Institute

3:00 PM –   Ice Cream Break + Expo

4:00 PM – Challenges facing the cultured meat industry
Moderated by Anita Broellochs, Balletic Foods
Ron Shigeta, 
Meera Zassenhaus, New Harvest
Chris Fetterly, Future Fields
John Pattison, Cultured Decadence

4:30 PM – Closing

Venue Information

Cultured Meat Symposium

Bespoke Events
845 Market Street
Suite 450
San Francisco, CA 95656

Parking & Venue Access