14th and 15th of October, live and online in 2021

About Plant-Powered Perspectives

Plant-Powered Perspectives is a pioneer event in Central-Eastern Europe that concentrates on fostering the discussion about the directions of the plant-based megatrend in the food industry and discovering the best possible ways to utilise it. For the fourth time, we will meet to talk and share up-to-date insights with experts, entrepreneurs, market researchers and restaurateurs. Expect serious conversation about the opportunities that are brought by the plant-based products of different categories as well as about how restaurant business is becoming more and more plant-based oriented.

This year, in order to enable everyone to join us, we will gather both in live and in an online format.

For safety reasons only vaccinated people are allowed to participate in the live format.

Former editions of Plant-Powered Perspectives

We consider our conference primarily as an opportunity to meet with potential partners, nevertheless we emphasize the merit and knowledge-sharing as key components of our event.

Plant-Powered Perspectives is for

Our conference have brought together several hundred people interested in a fresh perspective at the ever-changing trends in the food and restaurant business. Plant-Powered Perspectives 2021 is an event that should be recorded in the calendars of:

  • FMCG representatives
  • food producers
  • restaurateurs and HoReCa representatives in search for solutions adapted to new needs of their guests
  • meat and dairy industry representatives open to discovering new growing consumer segments
  • food and foodtech startups
  • investors and everyone involved in food industry innovation eco-systems
  • trend observers and innovators
  • food and culinary marketers
  • public institutions representatives considering solutions to decrease their food-related carbon footprint
  • everyone interested in food industry and the growing popularity of plant-based products

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Speakers

Nuno Alvim

The Portugese Vegetarian Society

Nuno Alvim is the president of the Portuguese Vegetarian Association. He has a master degree in Criminology. He´s been actively engaged in lobbying and campaigning for promoting veganism and animal rights in Portugal. In 2015, he started a petition for introducing plant-based meals in all Portuguese public services canteens, including schools, universities, hospitals and prisons, which eventually led to approval of a parliament law in 2017.

Adriana Balazy

EIT Food

Business Development Manager at the European Institute of Technology and Innovation – EIT Food, an agency of the European Commission which supports innovation in the agri-food sector. A food technologist and nutritionist by education, started her career by co-founding FoPo Food Powder startup. At EIT Food, Adriana uses her experience as an entrepreneur in designing and implementing various programs and grants aimed at supporting startups from the agri-food sector in 12 countries of Central and Eastern Europe.

Rafał Bartosiewicz

Nice To Fit You

Chief Marketing Officer at Nice To Fit You – marketing has no secrets from him. He has been in the industry for over a decade. For almost 2 years he has been building brand awareness of the leader in diet catering services. Promoter of the plant-based diet, which he launched on the market together with Nice To Fit You.Pioneer of technological solutions and privately passionate about motoring, travel to secluded secret places and sports with a hint of adrenaline, diving.

Helene Bienvenu

Freelance International Journalist

Helene is a multilingual journalist focusing on telling about ‘the unknown and the little known’ in Central-Eastern Europe and sometimes elsewhere. She has been working as a Central European correspondent for French and English speaking media since 2011. She collaborated among others with The New York Times from Budapest from 2015 till 2019 and she’s now based in Warsaw.

Daria Boba

RoślinnieJemy

Graduate of Food Technology and Human Nutrition, volunteer of the RoślinnieJemy campaign.

Rafał Czech

Bezmięsny

Co-founder of Bezmięsny, a company dedicated to creating plant-based alternatives to meat that taste and look like their traditional counterparts. In Bezmięsny, he particularly finds himself in such areas as designing and implementing new products. Graduated from “Strategic Management” at the Leon Koźmiński Academy, where a few years later he received the “Start-Up Positive Impact” award for his company. Privately, an amateur triathlete and a fan of renewable energy sources

Agenda

14/10

main scene

  • 9:00 – 10.30 The Big Talk: plant-based food on the rise
    • Honorata Jarocka – Mintel
    • Paweł Zoltko – LiveKindly Collective
    • Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy
    • Weronika Pochylska – RoślinnieJemy
  • 10.40 – 11.40 Plant-based meat – is there a glass ceiling in the development of plant-based meat alternatives? Will we eat plant-based steak and when?
    • Rafał Czech – Bezmięsny
    • Igor Sadurski – Bezmięsny
    • Artem Ponomarev – Greenwise
    • Luca Sincek – Juicy Marbles
    • Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy
  • 11:40 – 12:00 Coffee break Specialty coffee from HAYB and sweets from pastry Słodki Bez – supported by Naturell Polska
  • 12:00 – 12:45 Plant-based & Private-label – retail chains are democratizing access to plant-based food
    • Joanna Staude-Potocka – Żabka Polska
    • Michalina Szczepańska – Handel Extra
    • Katarzyna Zgieb – Jeronimo Martins
    • Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy
  • 12:50 – 13:35 Plant-based dairy – is it a golden cow yet?
    • Katarzyna Halwa – Simply-V
    • Paulina Kaczmarek – Danone
    • Michał Koncewicz – Rośleko
    • Anna Matusiak-Wieteszka – Violife
    • Katarzyna Siczek – It’s Bean!
  • 13:35 – 14:15 Lunch break Asian bowl with plant-based fish sticks, rice, edamame, pickled ginger and gomasio by Nice to Fit You and Polsoja
  • 14:15 – 15:15 Plant-Powered Pitching
    • Adriana Balazy – Greenwise
    • Piotr Grabowski – Foodtech.ac
    • Mateusz Kowalewski – Hortimex
    • Karolina Kubara – Dobra Kaloria
    • Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy
  • 15:15 – 15:35 Coffee break Specialty coffee from HAYB and sweets from pastry Słodki Bez – supported by Naturell Polska
  • 15:35 – 16:15 Food business, pandemic and plant-based food
    • Katarzyna Makowska – Pyszne.pl
    • Dariusz Richter – Kuchnie Świata
    • Dominik Szulowski – MAX Premium Burgers
    • Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy
  • 16:20 – 17:15 Plant-based Seafood – hot topic yet?
    • Anna Malinowska – Polsoja
    • Jacek Prus – Kuleana
    • Patryk Woźniak – Givaudan
    • Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy
  • 17:15 – 17:30 Summary

deeper dive track

  • 10:40 – 11:40 Change in the making – how public institutions are embracing a plant-forward approach?
    • Nuno Alvim – The Portugese Vegetarian Society
    • Karin Kanamae – Taimne Teisipaev
    • Krista Loog – Elva Services Foundation
    • Siska Pottie – European Alliance for Plant-Based Foods (EAPF)
    • Sabina Sosin – RoślinnieJemy
  • 11:40 – 12:00 Coffee break Specialty coffee from HAYB and sweets from pastry Słodki Bez – supported by Naturell Polska
  • 12:00 – 12:45 Novelty ingredients, processes and production at scale
    • Łukasz Gradzik – Jogurty Magda
    • Mateusz Kowalewski – Hortimex
  • 12:50 – 13:35 Chefs for Change – the new normal – panel discussion
    • Klaudia Górak – Peaches Gastro Girls
    • Monika Mazurek – Peaches Gastro Girls
    • Artur Górecki – Nice to Fit You
    • Dominika Targosz – RoślinnieJemy
  • 13:35 – 14:15 Lunch break Asian bowl with plant-based fish sticks, rice, edamame, pickled ginger and gomasio by Nice to Fit You and Polsoja
  • 14:15 – 15:15 What’s in there for the media – why is it so sexy to cover that plant-based stuff?
    • Helene Bienvenu – Freelance International Journalist
    • Maja Heban – NOIZZ.pl
    • Adam Pluszka – Marginesy
  • 15:15 – 15:35 Coffee break Specialty coffee from HAYB and sweets from pastry Słodki Bez – supported by Naturell Polska
  • 15:35 – 16:15 The Plant-based, the law, the future
    • dr Agnieszka Szymecka-Wesołowska Centrum Prawa Żywnościowego

15/10

workshop day

During the conference: 

  • meetings with the invited experts
  • Innovation Showroom zone

The agenda is subject to change. 

Plant-Powered Pitching

This year’s edition of the Plant-Powered Perspectives conference is accompanied by another edition of Plant-Powered Pitching Startup Contest.

This is a space for Innovators with ideas to revolutionize the food production system to present themselves to our unique industry audience.

The winners can get:

  • cash prizes (prize pool over PLN 15k)
  • wild card for the FoodTech.ac acceleration program foodtech.ac
  • mentoring sessions with investors
  • support of RoślinnieJemy team
  • access to our amazing community of partners and industry experts
  • branding / communication package on the RoślinnieJemy social media channels

Competition Jury:

Karolina Kubara – Dobra Kaloria
Mateusz Kowalewski – Hortimex
Piotr Grabowski – foodtech.ac
Maciej Otrębski – RoślinnieJemy

Join the conference

Single ticket / in-person + online streaming

In-person conference attendance + access to online streaming

199 zł

Single ticket / online streaming

Online conference attendance - access to live streaming

179 zł

5-Tickets Package / in-person + online streaming

In-person conference attendance + access to online streaming. A package of 5 tickets. Save 20% of the regular ticket price! 159,80 PLN is the price of the single ticket from the package.

159,80 zł

5-Tickets Package / online streaming

Online attendance - access to live streaming. A package of 5 tickets. Save 30% of the regular ticket price! 139,80 PLN is the price of the single ticket from the package.

139,80 zł

About us

Roślinniejemy is a business & social campaign working both at industry and consumer level. By engaging experts in our projects, we support companies and amplify the growing popularity of plant-forward eating in Poland. Cooperation with major food industry brands, lifestyle and professional media as well as major Polish food influencers is our main focus.

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Partneships & programme curation

maciej.otrebski@roslinniejemy.org
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