VWS Pathfinder

We are excited to announce the return of VWS Pathfinder, the world’s first and only women founder summit and pitch competition dedicated exclusively to animal-free innovation through the future of food, fashion, beauty, and biotechnology innovation. We invite you to join us virtually on Friday, October 29th, 2021 for this worldwide event.

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Bruce Friedrich

FOUNDER & CEO
Bruce will serve on the selection committee for this year’s VWS Pathfinder Competition.

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Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Future Food Tech Alternative Proteins Summit

Future Food-Tech’s dedicated Alternative Proteins Summit brings the alternative protein industry together to explore new approaches to scaling novel technologies.

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Virtual Event

The Science of Alt Protein: Overcoming animal-free meat challenges with plant-based tissue engineering

Learn how plant-based tissue engineering combines plant-based ingredients with advanced fabrication systems to create high-end meat mimics.

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Phoenix Convention Center

American Culinary Federation National Convention

The 2024 ACF National Convention is being held July 14–17, 2024, at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

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McCormick Place

IFT Fireside Chat Program

IFT FIRST means Food Improved by Research, Science, and Technology. IFT FIRST will bring together researchers, scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs from across the global food value chain to discuss scientific…

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Hilton Boston Back Bay

Industrializing Cultivated Meat & Seafood Summit

Join us at the 6th Industrializing Cultivated Meat & Seafood Summit! Now is the time for senior stakeholders to unite to share technical insights and case studies to reflect on…

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Virtual Event

Building Your Alt Protein Career

Join us to explore academic and industry careers in alternative protein. Learn how you can apply your skills to this exciting and thriving field!

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Stakeholder meeting on cell-based food and precision fermentation

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), in collaboration with the Department of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC) is organizing a global stakeholder roundtable meeting on cell-based…

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Virtual Event

Building Your Alt Protein Career

Join us to explore academic and industry careers in alternative protein. Learn how you can apply your skills to this exciting and thriving field!