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Food Summit: Better Food for More People

25-26 August 2016, Copenhagen, Denmark

Preliminary Summit Program - Download

Thursday, 25 August


Official opening dinner at Copenhagen City Hall

18.00: Arrival of the guests


Official opening and welcome by HRH Princess Marie, the Danish Minister of Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen and the Mayor of Culture & Leisure, Carl Christian Ebbesen

Friday, 26 August

8.15 – 17.00: Food Summit at Christiansborg, the Danish Parliament

8.15: Registration and coffee

9.00-10.35: The Big Kitchen: Setting the scene with international perspectives

9.00: Welcome by the Danish Minister of Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen Introduction by the moderator, Claus Bindslev, CEO Nextstep By Bindslev.

9.15: Nudging for better and healthier food – nudging as public information.
Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition, and Consumer Services, USD

9.30: Implementing food safety in China.
Wang Lin, Director of Food Coordination Division Shanghai Food and Drug Administration 

9.45: Sitopia: how food shapes our world.
Carolyn Steel, Architect and Author of “The Hungry City”

10.00: Minimizing food waste and securing a sustainable production and distribution of food for urban citizens.
Michiel Kernkamp, Chief Executive Officer, Nestlé Nordics

10.15: Institutionalizing Deliciousness
Matthew Orlando, Chef and owner of Amass Restaurant

10.25: Introduction to theme sessions:

1# Better food through better information
2# Safe food for more people
3# Gastronomy - the tool for better food
4# Prevention of food waste

10.35 -10.55:

Coffee break –Students from Sydhavnen School will be serving tastings 


Theme sessions – part 1: Investigating the challenges
The participants present and discuss challenges and selected cases


Lunch– Nordic lunch by Meyers


Theme sessions – part 2: Solutions - drafting of recommendations and actions
The participants will present and draft their recommendations and suggestions for actions 


Afternoon break


The participants present the results of their work from the theme sessions


Discussion and Final closing remarks by Danish Minister of Environment and Food, Esben Lunde Larsen


Photos and closing drinks – Danish Bocuse d’Or chefs will serve snacks