Food will pacify us

ABOUT THIS THEME

‘The most powerful social media is not the Internet, not Facebook. It is food. Food connects all human beings,’ says renowned chef Alex Atala. And he is right, food can be an instrument for change. It’s a window to look at the civilisation and to indicate today’s societal issues. While some of the worlds population struggles to be fed, others waste it by the kilos. As food holds many stories, can it be a powerful design tool to make this world a better place?

 

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Marije Vogelzang | The Dutch institute of Food & Design

Dutch designer Marije Vogelzang is a pioneer in the realm of food design, a realm she entered in…

Sam Bompas | Bompas & Parr

The work of Bompas & Parr was once described as ‘Willy Wonka during his freewheeling student…

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

This is where the magic happens! After stepping off the main stage, most of our keynote speakers will be hosting interactive breakout sessions and intimate roundtable sessions, for you to translate learnings into action and cross-pollinate ideas.

 

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Feed love

Food goes to the stomach, but it can also activate the brain and can rouse strong memories and emotions

Hosted by Marije Vogelzang | Presented by Nutrisa

Design Under Pressure

Explore with us the mindset, tools and skills needed to respond to urgent city challenges

Presented by Centro

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