AGENDA

 

Join us to hear the latest about dry bean production, trends and innovation from U.S. growers, global influencers, foodservice experts, corporate leaders, government officials and more. 

The agenda times listed below are in U.S. Eastern Standard Time/China Standard Time. Please click here to view the preliminary Americas, Europe and Africa agenda, and click here to view the preliminary Asia agenda. Our planning team is actively adjusting the schedule for a virtual setting and will continue to post updates as additional presenters are confirmed.

DAY 1
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM General Session Theme: An Up-Close Look at U.S. Dry Bean Production
 
  • Welcome
  • Back to the Future: Why Beans are the Next Big Thing 
  • Made in the U.S.A.: The Dry Bean Value Proposition
  • The Buyer’s Perspective
  • 2020 U.S. Harvest Highlights
   
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Private Business Meetings
DAY 2
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM General Session Theme: Beans Around the World
 
  • Keynote Address
  • Culinary Inspiration from Around the World
  • Plant-Based Consumer Trends
  • Cool Beans: Innovation and Trends Around the World
  • Healthy Beans: Meeting Today’s Consumer Nutrition Needs
   
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Private Business Meetings
   

 

DAY 3
   
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM General Session Theme: Beans for the Future
 
  • Beans for the Future
  • Beans: A Sustainable Solution for a Hungry Planet
  • Closing Keynote Address
  • Closing and Thank You

 

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