OCTOBER 2-3-4, 2018

Quebec City Convention Centre, Canada

PROGRAM

TUESDAY OCTOBER 2

9:30 – 12:45

THE BUSINESS CAFÉ
In collaboration with INAF, the economic development agency Québec International is hosting a pre-event meeting and luncheon specifically dedicated to international attendees of BENEFIQ 2018 that aims to recognize the regions and countries represented at the event, to introduce these groups to one another and to present the city’s business ecosystem.

12:30

WELCOME AND REGISTRATION

13:30  – ROOM 200B

THE FUTURE OF FOOD  

FASTER, FOCUSED AND PERSONALIZED 

Food Trends in the Era of Acceleration

with Jim Carroll, Global Futurist, Trends and Innovation Expert

TOP Health Food,
Ingredients and
Trends 
ROOM – 301A

SESSION 1

Chair : Samuel Godefroy, Full professor, INAF, Universtié Laval
Co-chair : Marc Hamilton, President, Groupe EnvironeX


14:30 – Markets and Forecasts
Top Health food, Ingredients and Trends
Grégory Dubourg, Nutrikéo, France


14:45 – GMOs in the 21st Century: Where we stand and where we are going!
Guylaine Laganière, Groupe EnvironeX, Canada


15:15 – New Food Alternatives: Solutions to Improve the Nutritional Profile of your Products
Comprehensive list of the most innovative alternatives to decrease the “undesirables” in food products
Sophie de Reynal, NUTRIMarketing, France

HEALTH TARGET :
NUTRITION AND
WOMEN’S HEALTH
ROOM – 301B

SESSION 2

Chair : Sylvie Dodin, CHU Québec, INAF, Université Laval
Co-chair : Michel Pouliot, Vice-president R&D, Agropur


14:30 – Markets and Forecast – Women’s Health
Erin-Ann Chauvin, Global Market Analyses, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


14:45 – Gluten-related Disorders: a Woman’s Health Perspective
Heather Galipeau, McMaster University, Canada


15:15 – Foods and Food Components for a Healthy Strong Skeleton in Women
Wendy Ward, Brock University, Canada

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT:
FROM LAB TO FAB  
NPC – SOVAR PLACE
ROOM – 200A

SESSION 3

Session in English + French

Organized by:
Natural Products Canada and SOVAR


Workshop 1 – Organized by SOVAR (in French)

14:30 – Why commercialize research results? What are the benefits and for whom?
 Panel of experts :

  • Ms. Élise Gosselin, Executive Director, Novalait
  • Mr. Ismaïl Fliss, professor Chair Holder, Université Laval
  • Mr. Jean-François Haince, Director, Science and Innovation, SOVAR
  • Mr. Jean-François Simard, Head of the University-Community Liaison Office
  • M. Laurent Dallaire, President, Laboratoire Innodal

15:00 – How can we identify research results offering a potential for commercialization?
Panel of experts – continued


15:15 – What kind of support is available to generate interest for the commercialization of research results?
Panel of experts – continued 


15:30 – Is intellectual property an asset to promote transfer of research results towards industry?
Panel of experts – continued  

15:45

BREAK & INNOVATION HALL

UNVEILING OF THE BRAND IMAGE OF THE INCUBATOR OF “LE GRAND MARCHÉ DE QUÉBEC”

16:15 – Les cultures bioprotectrices: nouvelle approche naturelle pour la bioconservation du saumon fumé.
Ismail Fliss, Université Laval, Canada


16:45 – Foods for older adults – Nutrition and acceptance 
Lisa Duizer, Guelph University, Canada


17:15 – Nutritional and medicinal components of Cannabis sativa (hemp, marijuana)
Ernie Small, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

16:15 – Phytoestrogens and Breast Cancer: what epidemiological studies tell us?
Sylvie Dodin, CHU Québec, Canada


16:45 – Menopause and body composition: Is increased adiposity always accompanied by deteriorated health?
Eric Doucet, Université of Ottawa, Canada


17:15 – Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) management in 2018: inositol in the spotlight
Pierre-Yves Mousset, GYNOV, France

Workshop 2 – Organized by Natural Products Canada

16:15 – Raising Capital: Finding Money at Each Stage of Your Company’s Growth
Join Natural Products Canada and this panel of international experts to discover how to finance your business.
You’ll learn:

  • When to look for funds, grants, and investment
  • What angel and VC investors are looking for
  • How to plan your company’s growth to make it investment-ready

Panelists:

  • Shelley King, CEO – Natural Products Canada – Charlottetown, PEI, Canada
  • Peter Bodenheimer, Program Director – FOOD-X – New-York, U.S.A
  • Lauren Abda, Partner – Branch Venture Group – Boston, U.S.A
  • Richard Bordeleau, President – Fonds Innovexport – Quebec, Qc, Canada

Moderator: Serge Yelle, GM – IDC Dermo – Québec, Qc, Canada

 

 

 

17:45

NETWORKING COCKTAIL & INNOVATION HALL

Implementing Partners

BÉNÉFIQ IS …
The international rendezvous on health ingredients that will be held from October 2 to 4, 2018, at the Quebec City Convention Centre in Canada. Anchored in Quebec City’s reputation for excellence in food and health, BENEFIQ is a must-attend event sparking synergy among scientists and industry professionals from this rapidly evolving sector.
An initiative of the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods (INAF)

Share This