Fresh Take Talks

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Fresh Take Talks returns to IBIE with a series of 20-minute presentations from industry, health and trend experts. These sessions will be hosted over the course of four days and topics will focus on grain industry issues, consumer concerns and the future of food.

Sessions will take place in Booth #733 and are free for all IBIE attendees.

FEATURED SPEAKERS:

Katherine Kallinis Berman & Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne
Georgetown Cupcake

Join us on Tuesday, September 10 at 2:00 pm as sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne take the Fresh Take Talks stage. Katherine and Sophie are the co-founders and co-owners of Georgetown Cupcake, stars of DC Cupcakes on TLC, and best-selling authors of the cookbooks The Cupcake Diaries and Sweet Celebrations.

SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2019

9:30 am – 9:50 am

ANTI-GRAIN TRIBES: WHO THEY ARE & HOW TO REACH THEM
Vance Crowe | Communications Consultant

Vance-Crowe-headshot Vance Crowe is a communications consultant that has worked for corporations and international organizations around the world. He has spoken before more than 90,000 people, answering questions about some of the most sophisticated and controversial technology in the modern age.  Vance helps organizations realize why the general public doesn’t agree with their perspective and offers new ways to communicate that effectively resolve disagreements and builds rapport with critics and stakeholders.

Vance is the former Director of Millennial Engagement for Monsanto, a Communications Strategist for the World Bank Group, a returned U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer stationed in Kenya, a former Communications Coordinator at a National Public Radio affiliate in Northern California and was a deckhand on an eco-tourism ship that traveled the Western Hemisphere.  His stories and lessons illuminate aspects of communications that remain hidden to most people.


11:00 am – 11:20 am

REFINED GRAINS, EVEN DONUTS, AREN’T THE BAD GUY
Dr. Glenn A. Gaesser | Arizona State University

Glenn-Gaesser-headshot Glenn Gaesser, Professor at Arizona State University’s College of Health Solutions, researches and has been consistently sought for national media interviews on the effects of exercise and diet on cardiovascular fitness and health. Dr. Gaesser has had prior academic appointments at the University of Virginia and UCLA; is a Fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine; and received his B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of California, Berkeley.

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

THE BATTLE FOR CONSUMER INFLUENCE – WHO IS WINNING?
Stephen McCauley | The Ginger Network

Stephen-McCauley-headshot Stephen McCauley is dedicated to providing seasoned communications counsel on food and nutrition brand and marketing issues for companies, associations and commodity groups through his firm, The Ginger Network (TGN). Prior to TGN, he spent over 25 years gaining diverse experience in consumer marketing, corporate publicity, issues management, food, nutrition, and promotions at Porter Novelli and Edelman Public Relations Worldwide. Stephen earned degrees in communications and biology from Boston University.

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

VERTICAL FARMING: YOUR INGREDIENTS ARE GROWING UP
Henry Gordon-Smith | Agritecture Consulting

Henry-Gordon-Smith-headshot Henry Gordon-Smith is a sustainability strategist focused on urban agriculture, water issues, and emerging technologies. He co-founded the Association for Vertical Farming (AVF) in 2013 and launched Agritecture Consulting, a NYC-based boutique urban agriculture advising firm that assists entrepreneurs with vertical farming feasibility studies, recruiting, and systems design, in 2014. Henry earned his B.A. in Political Science from the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, a certificate in Food Security and Urban Agriculture from Ryerson University (Toronto), and an M.S. in Sustainability Management from Columbia University.

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9, 2019

9:30 am – 9:50 am

MARKETING FOOD & NUTRITION: THE JOURNALIST PERSPECTIVE
Samantha Cassetty, MS, RD | Samantha Cassetty Nutrition & Wellness, LLC

Samantha-Cassetty-headshot Samantha spent six years as the Nutrition Director for Good Housekeeping, where she reached 24 million readers with her healthy eating advice. An author of The Girlfriends Diet and contributor to the New York Times bestseller 7 Years Younger and 7 Years Younger: The Anti-Aging Breakthrough Diet, Samantha’s approachable style has helped millions of people on their healthy eating journey.

11:00 am – 11:20 am

AN INVITATION TO SEE BREAD DIFFERENTLY
Markey Culver | The Women’s Bakery

Markey-Culver-headshot Markey Culver founded The Women’s Bakery after serving as a Peace Corps Volunteer (Rwanda, 2010-2012) and earning her MBA from Washington University. A compelling orator and communicator, Markey operates TWG with the mantra “we can, therefore we must,” and possesses an unwavering commitment to provide women access to opportunity.

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

THE FUTURE OF FOOD: WHERE WE ARE & WHERE WE ARE GOING
Dr. Irwin Adam | Future Food Studio

Irwin-Adam-headshot Dr. Irwin Adam is a creative scientist and food futurist. As Founder and Creative Scientific Director of Future Food Studio & BEVLAB, he manages major brand collaborations and leads multi-disciplinary teams in re-imagining how we interact with food at every scale. A Doctor of Biomedical Engineering, his research publications and patents include natural compounds foranti-infective biomaterials, point-of-care diagnostics, miniature lasers, digital microfluidics, and tissue-engineering.

3:00 pm – 3:20 pm

CBD: LATEST FAD OR HERE TO STAY?
Janice Bissex, MS, RDN | Jannabis Wellness

Janice-Bissex-headshot Janice Newell Bissex is a Holistic Cannabis Practitioner, Culinary Nutritionist, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. She founded her consulting business, Jannabis Wellness, following training at the Holistic Cannabis Academy, and now advises clients on access, proper cannabinoid ratios, dosing, best consumption methods, and cooking with cannabis, including her own line of phytocannabinoid-rich hemp/CBD products.

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2019

9:30 am – 9:50 am

WTF: WHAT THE FODMAP?
Kate Scarlata, RDN | For a Digestive Peace of Mind

Kate-Scarlata-headshot Kate Scarlata is a world-renowned low FODMAP diet expert with over 25 years of digestive health experience. Her passion is to educate dietitians, patients, and the public on gut health topics through speaking engagements, her #IBelieveInYourStory campaign, and her New York Times best-seller, The 21 Day Tummy Diet.

11:00 am – 11:20 am

COMBINING HEALTHY AND INDULGENCE:
HOW FUNCTIONAL CARBOHYDRATES MAKE BAKED GOODS HEALTHIER
Kyle Krause & Denisse Colindres | BENEO

Kyle-Krause-headshotDenisse-Colindres-headshot Kyle Krause and Denisse Colindres, from functional ingredient supplier BENEO, will discuss the nutritional value and technical applications of chicory root fiber in Essential Ingredients for a Healthy Lifestyle.

Kyle Krause and Denisse Colindres serve as Regional Product Manager, North America, and Nutrition Communication Manager, North America, respectively, for BENEO, a global supplier of functional ingredients to both food and feed manufacturers. Kyle possesses nearly 20 years of experience in product development and promotion, while Denisse specializes in nutrition research communication.


2:00 pm – 2:20 pm

BUILDING AND MAINTAINING A PASSION BRAND IN THE BAKING INDUSTRY
Katherine Kallinis Berman & Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne | Georgetown Cupcake

Sisters Katherine Kallinis Berman and Sophie Kallinis LaMontagne are the co-founders and co-owners of Georgetown Cupcake, stars of DC Cupcakes on TLC, and best-selling authors of the cookbooks The Cupcake Diaries (HarperCollins/HarperOne) and Sweet Celebrations (HarperCollins/HarperOne).

Inspired by their grandmother, Katherine and Sophie opened Georgetown Cupcake on Valentine’s Day 2008 in Washington, DC. Over the past decade, Katherine and Sophie have made Georgetown Cupcake’s DC flagship bakery a destination for cupcake lovers across the globe and have expanded Georgetown Cupcake to retail locations in six cities: New York City, Boston, Los Angeles, Atlanta, and Bethesda, Maryland. With a menu of over 100 different flavors and over 300 employees, Georgetown Cupcake now bakes over 25,000 cupcakes a day and ships its cupcakes nationwide.  Georgetown Cupcake also offers a line of cupcake, layer cake, and frosting mixes in partnership with Williams Sonoma which are available nationwide and internationally.

Sophie and Katherine and their cupcakes have been featured in publications and programs such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, CNN, Better Homes and Gardens, Food & Wine, People, InStyle, Town & Country, NBC’s Today Show, Good Morning America, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and The Martha Stewart Show.

Katherine and Sophie are also active with many local and national charities focusing on children’s health including the Hope For Henry Foundation and Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2019

9:30 am – 9:50 am

IMPACTING THE GRAIN MOVEMENT “ONE GRAIN AT A TIME”
Missy and Lionel Vatinet | La Farm Bakery

Missy-and-Lionel-Vatinet-photo After years spent traveling the globe with yeast and flour in hand, consulting for many of the best bakeries in the world, Lionel Vatinet, along with his wife and partner Missy, realized his lifelong dream and opened La Farm Bakery in Cary, North Carolina in 1999.

La Farm Bakery is a modern bakery where families come together around the table to share their lives as they share a good meal. The founding philosophy of La Farm is born out of the experience and tutelage of Vatinet’s training in France’s prestigious artisans’ guild, Les Compagnons du Devoir. Their goal is to continue the centuries-old baking traditions and techniques, honoring the ordinary, yet extraordinary, boulangeries that once flourished in every little town in France.


11:00 am – 11:20 am

GOING LOCAL: MY COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE STORY
Christine Cochran | Grain Foods Foundation

Christine-Cochran-headshot Christine Cochran has served as Executive Director of the Grain Foods Foundation, a group dedicated to promoting the role of grain foods through science-based educational programming, since 2012. Christine earned a B.S.in Agricultural Economics from the University of Missouri and a J.D. from Georgetown University.

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

A WORLD WITHOUT GRAINS: WHY RESEARCH SAYS NO
Yanni Papanikolaou | Nutrition Impact

Yanni-Papanikolaou-headshot Yanni Papanikolaou previously worked for the Kellogg Company as Director of Nutrition Marketing in the USA and Associate Director for Nutrition and Regulatory Affairs in Canada. At Kellogg, he led strategy development and leveraged nutrition science to influence government bodies on policy development and in the creation of evidence-based consumer and health professional messaging. He holds a Masters of Health Science in Public Health Nutrition and is completing a PhD at University of Toronto focusing on nutrition and brain health. He is an accomplished, peer-reviewed author in scientific/medical journals and books chapters and has presented at major nutrition conferences worldwide.
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