Conference Themes 

For its 2023 edition, Green Food Tech will present several conferences on the following topics: 

  • Food losses and waste reduction
  • Processing of emergent foods and food ingredients
  • Multicriteria sustainability assessment
  • Advancements in green food technologies
  • Involvement of stakeholders to integrate new technologies in food value chains
  • Resilience of modern food system
GastronomiQc Lab's International Rendez-vous - Sustainable food in gastronomy


Some confirmed speakers

Geneviève Gésan-Guiziou, Ph. D.

INRAE Rennes, France
Keynote Speaker

How to encourage putting technological innovations for food producers and food SMEs into practice: The experience of the EU-FAIRCHAIN project

Dr Geneviève Gésan-Guiziou is a senior scientist in Process Engineering and works in UMR STLO, Science and Technology of Milk and Eggs, INRAE in Rennes, France, where she leads the Membrane Processing group. Her research lies at the interface of chemical engineering, food technology, physics of condensed matter and environmental science. Her main research activities focus on the understanding and modeling of fractionation and concentration operations applied to dairy products and the integration of environmental impacts in the optimization and design of food processes. She is currently the coordinator of the European H2020-FAIRCHAIN project (

Rob Vos, Ph. D.

International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), USA
Keynote Speaker

Food System Challenges – Solutions for a Sustainable Future

Rob Vos is Director of the Markets, Trade, and Institutions Division (MTID) at the International Food Policy Research Institute since September 2017. He is also coordinator of the Food Security Portal. Previously, he was, among other things, Director of Agricultural Development Economics at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO. He has also served as FAO’s director for social protection, rural employment, and gender equality and as coordinator of FAO’s strategic program for rural poverty reduction. Rob holds honorary professorships at the International Institute of Social Studies of Erasmus University, The Netherlands, and at FLACSO, Ecuador. He has published widely on sustainable development issues, including food security, climate change, trade policy, inequality and poverty, financing for development, poverty and social policy analysis, and macroeconomic and general equilibrium modeling for development policy.

Eric Duchemin, AU/LAB

Scientific Director, Urban Agriculture Lab (AU/LAB) and Adjunct Professor, Institute of Environmental Sciences, UQAM, Canada
Keynote Speaker

Urban farms: between an ecological transition of the city and development of an urban food system

Eric Duchemin coordinates the scientific platform Urban Agriculture Lab, its researches and research sites on rooftops, indoor farming and other pilot projects. Since more than 15 years, he has conducted interdisciplinary research on issues concerning urban agriculture in order to document this social movement. Specialist internationally recognized, he participates in committees and leads training, research or international intervention projects, particularly in France, Belgium, Canada and the United States.

Fernando Martínez-Peña

Agri-Food Research and Technology Centre of Aragon, European Mycological Institute (EMI)
Keynote Speaker for the GastronomiQc Lab's International Rendez-vous - Sustainable food in gastronomy

Living-Lab Mycotour : towards a sustainable use of wild forest mushrooms and truffles as a driver for rural development and territorial attractiveness