Sustainable Produce Summit 2024 Agenda

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Thursday, May 30, 2024




Registration Open

Location: North Registration Counter

12:00 pm - 12:30 pm



12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Sustainability Insights Revealed
Join us for a deep dive into the proprietary data, insights and trends revealed in The Packer’s annual survey of consumers, retailers and growers. Each segment has a unique perspective and an important role to play in creating a more sustainable world. This session will translate survey results into actionable takeaways.

Speaker TBD

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm

A New Breed: The role of seed cultivation, fruit breeding and genetics in in a more sustainable food supply

Moderator:  TBD

Panelists:  Jennifer Peterson, Chief Science Officer, Sun World

Cristiane Lourenco, Global Sustainability Director, Bayer Vegetable Seeds

1:45 pm - 2:05 pm



2:05 pm - 2:50 pm

Leading the Ethical Charter Implementation Program

Speakers TBD

2:50 pm - 3:35 pm

Biodiversity and the future of food

Speakers TBD

3:35 pm - 3:45 pm

Presentation of the SPS Marketing Awards


3:45 pm - 4:30 pm

Walking the talk: Communicating sustainability in marketing

Speakers TBD

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Appetizer, Beer & Wine Reception

Enjoy food samples, beer and wine while networking with our sponsors


6:00 pm

Adjourn - Dinner on your own


Sustainable Produce Summit Registration Fee            $249
Add on SPS with your West Coast Registration            $149

This event is an add-on option to your West Coast Produce Expo registration.  Simply click above and register for both events!  You will be prompted to choose any extras - including SPS - during your registration.

If you want to ONLY attend SPS, and not our West Coast Produce Expo, please email us at 
and we will help you register for SPS only.