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THE FUTURE OF FOOD, WELLNESS, DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY

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WELCOME TO «THINK NEXT BY FRANKE». AN ANNUAL SUMMIT AT WHICH RENOWNED EXPERTS FROM AROUND THE GLOBE SHARE VALUABLE INSIGHTS ON CUISINE, DESIGN, CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR, ARCHITECTURE, WELLNESS AND TECHNOLOGY.

THE FIRST EDITION WILL FOCUS ON INNOVATION AND TRENDS IN THE FOOD INDUSTRY AND TAP INTO VARIOUS SECTIONS OF THE MARKET, BRINGING TOGETHER AN INTERDISCIPLINARY AUDIENCE OF OPINION LEADERS, INNOVATORS, STAKEHOLDERS AND INFLUENCERS.

«THINK NEXT BY FRANKE» INVITES YOU TO BE PART OF THIS EXCLUSIVE, PIONEERING EVENT OFFERING UNIQUE NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES. THE MAIN EVENT WILL BE ROUNDED OFF WITH A LAVISH STREET FOOD FESTIVAL FEATURING A VARIETY OF CULINARY HIGHLIGHTS BY FAMOUS CHEFS.

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Insight Sessions

Two inspiring keynote presentations followed by a moderated panel discussion on the topics of “Technology” and “Interior Design & Architecture”: Leading experts share their insights and predictions and discuss evolving business fields.

Both insight session will have a translation to German, French, Italian and Spanish. 

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INTERIOR DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE

“Interior Design & Architecture” hosted by Tyler Brûlé

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TECHNOLOGY

“The influence of technology on the future of cooking” hosted by Marius Robles and Stephan Sigrist

activities

Trend Labs

Four interactive panel discussions on the topics of coffee, water, consumer behavior and food trends. The audience is invited to examine each specific area from different perspectives as experts discuss their personal experiences, challenges and outlooks.

All trend labs will be held in English. 

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Coffee

“Democratizing premium coffee” with Shem Leupin and Thomas P. Meier

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Water

“Water – Facing future challenges” hosted by Melchior Lengsfeld and Michael Lammel

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Food

“A multi-sensorial food experience workshop” hosted by Marije Vogelzang

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CONSUMER INSIGHTS

Consumer Insights – Values, wishes and demand” hosted by Mirjam Hauser, with Patrick Camele, Nadia Damaso and Renato Di Rubbo

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Food Festival

Street food meets gourmet: Renowned chefs such as René Schudel and Bruno Barbieri as well as cookbook author Nadia Damaso will transform their haute cuisine into a relaxed and entertaining food experience that caters to all tastes.

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Speakers & Panelists

CLAUS MEYER

opener keynote: UNFOLDING THE POTENTIAL - A CULINARY ADVENTURE

Claus Meyer co-founder and co-owner of celebrated restaurant Noma, Copenhagen, rated the world's Best Restaurant four times and GUSTU, La Paz has been a gastronomic entrepreneur for the last 30 years. Besides his countless companies, Meyer is an affiliated professor at Copenhagen Business School and Social Impact Fellow at University of California, Berkeley Haas School of Business.

MARIUS ROBLES

INSIGHT SESSION: THE INFLUENCE OF TECHNOLOGY ON THE FUTURE OF COOKING

Marius Robles is the CEO & Co-Founder of Reimagine Food, the world’s first disruptive center committed to anticipate the future of food. It connects startups, entrepreneurs, universities, investors, tech centers and the F&B Industry to build a better global food system. Marius Robles is currently finishing his book “Eatnomics: the new food economy” which provides a new perspective on where the future of food is heading, along with the opportunities and challenges that will come within.

PHILIPPE STARCK

Final Keynote: The duty of creativity

Philippe Starck is a French creator, designer and architect. His profound comprehension of contemporary mutations, his determination to change the world, his anticipatory concern for environmental implications, his love of ideas, his desire to defend the intelligence of usefulness - and the usefulness of intelligence - have accompanied one iconic creation after the other.

TYLER BRÛLÉ

INSIGHT SESSION: INTERIOR DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE

Tyler Brûlé is widely considered one of the most influential media innovators of his generation. In 1996 Brûlé launched Wallpaper, a title that won numerous awards for its design, international relevance and use of typography. In 2002 Brûlé sold his stake in Wallpaper to focus on developing Winkreative, the full- service branding and design agency he set up in 1998. Monocle has become the second ground-breaking publication of Brûlé’s career. It is an international briefing on current affairs, business, culture and design published 10 times a year.

Matteo Thun

OPENER KEYNOTE: HERBS - ARCHITECTURE AND ITS RELATION TO NATURE

Matteo Thun is an award winning Italian architect and designer. After becoming a co-founder of the Memphis Group in Milan, he founded his own studio in 1984 and worked as the Creative Director for Swatch for a few years. His company, Matteo Thun & Partners, founded in 2001, develops projects in the fields of architecture, interior design and production design.

Roberto Gavazzi

Special Guest - Beyond the product

Since 1989 Roberto Gavazzi is the C.E.O. and majority shareholder of Boffi. On April 2015 he became C.E.O. of DePadova and from January 2017 he is C.E.O. of MA/U Studio after the acquisition of the brands by Boffi. Roberto Gavazzi has a degree in Economics from Bocconi University, Milan and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from Columbia University of New York.

MARIJE VOGELZANG

TREND LAB: A MULTI-SENSORIAL FOOD EXPERIENCE

Marije Vogelzang is considered a pioneer and the ‘Grand dame’ in the field of eating design. After having developed and sold two experimental restaurants called ‘PROEF’ in the Netherlands, she broadened her experiments and developed her vision to design out of the verb of eating. She recently became head of a new bachelor department about food at the Design Academy Eindhoven called FOOD NON FOOD. In 2016 Marije initiated the Dutch institute of Food&Design. A global network to celebrate the power of design connected to food.

MIRJAM HAUSER

TREND LAB: Consumer Insights – Values, wishes and demand

Mirjam Hauser is Senior Research Manager at GIM Suisse (company for innovative market research), where she conducts trend and consumer research. She has published several food and consumer trend reports at the GDI (Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute) and belongs to the “Values & Visions 2030” team of the GIM values and future.

Stephan Sigrist

INSIGHT SESSION: THE INFLUENCE OF TECHNOLOGY ON THE FUTURE OF COOKING

Stephan Sigrist is founder and head of the W.I.R.E think tank. He has spent many years analyzing interdisciplinary developments in business and society, focusing on the implications of digitalization in the life sciences, financial services, media, infrastructure and mobility. He is the publisher of the ABSTRAKT book series, author of a number of publications and a keynote speaker at international conferences.

PATRICK CAMELE

Trend Lab: Consumer Insights – Values, wishes and demand

Patrick Camele has spent most of his career in the food industry and has been the CEO of SV Group since 2012. SV Group is an international, innovative gastronomy and hotel management firm based in Switzerland. Camele has a business administration degree from the FHS St. Gallen University of Applied Science and an Executive MBA from the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts.

Nadia Damaso

Trend Lab: Consumer Insights - Values, Wishes and Demand

Nadia Damaso is a bestselling cookbook author based in Zurich. For her, cooking is like art – a way to express herself creatively and connect people from all over the world. Her slogan "Eat better not less" is a lifestyle she shares with over 170,000 people on her Instagram account and website.

MELCHIOR LENGSFELD

Trend Lab: Water - Facing future challenges

Executive Director of HELVETAS Swiss Intercooperation, a development organisation based in Switzerland. Its vision is a just world in which all men and women determine the course of their lives in dignity and security, using environmental resources in a sustainable way. Melchior Lengsfeld studied sociology, economy and philosophy in Basel and Paris.

MICHAEL LAMMEL

Trend Lab: Water - Facing future challenges

Michael Lammel is the visionary at NOA and its co-founder and managing partner, responsible for the overall product design strategy and future development. After studying mechanical engineering in Aachen and industrial design in Essen he went to Milan to work as a product designer for several companies in the furniture, automobile and watch industries.

Shem Leupin

Trend Lab: Democratizing premium coffee

Shem Leupin, roaster and head of development at Stoll Kaffee, is an ambassador for Switzerland's young and developing coffee scene and won the Swiss Barista Championship in 2013. He will talk about the latest coffee trends and share his expertise in the roasting process and different methods of preparation.

Thomas P. Meier

Trend Lab: Democratizing premium coffee

The CEO of Franke Coffee Systems will share his thoughts about democratizing and spreading premium coffee culture across the globe, and explain the latest product developments in his division. Prior to joining Franke, Thomas P. Meier held various key management positions at Lindt & Sprüngli and Unilever.

Alexander Zschokke

Host of Think Next 2017 by Franke / CEO Franke Group

Before joining Franke in 2012, Alexander Zschokke worked at Sonova and Contraves as well as 14 years in the fashion, luxury and retail industry. He studied Mechanical Engineering and Business Administration at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich. He is the initiator and driving force behind the launch of “Think Next by Franke”, bringing together experts from around the world to discuss the future of design, architecture, cooking and technology shaping the industry.

Moderators

Steven Gätjen

Steven Gätjen is a TV host, film enthusiast and food lover. During a career which spans 25 years he has hosted more than 25 different TV programs and up to 500 film premieres and festivals. He has interviewed 1000 celebrities from all over the world and reported live from the Oscars for 15 years. He currently works as a TV host for ZDF.

KATHRIN HÖNEGGER

Kathrin presents the shows “Focus” and “Einstein” on the Swiss radio and television and writes for “Atelieer”, a storytelling workshop. She trained as an actress for traditional stage theatre at Zurich’s drama academy.

ZOE TORINESI

Zoe is a TV host and food blogger. Her food & lifestyle page “cookinesi.com” is a well established blog and covers modern food creations as well as traditional recipes. Torinesi loves everything that has to do with culinary delights, pleasure and gastronomy and is looking forward to share her passion with you.

Program

09.30 - 10.15 point black
arrival, registration and coffee
10.15 - 10.30 point black
Welcome note franke
10.30 - 10.55 point red

Opener Keynote 1
UNFOLDING THE POTENTIAL – A CULINARY ADVENTURE

10.55 - 11.15 point red

Opener Keynote 2
Herbs: Architecture and its relation to nature

11.15 - 11.45 point black

Break & Transfer

11:45 - 12.45 point red

INSIGHT SESSION: INTERIOR DESIGN & ARCHITECTURE
TREND LABS: COFFEE, WATER, FOOD, CONSUMER INSIGHTS

12.45 - 14.15 point black

Lunch

14.15 - 15.15 point red

INSIGHT SESSION: TECHNOLOGY
TREND LABS: COFFEE, WATER, FOOD, CONSUMER INSIGHTS

15.15 - 15.45 point black

break & transfer

15.45 - 16.00 point red

Special Guest: Roberto Gavazzi - Beyond the product

16.00 -16.30 point red

FINAL KEYNOTE PHILIPPE STARCK - 
THE DUTY OF CREATIVITY

16.30 - 17.00 point red

Closing Panel: How is design shaping consumer behavior

FROM 17.00 point green

THINK NEXT FOOD FESTIVAL

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