2024 ReFED Food Waste Solutions Summit

June 11 - 13, 2024 | Baltimore, MD

Summit Schedule

Here's a preliminary look at the schedule to assist in your planning.

Times subject to change.

Details on additional session topic areas and speakers to follow soon. 

10:00am - 6:30pm

Registration Open

1:00pm - 3:30pm

Field Trips

Field trips are intended to introduce Summit attendees to the local food system in Baltimore and bring food waste and sustainability to life. Transportation and all costs are covered by ReFED. 

Staggered departures at 1:00pm and 1:30pm

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Pre-Summit Events

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Welcome Reception

8:00am - 7:00pm

Registration Open

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 10:30am

Mainstage 1 | The Road to Scale: Accelerating Action for Lasting Impact

Mainstage Session

10:30am - 11:00am

Networking Break

11:00am - 12:00pm

Bytes to Bites: AI's Role in Tackling Food Waste

Breakout Session 1

11:00am - 12:00pm

Methane Matters: Merging Climate Strategies with Food Waste Solutions

Breakout Session 1

11:00am - 12:00pm

The Consumer Conundrum: Advancing Insights and Effective Activations

Breakout Session 1

11:00am - 12:00pm

Turning the Tables: Transforming Food Waste into Sustainable Success in the Restaurant Industry

Breakout Session 1

11:00am - 12:00pm

Breakout Session | To Be Announced

Breakout Session 1

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Food as Medicine: Reducing Waste for a Healthier Future

Breakout Session 2

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Let’s Rock the Boat: A Voyage into the World of Sustainable Seafood

Breakout Session 2

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Breakout Session | To Be Announced

Breakout Session 2

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Breakout Session | To Be Announced

Breakout Session 2

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Breakout Session | To Be Announced

Breakout Session 2

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Food Waste Solutions Showcase 1

Showcase

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Food Waste Solutions Showcase 2

Showcase

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Food Waste Solutions Showcase 3

Showcase

2:45pm - 3:45pm

Food Waste Solutions Showcase 4

Showcase

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Mainstage 2 | We Mean Business: Leaning in Across the Food Sector

Mainstage Session

5:00pm - 7:00pm

Happy Hour Reception

7:00pm - 10:00pm

No Host Dinners

8:00am - 12:30pm

Registration Open

8:00am - 9:00am

Breakfast

9:00am - 10:00am

Mainstage 3 | Behind the Baltimore Charm: A Deep-Dive into the City’s Food Waste Landscape

Mainstage Session

10:00am - 10:30am

Networking Break

10:30am - 11:30am

Two Challenges on One Plate: Maintaining Food Safety While Cutting Food Waste

Breakout Session 3

10:30am - 11:30am

A Fusion of Flavors: The Cultural Footprint of What we Eat and Don’t Eat

Breakout Session 3

10:30am - 11:30am

All Hands on Deck: Unveiling Effective Models for Employee Engagement

Breakout Session 3

10:30am - 11:30am

Breakout Session | To Be Announced

Breakout Session 3

10:30am - 11:30am

Breakout Session | To Be Announced

Breakout Session 3

11:30am - 12:00pm

Networking Break

12:00pm - 1:00pm

Mainstage 4 & Closing Session | To Be Announced

Mainstage Session

1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lunch (with to-go option)

1:30pm - 4:30pm

Workshop Sessions | To Be Announced

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