Plant Protein 101

Nov 18, 2020
Plant Protein 101

Wondering what’s behind all the hype of plant-based proteins? Confused by the different proteins and their uses? How can entrepreneurs capitalize on this massive opportunity?

Grab a cup of coffee and hear stories from our special guest speaker David Fielder, senior scientist at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry during this one-hour webinar organized by the Plant Protein Alliance of Alberta. His talk will cover the different types of plant proteins, the reasons behind the skyrocketing global demand and the economic opportunity that offers us here in Alberta. David is the program lead of the province's Value-added Fractionation and Natural Health Products Program at the Bio-Processing Innovation Centre (BPIC) that helps companies from concept to scale-up.

He will be joined at the webinar by one of his clients, Roi Wurgaft of Wurgaft Consulting, to talk about his experiences at BPIC.


• Introduction (5 minutes)

• Presentation (30 minutes)

• Q&A (10 minutes)

• Closing (5 minutes)

• Breakout rooms with the presenters for deeper discussion and networking (10 minutes)

About our speaker:

David Fielder - Senior Scientist, Bio-Industrial Opportunities Branch - Alberta Agriculture and Forestry & Program Lead, Value-added Fractionation & Natural Health Products

David is an experienced scientist with over 25 years of business, management, research and commercialization of innovative technologies, with expertise in botanical ingredients for the personal health-care markets. He has a unique blend of science and technical sales with a strong executive and business acumen.

This webinar is the first in a series:

Nov. 25 - Fractionation 101 with Trevor Pizzey of anCeres Processing Solutions and Chance Barkley of Can-Seed Equipment

Dec. 2 - Financing 101 with Corey Keith of Keith & Associates

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