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Shelley King

Chief Executive Officer
Natural Products Canada

As founding CEO of Natural Products Canada (NPC), Shelley King has positioned Canada as a global trailblazer in the natural product sector. For 25 years, she has married her scientific background in academia with her in-depth knowledge of entrepreneurship and industry to help Canadian innovations go from bright idea to market-ready product. NPC has made connections with more than 2500 organizations nationally, involved more than 1200 companies in its development pipeline, invested in 13 early stage enterprises, and experienced two exits. Shelley has also served as VP, Research and Business Development for Genome Atlantic; CEO of Synapse; and president of biotechnology start-up, NovaLipids Inc. A sharp risk-taker, relationship broker, and bridge builder, Shelley holds an MSc in medicine and an MBA from Memorial University

Day 2 - Nov 02, 2022
2:35 PM

Presentation and Panel: Game Changers - Canadian Opportunities in Alternative Proteins

Shelley King headshot

Don’t Miss Out.

Over the course of two days, Plant Forward will demonstrate the strength and integrity of Canada’s integrated supply chain, highlight sustainability initiatives and the latest innovations happening in Canadian crops and ingredients, and provide insights from trailblazing companies who have chosen Canada as their preferred place to invest in plant-based innovation.

Registration is now closed.


Access to all Plant Forward in-person sessions including networking opportunities.

Regular: $1050


Virtual access to event sessions, includes virtual access to all Plant Forward speaker sessions. Q&A and networking opportunities are unavailable for virtual pass.

Online only: $850

Important Registration Information:

  • Registration closes October 28
  • Early bird registration rates are available April 1 – July 31
  • Plant Forward will follow the government-mandated COVID-19 regulations in place at the time of the event
  • There will be no on-site registrations for Plant Forward. Attendees must be registered prior to coming on-site
  • View the cancellation policy here
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