Food Day Event

The Future of Food 2050

The Future of Food: 2050

Hosted by Hon. Chellie Pingree

Welcome by Michael F. Jacobson, Center for Science in the Public Interest

5:00 p.m. Reception (Cannon House Office Building, Caucus Room)

6:15 p.m. (sharp) – 8:30 p.m.  U.S. Capitol Visitor Center

What will we be eating in the year 2050?  How will that food be produced?  
Where is the food movement going?  

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6:15 – Introduction: Dr. Michael Jacobson, Executive Director, Center for Science in the Public Interest, Founder of Food Day

6:30 – Panel on Diet and Food

Moderator: April Fulton, editor of NPR's The Salt blog

  • Eric MeadeVice President and Senior Futurist, Institute for Alternative Futures
  • Dr. David L. Katz,  Founding Director, Yale University's Prevention Research Center; Principal Inventor, NuVal® Nutritional Scoring System currently offered in over 1,600 supermarkets throughout the U.S.
  • Andrea ThomasSVP for sustainability, Walmart

7:30 – Panel on Agriculture

Moderator: Jane Black, food writer and former Washington Post food reporter

  • Dr. Catherine BadgleyProfessor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan
  • A.G. Kawamurafarmer (Orange County Produce, LLC), former California Secretary of Agriculture
  • Danielle Nierenberg, Director of the Worldwatch Institute's Nourishing the Planet project
October 24, 2012 at 5pm - 8pm
U.S. Capitol Visitor Center
United States Capitol
Washington, DC 20510
United States
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