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 Meade, Vice 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 Thomas, SVP for sustainability, Walmart
7:30 – Panel on Agriculture
Moderator: Jane Black, food writer and former Washington Post food reporter
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