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The first and only conference dedicated to building the Internet of Food.
This year’s themes:
Collecting global generational food wisdom at scale.
Sustainability: Innovation: Discovery
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Sunday, March 24 • 9:40am - 10:25am
Grand Challenges in the Food System

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What are the largest and most pressing issues across food systems? Which of these issues are most ripe for information technology innovation? What is the role of government, enterprise? Our panel of high-level government officials andFoodTech Investors will explore answers to these pressing questions.

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Tom Tomich

Professor and Director, UC Davis, Agricultural Sustainability Institute (ASI)
Tom Tomich joined the University of California Davis faculty in January 2007. He is founding director of the Agricultural Sustainability Institute, inaugural holder of the WK Kellogg Chair in Sustainable Food Systems, and professor of community development, environmental science... Read More →

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Dr. Casey Hoy

Professor, Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystem Management, Faculty Director, the Initiative for Food and AgriCultural Transformation (InFACT), Ohio State University, InFACT Discovery Theme
I lead the interdisciplinary and WK Kellogg Foundation endowed Agroecosystems Management Program. Agroecosystems include both people and the land. Our program seeks balance between prosperous farms, sustainable communities and healthy environments. I explore interactions between social... Read More →
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Andre Laperrière

Executive Director, GODAN
During his career, Mr. Laperrière has led/managed numerous large scale projects on behalf of Private Corporations and subsequently, within the United Nations.He has extensive work experience in the Americas, Caribbean, Africa, Europe and the Middle East, in particular in developing... Read More →
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John Finley

National Program Leader in Human Nutrition, USDA-Agriculture Research Service
John Weldon FinleyNational Program Leader in Human NutritionUSDA-Agriculture Research Service5601 Sunnyside phone: 301-504-5381Beltsville, MD 20705 email: john.finley@ars.usda.gov                         Dr. Finley serves as National Program Leader for the program in... Read More →

Sunday March 24, 2019 9:40am - 10:25am PDT
UC ANR 2801 2nd St, Davis, CA 95618