The Future of Food

Washington, District of Columbia
Friday, October 07, 2016
Select registrant type:
General Conference Attendee
Friday, October 7  

Registration Open  
3:00 PM - 6:55 PM

Food & Drink Reception  
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM

Opening Reception with Peter Singer  
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Cocktail Hour  
8:00 PM

Saturday, October 8  

Registration Open  
7:00 AM

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Opening Remarks  (details)
Opening remarks with Paul Shapiro, VP of Farm Animal Protection for The Humane Society of the United States
9:00 AM - 9:15 AM

Public Health  (details)
Journalist Moderator: Alan Bjerga, Bloomberg News
Michael Greger, MD, Nutrition Facts
Michael Blackwell, DVM, Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association
Kristie Middleton, The Humane Society of the United States
9:20 AM - 10:20 AM

Future of Food  (details)
Journalist Moderator: Justin Worland, TIME Magazine
Josh Balk, Hampton Creek and The Humane Society of the United States
Susie Weintraub, Compass Group
Bruce Friedrich, The Good Food Institute
10:25 AM - 11:25 AM

Animal Protection  (details)
Journalist Moderator: Marc Gunther, Guardian
Leah Garces, Compassion in World Farming
Nathan Runkle, Mercy For Animals
Erica Meier, Compassion Over Killing
Matt Prescott, The Humane Society of the United States
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

Public Policies  (details)
Journalist Moderator: Ian Kullgren, Politico
Nancy Perry, ASPCA
Jean Halloran, Consumers Union
Thomas Gremillion, Consumer Federation of America
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Environment & Communities  (details)
Journalist Moderator: Eliza Barclay, Vox
Hannah Connor, Center for Biological Diversity
Erik Nicholson, United Farm Workers
Craig Watts, former Perdue contract poultry farmer
3:05 PM - 4:05 PM

Farm Bill  (details)
Journalist Moderator: Tamar Haspel
Ricardo Salvador, Union of Concerned Scientists
Colin O'Neil, Environmental Working Group
Carrie Balkcom, American Grassfed Association
4:10 PM - 5:10 PM

Closing Remarks  (details)
Wayne Pacelle, President and CEO of The Humane Society of the United States
5:15 PM - 5:45 PM

Happy Hour  
5:45 PM

Please note that the agenda is subject to change.  


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