SUMMIT AGENDA

April 10-11, 2020 | Klarman Hall

Image Credits: Elizabeth Couse @ Youth Farm Project

 

Friday April 10

4:30 PM

Registration

Klarman Atrium

5 PM

Opening Remarks

Shen Lee and Nicole Lee, Summit Organizers

Klarman Auditorium

5:15 PM

Welcoming Address

Kathryn J. Boor, the Ronald P. Lynch Dean of Cornell’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (CALS)

Klarman Auditorium

5:30 PM

Keynote

Michelle Adelman, Co-Founder & CEO of Accite Holdings

Klarman Auditorium

6:30 PM

Community Dinner

Klarman Atrium

*Note: Agenda is subject to change and speakers are updated on a rolling basis.

 

Saturday April 11

8 AM

Registration and Breakfast

Klarman Atrium

8:45 AM

Opening Remarks

Shen Lee and Nicole Lee, Summit Organizers

Klarman Auditorium

9 AM

Keynote Address

Christine Gould, Founder & CEO at Thought For Food

Klarman Auditorium

9:45 AM

Panel: Moving Towards Resilient & Regenerative Agricultural Systems

Pam Marrone ‘78, Founder & CEO of Marrone Biosciences and Cornell Trustee

Erica Frenay, ‘98, Owner of Shelterbelt Farm & Livestock Specialist at Cornell Small Farms Program

Anu Rangarajan, Director of the Cornell Small Farms Program (Moderator)

Klarman Auditorium

10:45 AM

Networking Break and Innovation Showcase

Klarman Atrium

11:05 AM

Panel: Exploring Innovation Across The AgriFood Ecosystem

Tessa Price, Labs Manager at WeWork Food Labs

Terry Romero, Program Manager of Food-X

Christine Gould, founder & CEO of Thought For Food (Moderator)

Klarman Auditorium

12:15 PM

Breakout #1: Solution Workshops

Goldwin Smith Hall (GSH) Rooms G22, G64, G76, 132, and 142

1. Cornell Climate Smart Farming Workshop

Hosted By The Cornell Climate Smart Solutions Program

2. Digital Agriculture Solution Workshop

Hosted By Cornell Initiative For Digital Agriculture (CIDA)

3. Improving Food Security on College Campuses Workshop

Anabel's Grocery 

Dilmun Hill

Cornell Food Pantry 

Cornell Dining Student Sustainability

4. Hunger 101: Food Insecurity Simulation

Hosted by the Food Bank of the Southern Tier

5. Farming for Justice Workshop

Hosted by the Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming

1:15 PM

Lunch

Klarman Atrium

2:15 PM

Breakout #2: Different Themed Panels

Goldwin Smith Hall (GSH) Rooms G22, G64, G76, 132, and 142

1. Hospitality and Restaurants in the Local Food Movement

Christopher Bates, Master Sommelier/ Chef at FLX Table

Irene Li '15, Owner & Co-founder at Mei Mei Restaurant Group

Heather Kolakowski, Associate Director of the Cornell Institute for Healthy Futures

2. Future of Labor in Food and Ag

Richard Stup, Ph.D., Agricultural Workforce Specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension

Mary Dudley, Director of the Cornell Farmworkers Program

3. Next Gen Engagement in Food & Ag

Ann Piombino, Director at the Youth Farm Project

More Speakers TBA

4. Local & Global Solutions for Food Waste

Matt Jozwiak, Founder & Executive Director of ReThink Food

Katy Franklin, Operations Director at ReFED

More Speakers TBA

3:15 PM

Breakout #3: Different Themed Panels

Goldwin Smith Hall (GSH) Rooms G22, G64, G76, 132, and 142

1. Alternative Proteins of the Future

Abby Lyall, Program Director (New York) at Big Idea Ventures

Kate Krueger, Scientific Director of New Harvest

Jareb Gleckel, Student at Cornell Law School

Annie Osborn, University Specialist & Scientist at Good Food Institute (Moderator)

2. Opportunities & Challenges in Indoor & Urban Farming

Henry Gordon-Smith, Founder & CEO at Agritecture

Eric Eisele, CEO of GrowFlux & Chair of the GLASE Consortium

Serdar Mizrakci '17, Founder & CEO at Element Farms

Alina Zolotareva '11, Marketing Director at AeroFarms

Erico Mattos, Executive Director at GLASE Consortium (Moderator)

3. Eating For Health & The Planet

T Colin Campbell, Ph.D, Author of The China Study and Professor Emeritus of Nutritional Biochemistry, Cornell University

More Speakers TBA

4. Innovating New Food Products

Jason Goodman, Founder & CEO of Grabanzos

More Speakers TBA

4:15 PM

Networking Break & Innovation Showcase

Klarman Atrium

4:45 PM

Paving The Way For a Thriving Dairy Ecosystem

Roberta Osborn, Director of Farms & Sustainability at Chobani

Klarman Auditorium

5:30 PM

Communication & Building Public Trust in Food

Garrett Broad, Author of "More Than Just Food" and Professor of Communication and Media at Fordham University

Nil Zacharias, host of the Eat For The Planet podcast and co-founder of Spire and 8020plants 

Klarman Auditorium

6:15 PM

Closing Remarks

Summit Organizers Shen Lee and Nicole Lee

Klarman Auditorium

6:30 PM

Closing VIP Reception

Klarman Atrium

*Note: Agenda is subject to change and speakers are updated on a rolling basis.

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