Agenda: Future of Food 2013

8:30 a.m.: Opening Remarks

8:35 to 9:15 a.m.: The growing consumer demand for a healthy, sustainable food system

William Buckner, President and CEO, Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
Sandra Ford, President, School Nutrition Association
Jon C. Brause, Director, U.S. Relations Office, World Food Program
Jim Weill, President, Food Research and Action Center

9:15 – 9:50  a.m.: From the farm:  Innovations and the latest advances in food production
Tom Stenzel, President and CEO, United Fresh Produce Association
Rick Smith, President and CEO, Dairy Farmers of America
Pam Johnson, President, National Corn Growers Association

9:50 a.m.: break

10:00 to 10:30 a.m.: Industry speaks:  what retailers, processors and manufacturers are doing
Louis Finkel, Executive Vice President, Government Affairs, Grocery Manufacturers Association
Rich Kottmeyer, Global Agriculture and Food Production Leader, Accenture
Mike Faherty, Vice President, Foods, Unilever

10:30 a.m.: 
Rep. Marcia Fudge, (OHIO)

10:45 a.m.: Q&A: Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture

11:15 a.m. :Discussion Closes

 
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