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Sunday, May 26 • 10:05am - 10:55am
Future of Food

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This panel covers the way technology is changing our food and what that means for the future. We'll dig into the evidence and research on new plant-based foods, lab meat and the Impossible burger, CRISPR and GMO crops, precision nutrition and the ways in which technology is shifting our eating habits and health.  

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Jenny Splitter

Jenny is a D.C.-based writer and a regular contributor to Forbes covering the intersection of food, agriculture and technology. Her work has also been published in The Washington Post, Slate, New York Magazine, Parents and Mental Floss. She's the devising playwright and Story Director... Read More →

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Tara Scully

Director of the Sustainability Minor Program, George Washington University
Tara A. Scully is the Director of the Sustainability Minor Program and an Assistant Professor of Biology at the George Washington University. At GW, she regularly teaches introductory biology and sustainability courses and laboratories to non-science majors. Currently, she teaches... Read More →
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Peg Willingham

Head of Advocacy and Policy, HarvestPlus
Peg Willingham is the Head of Advocacy and Policy at HarvestPlus, an international non-profit research program affiliated with the International Food Policy Research Institute. Prior to that, she spent a decade at the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative, the Aeras Global TB Vaccine Foundation, and the United Nations Foundation advocating for the development of new vaccines and expanded access to existing vaccines in developing countries.  She started he... Read More →

Sunday May 26, 2019 10:05am - 10:55am EDT
Panel 1 (WW B)
  • Logistics Panel
  • Moderator Jenny Splitter