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About Feeding The Planet

Produced by The George Washington University's Planet Forward, the two-day Feeding The Planet Summit event will bring together college students, innovators, policy makers and storytellers to discuss and share the story of climate change and our food system.  Participants will present new ideas, identify climate and food challenges, and tell stories of innovations and solutions.

Students from the Planet Forward Campus Consortium will participate throughout the conversation, presenting media and engaging with some of the world’s most important leaders in food and agriculture.

Summit Highlights:

  • Presentations, panels and keynotes by food innovators, policy makers, climate experts, celebrity chefs, students, and game-changers in food and sustainable agriculture.

  • Participants will include:

    • Chris Policinski, CEO, Land O’Lakes, Inc.

    • Danielle Nierenberg, President and Founder, FoodTank

    • Dan Glickman, Former USDA Secretary

    • Tom Colicchio, Chef/Owner, Craft Restaurants; Host, TopChef

    • Kathleen Merrigan, Executive Director, Sustainability Collaborative, GWU

  • Break-out sessions and storytelling workshops for students on day two.

  • Planet Forward Campus Consortium students from across the country will attend: George Washington University, Sewanee, Drake University, Middlebury College, University of Arizona, University of Mississippi, Clark Atlanta University, Furman University, Roger Williams University, UC-Berkeley, Columbia University, University of Minnesota, Purdue University, Iowa State University, Northwestern University, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

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Jack Morton Auditorium
805 21st Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20052

April 23rd and 24th, 2015

Registration Opens March 6th

Contact Us

Planet Forward
summit @ planetforward . org

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