Washington Post: Feeding the Future Forum



By 2050, there will be 9 billion people on the planet. How will we grow the food we’ll need on the land we have

Washington Post's Feeding the Future forum will convene agriculture experts, policy makers and business leaders who are working on innovative methods and cutting-edge technologies that will define the farms of the future. ​





















List of speakers:

Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack
Rajiv Shah
 | Administrator, USAID
Goncalo Cabrita | Founder & CEO, Cool-Farm
Mark Cackler | Manager, Agriculture and Rural Development Department, The World Bank
Saharah Moon Chapotin | Acting Director, Office of Agricultural Research and Policy, USAID
Ernest Earon | President, Precision Hawk
Dan Glickman | Co-chair, AGree & Senior Fellow, Bipartisan Policy Center
Stephanie Hanson | Senior Vice President, One Acre Fund
Chris Jones | Director of Culinary Innovation, Hampton Creek
Greg Levow | Co-founder, Agronomic Technology Corporation
Luke MacDonald | Deputy Director, The Water Institute, Johns Hopkins University
Trent McKnight | Rancher, Founder of AgriCorps
Ephraim Nkonya | Senior Research Fellow, International Food and Research Policy Institute
Sonny Ramaswamy | Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, USDA
Peter Rosset | Professor, Dept. of Agriculture, Society & the Environment, ECOSUR Advanced Studies Institute
Ricardo Salvador | Director & Sr. Scientist, Food & Environment Program, Union of Concerned Scientists
Harold Van Es | Professor, Cornell University
Robert van Otterdijk | Agro-industry Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN
Steven Waldmann | Executive Director, Society of St. Andrew

Doors open at 8:30 AM, Program begins at 9:00 AM