AGENDA

Join the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) at Foster Our Future to hear experts lead moderated panel discussions exploring the challenges facing food and agriculture and the role research and innovation will have to feed a global population of 10 billion by 2050.

More details to be announced soon.

12:30 pmRegistration Opens
 
1:00-5:00 pmFoster Our Future Exhibits Open
 
1:00-1:25 pmOpening Comments

 

  • Sally Rockey, Executive Director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
 
1:30-2:00 pmTransforming the Food System through Regenerative Agriculture

 

 
2:00-2:30 pmPop-up Presentation – Details Coming Soon
 
2:00-2:30 pmNew Innovators

 

FFAR New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Awardees

 

  • Isaya Kisekka, Associate Professor, University of California Davis
 
2:00-2:30 pmSpeakers Booth – Details Coming Soon
 
2:30-3:00 pmPanel Discussion 2 – Details Coming Soon
 
3:00-3:30 pmPop-up Presentation - Traceability in the Age of Supply Chain Digitization with a Case Study in Seafood

 

  • Bryan Hitchcock, Senior Director for Food Chain, Institute of Food Technologists and Executive Director, Global Food Traceability Center
  • Thomas Burke, Food Traceability and Safety Scientist, Global Food Traceability Center
 
3:00-3:30 pmNew Innovators

 

FFAR New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Awardees

 

 
3:00-3:30 pmSpeakers Booth – Details Coming Soon
 
3:30-4:00 pmA Farmer’s Perspective on Data Ownership, Interoperability and Privacy

 

 
4:00-4:30 pmPop-up Presentation - The Role of Biologicals in Regenerative Agriculture

 

  • Pam Marrone, Chief Executive Officer, Marrone Bio Innovations Inc.
 
4:00-4:30 pmNew Innovators

 

FFAR New Innovator in Food and Agriculture Research Awardees

 

  • Yiping Qi, Assistant Professor, University of Maryland
  • Kranthi Mandadi, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center
 
4:00-4:30 pmSpeakers Booth – Details Coming Soon
 
4:30-5:00 pmPanel Discussion 4 – Details Coming Soon
 
5:00 pmClosing Remarks

 

  • Sally Rockey, Executive Director, Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
 
5:00 pmFoster Our Future Exhibits Close
 
 Evening Program
 
5:30-7:00 pmReception
 
7:00-7:30 pmKeynote
 
7:30-8:30 pmPanel Discussion
 
8:30 pmFoster Our Future Evening Concludes

To see the agenda and speakers from 2019, view the 2019 Foster Our Future website.