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Food Tank Summit: Technology and the Future of Our Food System, Chicago, United States

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Chicago, US
Event date
Event time
1pm CDT

Organiser's description

Food Tank, in collaboration with the Discovery Partners Institute, the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, Illinois Institute of Technology, Northwestern University, Chicagoland Food & Beverage, Chartwells (Compass Group), and IL Agri-Food Alliance, is hosting a Summit focusing on technology and the future of our food systems, highlighting the technological innovations created in Illinois or by Illinois-based companies and individuals.

Confirmed Speakers:

U.S. Congresswoman Marie Newman (IL-03)

U.S. Congresswoman Jan Schakowsky (IL-09)

U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-08)

Illinois Lieutenant Governor Juliana Stratton

Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur Rick Bayless

Sam Acho, ESPN sports analyst, a nine-year veteran of the NFL, a Vice President of the NFL Players Association, author

Ertharin Cousin, Founder and CEO, Food Systems for the Future

Bill Jackson, Executive Director, Discovery Partners Institute

Danielle Nierenberg, President, Food Tank

Ariel Cheung, Journalist Chicago Tribune

Brett Chase, Environmental Journalist, Chicago Sun-Times

Monica Eng, Journalist & Podcast Host, AXIOS

Mike Sula, food writer, Chicago Reader

Michelle Relerford, Weekday Morning Co-Anchor, NBC 5 News

Michael Hirtzer, Ag Reporter, Bloomberg

Jean-Pierre Comte, President, Barilla USA.

Maryann Brydak, CIO, Feeding America

Luke Saunders, Founder and CEO, Farmer’s Fridge

Lucie Basch, Co-founder, Too Good To Go

Alan Reed, Executive Director, Chicagoland Food and Beverage Coalition

Tyler Strom, Executive Director, The Illinois Agri-Food Alliance

Sanjeev Krishnan, Chief Investment Officer, S2G Ventures.

Karen Sauder, President, Global Client and Agency Solutions, and also Site Lead for Google Chicago.

Shayna Harris, Managing Partner, Supply Change Capital.

Marc Zornes, Founder, Winnow

Natalie Shmulik, CEO, The Hatchery Chicago

Mark Kaplan, Co-Founder, Envisible

Osayanmo Osarenkhoe, Co-Founder, ClearCOGS

Anthony Edwards, Co-Founder, EatOkra

Beth Conerty, Integrated Bioprocessing Research Laboratory and the Food Science Human Nutrition Pilot Processing Plant .

Kerri McClimen, Vice President, Niman Ranch/Perdue

Shelby Parchman, Chief Operating Officer, FamilyFarmed


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