The 2017 Seeds&Chips Global Food Innovation Summit will bring together hundreds of business leaders, academics, investors, policymakers, and agricultural experts to discuss innovation from farm to table, where food and technology meet, in Milano, Italy, from May 8 to 11, 2017. The Summit is dedicated to showcasing national and international talent and cutting-edge solutions in the food system from around the world.
Food Tank President Danielle Nierenberg will be speaking on the Going Forward By Going Back panel on May 9, moderated by New York Times national columnist Stephanie Strom. Other panelists will be Edward Mukiibi, Vice President of Slow Food International; Paolo De Castro, First Vice President of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development for the European Parliament; Paul Lightfoot, CEO of BrightFarms; Tiziana dell’Orto, Director of World Food Programme Italia, Freya Yost, Vice President of A Growing Culture; Caleb Zigas, Executive Dishwasher at La Cocina; and Elizabeth Segre of TEENOVATOR.
The 44th United States President Barack H. Obama will be the guest of honor at the Seeds&Chips Summit. Obama will be a keynote speaker on Tuesday, May 9, and will also discuss food and agriculture on a panel with Sam Kass, Senior Food Policy Advisor to President Obama and promoter of the White House’s health-conscious revolution.
Seeds and Chips is offering an exclusive Food Tank network discount: use code FoodTankSAC17 for a 20-percent discount on all passes. Click here to purchase tickets.