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Let's Build Better Food Policy: 2017 Food Tank DC Summit

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Let's Build Better Food Policy: 2017 Food Tank DC Summit


Food Tank, in partnership with The George Washington University and the World Resources Institute, is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Washington, D.C. Food Tank Summit. This one-day event will feature more than three dozen different speakers from the food and agriculture field. Researchers, farmers, chefs, policy makers, government officials, and students will come together for discussions on diverse topics.

Join us at the Summit for interactive panels moderated by top food journalists, networking, and delicious food. This is the first event in our 2017 Food Tank Summit Series, which will bring together some of the world’s most impactful food system leaders.

Last year, the Food Tank Summits sold out and drew in more than 30,100 livestream viewers. This is a can’t miss event for 2017!

Food Tank events sell out fast! Get your ticket now: http://bit.ly/2017dcsummit

Confirmed Speakers (many more to be announced soon!):

Chuck Abbott, Contributing Editor, Food & Environment Reporting Network
José Andrés, Chef and Owner, ThinkFoodGroup
Allison Aubrey, Correspondant, NPR
Fran Drescher, Actress and President, Cancer Schmancer
Leo Abruzzese, Global Forecasting Director, The Economist
Jason Huffman, Agriculture & Trade Editor, POLITICO
Jeremiah Lowery, DC Food Policy Council
Erica Hellen, Farmer, Free Union Grass Farm
Chris Bradshaw, Executive Director, Dreaming Out Loud
Emily Buck, Farmer and Professor, The Ohio State University
Tim Carman, Food Writer, Washington Post
Mary Cheh, D.C. Councilmember, Ward 3
Ken Cook, Presidemt, Environmental Working Group
Shenggen Fan, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
Alexandre Galimberti, Senior Advisor, Oxfam
Dan Glickman, ED, Aspen Institute Congressional Program
Jerry Glover, USAID - US Agency for International Development
Bruce Goldstein, President, Farmworker Justice
Matt Herrick, Senior Vice President, Story Partners
Julie Howard, Michigan State University
Mike Koch, Executive Director, FRESHFARM Markets
Tricia Kovacs, U.S. Department of Agriculture
Roger Johnson, President, National Farmers Union
Kathleen Merrigan, The George Washington University
Ted Monk, Vice President, Sodexo USA
Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank: The Food Think Tank
Marc Oshima, Chief Marketing Officer, AeroFarms
Kip Tom, former Managing Member & CEO, Tom Farms
Eric Trachtenberg, Director, Mclarty & Associates
Ambassador Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Malik Yakini, Detroit Black Community Food Security Network
Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree, U.S. Congress (D-ME)
Anne O’Connor, Director of Public Affairs, Organic Valley

Here are the ticket options:

The Summit. Includes the entire Food Tank Summit (breakfast and lunch included). 35+ incredible speakers held at The George Washington University in partnership with the Worlds Resources Institute. The Summit ticket also includes entry to the reception at Resaurant Nora's (America's First Organic Restaurant) which offers a selection of beer and wines and assorted passed appetizers. $399.

{SOLD OUT] The Reception Only. The event is being hosted by Restaurant Nora's (America's First Organic Restaurant). The reception will include a selection of beer and wines and assorted passed appetizers. $49.

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