Keynote & Expert Panel

Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce that Britt Lundgren, Director of Organic and Sustainable Agriculture at Stonyfield Farm, will be delivering the 2018 Keynote Address!

Check back in the coming weeks for more information about the keynote topic and our expert panelists. 


Past Keynote Speakers and Panelists

Ms. Helena Bottemiller Evich, senior food and agriculture reporter at POLITICO, delivered the 2017 keynote address titled “Nutrition Policy in the Trump Era and Beyond.”

In 2017, the expert panel discussed the future of the food and nutrition agenda, with a special emphasis on the importance and relevance of evidence in multisectoral work. Featured panelists were:

  • Dr. Julian Agyeman: Professor of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University
  • Sylvia Rowe: President of SR Strategey
  • Dr. Richard Black:
  • Anne McHugh: Director of the Chronic Disease Prevention and Control Division at the Boston Public Health Commission

In 2015, Ms. Angela Tagtow, Executive Director of the USDA’s Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, served as our keynote speaker. The title of her talk was “Nutrition Policy at a Crossroads: Application and Evolution of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. 

In 2015, the conference also featured a panel discussion focused on “Sustainable Diets and the Implications for Dietary Guidance in the United States”. Featured panelists were:

  • Dr. Miriam Nelson: Member of the 2015 DGAC and chair of the Food Sustainability and Safety Sub-Committee
  • Dr. Andrew Rosenberg: Director of the Center for Science and Democracy at the Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Skye Cornell: VP of Programs at Wholesome Wave