Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy has announced the 5th Annual Friedman School Symposium in Boston and streaming live online.
Eileen T. Kennedy DSc, Dean of Tufts Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy has announced the 5th Annual Friedman School Symposium, on November 5-6, 2010 in Boston and streaming live online. "We have a comprehensive program that will examine the far-reaching implications of nutrition security, but what is most remarkable is the collection of leaders who will come to present at the Symposium. The program will start with challenges in the developing world, the direction of agriculture policy and research, sustainability, the environment and ongoing challenges in nutrition," said Kennedy.
Continuing a tradition of featuring senior administration policy-makers, Kathleen Merrigan, PhD, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture will be the featured keynote speaker delivering an address on the direction of U.S. agriculture policy.
Over twenty experts will present on five main topic groups:
Nutrition Security in the Developing World Agriculture, Policy, Trade and Markets Sustainable Agriculture and Food Systems Environment Challenges in Nutrition
Speakers from both the U.S. and Europe include:
Kathleen Merrigan, PhD, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
Jenny Aker, PhD, FletcherSchool of Law & Diplomacy, TuftsUniversity
Doug Balentine, PhD, Director, Nutrition Science, Unilever
Steven Block, PhD, FletcherSchool of Law & Diplomacy, TuftsUniversity
Dondeena Bradley, PhD, Vice President of Nutrition, PepsiCo
Kate Clancy, PhD, Center for a Livable FutureJohnsHopkinsUniversity
Ken Cook, Environmental Working Group
Tracy Fox, President-Elect, Society for Nutrition Education
Oran Hesterman, PhD, President and CEO, Fair Food Network
Fred Kirschenmann, PhD, LeopoldCenter for Sustainable Agriculture at IowaStateUniversity
Tim Lang, PhD, City of LondonUniversity
Joseph Levitt, Partner, Hogan Lovells, WashingtonDC
Will Masters, PhD, FriedmanSchool of Nutrition Science and Policy, TuftsUniversity
Bill Moomaw, PhD, FletcherSchool of Law & Diplomacy, TuftsUniversity
Ralph Otto, PhD, Deputy Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Robert Paarlberg, PhD, Professor of Political Science at WellesleyCollege
C. Lee Peeler, Esq., President & CEO, National Advertising Review Council Grant Prentice, FoodMinds
Meera Shekar, PhD, Lead Health & Nutrition Specialist, World Bank
Peter Walker, PhD, Director, AlanShawnFeinsteinInternationalCenter
Margo Wootan, PhD, Center for Science in the Public Interest
Visit the Symposium web site at http://www.friedmansymposium.com/
The Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at TuftsUniversity is the only independent school of nutrition in the United States. The School's centers, which focus on questions relating to famine, hunger, poverty, and communications, are renowned for the application of scientific research to national and international policy.