Friday, Feb 19
Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall
8:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m
8:30 am: COFFEE & BREAKFAST
9 am: INTRODUCTION
Gordon Douglas MD ‘55 Weill Cornell Medical College. Co-Founder, Princeton Studies Food.
Timothy Searchinger Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School and the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy. Lecturer in the Princeton Environmental Institute. Co-Founder, Princeton Studies Food.
9:15 am: INNOVATION IN AGRICULTURE
Holly Welles – moderator Manager, Communications and Outreach, Princeton Environmental Institute.
Lyndon Estes Associate Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School and Civil and Environmental Engineering. Lecturer in the Princeton Environmental Institute.
Rob Glucksman ‘88 Witgang Far East Ltd.
Adam Wolf Arable Labs.
Reuwai Mount Hanewald ’94 Terhune Orchards.
Xin Zhang Assistant Professor, University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science.
10:30 am: Coffee
10:45 am: Innovation on the Plate
Gordon Douglas – moderator
Jonathan Waxman P’19 Chef/restaurateur/author: Barbuto restaurant, Jams restaurant, NYC; Adele’s and Bajo Sexto, Nashville; Brezza Cucina, Atlanta.
Derek Kleinow ‘04 Amazon Web Services.
Shiri Avnery ‘12 Thistle.
Beth Burrough ‘85 PurFoods.
Jenna Cameron Hampton Creek.
12 pm: LUNCH BY CAMPUS DINING, PROVIDED BY CAREER SERVICES & PEI; FOOD CAREERS MEETUP BY CAREER SERVICES
Sustainable menu by Chef Jerry A. Luz.
Featuring alumni and other connections.
1:30 pm: Innovation in Food LiteracY
Anne Cheng ’85 – moderator Professor of English and African American Studies. Director, Program in American Studies.
Marty Johnson ‘81 President and founder, Isles, Trenton.
Nancy Easton ‘88 Founder, Wellness in the Schools.
Kelly Caylor – moderator Associate Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Director, Program in Environmental Studies. Co-Founder, Princeton Studies Food.
Cornelia Huellstrunk Executive Director, Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education, Princeton
Rozalie Czesana ‘18 Studying food, culture and the environment.
Evelyn Hanna Laffey Associate Director, Council on Science and Technology, Princeton
Steve Pacala Professor, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.
Carolyn Rouse Professor, Department of Anthropology.
5:30 pm Cocktails, Cider & Cheese at 34 Chambers StreeT
with the Keller Center at the Princeton Entrepreneurial Hub, 34 Chambers Street, with short talk by principals of Newark-based startup Ironbound Hard Cider and Q&A with principals of Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse of Milford.
Thanks to Career Services for the Food Meetup and for its generous contribution for meals. Thanks, too, to Princeton Environmental Institute for co-sponsoring – and its generous contribution to meals. Thanks to the Keller Center for the cocktails and all of the support; thanks to Jersey Cider Works for sharing cider and your startup story and to Jonathan and Nina White of Bobolink Dairy & Bakehouse for sharing bread, cheese, butter and your food entrepreneurship story. Thanks to co-sponsors Gordon Douglas MD ’55 and Sheila Mahoney S’55. Thanks to Chuck Crosby at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs-STEP Program, our logistics wizard. Thanks to David Walton, owner of Rojo’s Roastery of Palmer Square, for the donation of all-day coffee.
— Karla Cook ‘P19, Co-Founder and Coordinator, Princeton Studies Food