2019 IIFH Innovator Summit: Transformation of the Food System

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University of California, Davis

1 Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

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The 2019 Innovator Summit at Davis, CA brings together leading experts, investors and changemakers to continue accelerating Transformation of the Food System.


Opening Reception 05.20.19

5:00pm

Moss Patio of Alumni Center(530 Alumni Ln, Davis)

DAY 1 05.21.19

8:00am

9:00am

9:15am

-10:00am

Registration and Breakfast(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre Lobby - Mondavi Center)

Welcome Remarks(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

Justin Siegel, Innovation Institute for Food and Health, UC Davis

Keynote(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre)

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Carlito Lebrilla, Distinguished Professor, UC Davis and Co-Founder of Evolve Biosystems and InterVenn

10:15am

-11:00am

ENERGY | Panel (Gallagher Hall).

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David Lee, Lead Technologist, Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy, Booz Allen Hamilton
John Field, Research Scientist, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, Colorado State Univeristy

Kerri Wright Platais, Special Advisor to the Chancellor for InternationalAgriculture at National Western Center, CSU

Moderator: Keith Belk, Professor, Colorado State University

COMMUNICATION | Talks(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

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David Zilberman, Professor, Ag and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

Sarah Davidson-Evanega, Director, Alliance for Science, Cornell University

Nassib Mugwanya, Outreach Officer, Uganda Biosciences InformationCenter (UBIC) at the National Crops Resources Research Institute

Moderator: Pamela Ronald, Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Food & Agricultural Literacy, UC Davis

11:15am

-12:00pm

HEALTH | Talks(Gallagher Hall)

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Rick Peters, Technology Innovation Lead and Assistant Professor ofMedicine, Dell Medical School, University of Texas

Rachael A. Callcut, Associate Professor of Surgery, Center for DigitalHealth Innovation, UCSF

Moderator: Mary Elizabeth Chalk, Business Development, Center for Digital Health Innovation, UCSF

AGRIFOODTECH | Panel(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

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Irwin R. Donis-Gonzalez, Postharvest Engineer, UC Davis

Eric Tilton, Chief Technology Officer, HermetiaPro Inc.

Adam Behrens, Co-founder and CEO, Cambridge Crops

Emily Gousen, Capital and Innovation Manager, ReFED

Moderator: Rob Trice, Founder, The Mixing Bowl, Founder & Partner, Better Food Ventures

12:00pm

1:30pm

3:30pm

4:30pm

-6:00pm

6:00pm

8:00pm

Networking Lunch(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre Lobby - Mondavi Center)

Depart for Culinary Institute of America, Napa Valley(Near Mondavi Center Box Office)

Reception at Copia (500 1st St, Napa)

Closing Keynote

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Marie Haga, Executive Director of Crop Trust in Europe

Greg Drescher, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Industry Leadership, CIA

Taylor Reid, Associate Professor, Liberal Arts, CIA

Moderator: Cathy Jörin, Director, CIA Food Business School

Dinner at Copia

Depart for Davis

DAY 2 05.22.19

8:30am

9:00am

9:15am

-10:00am


Breakfast and Networking(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre Lobby - Mondavi Center)

Welcome Remarks(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

Justin Siegel, Innovation Institute for Food and Health, UC Davis

Keynote(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

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Charlene Finck, Distinguished President, Producer Media, Farm Journal Media

10:15am

-11:00am

COMMUNICATION | Talks(Alumni Center)

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Robert Paarlberg,Adjunct Professor of Public Policy, Harvard KennedySchool, Harvard University

Frank M. Mitloehner, Professor and Air Quality Extension Specialist, UC Davis

Anne Barnhill, Associate Faculty; Research Scholar, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, John Hopkins University

Moderator: Pamela Ronald, Distinguished Professor and Director, Institute for Food & Agricultural Literacy, UC Davis

HEALTH | Talks(Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

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Bruce Ames,Senior Scientist, Children’s Hospital Oakland Research Institute

Jordan Bisanz,Gnotobiotic Core Facility Consultant at the HooperFoundation, School of Medicine, UCSF

Moderator: Mary Elizabeth Chalk, Business Development, Center for Digital Health Innovation, UCSF

11:15am

-12:00pm

AGRIFOODTECH | Panel(Alumni Center)

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Silke Hemming, Head of Greenhouse Technology, Wageningen Universityand Research Centre

Michael Schutt, Senior Category Manager of Produce & Floral, Raley’s

Viraj Puri, Co-Founder and CEO, Gotham Greens

Melanie Yelton, Vice President of Research, Lumigrow

Moderators: Michael Rose Partner, Better Food Ventures & The Mixing Bowl

ENERGY | Panel (Vanderhoef Studio Theatre - Mondavi Center)

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Jeff Callaway,Associate Director of Fermentation Science andTechnology, CSU

Brent Young, Agricultural Business Management Economist, CSU

Hailey Summers,Mechanical Engineering PhD Student, CSU

Moderator: Keith Belk, Professor, Colorado State University


12:00pm

-1:45pm

2:00pm

-2:30pm


2:40pm

-3:40pm


4:00pm

-5:00pm


5:00pm
-7:00pm

Lunch and Summit Showcase(Mondavi Center Grand Lobby)

Innovating Soil 3.0: FoodShot Global(Jackson Hall - Mondavi Center)

Victor Friedberg, Chairman & Founder and Sara Eckhouse, Executive Director, FoodShot Global

Innovator Flash Talks(Jackson Hall - Mondavi Center)

Tom Schultz, Anubis Bio Corporation

Scott Hammond, Cayuga BioPharma

Ilias Tagkopoulos, Professor of Computer Science, UC Davis

Brandon Zipp, Vitality

Tod Stoltz, UC Davis Health System

Adina Boyce, IIFH FoodShot Global Innovator Fellow

Keynote (Jackson Hall - Mondavi Center)

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Ralph Jerome,former Chief Innovation Officer of Mars, Incorporated

Moderator: Harold Schmitz, Partner, The March Fund

Closing Reception(Mondavi Center Grand Lobby)


PARTNER EVENT

5:00pm

6:00pm



BIG BANG! Finalist Presentations and Awards (Gallagher Hall, 540 Alumni Ln, Davis)

With the Mike & Renee Child Institute for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Networking Mixer

Big Bang! start-up business competition

Finalist Presentations + Awards Ceremony

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University of California, Davis

1 Shields Ave

Davis, CA 95616

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Refund policy

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Organizer Innovation Institute for Food & Health

Organizer of 2019 IIFH Innovator Summit: Transformation of the Food System

The UC Davis Innovation Institute for Food and Health (IIFH) makes uncommon connections between sectors and disciplines to catalyze innovation across foodagriculture and health.

Our mission is to catalyze and support uncommon collaborations that will accelerate innovations which address global nutritional challenges, with the vision to accelerate deployment of products and processes that enable safe, sustainable, and secure nutrition for all.

We work with partners to identify systemic issues as the basis for collaborative programs. The IIFH strategically coordinates both top-down (partner driven) and bottom-up (investigator initiated) approaches to formulate systemic solutions. This reduces the time from conception to application for transformative impact.

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