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Watch archived footage from our 2014 JBF Food Conference: Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?  

2015 Agenda

The 2015 James Beard Foundation Food Conference
Rethinking the Future of Food


Welcome Reception:

Sunday, October 18, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

The James Beard House (167 West 12th Street, NYC)


October 19 & 20
Convene Conference Center
730 3rd Ave.
New York City


Check back soon for the 2015 agenda.



JBF Award–Winning Chef José Andrés, ThinkFoodGroup
Paola Antonelli, MOMA Department of Architecture and Design
Allison Aubrey, NPR
Chef Erika Davis
Nancy Easton, Wellness in the Schools
Chef Duskie Estes
Eileen Gordon Chiarello, Barnraiser
Danielle Gould, Food + Tech Connect
Chef Evan Hanczor
Dr. Tim Harlan, Tulane University
Rahul Jain, Louisiana Public Health Institute
Marilee Jennings, Children's Discovery Museum
Chef Sam Kass
Mike Lee, Future Market
JBF Award–Winning Pastry Chef Emily Luchetti, Chief Pastry Officer, Big Night Restaurant Group
Michael Mazourek, Cornell University
Nathan Myhrvold, Author of the JBF Award–Winning Cookbook Modernist Cuisine
Ruth Oniang’o, Sasakawa Africa Association Rural Outreach Program
JBF Award–Winning Chef Andrea Reusing
Dr. Howard Shapiro, Mars, Inc.
Dr. Ellen Stofan, NASA
Chef Bill Telepan



View the 2014 Food Conference agenda.


View the 2013 Food Conference agenda.


View the 2012 Food Conference agenda.


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