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Impressive lineup of speakers at Tufts nutrition conference
Date:8/12/2010

Eileen T. Kennedy DSc, Dean of Tufts Gerald J. and Dorothy R. Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy announced the 5th Annual Friedman School Symposium, 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. Our 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 US 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

Currently confirmed speakers from both the US and Europe include:

Kathleen Merrigan, PhD, Deputy Secretary of Agriculture
Jenny Aker, PhD, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University
Doug Balentine, PhD, Director, Nutrition Science, Unilever
Steven Block, PhD, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University
Dondeena Bradley, PhD, Vice President of Nutrition, PepsiCo
Kate Clancy, PhD, Center for a Livable Future Johns Hopkins University
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, Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University
Tim Lang, PhD, City of London University
Joseph Levitt, Partner, Hogan Lovells, Washington DC
Will Masters, PhD, Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
Bill Moomaw, PhD, Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy, Tufts University
Ralph Otto, PhD, Deputy Director, National Institute of Food and Agriculture
Robert Paarlberg, PhD, Professor of Political Science at Wellesley College
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, Alan Shawn Feinstein International Center
Margo Wootan, PhD, Center for Science in the Public Interest


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Contact: Mark A. Krumm
617-636-3718
Tufts University, Health Sciences
Source:Eurekalert

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