Verena Seufert

Postdoctoral Fellow · University of British Columbia, Institute for Resources, Environment and Sustainability

Scientist interested in all things food and nature. Studying how we can do agriculture better.

Sustainability organic agriculture Sustainable Agriculture Biodiversity Climate Change

Steffanie Scott

Professor, Department of Geography & Environmental Management · University of Waterloo

Leading international scholar on food security, food system change, and COVID-19 impacts on the food suppy.

Food Agriculture & Environment COVID-19 (Coronavirus) China Food Policy Local Food Systems

Charlie Messina

Professor · University of Florida

Charlie Messina has expertise about crop modeling and plant breeding.

Climate Change Artificial Intelligence Symbolic Artificial Intelligence Plant Breeding Maize

G Philip (Phil) Robertson

University Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Agriculture and climate change (particularly mitigation strategies), bioenergy sustainability, and greenhouse gas emissions.

Soil Carbon Dynamics Climate Change Mitigation Greenhouse Gas Fluxes from Agriculture Climate change and agriculture Bioenergy Sustainability

Felicia Wu

John A. Hannah Distinguished Professor · Michigan State University

Expert in food safety, social network analysis, global health, risk assessment, economic models, environmental health risks, public health

Social Network Models of Food Trade Immunotoxicology Social Network Modeling Public Health Environmental Health

Lisa F. Clark

Research Associate · University of Saskatchewan

Political Scientist researching food politics and food policy

Food Agriculture & Environment Public Policy Analysis Governance & Regulation Innovation Food Safety and Security

Simon Anderson

Applied Foresight Keynote Speaker · Venture Foresight LLC

Keynote Speaker | Applied Foresight Consultant | Award-Winning Author

Keynote Speaking Future of Work Emerging Technology Future Trends Transportation

Jehangir Bhadha

Associate Professor · University of Florida

Jehangir Bhadha is advancing integrated soil, water, and nutrient management to promote sustainable agriculture.

Sustainable Agriculture Water Quality Soil Nutrient Management

Liette Vasseur

Professor and UNESCO Chair · Brock University

Working in Environmental sustainability, mainly sustainable agriculture and conservation

Plant biologist Pest management Ecosystem Management Ecosystem services Conservation Biology

Kent Messer

Professor, Applied Economics · University of Delaware

Prof. Messer specializes in topics in the nexus of agriculture and the environment and the economics of stigma.

Agri-Environmental Policy Food Labeling Stigma Water Recycling Behavioral Economics

Mike Hamm

C. S. Mott Chair in Sustainable Agriculture · Michigan State University

Expert in community-based food systems, food security, sustainable agriculture, and nutrition education

Food and Sustainability Urban Agriculture Health Sustainable food systems Regional Food Systems

Steven Davis

Professor Earth System Science · UC Irvine

Steven Davis is interested in studies of coupled human and natural systems and sustainable systems analysis.

Agriculture Economy Climate Energy Trade

Fritz Roka, Ph.D.

Expert in agriculture economics · Florida Gulf Coast University

Fritz Roka specializes in the study and research of Florida agribusiness.

Farm Management Farm Labor Citrus Business Florida Agribusiness Agricultural Economic Impact

Jane Rabinowicz

Executive Director / Directrice générale · USC Canada

NGO leader with expertise in seed, agroecology and nonprofit management / Leader d'ONG avec expertise en semences, agroécologie, et gestion.

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) Semenciers Sécurité alimentaire Souveraineté alimentaire Circuits courts de commercialisation agricole

Kali Kniel

Professor, Microbial Food Safety · University of Delaware

Prof. Kniel’s laboratory explores issues of food safety and public health that involve transmission of viruses and pathogenic bacteria.

Food Systems Pathogenic Bacteria Food Safety Public Health Microorganisms

Michael Carriere, Ph.D.

Professor, Director, Honors Program · Milwaukee School of Engineering

Dr. Michael Carriere is an urban historian, with expertise in American history, urban studies and sustainability.

Sustainability American History General Social Science Honors Program History

Shuresh Ghimire, Ph.D.

Associate Cooperative Extension Educator · University of Connecticut

Shuresh Ghimire conducts an extension education and research program in vegetable crop production and practices.

Plastic Mulch Climate Adaptation Horticulture Agricultural Sciences Biodegradable Materials

Rattan Lal

Associate Professor, Soil Science | Environment and Natural Resources · The Ohio State University

Rattan Lal is a Professor of Soil Physics in the School of Environment and Natural Resources at The Ohio State University .

Soil Science Environment Natural Resources

Angelia L. Seyfferth

Professor, Soil Biogeochemistry and Plant-Soil Interactions · University of Delaware

Prof. Seyfferth focuses on soil biogeochemical processes that dictate contaminant and nutrient cycling and uptake by plants.

Chemical Sciences Soil Science Soil Biogeochemical Processes Plant Science Ecosystems

Rick Relyea

Director, Darrin Fresh Water Institute; Director, Jefferson Project; & David M. Darrin ’40 Senior Endowed Chair · Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Researches community ecology, ecotoxicology, phenotypic plasticity, forest inputs to wetlands, disease ecology, and invasive species

Aquatic Ecosystems‎ Animal Disease Ecology Animal Behavior Evolution Ecology