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Sunday, March 15 • 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Sustainable Food Production Through Biotechnology

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Food is hardware. The ways in which it is typically made currently are wasteful and unnecessary. We should embrace food technology such as nutritional biochemistry, food processing, and biotechnology to improve our food products over their natural forms. This will have a massive impact on the health and quality of life of the typical consumer, as well as help alleviate food insecurity around the world.

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Isha Datar

Exec Dir, New Harvest
Isha Datar is the Executive Director of New Harvest, a mission-driven organization focused on advancing technologies to sustainably and affordably feed a growing global population. New Harvest is establishing the industry and academic discipline focused on animal products made without... Read More →
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Adam Flynn

Founder and President, Forelight, Inc.
Adam Flynn is a scientist, engineer and entrepreneur from Chicago, IL. He is a veteran of the United State’s Navy’s Nuclear Propulsion Program and a former project manager with the University of Chicago. Adam is co-founder and President of ForeLight, Inc., a biotech company developing... Read More →
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Ryan Pandya

Co-founder/CEO, Muufri
Ryan Pandya is a 23-year-old scientist and entrepreneur from Milford, CT. He is currently the CEO of Muufri, a San Francisco-based food biotechnology startup revolutionizing the way we produce protein to feed the world. Prior to founding Muufri, Pandya worked with the University of... Read More →
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Rob Rhinehart

CEO/Co-founder, Soylent
Rob is CEO and founder of Soylent. Rob is a Y Combinator alumnus with professional experience in electrical engineering, computer science and entrepreneurship. Lacking the means to eat well, he invented Soylent as a more efficient approach to nutrition and hopes to use it to reduce... Read More →

Sunday March 15, 2015 5:00pm - 6:00pm CDT
Driskill Hotel Maximilian