TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2012 /CNW/ - Safe and healthy food, as well as sustainability, will be the key themes for national and international experts on the opening day of the Canadian Food Summit 2012, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada.
|When:||February 7, 2012|
|Who:||Building a Long-Term Vision for Food for Canadians, 8:30 a.m.|
| - Galen G. Weston, Executive Chairman, Loblaw Companies Limited
|Canada and the Global Context for Food, 9:30 a.m.|
| - Michael R. Bloom, Vice-President, Organizational Effectiveness and Learning, The Conference Board of Canada
- Glen Hodgson, Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist, The Conference Board of Canada
- Wayne D. Jones, Head, Agro-Food Trade and Markets Division, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France
|Cooking Solves Everything-How Food Can Change Your World, 12:00 p.m.|
|- Mark Bittman, New York Times Columnist and Author of Food Matters, How to Cook Everything, and Cooking Solves Everything|
|Scale, Productivity, and the Future of Food in Canada, 2:45 p.m.|
|- Michael H. McCain, President and Chief Executive Officer, Maple Leaf Foods Inc.|
|Food Innovation in Canada-The Promise of Health, but at What Cost?, 4:15 p.m.|
| - David A. Butler-Jones, Chief Public Health Officer, Public Health Agency of Canada
- Sarah A. Elton, Journalist and Author, Locavore: From Farmers' Fields to Rooftop Gardens, How Canadians are Changing the Way We Eat
- David H. Sparling, Chair, Agri-Food Innovation and Regulation Richard Ivey School of Business, University of Western Ontario
|Where:||Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building, 225 Front St W, Toronto|
For more information: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/12-0018/default.aspx
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Tel.: (613) 526-3090, ext. 221. E-mail: [email protected].