How can we meet the food needs of a growing human population without doing irreparable damage to the planet? Around the world, increases in population, urban density and economic prosperity will lead to unprecedented demands for both more and different foods, placing added strain on our natural resources. Join us as we discuss the nexus of food production and the environment to ensure that both human needs and environmental sustainability are met. Panelists will be Jason Clay, Ph.D., Senior Vice President, Markets & Food for the World Wildlife Fund, and Allison Miller, Ph.D., Department of Biology, Saint Louis University.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
5:15 PM: Networking Reception in the McDonnell International Gallery 6:00 - 7:00 PM:
Conversation in the AT&T Auditorium About the Conversations Series:
Members of the Danforth Center Friends Committee organize panel discussions offering guests the opportunity to learn about the work of the Danforth Center and the partners that help to sustain it. Discussions focus on topics of both regional and global urgency and feature leading experts in plant science and related disciplines. Events begin with a networking reception in the McDonnell International Gallery at 5:15 P.M. followed by the program in the AT&T Auditorium from 6:00-7:00 P.M. Reservations are required for this complimentary event.
Sponsored by St. Louis Public Radio and HEC-TV