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2014
Monday, December 8th
8:55 AM

Sustainably Feeding Nine Billion: Challenges and Opportunities

Kenneth Cassman

8:55 AM - 9:25 AM

9:25 AM

Global Food Loss and Food Waste and the Environmental Footprint

Barbara Ekwall

9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

9:55 AM

Overview of Food Loss in the United States

Jean Buzby

9:55 AM - 10:25 AM

10:40 AM

Panel I: Food Industry - Overview

David Galligan, University of Pennsylvania

10:40 AM - 10:45 AM

10:45 AM

Food Loss and Waste in Distribution: A Retailer’s Perspective

Jihad Rizkallah

10:45 AM - 11:10 AM

11:10 AM

Case Study: A Manufacturer’s Perspective

Dave Stangis

11:10 AM - 11:35 AM

11:35 AM

Case Study: Food Packaging for Extended Shelf Life and Reduced Losses

Yasmin Siddiqi

11:35 AM - 12:00 PM

12:00 PM

Case Study: Minimizing Food Wastage From Farm to Consumer Products – A Systems Approach

David Masser

12:00 PM - 12:25 PM

12:45 PM

Keynote Presentation: Food, Water, and Energy

Robert Giegengack, University of Pennsylvania

12:45 PM - 1:45 PM

1:45 PM

Panel II: Consumer Level - Overview

Eugenie L. Birch, University of Pennsylvania

1:45 PM - 1:50 PM

1:50 PM

Restaurant Food Wastage at the National Level

Laura Abshire

1:50 PM - 2:15 PM

2:15 PM

Household Food Waste: Quantification, Understanding, and Reduction Campaigns

Tom Quested

2:15 PM - 2:40 PM

2:40 PM

All About Leftovers

Jonathan Bloom

2:40 PM - 3:05 PM

3:20 PM

Source Reduction: Automated Food Waste Tracking Systems for Food Service Operators to Minimize Waste

Andrew Shakman

3:20 PM - 3:45 PM

3:45 PM

Household Food Waste Pilot Project

Tom O'Donnell

3:45 PM - 4:10 PM

4:35 PM

Rolling Harvest Food Rescue

Cathy Snyder

4:35 PM - 5:00 PM

Special Session: A Disruptive Technology Solution to Wasted Food and Hunger

Gary Oppenheimer

4:35 PM - 5:00 PM

Special Session: Food Waste Research in China: Motivation Field Study, and Preliminary Results

Shengkui Cheng

4:35 PM - 5:00 PM

Tuesday, December 9th
8:30 AM

Panel III: Food Waste Reduction, Recovery, and Recycling - Overview

Steven M. Finn, University of Pennsylvania

8:30 AM - 8:35 AM

8:35 AM

Food Recovery Hierarchy: Quantifying Food Recovery for the End Users

James Ferguson, University of Pennsylvania

8:35 AM - 9:00 AM

9:00 AM

USDA and EPA Food Waste Initiatives

Elise H. Golan

9:00 AM - 9:25 AM

9:25 AM

Recovering Food, Fighting Hunger: Feeding America’s National Program

Karen Hanner

9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

Recovering Food, Fighting Hunger: Philabundance’s Innovation

Bill Clark

9:25 AM - 9:55 AM

10:10 AM

Food Rescue at the Farm Through Gleaning

Steven "Mike" Waldmann

10:10 AM - 10:35 AM

10:35 AM

Case Study: A Food Service Provider’s Holistic Approach to Sustainable Waste Management

Claire Cummings

10:35 AM - 11:00 AM

11:00 AM

Urban Food Initiative: An Innovation in Recovering Food and Feeding the Poor

Doug Rauch

11:00 AM - 11:25 AM

12:00 PM

Food Waste Composting

Nora Goldstein

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Food Waste Composting on a Bahamas Resort: Barriers Encountered and Lessons Learned

Kathleen Sealey

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM

Panel IV: Changing Behavior - Overview

Alan M. Kelly, University of Pennsylvania

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM

1:35 PM

Psychological Basis of Food Wasting Behavior

Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania

1:35 PM - 2:00 PM

2:00 PM

Food Marketing: Impact on Consumer Purchasing and Food Discards

John Stanton

2:00 PM - 2:25 PM

2:25 PM

U.S. Consumer Knowledge, Attitudes, and Behaviors Related to Food Waste

Roni Neff

2:25 PM - 2:50 PM

3:05 PM

Legal Issues, Food Labeling, and Policies Related to Food Recovery

Nicole Civita

3:05 PM - 3:30 PM

3:30 PM

Food Waste Streams at a Campus Dining Hall

Alexandra Cirone, University of Pennsylvania
Elena Crouch, University of Pennsylvania
Christine Kim, University of Pennsylvania
Gomian Konneh, University of Pennsylvania

3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

School Lunch: Why So Much Is Wasted and What Can Be Done About It

West Philadelphia Public School Student Group

3:30 PM - 3:50 PM

4:40 PM

Conclusions and the Road Ahead

Zhengxia Dou, University of Pennsylvania

4:40 PM