Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Schedule for Tedx Webcast this Saturday, February 12

TEDxManhattan “Changing the Way We Eat”
February 12th, 2011
10:30am – 6:00pm (webcast); 9:30am-6:30pm (in person)
Event Program


10:30am (Webcast begins)
Session 1 – What happened?

  • Welcome
  • Laurie David, Environmental activist, producer and author
  • Carolyn Steel, Architect and Author – How Food Shapes our Cities (TEDTalk Video)
  • Cheryl Rogowski, Family Farmer and McArthur Genius Award recipient
  • Karen Hudson, President Dairy Education Alliance, co-founder ICCAW (Illinois Citizens for Clean Air and Water)
  • Ken Cook, President and Co-Founder Environmental Working Group
  • Performance
  • Scott Kahan, MD, MPH, Co-Director George Washington University Weight Management Center, Clinical Director S.T.O.P Obesity Alliance, Faculty George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services and the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Kathy Lawrence, Program Director School Food FOCUS
12:15pm (Webcast offline)

1:30pm (Webcast returns)
Session 2 – Where are we?

  • Dan Barber, Executive Chef and Co-Owner Blue Hill Restaurant – How I Fell in Love with a Fish (TEDTalk Video)
  • 2011 TEDxManhattan Fellows
  • Brian Halweil, Senior Fellow Worldwatch Institute, Co-Director Nourishing the Planet, Editor Edible East End, Publisher Edible Manhattan and Brooklyn
  • Lucas Knowles, USDA Coordinator Know Your Farmer Know Your Food
  • Barbara Askins, President & CEO 125th Street Business Improvement District
  • John Fraser, Chef/Proprietor Dovetail and What Happens When restaurants
  • Performance
  • Dr. Melony Samuels, Founder and Director Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger (BSCAH)
  • Ian Cheney, Co-Founder Truck Farm, Peabody award-winning filmmaker
  • Josh Viertel, President, Slow Food USA
3:15pm (Webcast offline)

4:00pm (Webcast returns)
Session 3 – Where are we going?

  • Dr. William Li, President Angiogenesis Foundation – Can We Eat to Starve Cancer? (TEDTalk Video)
  • Dr. William Li update
  • Michael Conard, Assistant Director Urban Design Lab and Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation at Columbia University
  • Britta Riley, Artist and Co-Founder, Windowfarms
  • Elizabeth Ü, Founder and Executive Director Finance for Food
  • Performance
  • TEDxManhattan Challenge
  • Frederick Kaufman, Professor CUNY Graduate School of Journalism
  • Curt Ellis, Co-Founder FoodCorps, Peabody award-winning filmmaker
  • Michel Nischan, Chef, President/CEO Wholesome Wave Foundation, Owner/Founder Dressing Room restaurant, cookbook author
6:00pm Webcast offline
½ hour reception

Find out more about the speakers here.

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