2020 Trust In Food Symposium

Please save the date for the 2020 Trust In Food Symposium happening Jan. 29-30, 2020 at the Hilton Downtown Chicago Hotel. Each year, approximately 150 leaders from across the agri-food value chain convene for this intimate and engaging meeting to share success stories, identify opportunities and walk away with actionable information to continue helping farmers scale conservation agriculture and restore consumer trust in  the food system.

The event is co-located with the 2020 Top Producer Summit, which hosts more than 700 of the largest farmers in the nation.

Here are some of the thought-provoking discussions you can expect to have when you join us. All times are Central:

  • Day 1: Wednesday, Jan. 29
    • 2:45 to 3:45 p.m.: Trust In Food Keynote at 2020 Top Producer Summit
      • Featuring Christine Daugherty, Vice President, Sustainable Agriculture & Responsible Sourcing, PepsiCo (confirmed)
    • 5 to 6 p.m.: Joint reception with Top Producer Summit
    • 6 to 8 p.m.: Top Producer of the Year Banquet
  • Day 2: Thursday, Jan. 30
    • 2020 Trust In Food Symposium from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Featured conversations will include:
      • Is The Glass Half Full? Examining U.S. General Public and Farmer Perceptions of Water Issues in America
        • Featuring new research from American Public Media’s The Water Main and Farm Journal’s Trust In Food (confirmed)
      • Beyond Barriers: Clues to Accelerating Conservation Agriculture Systems on U.S. Working Lands
        • Featuring Dr. Linda S. Prokopy of Purdue University and research colleagues (confirmed)
      • Engaging Influencers: Bringing Nonoperating Landowners to the Conservation Ag Table
      • From Investment Firms to Farm Gate: Innovative solutions for quantifying and scaling sustainability measurements of row crop and specialty crop acres
      • Seeing Both Forest And Trees: Private Woodlots, Agriculture And The Future Of Wildlife Habitat Stewardship
      • And much more

To RSVP and to request a link to the registration page when it becomes available, email Director, Development & Programming Nate Birt at nbirt@farmjournal.com.

A full registration link and further program details will be posted in late September 2019. Registration is $100 for NGOs, academia, government agencies and industry associations, and $200 for agribusinesses and CPGs.