The Future of Food Forum 2023 was an exciting one-day gathering, on March 20, 2023, presented by the Global Food Systems Institute at the University of Florida. The Forum brought together great thinkers—academics, students, business leaders, farmers, growers, and policymakers—researching and implementing innovative ways to integrate artificial intelligence (AI) to transform food systems.
We explored the power of AI to transform the agricultural and food industries locally to globally. Participants gained current ideas and perspectives from some of today’s thought leaders on how AI can be implemented to improve food systems.
Our speakers and panelists discussed how alternative intelligence can be applied to agriculture to solve some of the most pressing issues of our time, with panels answering questions such as:
The Future of Food Forum 2022 brought together great thinkers, academics, students, business leaders, farmers, growers, and policymakers who are researching and implementing innovative ways to reduce the carbon footprint of food systems. Participants and attendees learned new ideas and perspectives from some of today’s thought leaders on how to approach the carbon dioxide dilemma.
Keynote speaker Eric Fyrwald, Chief Executive Officer of Syngenta Group, shared innovations on how to reach carbon-neutral agriculture from the perspective of one of the largest global agriculture companies.
Details including the program, recording, and posters are available at: Proceedings of the Future of Food Forum 2022
The Future of Food Forum 2020, sponsored by the UF|IFAS Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, was an intensive and exciting one-day event at the University of Florida. It brought together leading experts, entrepreneurs, researchers, and innovators to look at the future of food with an eye toward 2050.
The keynote speaker, Dr. Louise Fresco, President of Wageningen University in the Netherlands, focused on responsible agriculture and food consumption as crucial to world stability.
In addition, there were four high impact sessions:
This event was insightful for producers to consumers; from researchers to innovators; and from business leaders to policymakers. At the forum some of the world’s changemakers gave their perspective on the future of food systems and how to address innovation and challenges of the future of food.