On October 6, the editors of The Wall Street Journal will convene the Global Food Forum with leading Executives in agribusiness, food production, consumer products and Government to explore key opportunities, and challenges, in the business of food.
Featured speakers confirmed for the event are listed below. There are no prepared speeches, instead, the Journal’s Editors will lead unscripted conversations with these influential leaders, with active contributions from the diverse and senior audience.
Ilene S. Gordon, Chairman, President and CEO, Ingredion Incorporated
Denise M. Morrison, President and CEO, Campbell Soup Company
Robert M. Califf, M.D., Commissioner of Food and Drugs, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Jim Perdue, Chairman, Perdue Farms Inc.
Michael J. Frank, Chief Commercial Officer, Monsanto Company
Ronald M. Shaich, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Panera Bread Company
Darci Vetter, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative
Frank Yiannas, Vice President, Food Safety, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Randall K. Fields, Chairman and CEO, Park City Group, Inc. and CEO, ReposiTrak, Inc.
Patrick Westhoff, Professor and Director, Food & Agricultural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri
Paul Shapiro, VP, Farm Animal Protection, The Humane Society of the United States
Julie Maschhoff, Co-Owner and VP, Public Policy, The Maschhoffs LLC
Most of the featured speakers and a number of expert members of the audience will lead roundtable discussions over lunch. Topics and discussion leaders will be announced in August, and registered attendees will have the earliest opportunity to make their selection.
CLICK HERE to explore the program and to request an invitation.
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