National Food Policy Conference 2014

37th Annual National Food Policy Conference

April 22 & 23, 2014

Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC

2014 Food Policy Conference Program

Select Presentations:

(Note: not all panelists submitted presentations or prepared written remarks)


Tuesday, April 22, 2014

A Conversation with the White House’s Sam Kass

  • Sam Kass , Executive Director of Let’s Move! and Senior Policy Advisor for Nutrition Policy, The White House (C-SPAN link)

Keynote Address

  • The Honorable Kevin Concannon, Under Secretary, Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services, Department of Agriculture (C-SPAN link)

Consumer Trends: How are Millennials Shaping Our Food System? (C-SPAN link)

  • Marcia D. Greenblum, Senior Director, Health and Wellness Communications, International Food Information Council (presentation)
  • Paul Taylor, Executive Vice President, Special Projects, The Pew Research Center (presentation)
  • Kate Wyatt, Senior Vice President and Group Head, Food and Nutrition, Edelman (presentation)

Luncheon Address – “Food Policy and the Midterm Elections”

  • Jay Campbell, Vice President, Hart Research Associates (presentation)

Transforming the Consumer Right to Know

  • Michael Cervino, Chief Technology Officer, Environmental Working Group (presentation)
  • Sally Greenberg, Executive Director, National Consumers League (presentation)


Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Breakout Panel: Reducing Obesity among Infants and Young Children

  • Susan Brenner, Senior Vice President, Education, Bright Horizons (handout)