Friday, March 6, 2020
Please note: the agenda below is currently subject to change.
8:45 A.M. // Welcome
Nira Herrmann, Dean, Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
9:00 - 10:15 A.M.
Keynote: The Future of Meat (video)
Pace President Marvin Krislov interviews Tim Searchinger, Research Scholar, Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University and Nicolette Hahn Niman, Rancher and Author of Defending Beef
10:15 - 10:30 A.M. // BReak
10:30 - 11:45 A.M.
Meat and Climate (video)
What is the difference between livestock production and climate change? What are different answers to that question and why do answers differ?
Moderator: Matthew Garcia, Professor, Dartmouth College
Avery Cohn, Food and Agriculture Strategist, ClimateWorks
Jeff Creque, Director of Rangeland; Agroecosystem Management, Carbon Cycle Institute
Sara Place, Animal Scientist; Senior Director, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association
11:45 A.M. - 1:00 P.m. // LUNCH
1:00 - 2:15 P.M.
Consumers: Health, Rights and Animal Welfare (video)
What are the ethical and health issues of giving consumers the advice to eat less meat? What are the responses to that advice?
Moderator: E. Melanie Dupuis, Chair and Professor, Pace University
Garrett Broad, Assistant Professor, Fordham University
David Cassuto, Professor, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University
Adele Hite, Research Scholar, Ronin Institute; Senior Writer, DietDoctor.com
Smita Narula, Professor, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University
2:15 - 2:30 P.M. // BREAK
2:30 - 3:15 P.M.
Reflections on Alternative Proteins (video)
How will the world get its protein in the future? Who will decide?
Julie Guthman, Author, Weighing In and Wilted
3:15 - 4:00 P.M.
Moderator: Jenna Liut, Host, “Eating Matters,” Heritage Radio Network
Jonathan Brown, Professor, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University;
Director, Food and Beverage Law Clinic
Diana Mincyte, Associate Professor, City University of New York -
New York City College of Technology
Matt Watson, Student, Elisabeth Haub School of Law, Pace University;
Legal Intern, Food and Beverage Law Clinic; Extern, Natural Resources
Lauren White Davis, Graduate Student, Lienhard School of Nursing, Pace University; Wellness Coach
4:00 - 5:00 P.M.
The reception will take place in the Pace University Art Gallery. View Digestive Systems, a photo+ exhibition about food production and consumption, featuring work by:
EcoArtTech (Leila Nadir and Cary Adams Peppermint)