Speaker Presentations:

Day One:

Consumer Priorities that Matter the Most
David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College, London

Consumer Trust in Today’s Food – the 2012 CFI Consumer Trust Survey Report 
Charlie Arnot, The Center for Food Integrity

What Consumer Research is Telling Us
B. Hudson Riehle, National Restaurant Association
Lindsey Loving, International Food Information Council

The 2012 Election – What It Means to Food and Agriculture
Robb MacKie, American Bakers Association 

Day Two:

Balancing the Needs of Stakeholders – Building Consumer Trust by Successfully Navigating Competing Interests 
Bob Langert, McDonald’s Corporation 

How to Build Constructive Relationships between NGOs, Farmers, Food Manufacturers and Processors, Retailers and Restaurants
Fred Bedore, Walmart Stores, Inc.
Michelle Mauthe Harvey, Environmental Defense Fund 

Proving our Competence – The Value of Best Practices, Certification and Continuing Education
Rosalind Zils,  Corporate Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs, Cargill
Dennis Treacy, Environmental and Corporate Affairs, Smithfield Foods, Inc. 

Restoring Trust – A Case Study in Rebuilding Credibility
Scott Horsfall, California Leafy Green Products Handler Marketing Agreement

How Climate Change is Impacting Today’s Food
Evelyn Browning-Garriss, Browning Newsletter