Expo: GW Research & Education in Food & Nutrition
‘Expo: GW Research & Education in Food & Nutrition’ is an event designed to showcase the many ways in which our university community is engaging in food- and nutrition-related issues. Organized by the GW Urban Food Task Force, this free expo will feature poster presentations and interactive panels.
12:30pm - Welcome Remarks by Diane Robinson Knapp, MS (Continental Ballroom)
12:35pm - Introduction to GWU-Founding Farmers Partnership by Valerie Zweig, VSAG (Continental Ballroom)
12:45pm - The Birds and the Bees: Urban Apiaries and Edible Gardens (Room 310)
Adele Ashkar, ASLA
Hartmut Doebel, Ph.D.
Katherine Berry, CCAS ‘13, Undergraduate Researcher, Biology Department
Moderator: Valerie Zweig, Founding Farmers & Director of Conceptual Projects, VSAG
1:30pm - Student-Produced Documentary Screening: The Capital Buzz (Room 310)
2:00pm - Special Entertainment (Continental Ballroom)
2:45pm - Toward a More Sustainable Food Paradigm: Experimental Evidence on the Role of Food in Health and Disease (Room 311)
Zhiyong Han, Ph.D.
Melissa Perry, Sc.D., M.H.S.
Thomas Maynard, Ph.D.
Moderator: Jean Gutierrez, Ph.D.
2:45pm - Integrated Food Project: Innovative approach to addressing one of America’s growing problems (Room 308)
Diane Robinson Knapp, MS
Lauren Adamo, Internship Coordinator, School Without Walls Senior High School
Student, School Without Walls Senior High School
Moderator: Maxine Freund, Associate Dean for Research & External Relations, GSEHD
3:00pm - Cooking Demo by Paul Yeck, Head Chef, Jaleo, ThinkFoodGroup (Room 310)
3:30pm - Keynote Speech by Neal Barnard, M.D., SMHS ‘80 (Continental Ballroom)
3:55pm - Presentation of Student Research Prizes by Diane Robinson Knapp, MS (Continental Ballroom)
3:55pm - Closing Remarks by University President Steven Knapp, Ph.D. (Continental Ballroom)
4:00pm-5:30pm - Reception (Room 309)