The future food seminar will reflect on social innovation within the topic “From challenging to designing our future food system”.
As part of Age of Wonderland, a social innovation program by Hivos, Baltan Laboratories and the Dutch Design Week, the Future Food Seminar will reflect on social innovation. The seminar brings together a range of perspectives and thought-provoking ideas for the re-invention of global strategies for the design of our future food system.
Invited guest speakers from different backgrounds will share their ideas and insights. Selected policy makers, designers, researchers, CSOs, entrepreneurs and consumers from around the world will participate to discuss the issues at stake. The exchange of knowledge and solutions will provide input to design the future food system. The international creatives of the Age of Wonderland programme will be present to share their views, projects, and experiences. Confirmed speakers for the Future Food Seminar are: Marcel Beukeboom (Head Food & Nutrition Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs), Koert van Mensvoort (Artist and philosopher, founder of the Next Nature concept and ambassador of Dutch Design Week 2015), Prof. dr. ir. Gerard de Vries (Former Head of project group WRR report “Towards a Food Policy” and Advisory member of the WRR), Camilla Toulmin (Economist/Senior Fellow of International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED)), Nat Muller (Independent critic and curator of “The politics of Food” at Delfina Foundation in London (UK) and Mr. Ruyonga(Mayor of Fort Portal, Uganda).