Thank you for attending the 2017 Public Policy Forum
Feeding the Future: An Ocean of Opportunity
March 8, 2017, 8:30am-6:00pm
Reserve Officers Association Building
One Constitution Avenue NE, Washington D.C.
Directions to the Forum | Agenda
Reception 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106
|Program & Speaker Bios||Summary (coming soon)
|8:15 AM||Registration and Continental Breakfast (provided)|
|9:00 AM||Welcome Remarks (Dr. Jackie Dixon, Chair of Ocean Leadership Board of Trustees; RADM Jon White, Ocean Leadership President and CEO)|
|9:30 AM||Panel – Food Safety (Panel Slides 65MB)
Presentations and discussion regarding the seafood safety, including seafood fraud, safety factors of developing new marine food sources, and maintaining current ones.
The discussion will bring leaders of the food safety and food security communities together to discuss the ocean’s contribution to these topics, as well as science needs and policy implications.
Panel – Food Security (Panel Slides 72MB)
Presentations and discussion regarding the ocean’s role in a secure food supply, both from the sea and land.
|5:00 PM||Dr. Beth Dunford (Global Food Security Strategy; invited)|
|5:15 PM||Recommendations (Panel Moderators)|
|5:45 PM||Closing Remarks (RADM Jon White, Ocean Leadership President and CEO)|
|6:00 PM||Reception (Dirksen Senate Office Building, Room 106)|
Past Public Policy Forums:
- 2016: Science and Solutions for a Resilient Ocean
- 2015: Predicting and Preparing for a Changing Arctic
- 2014: The Urban Ocean
- 2013: Economies of a Changing Ocean
- 2012: The Science of Ocean, Coastal and Great Lakes Restoration
- 2011: BP Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico
- 2010: Sea Level Rise, the Arctic, and Marine Spatial Planning