Food Matters Live: Creating a productive, resilient and sustainable food system


London, UK

Start Date:

Thursday 19th November


19 November 2015, 10:45am – 11:45am

Conference Theatre, ExCeL, London


A debate chaired by Jonathon Dimbleby as part of Food Matters Live, 17-19 November.



Enhancing productivity, resilience and sustainability of agriculture; increasing resilience of international food supply chains and enabling consumers to make sustainable nutritious food choices are fundamental components of ensuring a secure and resilient food supply.


What does the future food system look like and how can government, industry and the public collaborate to achieve it?



Host: Jonathan Dimbleby, Broadcaster and Presenter, ‘Any Questions’ on BBC Radio 4; organic farmer, Chair of Dimbleby Cancer Care and former President of the Soil Association

George Eustice, Minister of State, Defra and MP for Camborne and Redruth

Dr Alice Roberts, Professor of Public Engagement in Science. the University of Birmingham; renowned broadcaster and author and regular science columnist for The Observer

Chris Goodall, Founder, Carbon Commentary; author of Sustainability: All That Matters and commentator on how to feed a population of 10bn by 2050

Professor Tim Benton, UK Champion for Global Food Security and Professor of Population Ecology, School of Biology


How to attend

Free to attend. Register via the Food Matters Live website.



Join the conversation on Twitter by following #FoodMattersLive2015.

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