Rewiring the World Food Ecosystem

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From the bottom of the sea to the farm, the ranch to the table the world food system has become so influential it is influencing the world's Ecosystem. How can we make that sustainable for the 12 + billion who will be living here in the next 100 years?

Join us for an in depth discussion on the future of Food. The world ecosystem from farm to table is a worldwide multi trillion dollar industry in need of an extreme makeover. Come join IndieBio's new cohort of food and biomaterials companies as well as Bay Area Food Tech Veterans for an intensive discussion and meet and greet. Our Panel includes some of the new Companies of High Tech Food.

Sara Bonham is the CEO and Co Founder of Willow Cup, a food tech company revolutionizing the dairy industry utilizing plant proteins. Sara has extensive experience in both food science and biomaterial engineering, she will be discussing the necessary evolution of the dairy industry.

Mushrooms are going to feed, house, and provide resources for the next 9 billion people on this planet. Phil Ross, co-founder and CTO of MycoWorks, will describe the technology behind the 21st century’s mycocultural revolution.

Shane Greenup is an entrepreneur, futurist, philosopher and molecular biologist. He previously founded rbutr to solve the problem of misinformation on the web. He is now the founder of BioNascent, a company working to close the gap in health outcomes between breastfed and formula fed infants.

Kyle Taylor is a professional plant biology 'nerd' and co-founder of EnduraBio. EnduraBio is building salt and drought tolerant cropping solutions because we believe lack of water should not limit yields.

Food insecurity is almost pervasive as pathogens abound, resulting in enormous loss of life and suffering as billions are forced to endure the effects of contaminated food in both the developed and developing world. This is a direct result of the lack of adequate surveillance mechanisms to both identify and track foodborne illnesses, a problem that will only increase as the world population balloons.