Transforming the Economy: Sustaining Food, Water, Energy and Justice

Washington DC | June 26 to 29, 2016

 Confirmed Speakers:

Kanchan Chopra, former Director and Professor at the Institute of Economic Growth in Delhi, India

Frances Moore Lappé, Alternative Nobel Prize Recipient and author of Diet for a Small Planet

Dr. Renato Maluf, President Emeritus, National Food Security Council of Brazil, Sao Paolo, Brazil

Monamati Mokgadi, Senior Natural Resource Officer, Department of Environmental Affairs, Botswana

Dr. Peter I. May, Senior Scientist, Biohabitats Inc. and University of Maryland, Dept. of Environmental Science

Jairam Ramesh, Former Minster of the Environment of India, New Delhi, India

Dr. Arild Vatn, Professor at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU), Oslo

Dr. Shi Yan, Founder and President, Shared Harvest Community Supported Agriculture, Beijing, China

Marina Silva, Environmental Activist and Brazilian Politician

Dr. Gar Alperovitz, Democracy Collaborative and University of Maryland

Invited Speakers:

Mrs. Michelle Obama, First Lady, The White House, Washington DC, United States

Dr. Ernest Moniz, Secretary, United States Department of Energy

Tom Vilsack, Secretary, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington DC

Guests of Honor:

Herman Daly, Professor Emeritus

Harriett Fulbright, President, Fulbright Foundation

Confirmed Speaker Biographies

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