Speaker Talks and Presentations

If you were unable to attend any of the Shared Tables lectures or panels, or would like to review the fantastic content, please see the below links for presentations and notes.  A special thanks to all our speakers for sharing their immense research and field expertise with us.


Tom Philpott article by UNC Global News, “Award-Winning Journalist Addresses Sustainable Food Issues”

Will Allen of Growing Power’s Keynote Lecture, Feb. 29th 2012, Reynolds Theater, Duke University 

Day 1 | February 28, 2012 | Global Food Studies
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Food, Technology and Politics in Europe Panel

Food Security, Sustainable Food Systems & Global Change, Panel

Food or Fuel? Africa, North American, and South America, Panel

Day 2 | February 29, 2012 | Local & National Food Studies
Duke University

Farming in NC Panel:

Farm Bill 2012 Panel:
  • Dr. John O’Sullivan – Director, Center for Environmental Farming Systems: What is the Farm Bill?  Presentation courtesy of Susan Prolman, Director of The Sustainable Agriculture Coalition
  • Dr. Barry Goodwin – Distinguished Professor in Agriculture and Resource Economics at NCSU and Co-Director of the American Enterprise Institute 2012 Farm Bill Initiative: Is There Any Cure for Agricultural Subsidies?
Food & Culture Panel:
Food & Faith:
Food Access in our Communities Panel:
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