April 2018 Forum Future of Food

APRIL FORUM

Future of Food

Nicolas Georges

and Mark Doneddu

We face a global food crisis. Land degradation, resource depletion and climate change are all part of the problem. Our two speakers will discuss the changes we need to make to ensure our survival as a species, from their different perspectives.
Professor Nicolas Georges“Food in 2050 – the need to act on food waste and sustainability”

Nicolas Georges is regarded internationally as a leading authority on industry innovation. He has been regularly requested as a speaker on the matter at professional events and consulted by industry peers and the government both state and federal.Nicolas has led several organisations, small and large, through major transformational change. Currently he is General Manager, Growth and Innovation at Bakers Delight, formerly Director of Food and Agriculture Innovation at Monash University.  In the decade prior to working at Monash he led many breakthrough innovations, launching more than 500 new products in four countries whilst working for such companies as Nestle, Mondelez, Godfreys and Vitasoy.

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Mark Doneddu“Eating up the World – the environmental consequences of our food choices.”
Mark Doneddu, president of Vegetarian Victoria (VegVic).  He has had extensive experience researching vegetarian health issues as well as the environmental impacts of a healthy vegetarian diet. He regularly develops and presents talks on behalf of Vegetarian Victoria regarding vegetarian issues, including the sustainability of a meat-free diet.  Mark is a regular guest speaker for organisations such as student groups and university clubs.
Highett Community Centre
2 Livingston St, Highett
Wed April 25 – 7.30pm
Cost:  $5 includes tea & coffee

 

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