2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit
May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN
Professor, Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics
Ohio State University
Brian E. Roe, Ph.D., is the Van Buren Professor in the Department of Agricultural, Environmental and Development Economics at the Ohio State University. Dr. Roe has worked broadly in the areas of agricultural and environmental economics focusing on issues including food waste, agricultural marketing, information policy, farm nutrient management, behavioral economics and product quality. He also helped form and currently leads the Ohio State Food Waste Collaborative and co-directs an NSF-funded Research Network focused on addressing wasted food.
Wednesday, May 11th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)
Heritage Gallery Room
Setting the Table: How to Engage Consumers on Food Waste
What’s needed to shift our overall culture to place more value on food? Consumers generate more surplus food than any other sector, and while poor food management is a big cause, a portion of that waste occurs because of decisions made by other actors throughout the supply chain. Tune in as leaders across brands, local government and academia share the unique ways that they are leveraging their influence to reshape consumer environments and decrease waste.