Jonathan J. Halperin
Jonathan J. Halperin
Designing Research, Communications
and Strategies for Sustainability

The 2014 James Beard Foundation Food Conference

James Beard Foundation Food Conference

2014 Agenda
The 2014 James Beard Foundation Food Conference
Health & Food: Is Better Food the Prescription for a Healthier America?
October 27 & 28
New York City

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What's Making Us Sick Anyway?
Lens One: The Ubiquity of Sweeteners

  • Session Introduction:  Jonathan Halperin, Founder, Designing Sustainability
  • Sugar and Health: What is the Connection? - A Dialogue
    Robert Lustig, MD, Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, University of California – San Francisco, and Author
    Jonathan Halperin

  • Clips from the film Fed Up
  • Taming Sugar: Solutions and Challenges
    Laurie David, Executive Producer, Fed Up
    Cindy Gershen, Chef/Owner, Sunrise Bistro & Catering
    Emily Luchetti, Chief Pastry Officer, Marlowe, Park Tavern, and Cavalier Restaurants
    Jonathan Halperin (Moderator)

  • The Sweet Truth – A Dialogue
    Marion Nestle, Paulette Goddard Professor of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, New York University
    Corby Kummer, Senior Editor, The Atlantic, and Food Salon Coordinator, the Aspen Institute

  • Community Exchange: Reactions and Questions

We needed an outside perspective on working with leading corporations and turned to Jonathan to assess our approach, refine our strategy, facilitate internal roll-out and help us execute. He helped us to think big, see new opportunities, reshape our communications and engage internal stakeholders. His counsel and ongoing support has been constructively provocative. Jonathan’s strategic thinking is keen and his facilitation skills are superior; he drills quickly to the underlying issues with a deft combination of determination and diplomacy.

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