- Food Convergence Innovation: FCI High-Level Roundtable at the United Nations 2021 Food Systems Summit (September 24, 2021)
Inventing a Precision Science for a World Reset on Convergence Economy
Co-chaired by: Professor Laurette Dubé, Scientific Director & Founding Chair of MCCHE and Shawn Brown, Vice Chancellor for Research Computing and the Director of Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center at the Carnegie Mellon University/University of Pittsburgh
Inventing “One-World” Food Solutions for Sustainable Development and Affordable Healthcare
Co-chaired by: Professor Laurette Dubé, Scientific Director & Founding Chair of MCCHE and Gordon Bacon, CEO of Pulse Canada.
Obesity and chronic disease prevention has a place on the agenda of governments and other stakeholders at local, national and global levels. However, as comprehensive as they may be, traditional governmental policies and programs alone cannot reach the scale, scope and speed of changes needed to reverse current obesity and chronic diseases trends.