AIVC Event – New Scientist : “Future of Food and Agriculture”

Debate from the New Scientist on “One-Day Virtual Event: Future of Food and Agriculture”

Early Bird Tickets: £10:00

Standard Price: £15.00

New Scientist Live’s Future of Food and Agriculture is an online show for everyone who cares what is on their plate.

What we eat and how we grow it are changing. The need to feed a growing population, tackle hunger and obesity, and avoid trashing the planet is driving the next food and agricultural revolution. New Scientist Live’s Future of Food and Agriculture is an online event for everyone who cares what’s on their plate. Hear how science and technology is making it happen in a day of inspiring talks, demos and interactive sessions.

Three stages of incredible talks:

Hear about the future of food from the world’s leading scientists on the Main Stage. Discover how farmers are protecting the environment, and why robots and genetics are changing the face of agriculture on the Field Stage. From lab-grown meat to sustainable diets, discover what’s coming to a plate near you on the Fork Stage.

Topics include:

Personalised nutrition
How our other senses alter our taste
Robot farming
Lab-grown meat
What to eat to save the planet
Gene editing
Climate change and farming

Plus much more to be announced

World Renowned speakers:

Hear from the farmer who creates robots to plant, cultivate and harvest crops;
Neil Stephens, the researcher making lab-grown meat;
Mark Lynas, the GM activist-turned-advocate;
Tilly Collins, the entomologist, making the case for adding edible insects to our diets; the scientists transforming crops and livestock with gene-editing;
Tim Spector, the microbiome expert overturning everything we know about diets; the psychologist making food taste better by hacking your senses; see the a premiere of family show about climate superheroes, plus more amazing speakers to be announced soon.



November 28


10:00 am - 05:00 pm

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Manchester IVC