Schedule

Symposium Program

Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 7:15 am – 6:00 pm

7:15 am – 8:00 am

Registration and Breakfast

8:15 am – 8:25 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Lorraine Trotter
Dean, George Brown College Centre for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

8:30 am – 9:30 am

Keynote Speaker
Creating Better Food Policy: The Need for Connection
Dr. Kelly Brownell

9:45 am – 10:45 am

Be the Boss. Own Your Kitchen.
Chef Christine Cushing

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Healthy Break

11:15 am – 12:00 pm

Nutrition in Real Life
Nish Saxena, M.Sc., RD

12:00 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch, Exhibition, and Networking

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

From Always Hungry? to Always Delicious
In conversation with David Ludwig, MD, PhD and Chef Dawn Ludwig

2:30 pm – 3:15 pm

Concurrent Interactive Session

  • Don’t Butcher Your Grains
    Chef Patrick Secord, CCC, and Linda Gillis, RD, PhD
  • Power Your Life With Plants
    Hana James and Amanda Li, RD
  • Going Nuts for Cheese
    Afrim Pristine 

3:30 pm – 4:15 pm

Concurrent Interactive Session

  • Don’t Butcher Your Grains
    Chef Patrick Secord, CCC, and Linda Gillis, RD, PhD
  • Power Your Life With Plants
    Hana James and Amanda Li, RD
  • Going Nuts for Cheese
    Afrim Pristine 

4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Closing Remarks, Reception