Webinar: Cellular Agriculture: Techno-Socio-Economic Perspective

Event Date: April 19, 2021
Hosted By: Co-sponsored by the College of Agriculture and the College of Engineering
Time: 10-11:45 am EST
Contact Name: Ajay P. Malshe and Bill Bogan
Contact Email: amalshe@purdue.edu, bogan@purdue.edu
Open To: Anyone
Priority: No
School or Program: College of Engineering
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Transformative innovations in agriculture and food for human health, equity, and competitiveness.

Webinar panel duration – 1.75 hours total: 15 minutes per panelist plus time for discussion.

Webinar link – Provided upon registration

Registration link (Registration is necessary and free)
2021 Cellular Ag Registration Form

Session I:  Perspective on Manufacturing Science, Engineering, and Safety

Monday, April 19 - 10-11:45 am EST

Opening remarks (15 minutes):  Dr. Jay Akridge, Provost, and  Dr. Theresa Mayer, Vice-president of Research, Purdue University


Dr. Ajay P. Malshe  (Host and moderator), Purdue University (Bio-inspired designs, materials, and manufacturing) 

Dr. Michael Sealy, University Nebraska (Manufacturing processes)

Dr. Haley Oliver, Purdue University (Food Safety)

Dr. Brad Kim, Purdue University (Muscle biology and biochemistry)

Session II:  Perspective on Economics, Nutrition, Society and Sustainability

Wednesday, April 21 - 10-11:45 am EST

Opening remarks (15 minutes):  Dr. Karen Plaut, Glenn W. Sample Dean of the College of Agriculture, and Dr. Bernard Engel, Associate Dean of Research, Purdue University


Dr. Jayson Lusk (Moderator), Purdue University (Agriculture Economics)

Dr. Julia McQullian, University Nebraska at Lincoln (Social Science)

Dr. Richard Mattes, Purdue University (Nutrition Science)

Dr. John Sutherland, Purdue University (Sustainability)

Session III:Perspective on Innovations, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship

Friday, April 23 - 10-11:45 am EST

Opening remarks (15 minutes):  Dr. Mung Chiang, John A. Edwardson Dean of the College of Engineering, Purdue University


Dr. Christian Butzke  (moderator), Purdue University (Innovation and entrepreneurship) 

Mr. Zak Weston, Good Food Institute (Foodservice & supply chain)

Dr. John Reich, Foundation for Food & Agriculture Research (Urban farming, equity, and transformative opportunities for next agriculture revolution)

Ms. Abby Lyall, Big Idea Ventures (Innovations and commercialization)

Mr. Dan Dawes, AgriNovus(Strategy and innovation)

Mr. Wade Lange, Purdue Foundry (Purdue’s entrepreneurship ecosystem)

Conclusion of the webinar by Ajay P. Malshe as the host organizer.