Wednesday, May 8
Using Data and Technology to Drive Food Waste Reduction
A panel of experts, academics, and entrepreneurs will discuss how data and technology are being used to develop viable market platforms to address surplus food collection inefficiencies, and provide solutions to reduce food waste and ensure recovery of excess food and food scraps.
This session will include:
"Food Waste and the Sharing Economy" by Dr. Stephen F. Hamilton, Professor of Economics, California Polytechnic State University and Timothy Richards, Morrison School of Agribusiness and Resource Management, Arizona State University
“Operational Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to Improve Shrink Management and Drive Food Waste Reduction” by Ricky Ashenfelter, CEO, Spoiler Alert, MA
“Closing the Measurement Gap: Using Measurement and Data to Prevent Food Waste” by Steven Finn, VP, Food Waste Prevention, LeanPath, Inc., OR
“Solving Your Company’s Dumbest Problem: Food Waste” by Komal Ahmad, CEO, Copia. CA
“Energy from Food Waste – Flipping the Perspective” by Michael Corbett, Director of Applied Science, Divert Inc., MA.