NUTRITION FOR ALL: The Food Hackathon + Forum brings together leading food innovators, entrepreneurs, and scholars with top tech talent and emerging food leaders, to collaborate on innovative solutions to grand challenges in our food system. Presented in partnership with The Food Business School—the newly established center for executive and graduate education at The Culinary Institute of America—this third iteration of this event centers on the call to action “Nutrition for All.”
THE CHALLENGE & THE PRIZE: Event partners have collaborated with Challenge Sponsors and UC Davis / Mars Innovation Institute for Food and Health, to identify a Challenge central to the event theme “Nutrition for All.” Working in interdisciplinary teams, the hackers will spend two days developing solutions to these challenges with the support of experienced food and tech mentors—and fueled by the powers of Rebecca Jean Catering).
Winning hacks will be selected by a panel of expert judges at a final presentation on Sunday. The grand prize includes an all-expenses-paid trip to the 2015 World Expo in Milan, Italy.
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Event Details & Schedule
LOCATION: Galvanize, 44 Tehama Street, San Francisco CA
GET YOUR JUICES FLOWING: We'll kick off the weekend on Friday evening with an educational forum featuring a panel of notable food and health system thinkers, followed by a special reception celebrating the launch of The Food Business School, with food provided by Rebecca Jean Catering.
Friday, February 27th Forum Schedule
- 5:00-7:30pm Welcome Address & Forum: Nutrition for All
- 7:30-10:00PM The Food Business School Inaugural Reception
Saturday, February 28th Hackathon Schedule
- 8 - 10 am Breakfast
- 10 am Pitch your idea for Nutrition for All
- 11 am - midnight ALL DAY Food Hackathon
Sunday, March 1st Hackathon Schedule
- Food Hackathon
- 5PM - 7:30PM Hackathon Competition Final Presentations
- 7:30 - 8PM Closing Discussion: Turning an Idea into a Business
- 8PM - 10PM Rooftop After Party
GRAND PRIZE: ALL EXPENSE PAID TRIP TO WORLD EXPO
Rebecca Jean Catering
Institute for the Future
Marissa Nicole Duswalt
Foods For Health Institute
UC Davis Nutrition Department
Dean at The Food Business School
Food for Good at PepsiCo
Own The Room
Artisan Chef & contributor for Atlanta Magazine
Buyer’s Best Friend
The Culinary Institute of America
Food Business School
Mariana MeaFuture Food Institute
Cross Business Producers
You Can Group
Froovie Organics, LLC
Accelerator at Code for America
Future Food Institute
The Mixing Bowl
United States Healthful Food Council
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