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The Bitten conference will cover food and its social, political and environmental implications.

Want to learn about the trends and future of the food world while contributing to charity? Then the upcoming Bitten: A Food Conversation is for you. New York City’s first annual innovation conference will serve as a platform not only for those working within the food world, but also for those passionate about technology, pop culture, entertainment, design and innovation as it pertains to the future of food. The one-day event — to be held on Friday, February 6 — will cover trends, start-ups, technological innovations and food as pop culture. The best part? One hundred percent of all proceeds will benefit Blue Marble Dreams, a foundation that builds ice cream shops for women to run in war-torn and natural-disaster-struck areas.

Held at the Scholastic Auditorium in SoHo, the full-day conference will feature several speakers from different areas of the food world (see a list of participants below). These thought leaders will lecture about the future of food and its health, social, political and environmental implications. Topics will include the role of food in making Brooklyn a global brand, vertical agriculture and how food brands can give back, and the future of meat. A light breakfast and lunch are included with the $200 ticket, which can be purchased via Eventbrite.

What: Bitten: A Food Conversation
When: Friday, February 6 (8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.)
Where: Scholastic Auditorium (557 Broadway, New York, NY)

Speakers:
Emilie Baltz, food artist and technologist
Peter Kim, executive director of the Museum of Food and Drink
Alexis Miesen, executive director of Blue Marble Dreams
Mike Lee, founder of the Future Market and Studio Industries
Eric Demby, cofounder of Smorgasburg
Chris Stang, cofounder of The Infatuation
Nick Taranto, cofounder of Plated.com
Dorothy Hamilton, founder and CEO of the International Culinary Center
Gabi Lewis, cofounder of Exo
Daniel Krieger, food photographer
David Rosenberg, cofounder of AeroFarms

And many, many more!

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