A half-day event about the science & business of meat substitutes & their social dimensions.
The science of meat substitutes:
Kent Kirshenbaum- Director of Graduate Studies & Professor of Chemistry at NYU Department of Chemistry
'Plant-Based Meat: Faux or Fugly?'
Isha Datar- Executive Director of New Harvest
'Producing Meat from Cell Cultures'
Moderated byJacy Reese- Senior Fellow, Sentience Politics
The culture of meat substitutes:
Alan Levinovitz- Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at JMU
'Magic, Metaphysics, & Frankenmeat: Understanding the Foundations of Dietary Taboos'
Ben Wurgaft- Postdoctoral Fellow at MIT'
'Promise & Progress: On Cellular Agriculture, Moral Promises, & Technological Progress'
Moderated byChristopher Schlottmann, Clinical Associate Professor of Environmental Studies