Public Events

Conversations: Food Security is National Security

May 24, 2023
5:15 pm - 7:00 pm

According to the UN, food security is deteriorating due to the impacts of the global pandemic and climate change. Without access to adequate safe and nutritious food, societal stability is threatened. Danforth Center scientists are using plant science to improve crops that can grow sustainably and feed more people despite heat, drought, and other stressors. Panelists will discuss geopolitical and security aspects of food with an eye toward 21st-century solutions.

5:15 PM Networking
6–7 PM Presentation

What to expect

Conversations is a series of free panel discussions organized by the Danforth Center Friends Committee. Since 2003, Conversations has offered the public the opportunity to learn about the world of the Center and its partners.

Panelists: TBD, Moderator: TBD

The Donald Danforth Plant Science Center cares about your health and the public well-being. See our current COVID-19 protocols here.

Attendee Notice of Release
By entering the Danforth Center for this event, you acknowledge that you are providing your consent to be photographed, filmed, and otherwise have your likeness or voice recorded for use by the Danforth Center in any and all media materials, including websites and in other marketing or educational materials, in perpetuity.

Media Sponsor

For information on sponsoring Conversations, contact Lee’at Bachar, Corporate and Foundation Relations Officer, at 314.587.1210 or email:

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