A Jamboree style meeting will be held on October 2-4 in Irvine, California. As a result of the Town Hall meeting discussions and ideas submitted to the IdeaBuzz platform, the study committee identified the below set of focal areas of research around which interdisciplinary working groups will be formed. Working groups of scientific experts will be formed based on these focal areas. The working groups will be responsible for elaborating answers to the questions in the statement of task in the context of their respective focal areas. The working groups will describe major opportunities to advance science, identifying knowledge gaps, prioritize research barriers to overcome, and articulate a strategy for moving forward.

Focal Areas:

  • Greener Plants
  • Greener Animals
  • Reducing Food Waste
  • Safer Food Supply
  • Pathways for Resilience