Food, Energy, and Water Symposium 2021

Opening Plenary

Dr. Capucine Dupont

Senior Lecturer-Researcher in Bioresource Technology, IHE Delft Institute for Water Education

Title: “From waste to biochar added-value materials in the Food-Energy-Water nexus context”

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Food Keynote

Prof. Akinbode Adedeji, PhD. CQE-ASQ

Carnegie Fellow & Associate Professor of Food Process Engineering, University of Kentucky Department of Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering

Title: “The Age of ‘ALT’ Proteins: Impact on Water and Energy Conservation”

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Energy Keynote

Samuel Kelty

Chemical Research Engineer, LG&E and KU

Title: “Kentucky’s Clean Energy Successes, Opportunities, and Challenges”

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Water Keynote

Prof. Lindell Ormsbee, PhD. P.E., P.H., D.WRE, F.ASCE, F.EWRI

Director, Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute, Professor, University of Kentucky Department of Civil Engineering

Title: “The Importance of a Systems Approach for Addressing Water Challenges”

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After-Lunch Penary

Jonathan Webb

Founder & CEO, AppHarvest

Title: “Leveraging Kentucky’s Renewable Resources for the Betterment of People and Planet”

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