2015 Food=Medicine Agenda

Agenda tentative and is subject to change

Last updated October 26, 2015

Friday, November 13, 2015

2:00 – 5:00 PM:   Registration

5:00 – 6:15 PM:   Dinner

6:15 – 6:30 PM: Benji Kurtz – Welcome and Introductory Remarks

6:30 – 7:30 PM:  Dr. Kim Williams – Diet & Cardiovascular Disease: What is the Evidence?

7:45 – 8:45 PM:  Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn – Nutritional Reversal of Cardiovascular Disease: Fact or Fiction? Pt 1

9:00 – 10:00 PM: Dr. Michael Greger – Preventing and Treating Our Leading Causes of Death with Food

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Saturday, November 14, 2015:

6:30 – 7:15 AM:   John Pierre – Morning Bootcamp (Optional)

7:00 – 8:00 AM:   Breakfast 

8:00 – 9:00 AM:   Brenda Davis, R.D. – Protein, Calcium and Other Great Mysteries of Plant-Based Diets

9:15 – 10:15 AM:     John Pierre – The Pillars of Health

10:30 – 11:30 AM: Dr. Thomas Campbell – Practicing Nutrition as Modern Medicine

11:45 – 12:45 PM: Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn – Nutritional Reversal of Cardiovascular Disease: Fact or Fiction? Pt. 2

12:45 – 1:45 PM:  Lunch (Special area reserved for attendees to ‘meet and greet’ local plant-based healthcare professionals) 

1:45 – 3:00 PM:   Dr. Richard Oppenlander – Food Choice & Sustainability

3:15 – 4:15 PM:   Chef AJ – The Secrets of Ultimate Weight Loss – Eating to the Left of the Red Line

4:30 – 5:30 PM:   Dr. Terry Mason – A Heart Attack Has Nothing To Do With the Heart (INITIALLY)

5:45 – 6:45 PM:    Rich Roll – Life Transformation Through Plant-Based Nutrition

7:00 – 9:00 PM:   Dinner & A MoviePlantPure Nation, introduced by Director Nelson Campbell

End of Dinner – 11:00 PM:  Late Night Bowling/Social Hour

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Sunday, November 15, 2015

6:30 – 7:15 AM:   John Pierre – Morning Bootcamp (Optional)

7:00 – 8:00 AM:   Breakfast

8:00 – 9:00 AM:   Jane Esselstyn & Ann Crile Esselstyn – Prevent & Reverse Heart Disease Cooking Demo

9:15 – 10:15 AM:   Lindsay Nixon “The Happy Herbivore” – Living Plant-Based in the Real World

10:30 – 11:30 AM: Dr. Robert Ostfeld – Your Heart on Plants

11:45 – 12:45 PM: Dr. Alan Goldhamer – Escaping the Dietary Pleasure Trap

12:45 – 2:00 PM:  Lunch (Special area reserved for attendees to ‘meet and greet’ local plant-based healthcare professionals) 

2:00 – 3:00 PM:   Dr. Baxter Montgomery – The Food Prescription Approach to The Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

3:15 – 4:15 PM:    Chef AJ – Q&A with the Experts