THE FOLLOWING DISTINGUISHED EXPERTS SERVED ON THE FORUM ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Pete Smith, FRS,1 University of Aberdeen, Co-Chair
Tim Benton, Chatham House
Ottoline Leyser, FRS, University of Cambridge
Greg Lowry, Carnegie Mellon University
Susan McCouch, NAS, Cornell University
Jules Pretty, University of Essex
David Tilman, NAS, ForMemRS, University of Minnesota
This summary was prepared by Steve Olson, with assistance from Connie Burdge and Sarah Giles, and is based on the presentations and participant discussions at the US-UK Scientific Forum on Sustainable Agriculture, which took place at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, on March 5–6, 2020. The document was reviewed in draft form by Pete Smith and Susan Wessler. David Tilman served as arbiter to ensure that review comments were appropriately incorporated into the final version of this summary. Support for this activity was provided by the George and Cynthia Mitchell Endowment for Sustainability Science.
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1 Fellow of the Royal Society.
2 Member of the National Academy of Sciences.
3 Foreign Member of the Royal Society.