Conference Videos

Use the schedule below to find links to the recorded sessions.

Opening Plenary 

Watch the Opening Remarks by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. 

Watch the Opening Plenary on the Main Conference Stream [YouTube] 

Welcome remarks and an overview of the National Strategy by U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack.

Ambassador Susan E. Rice in conversation with Chairman Jim McGovern, Senator Cory Booker, and Senator Mike Braun, the bipartisan sponsors of the Conference.

National Strategy Pillar Panel Sessions 

Panel sessions for each of the five pillars of the National Strategy.

Panel Session A

Pillar 1A Pillar 2A Pillar 3A Pillar 4A Pillar 5A

Nourishing Brighter Futures: Ensuring affordable food for all children and families.
Mike Curtin, Jr. moderates a conversation with Shavana Howard, Donna Martin, Mark Ramos, and Shannon Razsadin on supporting children and families in accessing affordable food in schools and at home.

Watch this session on the Pillar 1 Stream [YouTube]

Food is Medicine: Bringing nutrition out of the health care shadows.
Dr. Rajiv Shah in conversation with Dr. Kofi Essel, Dr. Sachin Jain, and Karen Pearl on the integration of nutrition into health care training, coverage, and delivery.

Watch this session on the Pillar 2 Stream [YouTube]

Look Locally: Growing partnerships to expand local food options.
Chuck Conner leads a discussion with Charlene McGee, Tara Roberts-Turner, Sherrie Tussler, and Phoebe Wong on bolstering local food systems to offer nutritious food, strengthen local economies, and support farmers and ranchers.

Watch this session on the Pillar 3 Stream [YouTube]

Fit for Life: Creating communities designed for activity.
Tom Farrey speaks with Al Bangoura, Jaci McCormack, and CiCi Rojas on promoting physical activity and building communities with safer roads and greater access to parks.

Watch this session on the Pillar 4 Stream [YouTube]

Evidence to Action: Using research to guide policy and scale pilots.
Senator Bill Frist in conversation with Swati Chandra, Angela Odoms-Young, and Ross Wilson on leveraging research and data to expand pilot programs and inform policy.

Watch this session on the Pillar 5 Stream [YouTube]

Panel Session B

Pillar 1B Pillar 2B Pillar 3B Pillar 4B Pillar 5B

Public-Private Partnerships: Collaborating to increase affordable food options in underserved communities.
Erin Fitzgerald leads a discussion with Mary Blackford, Diana Tellefson Torres, and Kamau Witherspoon on working together to make it easier for everyone to access affordable foods.

Watch this session on the Pillar 1 Stream [YouTube]

Breaking Barriers: Bridging the gap between nutrition and health.
Dr. Shereef Elnahal in conversation with Dr. Thea James, Walter Murillo, and Denise Scott on cultivating community development and advancing health equity to improve nutrition and health.

Watch this session on the Pillar 2 Stream [YouTube]

Making Healthy Choices Easy: Why improving food environments matters. 
Lazarus Lynch moderates a discussion with Kaster Dee Garrett-Adimora, Shane Grant, Dr. Susan Mayne, and Nadia Torney on enabling healthier choices where people shop, work, and play

Watch this session on the Pillar 3 Stream [YouTube]

The Power of Play: Supporting physical activity for kids. 
Lysa Ratliff moderates a conversation with Cathy Grano, Jermaine Harris, and Ann Marie Krautheim on promoting children’s lifelong health through physical activity in schools and communities. 
Location: Pavilion

Watch this session on the Pillar 4 Stream [YouTube]

Advancing Equitable Research: Developing innovative and inclusive policy solutions.
Dr. Chavonda Jacobs-Young speaks with Dr. Maribel Campos-Rivera, Jimmieka Mills, Mia Ives-Rublee, and Dr. Donald Warne on ensuring nutrition and food security research accounts for all communities and informs policies

Watch this session on the Pillar 5 Stream [YouTube]

Afternoon Plenary

Watch the Afternoon Plenary on the Main Conference Stream [YouTube]

Secretary of Health and Human Services Xavier Becerra in conversation with Chairwoman Rosa DeLauro, Chairwoman Debbie Stabenow, and Mayor Eric Adams.

Keynote address by Chef José Andrés

Closing Plenary

Watch the Closing Plenary on the Main Conference Stream [YouTube]

Stories of action by community leaders and a conversation with young changemakers charting the path forward. We heard from Kari Miller-Ortiz (Director of People and Culture, Move United) and Rebecca Onie and Rocco Perla (Co-Founders, The Health Initiative), followed by Second Gentleman Douglas Emhoff and Ambassador Susan E. Rice in conversation with Joshua Williams (Founder, Joshua’s Heart Foundation) and Avani Rai (Healthy Living Advocate, National 4-H Council).