On 11 March 2018, Nobel Prize Dialogue was arranged in Tokyo, where Nobel Laureates, key opinion leaders, policy makers, students, researchers and the general public met to discuss The Future of Food.
A full program of inspiring lectures and panels took place, exploring topics like 'Science and Food', 'Culture and Food' and 'Future Food and our Challenges for the Sustainability'. Attending Nobel Laureates were Johann Deisenhofer, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1988, Tim Hunt, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2001, Finn E. Kydland, Laureate in Economic Sciences 2004, Yoshinori Ohsumi, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2016 and Ada Yonath, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2009.
Nobel Prize Dialogue is a free-of-charge, full-day event inspired by Nobel Week Dialogue, which has been taking place in Sweden in Nobel Week since 2012. The event aims to stimulate discussion at the highest level on a topical science-related theme by bringing together Nobel Laureates, the world's leading scientists, key opinion leaders, policy makers, different interest groups and the general public, online as well as on-site. By bridging science and society, it's an opportunity to stimulate thinking, excite imagination and inspire greatness! Nobel Prize Dialogue Tokyo 2018 is produced by Nobel Media AB in cooperation with the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS).
The event took place in Pacifico Yokohama Conference Center Main hall on Sunday 11 March.