Few argue against the importance of food security. Yet the $8tn global food system lags behind all major economic segments in research and development, digitization, and talent retention. Why do global investors, governments, and corporates remain so blasé in charting a course for the food ecosystem to become more self-sustaining? This two-day exploration into the food we eat and how it reaches our plates will highlight the entrepreneurs and capital allocators determined to make the essentials of life, food, and water safe and sustainable for all. It is time to change the mindset about food as an investment narrative.