Conferences related to food systems and/or community development.
he 2020 Urban Food Systems Symposium will be held June 4 – 6, 2020 in Kansas City. Our goal is to bring together a national and international audience of academic and research-oriented professionals to share and gain knowledge on urban food systems and the role they play in global food security. This symposium includes knowledge on: urban agricultural production, local food systems distribution, climate change, nutrition, urban farmer education, urban ag policy, planning and development, food access and justice, and food sovereignty.
The ideal attendee for this symposium includes:
- Researchers and students
- Extension educators and faculty
- Not-for-profit administrators and educators
- Community Organizers
- Urban growers
- Urban planners
- Urban Food Systems experts
- Nutrition and food security
- Climate change
- Food production and distribution
- Community engagement
- Urban planning and development
- International perspectives
- Economic development
- Food policy and advocacy
|Event End Date||6/6/2020|
It has been five years since we gathered at the MOFGA Fairgrounds in Unity, Maine for the last northeast regional convergence. We miss the excitement, energy, and camaraderie that a regional event brings and we know that you do too. We’ve heard you asking “So when’s the next convergence?” so we are hard at work for 2020!
Summer may seem far away but the Convergence date is fast approaching. Prices increase on May 1st and ticket sales end on July 1st so get your tickets and camping spot before time runs out! A ticket gets you attendance to all three days of the Convergence, two nights of camping, meals, and an included one-year PAN membership or membership extension. Tickets and space are limited so act today and spread the word!
If you are ready to register and purchase tickets, please complete the Convergence Registration Form. Please complete one form for each attendee you are registering.
If you are interested in speaking/presenting at the Convergence, please complete the Call for Content/Presenter Application.
If you are interested in being a Convergence vendor, please complete the Vendor Application.
To go directly to the ticket page, please click here: Buy Convergence Tickets.
|Event End Date||7/26/2020|
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|Event End Date||10/29/2020|