2020 Urban Food Systems Symposium

Country: USA

City: Kansas

Abstr. due: 01.11.2019

Dates: 04.06.20 — 06.06.20

Area Of Sciences: Technical sciences;

Organizing comittee e-mail: hlwoods@ksu.edu

Organizers: UFSS Committee

 

The scientific committee for the 2020 Urban Food Systems Symposium invites you to submit an abstract for consideration as an oral or poster presentation. The symposium will be held June 4-6, 2020 in Kansas City, MO. For more information about the schedule, see the schedule-at-a-glance.
Topics

The theme for the symposium, Nourishing Cities in a Changing Climate, will address the topic areas listed below.

Oral and poster presentations addressing research, education, and extension and/or community development programs within the field of Urban Food Systems are encouraged to submit. Urban food systems includes a broad array of topics related to urban agriculture and the interaction of urban populations and the food system. Specific examples of topic areas include:

    Climate Change
    Nutrition and human health of urban communities
    Urban food production systems
    Challenges of growing in urban areas
    Training for urban farmers
    Urban food distribution systems
    Urban planning and development
    Community and economic development
    Connecting urban consumers with agriculture
    Food security in cities
    Food system policy and advocacy

 

Conference Web-Site: http://www.urbanfoodsystemssymposium.org/call-for-abstracts/