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UFSS 2020 - Nourishing Cities in a Changing Climate

URBAN FOOD SYSTEMS SYMPOSIUM 2020
Nourishing Cities in a Changing Climate
June 4 – 6, 2020

Marriott Country Club Plaza – Kansas City, MO

ABSTRACTS DUE NOVEMBER 1, 2019

The 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, 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 Food Systems experts
Symposium topics includes:
  • Nutrition and food security
  • Climate change
  • Food production and distribution
  • Community engagement
  • Urban planning and development
  • International perspectives
  • Economic development
  • Food policy and advocacy

UFSS 2020 IS HOSTED BY:

UFSS LOCATION

Kansas City, MO

SYMPOSIUM COMMUNITY TOURS

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