2020 Symposium Agenda

Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, September 30

9:00 am – 4:00 pm Urban Farm Tour – ticketed event
5:00 – 7:00 pm Welcome Reception – ticketed event

Thursday, October 1

7:00 – 8:30 am

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 – 9:00 am

Welcome

9:00 – 10:00 am

Keynote – Jess Halliday

10:00 – 10:30 am

Coffee/Tea Break

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Oral Session 1 Urban Food Production Systems

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Oral Session 2 Food Systems Policy and Advocacy

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Oral Session 3 Extension and Outreach in Urban Food Systems

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Invited Speaker – Charles Rice

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Poster Session 1 and Coffee/Tea Break

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 4 Climate Change and Environmental Aspects of Urban Agriculture

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 5 Industry Panel

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 6 Challenges of Growing in Urban Areas

7:00 – 9:30 pm

Dinner Dinner Speaker – Mark Winne – ticketed event

Friday, October 2

7:30 -9:00 am

Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 am

Invited Speaker – Elizabeth Mitcham

10:00 – 10:30 am

Coffee/ Tea break

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Oral Session 7 Nutrition, Human Health and Consumers

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Oral Session 8 Community and Economic Development

10:30 am – 12:15 pm

Oral Session 9 Training for Urban Farmers

12:15 – 1:30 pm

Lunch Break

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Invited Speaker – TBA

2:30 – 3:30 pm

Poster Session 2 and Coffee/Team Break

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 10 Food Security in Cities

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 11 Urban Planning and Development

3:30 – 5:00 pm

Oral Session 12 Urban Food Distribution Systems

Saturday, October 3

8:30 am – 12:00 pm Post Symposium Workshop – ticketed event

UFSS 2020 IS HOSTED BY:

UFSS LOCATION

Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street
Kansas City, MO

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