2020 Symposium Agenda

Symposium Schedule – Tentative Virtual Schedule

**Please note all times are listed as Central Time (CDT)**

Wednesday, October 7

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9:45-10:00am

10:00 – 11:00 am 

Opening Remarks

Keynote Dr. Jess Halliday – Building climate-resilient urban and regional food systems – LIVE

11:00 – 11:45 am 

Community and Economic Development Live Discussion Session

11:45 am – 12:00 pm 

Virtual Networking Break – Extension & Not for Profit

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Food Systems Policy and Advocacy Live Discussion Session

12:45 – 1:00 pm

Virtual Break

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Extension and Outreach in Urban Food Systems Live Discussion Session

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Virtual Break

2:00 – 2:30 pm

Poster Session 1 – Community and Economic Development in Urban Communities

Poster Session 2 – Food Security in Cities

Wednesday, October 14

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10:00 – 11:00 am 

Invited Presenter Dr. Charles Rice – Urban Agriculture, Climate Change, and Food Security:  Potential Solutions and Synergies – LIVE

11:00 – 11:45 am 

Urban Food Production Systems Live Discussion Session

11:45 am – 12:00 pm 

Virtual Networking Break – School Gardens & Higher Education

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Climate Change and Environmental Aspects in Urban Agriculture Live Discussion Session

12:45 – 1:00 pm

Virtual Break

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Challenges of Growing in Urban Areas Live Discussion Session

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Virtual Social Break – Sponsored by Kansas Sustainable Agriculture Research & Education and Kansas Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Alternative Crops

2:00 – 2:45 pm

Poster Session 3 – Urban Food Production Systems

Poster Session 4 – Challenges of Growing in Urban Areas

Wednesday, October 21

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10:00 – 11:00 am 

Invited Presenter Dr. Elizabeth Mitcham – The Role of Urban Farming in Nutrition Security – LIVE

11:00 – 11:45 am 

Training for Urban Farmers Live Discussion Session

11:45 am – 12:00 pm 

Virtual Networking Break – Nutrition and Nutrition Eductators & Community Development

12:00 – 1:00 pm

Invited Presenter Karen Washington – Food Justice is More than Growing Food and Feeding People – LIVE

1:00 – 1:15 pm

Virtual Break

1:15 – 2:00 pm

Poster Session

Wednesday, October 28

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10:00 – 11:00 am 

Invited Speakers Dr. Jill Clark and Dr. Jennifer King – ‘Fixes that Fail:’ Using community-based systems modeling to diagnose injustice in the food system – LIVE

11:00 – 11:45 am 

Urban Planning and Development Live Discussion Session

11:45 am – 12:00 pm 

Virtual Networking Break – Urban Planning & Policy and Government

12:00 – 12:45 pm

Urban Food Distribution Systems Live Discussion Session

12:45 – 1:00 pm

Virtual Break

1:00 – 1:45 pm

Nutrition and Food Security in Cities Live Discussion Session

1:45 – 2:00 pm

Virtual Social Break – Sponsored by Kansas Department of Agriculture

2:00 – 3:00 pm

Closing Keynote Presenter Mark Winne – The Hydra-Headed Food System: Imagining the Whole and Connecting the Dots – LIVE

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