On the 16th of June 2016 BSUFN will host our annual symposium. The theme for this year is Contemporary Food Issues. Sessions during the day will reflect the prevelence and diversity of food issues in contemporary society, from the local scale in Brighton & Hove to international and global scales.
The provisional programme for the symposium is now available. An outline of the sessions for the day is below and a full programme with presentation abstracts is available for download by following this link: BSUFN Symposium 2016 Provisional Programme
Further details about the symposium are available on the event webpage.
|9:00-9:20||Registration, tea/coffee and Posters||E512|
|9:30-10:15||Keynote Speech – Dr Tom Wakeford – Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, Coventry University||E513|
|“You just don’t get it, do you?” Building a food movement that takes social justice seriously.
Chair: Ruth Segal
|10:15-11:15||Brighton & Hove Communities – Room E513
Chair: Bella Wheeler
|11:15-11:40||Tea/coffee break and Posters||E512|
|11:40-13:10||Global Commodification and Responses – Room E513
Chair: Prof Michael Lipton
|Consumers, Identity and Culture – Room E512
Chair: Abigail Wincott
|Tom Lines||Beth Kamunge|
|Sara Brouwer||Gilly Smith|
|Jennifer Spicer||Jonas House|
|13:10-14:10||Lunch and Posters||E512|
|14:10-14:55||Alternative Models of Sustainable Food Systems
Chair: Rachael Taylor
|Three models of sustainable food systems will be ‘pitched’ as alternative to mainstream food and agriculture systems. This will be followed by an open discussion.
Slow Food Sussex – Michael Little
Permaculture People – Phil Moore and Lauren Simpson
Food Sovereignty Sussex – Jocelyn Jones
|14:55-15:55||Food Safety, Quality and Novelty – Room E513
Chair: Carol Williams
|Professor Erik Millstone|
|15:55-16:20||Tea/coffee break and Posters||E512|
|16:20-17:20||Processed Food and its Discontents – Room E513
Chair: To be confirmed
|Graham Sharp and Judith Watson|
|17:20-17:30||Sum up and Close||E513|
The symposium is free to attend. You can register to attend Contemporary Food Issues symposium by completing the registration form on Eventbrite. Spaces are filling up quickly so if you want to attend the symposium we encourage you to register your place now to avoid disappointment.
We’re looking forward to the event and we hope you’ll join us.
*Please note, if you register to attend the symposium and you have any dietary requirements, you must e-mail your dietary requirements to the symposium organisers at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than the 9th of June 2016. After this date we cannot guarantee to be able to cater for any specific dietary needs, although vegetarian and vegan diets will be catered for.*