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IFSTAL 2021/22 Launch: Engaging the invisible middle of the food system

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17:15 – 19:00 BST

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Come and learn more about the IFSTAL programme and engaging the invisible middle in food system dialogues

About this event

Recent events such as the COVID-19 pandemic and BREXIT in the UK has highlighted the fragility and siloed nature of our food system, for example causing panic buying and culling of animals due to distribution and logistic struggles. Come and join us hear from 4 experts about the invisible middle and join in the dialogue around this area!

Our launch event will be a fun and friendly session with plenty of time to ask questions both about the topic covered and the IFSTAL programme!

You will also learn how the IFSTAL programme helps students from different disciplines and backgrounds gains skills and connections that can support food system transformation.


17.15 (GMT+1) Event opens

17.30 Welcome | Dr John Ingram, University of Oxford

17.35 Professor Guy Poppy, Director, Transforming Food UK Systems for Health and Environment

17.45 Professor Suneetha Kadiyala, Professor of Global Nutrition, LSHTM, University of London

17.55 Alan Hayes, Strategic Adviser on Sustainability

18.05 Fiona Steel, Manager, Good Food Oxford

18.15 BREAK

18.25 Alumni view | Malaika Oyortey, Project Coordinator, Too Good to Go

18.30 Q&A | Prof Rosemary Collier, University of Warwick

18.55 Closing comments

19.00 Information on the IFSTAL course and how students from the 5 participating institutions can join

19.00 CLOSE


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