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Food Systems, Health, and Society for 2050

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September 17, 2020

Join us in innovating together to improve health through food. All are welcome to attend this virtual event.


Our world's food systems lie at the very heart of health and wholeness, for both people and our planet. The Department of Food Science and Nutrition creates and shares knowledge to ensure a safe, healthy and appealing food supply that supports the well-being and prosperity of people and the environment. Please join us in exploring and taking action on this urgent and imperative topic.

You're invited to register for Food Systems, Health, and Society for 2050: Department of Food Science and Nutrition Showcase featuring remarks from University of Minnesota President Joan Gabel. Join the Department of Food Science and Nutrition for virtual and hybrid sessions on October 1–2, 2020.

Food Systems, Health, and Society for 2050
Department of Food Science and Nutrition Showcase featuring UMN President Joan Gabel
October 1–2, 2020

Free to attend. Register in advance.

Registration is required to receive showcase Zoom links and agenda details.

Showcase sessions will cover topics including:

  • Panel and discussion on solving grand challenge food system issues
  • President Joan Gabel addressing the role of the University and department in Minnesota food systems and nutrition
  • Food Science and Nutrition student groups discussing their initiatives and goals for the department
  • The natural business connection between food science and food security
  • Department research initiatives in food systems at community, nutrient and micronutrient levels
  • How the Department of Food Science and Nutrition can contribute to more healthful, sustainable and equitable health systems

View the full Showcase agenda online and register to receive Zoom links. 

We hope you will join us for this year's showcase, and encourage you to invite friends and colleagues!

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