Food Policy Council of San Antonio
Food Policy Conference
Sustaining Our Food, Sustaining our Future”
Keynote Speaker – Mark Winne, Author and Food Policy Advocate
May 10-11, 2012
James Madison Agriscience Magnet Program
San Antonio, Texas
The Food Policy Council of San Antonio (FPCSA) in partnership with the Community Food Security Coalition is sponsoring the first annual food policy conference in San Antonio. The conference will strive to educate, organize, mobilize and support local community efforts in order to better manage our food system.
Invited participants and presenters include national, state and local policymakers, nonprofit leaders, researchers, health planners, farmers, local producers and other experts in the area of food and nutrition.
Sustaining Our Food, Sustaining Our Future
Will include, educational and skill-building work shops, a reception featuring local food and beverages, as well as ample opportunities to network with food policy professionals and advocates.
Come and join us as we:
- Increase awareness of the food system and the players in that system
- Learn the impacts the food system has on the community and individuals
- Stimulate thought about the conference participants’ role in the food system
- Motivate the conference participants to become change agents in the food system.
- Understand existing policy issues and challenges.
- Build a statewide network of Food Policy Councils.
- Prepare for action
The conference registration fee for 2 full days is $60.00; however, the Community Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) grant is underwriting the cost for the first 200 registrants.
Call for Exhibitors and Posters
Application for poster presentations and exhibits are being accepted until April 27, 2012. Please see the below options.
Click HERE for Online Exhibit Application
Click HERE for Printable Exhibit Application
Click HERE for Conference Instructions for Poster Presenters Exhibits
2012 Food Policy Conference Registration
Click HERE for Online Application
Click HERE for Printable Application
Funding for this conference was made possible by the cooperative award number 1U58DP002453 from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention. The views expressed in the written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of health and Human Services, nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
For additional information, please contact:
(210) 207 - 5374