Food Policy and Sustainability Conference
September 11â€“13 , 2009
A unique opportunity to examine the themes of food production, sustainability, and ecology, open to all those working in the fieldâ€”entrepreneurs, teachers, students, and other organizational representatives.
Friday, September 11 to Sunday, September 13, 2009
University of Gastronomic Sciences
9, piazza Vittorio Emanuele
12042 Pollenzo â€“ Bra (CN)
15, via Alba
12050 Serralunga dâ€™Alba (CN)
Andrea Bairati, Luigi Bistagnino, Gianluca Bocchi, Rachel Black, Valter Cantino, Raffaele De Lutio, Adriano Favole, Eric Holt-Gimenez, Tim Lang, Luca Mercalli, Carlo Modonesi, Loretta Napoleoni, Clara Nicholls, Raj Patel, Ezio Pellizzetti, Carlo Petrini, Andrea Pieroni, Claudia Ranaboldo, Vandana Shiva, Nancy Turner, Richard Wilk
Focusing on 8 disciplinesâ€”economics, law, environment, social systems, production systems, traditional knowledge, evolution and co-evolution, and policy practiceâ€”the conference comprises 2 plenary sessions and 1 day of workshops centered on 8 key questions pertaining to each of the respective disciplines, all culminating in a round-table discussion aimed at providing multiple responses to each question.
The conference is designed for entrepreneurs, teachers, students, institutions, and professionals operating within international cooperationâ€”all those seeking to delve into the issues linked to the complexities within food policy.
The Fee: â‚¬800 per person, including:
– participation in the sessions
– 1 buffet dinner, 1 buffet lunch, 1 formal dinner (with show)
– shuttle service between Pollenzo and Fontanafredda
– conference proceedings
– English and Italian translation of all presenters