Final Food System Resilience Conference 2021

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This three-day, invite-only event in London marks the culmination of the Resilience of the UK Food System in a Global Context (GFS-FSR), the £14.5 million, five-year research programme.

Keynote speakers from academia, industry and government, working on food resilience in the UK and internationally, will share resilience insights and examples. Conference workshops are designed to stimulate discussions in operationalising the resilience concepts evidenced by the research.


Speakers include Saleemul Huq of ICCCAD; Anna Turrell, Tesco; Ian Noble, Mondelez; Patrick Holden, Sustainable Food Trust; and Sue Davies, Which?

Programme learning and reflections
7 December 2021

Day 1 focuses on sharing learning and reflections from this major multi-disciplinary project . Participants, including programme researchers, funders and stakeholders from policy, industry and civil society, will discuss outputs and the nature of future research into enhancing food system resilience.

Enhancing food system resilience in practice
8 December 2021

Day 2 will comprise a mix of keynote presentations and breakout groups to discuss key programme insights and how to enhance food system resilience in practice.

OECD CRP National Viewpoints Day
Due to current COVID-19 guidelines, this day has been postponed until spring 2022

Day 3 has an international focus with leading scientists from Australasia, north and south America and Europe critiquing the UK programme’s work and adding insights on food system resilience from their own national perspectives.

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