ASAS-ASN food security symposium is July 8
The pre-conference is a ticketed event, so please make sure to add it to your meeting registration. Cost is $150 for professionals and $35 for students.
Conference co-chair, Dr. Teresa Davis, will kick off the symposium with a presentation on the Nutritional and social importance of animal sourced proteins.
Invited speakers will explore the relationships between food security, nutrition and health, and political stability from a global perspective. Speakers include:
- Dr. Johanna Mendelson Forman, School of International Service, American University, will discuss Conflict cuisine: An introduction to war and peace around the dinner table.
- Dr. Elsa Murano, Texas A&M University, will offer a Global perspective on addressing food and nutritional security.
- Dr. Craig Gunderson, University of Illinois, will speak about Food insecurity and health outcomes.
- Small-scale fisheries and livestock production in low – and middle-income countries: Implications for malnutrition.
- Dr. Larry Reynolds, North Dakota State University, will address Nutrition and Agricultural sustainability.
- “Omics” technologies and their potential impact for food security.
The symposium will close with a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Penny Riggs that is intended to generate action items for addressing aspects of food security and nutrition that are critical priorities for both ASAS and ASN.
Learn more about this symposium, as well as other symposia and oral sessions, in the WebProgram.
See you at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, July 8-12, in Baltimore, Maryland!