CQUni Events

Unpacking Food Sustainability: Perceptions and Pipelines

Start: 13th Nov 2017 6:00pm
End: 13th Nov 2017 8:30pm
Duration: 2 hours and 30 minutes
Location: CQUniversity Melbourne, 120 Spencer St, Melbourne CBD

Type: Seminar/Lecture
Category: Community
Region: Melbourne

Want to know the global impact your next mouthful could make? CQUniversity Office of Social Innovation and Melbourne campus present a smorgasbord of information about food sustainability, and how you can serve up social change. 

Join us for this latest event in our Social Innovation lecture series, and enjoy a lively public panel session on how to make a difference in your community.

EVENT: Unpacking Food Sustainability: Perceptions and Pipelines

DATE: Monday, 13 November 2017

TIME: 6 pm - 8.30 pm

LOCATION: CQUniversity Melbourne, Level 1, 120 Spencer St, Melbourne CBD (opposite Southern Cross Station, enter Little Collins St)

COST: Free, complimentary drinks on arrival

The presentations and panel discussion will feature:

Jim Mullan, CEO of food salvage organisation SecondBite since May 2016, and former CEO of The Big Issue UK, Jim has had a long career in social enterprise and the not-for-profit sector. He believes in social justice and the economic rebalancing of our society. 

Associate Professor Talitha Best, CQUniversity psychologist and food production researcher, Talitha has spent more than a decade focused on the impacts of food on brain function and cognitive health. Her research includes value chains, precision farming and the rise of "superfoods" across national and international agricultural development projects. 

In 2017, CQUniversity is taking its social innovation agenda to the world stage, with membership of Ashoka U, a global not-for-profit organisation seeking social change through education, innovation and entrepreneurialism.

REGISTER HERE: https://www.outix.net/tickets/event/111180-unpacking-food-sustainability


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