Conference Program


Keynote Speaker Sessions

See keynote speakers page for information on the team of global experts presenting at Place-Based Food Systems.

Oral Presentations

Over 50 oral presentation sessions from researchers, community practitioners, government representatives and educators will report on the latest place-based food systems work and research across North America and abroad.  More information on oral presentations will be posted shortly.

Project Showcase

The conference program will include a poster display, highlighting relevant projects and programs from conference participants. Posters will be displayed in a dedicated space within the venue. The project showcase will have dedicated time within the conference program for attendees to visit the display and speak with poster authors.


Panels will explore pressing place-based food systems topics from multiple perspectives in longer session formats. See panel description for more information.


The conference will combine plenary keynote speakers, and break-out sessions with oral presentations and panels. The draft program is subject to change.