Resources | Webinar Hub

FLIP hosts a webinar series that explores key ideas within food literacy. The webinars are hosted in different world regions and each year has a theme that is explored by notable speakers. The speakers are invited to explore a theme and respond to a provocation document developed by members of the FLIP.

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‘What is food literacy?’ | June 21, 2022

    Hosts | Dr. Alison Booth & Dr. Claire Margerison, Deakin University, Australia
    Moderator | Chrissy Smith, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

    Webinar Speakers

    • Margaret Miller is a Senior Research Manager at Edith Cowan University, Perth Australia where she leads a team focused on development and delivery of school-based food and nutrition education resources, including teacher support.  She has consulted to FAO in this field and is President of World Public Health Nutrition Association. 
    • Dr. Helen Vidgen is Associate Professor Helen Vidgen is a public health nutrition academic at the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences, Faculty of Health, Queensland University of Technology, Australia.  She is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Home Economist.  Her PhD Thesis in 2014 defined food literacy and its relationship to food intake.  She has continued to actively research in this field.Queensland University of Technology.
    • Dr. Donna Pendergast is Dean and Head of the School of Education and Professional Studies at Griffith University and is a keen researcher in food literacy and school curriculum associated with food studies. Donna is an invited member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Lifecourse Nutrition, University of Agder, Norway.

      ‘What is food literacy?’ | February 28, 2022

        Host | Dr. Kerry Renwick, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada
        Moderator | Chrissy Smith, University of British Columbia, BC, Canada

        Webinar Speakers

          • Dr. Pamela Koch is the Mary Swartz Rose Associate Professor of Nutrition and Education and the Faculty Director of the Laurie M. Tisch Center for Food, Education & Policy in the Program in Nutrition at Teachers College, Columbia University.
          • Dr. Joyce Slater is a Professor of Community Nutrition in the Department of Food and Human Nutritional Sciences, at the University of Manitoba.
          • Dr. Jennifer Sumner teaches in the Adult Education and Community Development Program at OISE/University of Toronto.
          • Dr. Kerry Renwick (Host) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum & Pedagogy, Faculty of Education, University of British Columbia.

          Summary

          Drs. Pamela Koch, Jennifer Sumner and Joyce Slater are three academics whose work is contributing to the food literacy as a growing area of study.

          The webinar had over 200 registrants from the Americas; Europe; Africa, the subcontinent, and the Asia Pacific and we have people who are working in dietetics, health promotion, policy development and education contexts. This suggests there is a wide interest in the topic and we hope that this Webinar series will provide a useful contribution to work being done around food literacy.


          Webinar Schedule

          2022 Theme: ‘What is Food Literacy?’

          Wednesday 7th December, 2022 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. *GMT

          The Food Literacy International Partnership (FLIP) invites you to their third webinar featuring four food literacy scholars who are leaders in the field.

          2022 Theme: ‘What is Food Literacy?’

          TUESDAY 21st June, 2022 | 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. *AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)

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          The Food Literacy International Partnership (FLIP) invites you to their second webinar.

          2022 Theme: ‘What is Food Literacy?’

          MONDAY 28th FEBRUARY, 2022 | 1:00-3:00 p.m. *PST

          The Food Literacy International Partnership (FLIP) invites you to their first Seminar webinar featuring three food literacy scholars who are leaders in the field.


          Webinars 2022

          North America | February 28, 2022

          Australasia | June 21, 2022

          UK/Europe | December 7, 2022

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