27th September 2018, Oxford Town Hall, 10am to 4pm.

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Please join us for a day of sharing, reflection, debate and learning – you will learn about the IFSTAL model, consider its application in other fields and the future of education, debate university-workplace links and meeting the needs of employees. Tickets can be purchased HERE or find out more. If you have any other questions or issues, please contact Roger Sykes on roger.sykes@eci.ox.ac.uk.


Other IFSTAL Events:

We host a variety of events over the course of the year including: all-day workshops, webinars, public lectures and an annual summer school. Some events take place at each of the partner institutions while others are hosted at a single location to allow students and academics from across the IFSTAL network to meet and learn together. Find out more on the IFSTAL portal ‘Events‘ page or by contacting your local Education Coordinator.

Outline schedule




Launch Event+: Welcome to IFSTAL


Thu 18th October Local institutions.
Workshop 1: Exploration of Food Systems Thinking


Sat 3rd November, all day Oxford University
Workshop 2: Investigation of Systems Thinking


Sat 19th January, all day City
Workshop 3: Application of Systems Methods


Sat 16th February, all day Reading
Workshop 4: Intervention for Food Systems Change


Sat 16th March, all day Warwick
Public lecture+: TBC Thursday 6 Dec, 17:45-19:30 SOAS, University of London

Brunei Gallery.

IFSTAL Symposium+: Changing trade landscapes Sat 27 Jan, all day City, University of London (find out more on the portal)
Workshop 3: Methods for Analysing Food Systems w/c 5 Feb Local institutions
Workshop 4: Shaping Change and Developing Solutions w/c 19 Feb Local institutions
Away Day: Working together to effect change Sat 3 Mar, all day University of Warwick
Webinar: Dr John Ingram (Oxford) and Prof. Rosemary Collier (Warwick) 13 Mar, 13:00-14:00 Online (see Portal for details)
PhD workshop Tue 5 June, all day LCIRAH, LIDC, Room LMR
Summer School Sun 1 – Fri 6 July University of Reading
IFSTAL Showcase+ Thu 27 September Oxford Town Hall



+Public events


IFSTAL events at each university (2017/18)


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