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

How do we create learning environments that skill up people to effectively respond to today’s global challenges?

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 will go on sale by the end of July – WATCH THIS SPACE! If you would like to express interest and be contacted when tickets become available, please email 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: evening workshops, away days, symposiums, 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 19 Oct,17:00-19:00 Local institutions.
Workshop 1: Food Systems – Big Issues and Challenges w/c 30 Oct Local institutions
Away Day: Communicating in the Food System Sat 11 Nov, all day University of Reading
Workshop 2: Scoping Interventions – a System Approach w/c 13 Nov Local institutions
Webinar: Dr Barbara Haesler (RVC) and Prof. Martin Caraher (City) Tues 21 Nov, 13:00-14:00 Online (see Portal for details)
PhD workshop Thurs 23 Nov, all day University of Oxford
Public lecture+: Professor Tim Lang, City, University of London Fri 1 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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