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North Carolina Institute of Medicine 2015 Annual Meeting
August 28, 2015 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
“Food Policy for a Healthier North Carolina”
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The NCIOM Annual Meeting will be held on
August 28, 2015, at the McKimmon Conference and Training Center on the NC State University campus. The meeting will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Registration and networking breakfast will begin at 8 am.
North Carolina, with a strong agricultural tradition and growing commitment to food sustainability, has a great opportunity to explore how food policy can influence and improve the health and well-being of North Carolinians. The NCIOM 2015 Annual Meeting will focus on several aspects of food policy, including the intersections between food policy and the environment, economic growth, and nutrition.
Our Keynote Speaker will be Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D. , Executive Director of Sustainability at the George Washington University, and former U.S. Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Morning and afternoon breakout sessions led by experts from North Carolina will address food system and policy challenges relevant to specific stakeholders in the state.
Breakout session topics include:
– Food safety
– Economic Development
We look forward to welcoming you to our 2015 Annual Meeting! Full agenda information will be available in early August 2015, at www.nciom.org