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FoodE at the SPPS PhD Student Conference 2020
September 2, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Location: Turku, Finland Date: 02 September 2020 – 04 September 2020
Description: The workshop will allow PhD candidates and researchers to discuss innovation and sustainability of local food production, processing, distribution and consumption. Talks will range among all aspects of City/Region Food Systems (CRFS), including innovative plant production systems, sustainability assessment, short food chains, food waste management, urban agriculture, business models and the water-food-energy nexus within cities.Speakers will summarise their innovative ideas and PhD research projects in three minutes, answering the questions:
- What is the innovation of your research project? How can this innovation contribute to the sustainability of City/Region Food Systems?
|Welcome and Opening of the workshop.
|How to make smart and sustainable CRFS economically viable?
|The environmental impacts of EU food consumption and innovative urban agriculture experiences.
|Session 1. Improving Food Production
|Rooftop cultivation as a response to new urban exigencies: an inventory of worldwide cases.
|Potential volatile organic compounds emission in indoor urban farming: impact assessment in building integrated-Rooftop Greenhouses (i-RTG).
|Quantifying resources-to-food conversion efficiency in urban horticultural systems, under diversified climate conditions.
|Teresina Urban community gardens. The producers perception of natural resources management.
|Natural wax from arctic berries as our treasure.
|Toward the understanding of the role of aquaponics toward circularity and more liveable cities.
|Homegrown microgreen – from light-recipes to taste.
|Session 2: Reducing Food Waste
|Food waste in the school food service sector: elaboration and assessment of tailored mitigation strategies.
|Theoretically and Practically avoidable food waste: trade-off analysis in determining priorities to reduce food waste at City/Region Food System level.
|Urban agriculture and organic waste management: a case study from Florianopolis, Brazil.
|Gianluca Di Fiore
|Session 3. Creating Sustainable Cities
|The City/Region Food System adaptations in the post Covid-19 era: evidences to design a more sustainable future.
|Innovative digital solution approaches to enhance sustainable behaviors in City Region Food Systems.
|Territorializing food system sustainability assessment: Life Cycle Thinking contribution to shared value chains.
|Closure of the meeting and award ceremony