The Future of Food Law & Policy in Canada Conference

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Event date: 
Thursday, November 3, 2016 (All day) to Friday, November 4, 2016 (All day)
Name of Organization: 
Schulich School of Law
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Dalhousie University

The Schulich School of Law at Dalhousie University and Food Lawyers of Canada are bringing together national and international leaders from the field of food law and policy at a two-day conference in Halifax to explore law’s changing role in Canadian food systems.

Join over 40 presenters speaking on a range of topics including food safety, sustainable food systems, food security, animal rights and welfare, food labelling and global trade. Our keynote speakers include award-winning chef and food justice advocate Bryant Terry, currently Chef-in-Residence at the Museum of the African Diaspora in San Francisco; Ronald Doering, former President of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and counsel at Gowlings WLG; and Michael Roberts, Executive Director of the Resnick Program for Food Law & Policy at the UCLA School of Law.

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This conference will be the first national event of its kind on food law and policy in Canada­. Don’t miss the chance to be part of an exciting new network of practitioners, researchers and policy-makers who will help to shape the direction of this emerging field.

We look forward to welcoming you to Halifax in November.