On Site registration is available for Detroit Food 2017.
Thursday, March 9, 8:30 am - 5:00 pmFriday, March 10, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
What About Food? Film Screening and Dialogue Thursday, March 9, 5:30 - 8:00 pm
Benson and Edith Ford Conference CenterAlfred A. Taubman Center for Design Education, College for Creative Studies460 W. Baltimore Ave, Detroit, MI 48202
The Detroit Food Policy Council holds the summit annually to educate and inspire Detroit citizens about food security and other food related issue in the city. The Summit will help connect those interested in improving the community and their own lives from nutritional and economic standpoints to others with like needs and valuable resources.
Kami Pothukuchi, Ph.D.
Dr. Pothukuchi is associate professor and Chair of the Department of Urban Studies and Planning at Wayne State University; founding director of SEED Wayne; and a founding member of the Detroit Food Policy Council. Dr. Pothukuchi’s research and professional
activities have helped create the sub-field of food planning within the broader
field of urban planning.
Lee is a Deputy Director of PolicyLink; member of the L.A. Food Policy Council; and a practicing attorney with more than 30 years of experience working in communities throughout California, with special emphasis on issues of housing, land use and community economic development. Her work has always focused on the legal rights of low-income people.
Registration RatesEarly Bird (until February 17) $110Advocate $150Standard $125Friends of DFPC $100*Senior/Student $55 Youth $25Film Screening FREE
*Become a member of the Friends of the Detroit Food Policy Council by February 20 to register at the discounted rate.
Scholarships are available, please see http://detroitfoodpc.org/events/detroit-food-2017 for application and details.
We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hotel St. Regis, located two blocks from the conference center at a rate of $99/night. Book your stay by March 2 and ask for the Detroit Food Policy Council rate, call (313) 873-3000 or visit https://reservations.travelclick.com/13247?groupID=1738587.
Hotel St. Regis3071 W. Grand Blvd. Detroit, MI 48202