PUSH_Program_3_15-16PUSH Leaders Forum
March 15-16, 2018
The PUSH Leaders Forum “Unlocking the Power of PUSH” will be held March 15-16, 2018 as a high-level pre-conference, extending over two half-days leading up to the 14th Annual Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit. This is a critical meeting of administrators and representatives from universities across the world, having discussions on the work being done and future directions of PUSH.
Additionally, the PUSH Leaders Forum provides an opportunity to:
- learn about leading-edge food and nutrition security initiatives from distinguished speakers, with implications for collective action
- share information about the food and nutrition security work that is being carried out on your respective campuses
- network with other PUSH colleagues at a reception and dinner hosted by University of Illinois System
The conference will wrap up with a joint workshop with the attendees for UFWH about design-thinking, where we will discuss using the creative strategies designers use to apply to solving world problems such as hunger. You won’t want to miss this innovative workshop.
March 16-17, 2018
Each year hundreds of students, representing UFWH activities at campuses around the world, gather to share best practices and inspiration, listen to world-renowned keynote speakers and honor extraordinary student leaders. The Summit this year will kick off with a workshop about design-thinking, where we will discuss using the creative strategies designers use to apply to solving world problems such as hunger. You won’t want to miss this innovative start! This will be two days pack with inspiration and tolls you can take back with you to your campus to continue the fight against hunger!
Universities Fighting World Hunger Summit
Hosted by the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
with participation by
the University of Illinois at Chicago,
the University of Illinois at Springfield,
and the University of Illinois System