Clemson University

FoodFORWARD 2022 Research Symposium

The FoodFORWARD 2022 Research Symposium will bring together Clemson faculty members, graduate students, post-docs, extension agents and staff for a day of activities designed to facilitate food research. Activities will include expert talks, poster sessions and topic tables. 


The event will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2022, from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Watt Family Innovation Center, and also streamed through all research and education centers in South Carolina.


Keynote speaker will be noted rural sociologist Alton Thompson, executive director of the Association of 1890 Research Directors. 


Researchers are encouraged to submit presentation proposals for the symposium. Topics covering the entire range of food systems research are welcome, especially those at the nexus of agriculture, health and rural economic development. 


Information about proposal submission and registration deadlines will be available in the coming weeks.

Thursday, September 15, 2022 at 8:30am to 5:00pm

Watt Family Innovation Center
405 S Palmetto Blvd, Clemson, SC 29634

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Event Type

Conference / Forum / Symposium

Target Audience

Faculty, Students, Graduate, Postdocs, Staff


College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, Centers and Institutes, Watt Family Innovation Center, .edu






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Mary Beth Johnstone

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