Throughout the year, Penn Vet hosts seminars, conferences, symposiums, and speaker series, which serve as forums for academics to share the latest research approaches breakthroughs in a wide array of subjects.
Recent & Upcoming Events
The Last Food Mile: a conference on food waste
Held on December 8-9, 2014 at the University of Pennsylvania.
Waste occurs at the farm, the processing plant, the store, and the home. This conference brought together experts from national and international, academic and industrial, public and private sectors, to discuss:
- Where food losses occur along the food supply chain, why, and how much
- What food waste reduction measures work effectively, lessons learned and barriers encountered
- What policies and interventions are critically needed for moving forward