Food+City Events

Food Futures Speaker Series: Feeding our Troops Abroad

Food+City is excited to announce the third event in our 2018-19 Food Futures speaker series, and the first of the new year. We are thrilled that Colonel Christopher Burke has accepted our invitation to come speak about his experiences in food supply chain logistics with the U.S. Air Force. Dr. Burke will discuss with Food+City Founder, Robyn Metcalfe, food historian and food futurist, the complexities of military food supply chains, and the ever-changing logistics of feeding troops during troop withdrawals overseas. Once again, Food+City presents a dynamic duo sharing their wealth of knowledge, with ample time for Q & A to follow the interview.

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Food + Smart Cities

December 3, 2018

Food+City is excited to announce our second Food Futures speaker series event. We have invited Chelsea Collier to come speak about how technology is changing the way we feed cities. She will discuss what cities around the globe are doing to prepare for the future and ways technology has already impacted the way we grow, buy, track, transport, and consume food. We will explore how blockchain, Internet of Things (IoT) and AI is transforming the food landscape to make a better, more efficient food system.

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Coffee & Tacos with Food+City

November 14, 2018

The team at Food+City invites you to drop by our new home for some caffeine and tacos! Get your Wednesday off to a great start by exploring our new office space, networking with those passionate about innovation, and mingling with Food+City staff and industry peers who are creating impact in food supply chains.

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Food Futures Speaker Series 1

November 8, 2018

Logistics of Craft Beer Distribution with Charles Fry

Students, Faculty, staff, and the Greater Community are welcome to join us for a fireside chat with Charles Fry of Zengistics.  Learn the ins and outs of the logistics of moving craft beer through the cold chain, how supply chains work, and why this serial entrepreneur chose AUstin for his latest company.

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Austin Startup Week

Finding investors for your food company

October 3, 2018

This panel will bring together startup founders, food investors, and experts in the startup and food industry to discuss the best way for food startups to attract funders.  Acquiring investors is more than a numbers game, and a very small percentage of startups that pitch VCs actually end up with funding. This panel will discuss the many strategies and pathways towards funding, and the most important items to have in place before pitching to investors.

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