VCU Workshop on Sustainable Food Access through Sensing, Data Analytics, and Community Engagement

Workshop Agenda

9–9:10 a.m. | Welcome & Introductions

9:10–10:15 a.m. | Session 1: Presentations

10:15–10:30 a.m. | Break

10:30–11:30 a.m. | Session 1: Presentations (continued)

11:30–Noon | General questions and answers

Noon–1 p.m. | Lunch Break

1–2 p.m. | Session 2: Breakout groups

  • Datasets, metrics, technology and assessment measures
  • Community engagement and development
  • Lessons from related efforts outside Richmond
  • Food system equity and access in the age of COVID-19

2–2:45 p.m. | Session 3: Discussion of breakout group topics

  • Food Sustainability Efforts at VCU - Aashir Nasim
  • Dissemination of workshop results
  • Next steps and action items.

2:45–3 p.m. | Break

3–4 p.m. | Session 4: Conclusion and Wrap-up

  • Workshop summary.
  • Discussion of other planned activities such as “horizon scan” and “technical report”.
  • Selection of the external evaluators committee for the project.
  • Plan for the second workshop in Winter 2021.