The virtual Food Futures Conference 2022 will be hosted over two days from Wednesday 16 to Thursday 17 March 2022. Below is a preliminary program overview and is subject to change at any time. Topics and Keynote Speakers will be added once confirmed.  


All plenary sessions will be recorded and made available on demand, therefore if you miss a live session you can catch up at a time that suits you. The virtual Conference Portal will be open to registered delegates for an extended time following the conference dates, to catch up on anything you have missed.


All sessions will be hosted in the PHAA Conference Portal. Sessions marked LIVE will be hosted in Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT). All other sessions will be made available on demand.



Wednesday 16 March 2021


11:00am - 12:30pm - SIMU-LIVE​ - Opening Session: Food Systems for local and global good 

12:30pm - 1:00pm - LIVE - Virtual Networking Session, Virtual Exhibition

1:00pm - 2:00pm - Concurrent Session 1 - ON DEMAND

  • Concurrent 1A – Benchmarking healthy sustainable food supply in food service and retail

  • Concurrent 1B – Roles of actors and instruments for food system governance

  • Concurrent 1C – Classifying food healthiness to inform policy actions


2:00pm - 3:30pm - LIVEPlenary Session 2​: Ecological Nutrition


3:30pm - 4:00pm - LIVE - Virtual Networking Session, Virtual Exhibition

4:00pm - 5:00pm - Concurrent Session 2 - ON DEMAND

  • Concurrent 2A – Power, investment and regulation in food systems transformation

  • Concurrent 2B – Ecological nutrition informing policy actions for healthy sustainable diets

  • Concurrent 2C – Prioritising food sovereignty to create healthy and sustainable food systems


5:00pm - 6:30pm - LIVEPlenary Session 3​: Food Sovereignty

Thursday 17 March 2022


From 10:00am - Concurrent Session 3 - ON DEMAND

  • Concurrent 3A – Opportunities and challenges in social mobilisation for planetary and public good

  • Concurrent 3B – Nutritional ecology informing lifecourse food systems policy and actions

  • Concurrent 3C – Levers to challenge and change food inequity


11:00am - 12:00pm - LIVEPanel Session

12:00pm - 12:30pm - LIVE - Virtual Networking Session, Virtual Exhibition

12:30pm - 2:00pm - LIVEPlenary Session 4​: Food equity


2:15pm - 3:00pm - LIVEPanel Session


3:00pm - 3:30pm - LIVE - Virtual Networking Session, Virtual Exhibition

3:30pm - 5:00pm - LIVE - Closing Session: Social mobilisation for planetary and public good


Post Conference Portal Access

The portal will remain open for 3 months for on-demand sessions to be viewed.