08.50 - 09:15 Registration and refreshments
09:15 - 09:20 Welcome to University Housekeeping
Prof. M Thomas (Pro-Vice-Chancellor)/Prof Sarah Andrews (Faculty Dean)

09:20 - 09:40 Chair's Introduction
Professor Lynne Kennedy,
Registered Nutritionist (Public Health) Head of Department of Clinical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Chester
09:40 - 10:30 Food Poverty in the UK, a public health emergency?
Rachel Loopstra,
Postdoctoral researcher in Sociology at University of Oxford and Researcher with Research to identify policy options to reduce food insecurity(PROOF)

10:30 - 11:00 Morning Coffee Break and Networking
11:00 - 11:45 Socio-political explanations of Food Poverty
Professor Martin Caraher,
Professor of Food and Health Policy Centre for Food Policy School Arts and Social Sciences Northampton Square, City University

11:45 - 12:30 Exploring the rise in emergency food provision in the UK and food security
Hannah Lambie-Mumford,
Currently based in the Department of Geography at the University of Sheffield, where she is undertaking a PhD

12:30 - 13:00 Panel Discussion
13:00 - 13:45 Lunch Break and Networking
13:45 - 13:50 Introduction to afternoon session and speakers Faculty of public health letter
Professor Lynne Kennedy,
Registered Nutritionist (Public Health) Head of Department of Clinical Sciences & Nutrition, University of Chester

13:50 - 14:35 Food Act!ve, Obesity and Health Inequalities
Robin Ireland,
Chief Executive, Health Equalities Group, Liverpool

14:35 - 15:05 How Food Banks work in the UK, and who uses them?
Anne Danks,
Northern England foodbank network Manager, The Trussell Trust

Comprehensive approach to tackling food poverty (downstream options)

13:20 to 15:50 PARALLEL SESSIONS 1
A Wirral food plan
Julie Webster & Rachael Musgrave,
Public Health Wirral Council, Specialty Registrar in Public Health, Wirral Council

B Healthy Communities
Mark Gleave & Jenni Moss
Healthbox - Community Interest Company

15:50 - 16:20 Afternoon Coffee Break and Networking

16:20 to 16:50 PARALLEL SESSIONS 2
C Free School Breakfast Clubs
Speaker to be advised

D Liverpool - Growing Scheme (Big Apple Van)
Brian Jones
Food and Health Project Manager, Liverpool Community Health

16:50 - 17:00 Panel Discussion
17:00 - 17:10 Chair's closing remarks