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FARE College Food Service Summit Agenda 2021

Three Days of Interactive Sessions

Three Days of Interactive Sessions

Content from subject matter experts will address a variety of topics to keep you engaged each afternoon of the conference. Student will give their first-hand experiences, peers will share their keys to successful accommodations and engaging students. Full agenda coming soon. Agenda is subject to change.

We Have Food Allergies, AMA

November 2, 1:00-1:45 p.m. ET

College students share their experiences from applying to college to living on campus. Hear firsthand from students with food allergies about how you and your staff can make their home away from home safe and inclusive.

Engaging Food Allergy Students on a college campus: Cooking Classes, Event Planning and More!

November 2, 2:00-2:45 p.m. ET

Paige will walk you through innovative ways to develop relationships with students who have food allergies, including allergen-friendly cooking classes, engaging with students to help with menu planning, developing social media posts that catch the attention of future students and more!

Lessons learned: how to improve your current food allergy accommodations

November 2, 3:00-3:45 p.m.

This session provides insights into what worked (and what didn’t) when assisting students with dietary restrictions. Hear from two campus dietitians and students who worked with them to find reasonable accommodations that worked best with their needs.

How to Speak So They Learn

November 3, 1:00-1:45 p.m. ET

Learn tips and tricks to maximize effectiveness when training staff.

From Excluded to Empowered: How Stanford Dining Built an Inclusive Dining Experience for Students with Food Allergies in the Midst of the Pandemic

November 3, 2:00-2:45 p.m.

From daily meals to special events, dining with peers is an instrumental part of building community, especially for freshmen. This session will discuss how R&DE Stanford Dining’s Food Allergies at @Stanford Program has partnered with students and others to support those in the community with food allergies and other special dietary needs during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.

Navigating Student Anxiety in Food Service

November 3, 3:00-3:45

Being a student can be stressful. Add food allergies to the mix, and student can get very anxious when it comes to dining on campus, socializing with friends, and living with roommates. Claudia will provide actionable steps colleges can take to reduce anxiety and stress when it comes to living in a new place!

Open Sesame: What the latest legislation means for college campuses

November 4, 1:00-1:45 p.m. ET

Hear from FARE's Advocacy Team about requirements of the FASTER Act on sesame allergen labeling and other regulatory information. FARE will also share relevant consumer and industry data along with tips for success in your efforts to address sesame as the 9th top allergen.

Behind the label

November 4, 2:00-2:45 p.m. ET

Gain insights into how manufacturers operate related to food allergens, what labels mean, how they decide whether and what type of advisory labeling to include, and much more!

Food Insecurity & Food Allergies on Campus

November 4, 3:00-3:45 p.m. ET

Between rising tuition, increasing meal plan costs and the high costs of allergy-friendly foods, students with food allergies are facing increasing food insecurity - a problem only exacerbated by COVID-19. Find out how dining programs can help bridge the gap to reduce food insecurity on college campuses.

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