Food Futures Speaker Series #2: Food+Smart Cities

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, IoT, and AI is transforming the food landscape to make a better, more efficient food system.

Chelsea fosters collaboration across tech, government and social impact sectors to create smarter cities and more connected communities.  

She is the Founder of Digi.City, Editor-At-Large for Smart City Connect and Co-Founder of Impact Hub Austin, one of 100+ global social impact communities. She is a 2016 Eisenhower Fellow and a 2018 Marshall Memorial Fellow. She has contributed to, Venture Beat, Chicago Tribune and dozens of other publications.  

Chelsea is on the Advisory Council for St Edwards’ University Business School, the Austin Technology Alliance and the Austin Technology Council’s Policy Collation.From 2013 – 2015, she served as Vice Chair of the City of Austin Community Technology & Telecom Commission.

Parking options:

Platinum Parking, 2438 Guadalupe St, Austin, TX 78705 - 5 minute walk

University Co-op Parking Garage, 2214 San Antonio St, Austin, TX 78705 - 6 min walk

San Jacinto Garage, 2400 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78705 - 10 min walk


Monday, December 3, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Mary E. Gearing Hall (GEA), 125
200 24TH ST W, Austin, Texas 78705

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