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The 2017 Food Conference & Festival will be held November 3-4 in Fairbanks at Pike's Waterfront Lodge. Registration is now open!

Request for Abstracts

The presentation, workshop, and poster abstract submission portal is now open for the 2017 Alaska Food Policy Council Food Conference and Festival.

The Alaska Food Conference and Festival is an opportunity for presenters and attendees to learn more about -- and engage in -- the various issues affecting Alaska’s food system.  The goals of the conference and festival are to: (1) increase awareness of Alaska food issues among the general population; (2) provide training, resources, and networking opportunities to increase involvement in local food issues by community members and decision makers; and (3) increase connections and build community between the public, Alaska food businesses, NGOs, governmental entities, Tribal entities, and others to support local economic development and innovative solutions.

Questions regarding abstract submission can be directed to Liz H. Snyder, AFPC Co-Chair at  Questions pertaining to all other conference/festival details can be directed to Lorinda Lhotka, AFPC Co-Chair at

Please stay tuned for additional details pertaining to the agenda and vendor registration.


We look forward to seeing you in November!

-The AFPC Conference Planning Committee


Full abstract submission link: