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Hosted by the School of Population Health in collaboration with Auckland Council and EAT Forum 

The Great Intergenerational Food Transformation: what does this mean for Auckland? 

A panel forum as part of the Auckland Climate Symposium 

GridAKL, 12 Madden St, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

Tuesday 19 March 2019, 9:00-11:00am



The  aim of this forum is to consider the translation of findings from two recent Lancet reports on creating healthy, sustainable, equitable, and prosperous food systems into action within Auckland.


The EAT-Lancet Commission: Healthy and sustainable diets in the Anthropocene

The Lancet Commission on Obesity: The Global Syndemic of obesity, undernutrition and climate change.


Chair:               Professor Alistair Woodward, University of Auckland

Presentations:   Dr Sudhvir Singh: How can we feed a planet healthy food AND stay within planetary boundaries?

                         Professor Boyd Swinburn: What systemic, triple-duty actions can address The Global Syndemic?

                         John Mauro, Chief Sustainability Officer, Auckland Council: What is the Auckland context for food systems transformations?

Respondents:     Cr Penny Hulse, Auckland Council;

                        Megan Tunks, CEO Toi Tangata;

                          Rachel Brown, CEO Sustainable Business Network

Audience Q&A forum with the panel of speakers and respondents


This forum is free of charge but please register by email to Tina Eliott t.eliott@auckland.ac.nz