Events and Conferences

Upcoming Conferences

City Food: Lessons from People on the Move Workshop
October 28-31, 2014

The City Food: Lessons from People on the Move Workshop was a conference that brought together historians, sociologists, advocates, media analysts, curators, cultural theorists of globalization and geographers to generate cross-disciplinary knowledge, methodological innovations and public policy outcomes on migration and urban foodways. Steinhardt’s Department of Nutrition and Food Studies created this event in conjunction with the University of Toronto Additional support from Steinhardt Global Integration Fund; SouthAsia@NYU; the Departments of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health, and Media, Culture & Communication, NYU; and the UTSC Culinaria Research Centre.


Financial Intelligence in Health Practice Environments: Planning for the Future
April 25, 2015

This one day conference/symposium will update clinicians and new graduates on matters related to finances in health practice environments to plan for the future: Topics include: Affordable Care Act (ACA) /Obama care and its impact on health-care practitioners' businesses and adjusting to regulations, strategies for repaying school loans, tax savings, retirement and financially planning.

The conference will bring together experts from different areas of the health care and financial sectors and open conversations both within NYU (Sherry Glied the Dean of Wagner School, Steinhardt health departments, health students),and outside the NYU community (clinicians and insurance and financial institutions). Speakers will have diverse backgrounds spanning Health Care Policy (Glied [NYU]; DeJong [Georgetown], the insurance environment (Petrizzi; Ungvary), finance (Gobel; Valeriano ) and the clinic (Amir, Riedel, Meltzer).

Information about how to register for this conferece will be posted shortly. Please check back soon for more information.


Integrated Marketing Communication for Behavioral Impact (IMC/COMBI) Summer Institute
July 6-24, 2015

In collaboration with the World Health Organization. A three-week intensive for health and social development professionals who have the responsibility for designing, supervising or managing health education and other IEC/social mobilization programs to achieve specific behavioral goals. Prior communication training is not required for this Institute.