Welcome to the 1st Annual Food is Medicine Symposium for Florida.
Hosted by the Florida Health & Nutrition Coalition, Steering Committee.
May 20, 2024 in West Palm Beach, Florida.
Sponsorships reserved for key stakeholders in the FiM Florida landscape.
We look forward to creating custom sponsored experiences for the hundreds of attendees.
7:30 am - 8:30 am
Welcome! Registration and material handouts
The Fresh Juice Experience- boost alertness, brain power and stamina with FiM elements in bright sunny juice shot- Courtesy of Chef Ginny Viau, Natures Corner Cafe
8:30 am - 8:45 am
Welcome from the Co-Chairs Maura Plante, Danielle De Vries Navarro with an Introduction to the Florida Health & Nutrition Coalition
8:45 am - 8:55 am
Land Acknowledgement - Hon. US House Rep To Be Confirmed & FL House Rep Mike Caruso
8:55 am - 9:40 am
Keynote - To Be Confirmed
9:40 am - 10:30 am
Keynote - Food is Medicine Foundational Pioneer (TBA)
10:30 am - 10:45 am
10:35 am - 11:40 am
Policy Panel of Lawmakers, FL House Rep Mike Caruso To Be Confirmed , CHILPI Harvard, UMASS Medical, State FiMC FiMC,
11:45 am - 1:00 pm
Farmers Market Experience- ingenuity on tap- enjoy local Florida-grown produce, honey and other local products along with the growers and makers. Get to know FiM programs in operation, Master Gardeners, 4H, UF IFAS and Mounts Botanical firsthand. This refreshing, sunny, and interactive market will be there for you to explore and enjoy, all day long.
Savor a Grab & Go Box Lunch with healthy beverage, while mingling with speakers and stakeholders.
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Equity Roundtable “Heartbeat of the Conference” Lived Experienced and Equity: Annie Appleseed, Tom Pietrogallo from Poveriello, Scott Darius from Florida Voices for Health, James Rota from Living Hungry and FoundCare, Marla Guarino from Buffalo Niagra Medical Complex, Sheree Wollison, American Heart Association.
2:05 pm - 3:00 pm
Meet FiM ALL STARS- Moderator Marla Guarino, BNMC
FiM All Stars share their Models: Medically Tailored Meals & Medically Tailored Groceries & Produce Prescriptions with Q&A
3:15 pm -4:15 pm
Writing Prescriptions for Diet-Related Disease, Healthcare Providers & Referrals, Chris Irizarry, CEO FoundCare, Dr. Dodson, Good Samaritan Hospital, Call for MD/DO Speakers Open. To Be Confirmed
FiM Future of AI & Tech-enabled Precision Nutrition. The not so distant future of food includes diagnostics, precise food programming, optimal health outcomes. Big data AI programmers, researchers, and more. To Be Confirmed
Let's get technical on how to get paid. (Moderator: JK, Speakers from AHCA, MCO's, Insurance, To Be Confirmed from payers VA, IHS)
Food Sources, farmers, growers, organic farmers, packers, and food sources united. Let's get technical about supply chains, logistics, pre-ordering locally grown produce, nutritional quality conventional and sourcing solutions.
4:25 pm-5:00 pm
UF/IFAS Extension Showcase Nutrition Education & Evaluation: Meet your partners for programs and people who want education or evaluation for their FiM programs.
Tying it all together with Maura Plante and Danielle DeVries Navarro, Co-Chairs, Florida Health and Nutrition Coalition
Watch Chef Billie Smith share the Healthy Food Kitchen VA with & To Be Confirmed Plant-based Chef. Enjoy Fruity/spicy/healthy Mocktails from our favorite sponsor To Be Confirmed.
Mingle, Meet & Create FIM future scapes for Florida together.
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