Registration is OPEN for the National eXtension Food Security Conference

2014 National eXtension Food Security Conference


September 29 – October 1, 2014

Cleveland, Ohio

The eXtension Community of Practice (eCoP) on Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) is hosting a Food Security Conference September 29 – October 1, 2014 in Cleveland, Ohio, entitled Building Extension Capacity to Address Community Food Security through Food Systems. Its goal is to concretely position food security as a priority in food system research and practice, and to enhance Extension’s capacity to work on food security and food systems.

Click here to see the current Agenda.

Venue: Hilton Garden Inn Cleveland Downtown

1100 Carnegie Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44115


Conference room rate: $111 plus applicable taxes.

Parking is $12 for overnight and $5 per day for attendees who are not staying at the hotel.

Rapid transit from the airport to Tower City is $2.25. The hotel shuttle will pick up from there and take attendees to the hotel.

DO NOT REGISTER RIGHT NOW IF YOU ARE APPLYING FOR TRAVEL REIMBURSEMENT VIA THE SURVEY ( You will need to wait until after the deadline to see if you will receive reimbursement and at that time you will be given a special link to register for the conference. If you haven’t filled out the survey, please do so. You only have until August 22.

 Follow this link to the registration site: CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

The hotel block is set up and ready to accept reservations. The Group Code is OSU. You may call the hotel directly (216-658-6400) or call Central Reservations (1-877-782-9444) and give them the group code (OSU) or ask for the OSU AFRI Food Security Conference Room Block. To make your reservations online, go to using the group code.  

If you have any questions, please direct them to Katie Wright (