Results are in

Well it’s taken far longer than it should have but we’ve now been through all the evaluation forms received about the conference. Thanks for all the compliments and useful suggestions. And well done to all who presented as presentations were rated very good by all but one person who still thought they were good.

There is clearly appetite for a similar event next year, with a clear majority saying they would attend a similar conference and recommend it to others. People really appreciated the friendly atmosphere, chance to meet other researchers and hear from senior academics.

By way of opportunities to build on the event, there were mixed views on whether this site will continue to be useful. It will obviously depend on people wanting to put relevant information here. There was also a suggestion that visits to case studies would be a nice follow-up activity.

So it’s over to you. If any one would like to take up the reigns to plan a similar conference for next year we can pass on what we’ve learnt, and the feedback from attendees.

The conference email address is no longer being checked regularly so if you’ve a suggestion please post a comment here.

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The day

Mugs donated by the Sustainable Places Research institute so we could avoid using disposable cups.

Viewing participants' posters about their research.

The all important lunch time.

Prof. Anne Murcott giving her key note speech with discussuant Prof. Kevin Morgan.

Questions and ideas posted by participants for the round table discussions.

Some very full diners pack up left overs to take home from Milgi.

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Thank you

Well, our first ever Place to Plate conference has been and gone. Thanks so much to all who came and made it a really stimulating and enjoyable day. Hopefully you will continue to stay in touch and use this as a forum to exchange ideas. If you’ve any suggestions as to what happens next we’d love to hear them. We hope to post presentations and other things from the day here soon as well.

Please complete the Evaluation Form and send it to placetoplate@cardiff.ac.uk

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All you need to know

Here is the information for delegates attending the conference. Please note that we will not be giving out any papers on the day so bring what you need.

Participant information

List of participants

Information for those presenting papers and posters:

Presenter information

If we’ve missed any thing get in touch. And there are a couple of places left if any one would like to book.

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Conference dinner – book now

Here’s the menu for the conference dinner. If you would like to come please email us to book as places are limited. The cost is £15, drinks not included.

Place to Plate Dinner Menu

Milgi 2 April, 6.30pm

 The Plates

Beetroot and black cumin soup w/ sourdough bread

 Potato and chard gratin topped with Perl Las

seasonal greens & salad

Milgi Mess- hazelnut meringue, spiced rhubarb and whipped cream

 The Places

Vegetables from Blaencamel Organic Farm and Treforest Wholesome Food Association,

Eggs from Happy Hens Pentwyn,

Calon Wen organic cream.

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Register now

To attend the conference please complete the booking form (Welsh and English language versions available) and return it to placetoplate@cardiff.ac.uk before 23 March.

A reminder that the conference is for PhD and early career researchers. Those who have already submitted abstracts will also need to register.

PtoP booking Welsh

PtoP booking Eng

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Foodie film night

Now confirmed- there will be a free screening of the fantastic film Mid August Lunch to link to the conference. The Graduate Centre at the Students Union will be showing this at our request as a chance to get together on Sunday evening. All are welcome, starts at 5pm. If  you need directions get in touch.

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