Feeding Future Cities – Educator Webinar

Hello Future City educators!

Calling all Future City teams: Jump start your research for this year’s Feeding Future Cities essay when you tune into our panel of experts on Wednesday, October 8th from 4:00 to 5:30pm (eastern).

Join us for an informative webinar and learn about some of the issues associated with urban agriculture. Our speakers are:

  • Marty Matlock, Executive Director, Office for Sustainability and Professor, Biological and Agricultural Engineering, University of Arkansas
  • Hala Chaoui, Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food, and Rural Affairs and Land O’Lakes
  • Gene Giacomelli, Professor, Ag & Biosystems Engineering Dept, and Director of the Controlled Environment Agriculture Center at The University of Arizona.

Our host will be Tom Chmielenski, Advisory Software Engineer with Bentley Systems, Inc.

Register for the webinar today!

(A recording of the webinar will be posted on FutureCity.org/resources afterwards for viewing at your convenience, too!)

Have a great day,

Maggie Dressel

Future City Program Manager

Registration Open for 2014-2015 National Future City Competition!

Registration is now open!

You can enroll for the season here: https://dfwfuturecity.org/Kansas/TeachBin/Teacher/Enroll

The Great Plains Region is FREE. Please select “Bill Me” and thanks to the generous support of our sponsors and university partners, we will not send you a bill for the registration fee.

We will be using the new SimCity software ONLY this year so get your IT people involved early! There is now an offline mode that we will be using and should make things easier for playing the game at school. Some helpful documentation can be found on the national site (http://futurecity.org/design/overview) but as always please feel free to contact us with any questions or problems.