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Below is a listing of just a fraction of our many conferences, symposiums, Culinarias, and other events since the founding of Oldways. When possible, we've included conference materials in downloadable PDF format; simply click on the available links to view or print.

If you have any questions about our past events, please contact Abby Sloane for more information.

You may also click here to download a comprehensive list of major Oldways events from 1991-2011 (the years before we started this calendar).

Past Events

Jun
10
2015
June 10, 2015 | Toronto, Canada
Oldways president, Sara Baer-Sinnott, spoke about the African heritage diet at the International Symposium on Diabetes & Nutrition on Wednesday, June 10 in Toronto, Canada.  The event...
Jun
03
2015
June 3, 2015 | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Oldways was in Philadelphia on June 3rd to launch the A Taste of African Heritage Philly initiative with our partners, former students, instructors, and other local organizations dedicated to the...
May
01
2015
May 2015 | Nationwide / Worldwide
This month-long promotional campaign, created in 2009 by Oldways and the Mediterranean Foods Alliance, generates awareness of the delicious foods and amazing health benefits associated with the...
Apr
18
2015
April 18, 2015 | worldwide
Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day is an international celebration of raw-milk cheese and the individuals who bring it to life from the pasture to the plate. Events take place around the world—...
Apr
16
2015
April 16-7, 2015 | Savannah, GA
Cynthia Harriman, Director of Food & Nutrition Strategies for Oldways and the Whole Grains Council, spoke on the many conflicting "Definitions of Whole Grain Ingredients and Foods" at a...
Apr
15
2015
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 | New York City
Oldways president, Sara Baer-Sinnott, spoke at the International Olive Oil Conference on Wednesday, April 15th in NYC.  The event brought together olive oil producers, marketers, merchants and...
Apr
09
2015
Thursday, April 9, 2015 | New York City
Oldways president, Sara Baer-Sinnott, spoke at the Mediterranean Diet Roundtable (MDR) on Thursday, April 9 in NYC. The event brought together food industry, medical professionals and nutrition...
Apr
01
2015
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 | Nationwide / Worldwide
Every year, Oldways and the Whole Grains Council coordinate whole grain promotional events across the nation and around the world, to celebrate Whole Grain Sampling Day. Always the first...
Mar
22
2015
March 22–24, 2015 | St. Petersburg, Florida
Oldways 5th annual Supermarket Dietitian Leadership Symposium, "Healthy Plates, Healthy Planet," coordinated in partnership with Barbara Ruhs, MS, RD, LDN, was held March 22-24, 2015 at The...
Mar
15
2015
March 15–22, 2015 | Izmir and the Aegean Coast, and Istanbul, Turkey
Ana Sortun and Oldways traveled to Turkey, March 15-22, 2015, for another spectacular week-long journey in this most captivating of countries. We visited the Aegean coast—from Bodrum to Izmir...

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