Food challenges and opportunities - USI participates in Snack the System


Institutional Communication Service

29 April 2022

Snack the System will be hosted at the Casa degli Artisti in Milan from Friday 6 May to Monday 9 May 2022 in the context of House of Switzerland Milano, a temporary hub for creative and innovative exchanges between Switzerland and Italy. 

The event will feature an interactive exhibition, panel discussions, networking events, workshops and much more. 

Snack the System is an event promoted by Bites of Transfoodmation, a group of young individuals who have developed a unifying vision for a future society through the lens of food and revolves around the themes of innovation, sustainability, art and culture. 

Università della Svizzera italiana is a partner of the event and, thanks to the participation of MEM Summer Summit alumni, it will contribute to raising awareness of the main challenges and opportunities related to food in the Middle East Mediterranean region. Federica Frediani and Iyad Al-Qaisi will take part in a panel on Friday 6 May at 6:30 pm to talk about food insecurity in the region and the specific situation of refugee camps, which are increasingly becoming "cities within cities". Iyad Al-Qaisi, MEM Alumnus, will present his project to rethink production, supply and the food chain within refugee camps in Jordan. 


Registration is required to attend the panel on 6 May at 18.30. Please send an email to [email protected]. Seats are limited.