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Smarter Lunchrooms Annual Symposium

Registration is Open for Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium 2018

Register Here! 

The Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office proudly welcomes you to beautiful Cornell University in gorgeous Ithaca, NY for the 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium! 

The 2018 Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium will feature this exciting program:

Wednesday 5/9 

6-8pm: Welcome Reception

Thursday 5/10

8am-4pm: Thursday is the research conference featuring work by the Cornell B.E.N. Center and partners, including keynote speech, research talks, poster session, networking events, and live research-in-action. The research conference also includes a resource expo with FREE signage, tools, social media examples, and other products and inspiration from the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement and state collaboratives.

6pm-8pm: Second welcome reception

Friday 5/11 

8am-4pm: Friday is day 1 of Smarter Lunchrooms Technical Assistance Provider (TAP) training using the latest tools and research from the Smarter Lunchrooms Movement National Office. Learn the theory behind Smarter Lunchrooms strategies and how to apply them in schools. This day will also feature the Smarter Mealtimes Movement for early childhood environments, Spanish-language tools and resources, and the Healthy Food Choices in Schools Community of Practice.

Saturday, 5/12 

8am-2pm: Saturday is day 2 of Smarter Lunchrooms TAP training, plus insights from our partners from state collaboratives across the country. Special topics include the benefits of statewide collaboration, how to incorporate various technologies into your work in schools, promoting breakfast, online professional development opportunities, grant opportunities, and more.

Registration for the conference is FREE and open now! Reserve your seat today!

We are currently planning our program. If you are part of a Smarter Lunchrooms state collaborative and would like to share your experience, please contact us


HOTEL INFORMATION

The Statler Hotel
130 Statler Drive
Ithaca, NY 14853

Room Rate: $227

To reserve your room, please use the link & code below:

Link: https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=27455&Chain=10328&arrive=5/10/2018&depart=5/13/2018&adult=1&child=0&group=SMRT050318

Reservation Code: SMRT050318

Rooms must be reserved by April 19 to obtain the group rate. 

Best Western University Inn
1020 Ellis Hollow Road
Ithaca, NY 14850

Room Rates:
Check-in on Wednesday, May 9th: $119
Check-in on Thursday, May 10 and/or Friday, May 11: $169

  • Complimentary Hot Deluxe Breakfast
  • Free shuttle to and from the Airport and Cornell University

Group Name: Smarter Lunchrooms

To reserve your room, guests should call the hotel directly at (607) 272-6100.

Please refer to the Group Name and Date of Arrival when booking.

Rooms must be reserved by April 9 to obtain the group rate.

The Hotel Ithaca
222 South Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14850

Room Rate: $159

  • Free shuttle to and from the Airport and Cornell University

To reserve your room, guests should call the hotel directly at (607) 272-1000.

Please ask for the Smarter Lunchrooms Symposium group when booking.

Rooms must be reserved by April 9 to obtain the group rate.