Impacthon: Food Justice

Saturday, September 15th

9:00 am - Impacthon: Food Justice

This impacthon by the Lien Centre for Social Innovation at Singapore Management University brings together change-makers, social sector leaders and members of the public to build workable solutions to food justice issues. The impacthon will take insights from our recent research on Food Insecurity in Singapore ( and extend them into community-based actions.

Over the weekend of Sept 15-16, we will form teams to ideate solutions for food justice. The following themes will be covered:

  • Food nutrition, affordability and community building
  • Food waste vs Food insecurity
  • Food supply chain – transparency, traceability, sustainability
  • Food science and innovation

We invite a variety of participants to make this event a lasting success:

  • Social service organisations combating food insecurity
  • Corporates committed to positive social impact
  • University students
  • Food suppliers, wholesalers or retailers
  • Community groups, start-ups and food-centric social enterprises
  • General public whose interests include food innovation and security

Confirmed partner organisations include:

  • Food Bank Singapore, Food from the Heart, Metropolitan YMCA, Saturdays@Lengkok Bahru, Slush Singapore and UglyGood.

Join us at Singapore Management University Admin Building for two days of lectures, sharing, ideation and positive movement towards change.

(If you are interested in volunteering for this event, email us at


Agenda: Day 1 (Lunch provided)

  • Registration
  • Sharing of LCSI research findings
  • Crash courses on design thinking
  • Networking & team formation
  • Booths showcase
  • Speaker sharing

Agenda: Day 2 (Lunch & Dinner provided)

  • Speaker sharing
  • Team breakout sessions
  • Team presentation
  • Panel discussions
  • Impacthon Results Announcement
  • Networking + Close


Saturday, September 15th
9:00 AM to September 16th, 7:30 PM

SMU Administration Building
81 Victoria Street, Singapore 188065

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