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165th BIFAD Public Meeting

Globalization of agriculture and food research, teaching and engagement at land-grant universities

University of Missouri
March 15, 2013

Meeting MinutesMeeting Agenda:

8:00am: Chair Brady Deaton opens meeting and reviews agenda

Welcome by Brady Deaton
Recognition new BIFAD members Harold Martin and Waded Cruzado and of departing BIFAD members Bill DeLauder and Elsa Murano
Welcome to APLU President Peter McPherson
Old and new business
HICD Working Group Status Report – Gebisa Ejeta

8:40am: BIFAD member Outreach Reports

Catherine Bertini (Power Point Presentation)
Marty McVey (Power Point Presentation)
Bill DeLauder (Power Point Presentation)

9:15am: Globalization of University-USAID Partnerships: Panel Discussion on Development of New USAID Innovation Labs (formerly CRSPs): Establishment of Research Priorities in Integrated Pest Management and Sustainable Intensification

Brady Deaton, moderator
Julie Howard, USAID Bureau for Food Security Chief Scientist and Senior Advisor to the Administrator on Research, Education and Extension – USAID and New Directions in Research
Saharah Moon Chapotin, USAID/BFS Office of Agriculture Research and Policy- Food Security Innovation Center priorities (Power Point Presentation)
Dale Bottrell, Retired Professor, UMC-Priorities in IPM (Power Point Presentation)
Sylvie Brouder, Professor of Agronomy, Purdue University- Priorities in Sustainable Intensification (Power Point Presentation)

10:15am: Question/Answer and Comment Period by BIFAD Members

10:30-10:45am: Borlaug Fellows and Mentors poster display and break

10:45am- 12:00pm: Agriculture research at US universities: the Global Challenge

Panel on university domestic foundation for international research priorities – University of Missouri experience
Brady Deaton-Chancellor -moderator
Marc Linit– Associate Dean & Director for Research & Outreach of Agriculture (Power Point Presentation)
Jill Findeis– Director, Applied Social Sciences and Professor (Power Point Presentation)
Bob Sharp– Director, Interdisciplinary Plant Group and Professor, Plant Sciences (Power Point Presentation)
Handy Williamson-Vice Provost for International Programs (Power Point Presentation)
Willi Meyers– Howard Cowden Professor, Director of CAFNR International Programs (Power Point Presentation)

12:00 pm: Question/Answer and Comment Period by BIFAD Members

12:15 pm: Public comment period (in-person audience & submitted questions)

12:30 pm: Conclusion

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