Live Webcast of the UC Global Food Systems Forum
The University of California, through its Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, will convene some of the world's leading experts April 9 at the Global Food Systems Forum to address how to sustainably feed 8 billion people by 2025. The discussion will bring together people from a dynamic range of disciplines, including farmers, researchers, policymakers, economists, environmentalists and geopolitical experts.
We invite you to view this free event live by webcast and to join the conversation on twitter using the hashtag #Food2025.
The daylong forum will feature two moderated panels and two keynote addresses.
Mary Robinson served as the seventh, and first female, president of Ireland from 1990 to 1997; the United Nations high commissioner for human rights from 1997 to 2002;and founder and president of Realizing Rights: The Ethical Globalization Initiative (2002-2010).
Wes Jackson, founder and president of The Land Institute, is the author of several books, including New Roots for Agriculture, Becoming Native to This Place, Consulting the Genius of the Place and Nature as Measure.
WHAT: Live webcast of UC Global Food Systems Forum
WHO: World-renowned leaders in food systems dialogue
WHEN: April 9, 2013 (9 a.m. - 5 p.m.)
WHERE: Ontario, Calif., and live webcast
Transportation Choices Summit: April 23 - Sacramento
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April 24 - Transportation Choices Advocacy Day. Join over 100 advocates at the State Capitol. With diverse voices we can ensure the legislature funds a transportation system that provides access for all, protects our environment and is the cornerstone for sustainable, equitable communities.
Pathways to Prosperity
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The May 3rd Convergence program showcases "Pathways to Prosperity," a hallmark report published by the Harvard Graduate School of Education. "Pathways" calls for the establishment of rigorous programs that equip students with the knowledge and technical skills necessary for success in the workplace of the 21 Century and a primary strategy to enhance the educational and economic success of the US and its young people. Convergence will also profile the Academies of Nashville, one of the most robust "wall to wall" high school career academy initiatives in the nation. NextEd will host a visit to Nashville, November 13 - 15 as part of its inaugural "Best in Class" Tour.
2nd Annual San Joaquin Valley Regional Economic Forum: Creating a great place for people and business. Join the discussion on regional progress and economic opportunity in the San Joaquin Valley. Recommendations from the day will be elevated to the 2013 California Economic Summit.
Friday, April 26, 2013 - 8am to 2:30pm
Radisson Hotel & Conference Center
For more information, contact Mike Dozier, Lead Executive, Partnership at 559-294-6021 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Download the informational flyer here.