2018 North Central Regional Association Mini Land-Grant Meeting

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"Partnerships to Strengthen the Land Grant Mission"


2018 Conference Agenda - Draft

Sunday, July 22

Noon - 1:00 p.m.     Registration - Radisson Hotel Fargo, Atrium on 3rd Floor
1:00 - 5:00 p.m.       Pre-Conference Tour of NDSU Campus (shuttle departs from hotel main entrance)
                                Tour Highlights:  (for the full details of the tour, please click here)
                                NDSU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory
                                NDSU Beef Research Complex
                                ND Ag Experiment Station Greenhouse
                                NDSU Commodity Trading Room
                                Drekker Brewing Company

5:00 - 6:00 p.m.       Registration - Radisson Hotel Fargo, Atrium on 3rd Floor
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.       Welcome Reception at Radisson Hotel, Cityscape Ballroom A (heavy hors d'oeuvres)
                                Hosted by:  Ken Grafton, VP/Dean/Director Agricultural Affairs NDSU
                                                   Charley Johnson, President/CEO, Fargo-Moorhead Convention and Visitor’s Bureau

Monday, July 23

7:30 - 8:30 a.m.      Continental Breakfast at Hotel (Cityscape Ballroom A)
                               Mini Land Grant Program:
8:00 - 8:30 a.m.      Registration - Radisson Hotel Fargo, Atrium on 3rd Floor
8:30 - 9:00 a.m.      Welcome (Cityscape Ballroom B)
                               Jane Schuh, Vice President for Research & Creative Activity NDSU
                               Dean Bresciani, President of NDSU
9:00-10:00 a.m.      Farm Bill Discussion, Cityscape Ballroom B
                               John Hoeven – US Senator from ND, Chair of the Agriculture Appropriations Committee (videotaped message)
                               Hunt Shipman – Principal and Director, Cornerstone Government Affairs
10:00-10:30 a.m.    Break, Atrium (3rd floor)
10:30 a.m.-Noon    Partnerships: 1862s and 1994s, Cityscape Ballroom B
                               John Philips – Executive Director First Americans Land-Grant Consortium – FALCON
                               Barry Dunn – President, South Dakota State University
12:00-1:30 p.m.      Luncheon, Cityscape Ballroom A
1:30-3:00 p.m.        Partnership Panels: Optimizing Inter-state and Intra-state Opportunities, Cityscape Ballroom B
                               Moderated by Neal Fisher – Administrator, ND Wheat Commission
                               Partnership Panel: Optimizing Inter-state Opportunities
                                   - Beverly Durgan – Dean, University of Minnesota Extension
                                   - Mark Jirik – Director, Northern Crops Institute
                                   - Daniel Scholl – VP for Division for Research and Economic Development, South Dakota State University
                               Partnership Panel: Optimizing Intra-state Opportunities
                                  - Mark Birdsall – North Dakota State Board of Agricultural Research and Education (SBARE)
                                  - Paul Mathiason – Chair, North Dakota Ag Coalition
                                  - Shannon Schlecht – Executive Director, Agricultural Utilization Research Institute (AURI)
3:00-3:30 p.m.       Break, Atrium (3rd floor)
3:30-5:00 p.m.       World Café Discussion, Cityscape Ballroom B
                              Lynette Flage – Assistant Director, Family and Community Wellness, NDSU Extension
                              Charlie Stoltenow – Assistant Director, Agriculture and Natural Resources, NDSU Extension
5:45-6:30 p.m.       Social, Cityscape Ballroom A
6:30-8:00 p.m.       Dinner Banquet, Cityscape Ballroom A
                              Host: David Buchanan, Associate Dean, College of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Natural Resources, NDSU
                              Entertainment: Steve Stark - 'An Illustrated History of Land Grant Universities'

Tuesday, July 24

7:00-8:00 a.m       Continental breakfast, Cityscape Ballroom A
8:00-9:30 a.m.      National and Regional Updates; Mini Land Grant Wrap-up and Charge, Cityscape Ballroom B
                             Moderated by Greg Lardy – Interim Director, NDSU Extension
                              National and Regional Updates
                              * CARET – Bob Petrzelka – Chair
                              * USDA NIFA – Tim Conner – Division Director, NIFA
                              * APLU – Ian Maw – Vice President for Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources
                              Mini Land Grant Wrap-up and Charge
                              Ernie Minton – Associate Dean and Associate Director Research and Graduate Programs, Kansas State University

9:30-10:00 a.m.    Break and transition to Section meetings, Atrium (3rd floor)
 
10:00 a.m.-Noon   Section Meetings
                              * NC CARET with guests of ND SBARE, Prairie Rose A
                              * NC Deans/Admin Heads, Prairie Rose B
                              * NCCEA Extension Deans/Directors, Metropolitan
                              * NCRA Experiment Station Directors, The Loft
 
12 Noon                Boxed lunches, Atrium (3rd floor)
 
12:00-5:00 p.m.    Section Meetings continued as needed
                              * NC CARET with guests of ND SBARE, Prairie Rose A
                              * NC Deans/Admin Heads, Prairie Rose B
                              * NCCEA Extension Deans/Directors, Metropolitan
                              * NCRA Experiment Station Directors, The Loft

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