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Events
Thursday, July 26, 2018 | 8:15am – 12pmConference Center & Welcome Center
New Employee Welcome

New Employee Welcome, or NEW, is held quarterly for faculty, academic appointees, staff and postdocs on the Davis campus. Senior leaders are among the presenters in a program that covers UC Davis' mission, Principles of Community and culture, as well as noteworthy accomplishments. Each program includes a full breakfast and a campus resource fair, along with opportunities to network. The program runs from 8:15 to 11 a.m., and is followed by an optional campus tour, 11:15 a.m. to noon.

New employees will receive invitations by email or may register in advance here.

Thursday, September 13, 2018 | 4:30 – 7pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Seed Central Forum: Gail Taylor

Seed Central Monthly Forum and Networking

4:30-6:00 Networking social

6:00-7:00
Gail Taylor, chair of the Dept. of Plant Sciences, has a research focus on the molecular basis of plant adaptation to a high CO2 world, improving the postharvest shelf life of lettuce through preharvest physiology and genetics, and producing the first genomic information on watercress — the most nutrient dense of the leafy crops.

Registration will open in early September. More information here.

Monday, September 17 – Tuesday, September 18, 2018Conference Center & Welcome Center
2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis

UC Davis Global Affairs is proud to be hosting the 2018 International Research Conference at UC Davis on September 17-18, 2018. The two-day conference "Innovation within Changing Political and Research Environments" will focus on:

  • Changing political environment and its impact on international research
  • Increasing importance of networks and consortia in advancing international research
  • Role of interdisciplinary or transdisciplinary research in solving global challenges
  • Educating the next generation of international researchers
Given the rapidly changing environments within which international research is being conducted, attending this conference is more critical than ever. 

To learn more, visit: https://globalaffairs.ucdavis.edu/international-conference
To register, visit: http://conferences.ucdavis.edu/irc2018
For questions, email: internationalconference@ucdavis.edu

Thursday, October 25, 2018 | 8:15am – 12pmConference Center & Welcome Center
New Employee Welcome

New Employee Welcome, or NEW, is held quarterly for faculty, academic appointees, staff and postdocs on the Davis campus. Senior leaders are among the presenters in a program that covers UC Davis' mission, Principles of Community and culture, as well as noteworthy accomplishments. Each program includes a full breakfast and a campus resource fair, along with opportunities to network. The program runs from 8:15 to 11 a.m., and is followed by an optional campus tour, 11:15 a.m. to noon.

New employees will receive invitations by email or may register in advance here.

Tuesday, November 6 – Wednesday, November 7, 2018Conference Center & Welcome Center
Advanced Produce Safety Workshop

This workshop focuses on microbial produce safety systems from preharvest to postharvest and is designed for produce safety professionals across the supply-chain and affiliated industries. Educators, managers, policy developers, or others with an interest in produce safety will find the course content informative and unique.

Details and registration here.

Sunday, November 11 – Friday, November 16, 2018Conference Center & Welcome Center
Cucurbitaceae Conference 2018

Bringing together cucurbit scientists from around the world for an in-depth conference exploring new frontiers of cucurbit research and development.

Three days of oral presentations; Themed invited talks; Poster and invited speaker sessions.

Conference information.

Registration here. Early-bird rates through June 30, 2018.

Thursday, December 13, 2018 | 8:30am – 6:30pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Processing Tomato Symposium

Processing Tomato Symposium
Organized by Seed Central and the World Food Center. An all-day program -- by invitation only -- for campus scientists and students, plant breeders, growers, processors, dealers, equipment manufacturers and similar affiliates in Northern California.

There will be brainstorming around the tomato industry’s key issues, including working sessions, keynote presentations, panel discussion, meeting with students, and networking time.

If you are interested in attending, contact Francois Korn. Watch for additional information on agenda and registration.

Thursday, February 14, 2019 | 4:30 – 7pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Seed Central Forum: Jeff Ross-Ibarra

Seed Central Monthly Forum and Networking

Jeff Ross-Ibarra, Professor in the Dept. of Plant Sciences, is the featured speaker.

4:30-6:00 Networking

6:00-7:00 Speaker: Jeff Ross-Ibarra

Registration will open closer to the event. More information here.

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | 4:30 – 7pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Seed Central Forum: "So Many Genomes, So Little Time" (Richard Michelmore)

Seed Central Monthly Forum and Networking

Richard Michelmore is Director of the Genome Center, and Distinguished Professor in three departments -- Plant Sciences, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Medical Microbiology and Immunology.

4:30-6:00 Networking

6:00-7:00 Speaker: Richard Michelmore

Registration will open closer to the event. More information here.

Thursday, April 11, 2019 | 4 – 7pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Seed Central Forum: "The Job Landscape in a Seed Company"

Seed Central Monthly Forum and Networking

Students are invited to discover the wide range of exciting, high tech jobs that make up a seed company. We will "x-ray" a seed company's workforce to understand what sort of team it takes to go from research through production, operations, sales and marketing, all the way to the market.

We will hear from a wide range of seed professionals about their respective jobs. Students will have the opportunity to be paired with each of theses seed professionals during the 6 months leading to the event.

4:00-6:00 "Job landscape" presentations

6:00-7:00 Networking

Registration will open closer to the event. More information here.

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