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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 | 8am – 5:30pmConference Center & Welcome Center
CCM 20th Anniversary Symposium

This anniversary event will feature presentations of CCM founders and current faculty members as well as others who have made significant impact on the success of the CCM research and teaching mission. 

Please RSVP here.

Sunday, October 21, 2018 | 6 – 8pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Fire and California Oaks

Rub shoulders with oak experts from around the world at the opening reception to the 9th International Oak Society Conference. Enjoy appetizers and drinks followed by a talk by Dr. David Ackerly, Dean of the UC Berkeley College of Natural Resources, on “Recovery and Resilience of Oak Woodlands Following the October 2017 Tubbs Fire.” His studies will help us better predict the long-term impacts of climate change and fire on California oak landscapes. 

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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.

Monday, November 5, 2018 | 4 – 6:30pmConference Center & Welcome Center
African Lioness Symposium

Tese Foundation and the UC Davis Blum Center for Developing Economies, within Global Affairs, are hosting a symposium followed by a reception.

The Inaugural African Lioness Symposium is themed Empowering a Generation: Reflections by African Women. It is the first of its kind in California!

World-renowned international guests from Africa and African Diaspora will take the stage sharing their riveting success stories and struggles. These are the “African Lionesses”—the true gems of Africa.

There will be interactive panels bringing to UC Davis distinguished speakers such as LeShelle May, Joanna Regulska, Gloria Partida and representatives from BWOOPA Sacramento League.

Debates on controversial topics such as WOMEN AND...

  • Genital cutting
  • Child marriages
  • Breaking the glass ceiling
  • Human Rights
  • STEM
  • UC Davis Principles of Community
  • Learning, teaching, research and public service
  • Needs of a global society
  • Equity, Justice, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Charity and Compassion
  • Health
  • And much more!
*Must RSVP @eventbrite
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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.

Friday, November 30, 2018 | 9am – 6:30pmConference Center & Welcome Center

2018 Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) Conference, hosted by the Center for Educational Effectiveness. This conference is dedicated to celebrating and sharing the work of UC Davis’ growing community of scholarly educators. Together we will share research, ideas, practices and resources in support of evidence-supported teaching innovation at our university.

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 -- day-time events 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.

The keynote presentation and networking (4:30 to 6:30 p.m.) is open to all. Registration open in early December.

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 Many Genes, 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 Panorama 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.

A wide range of seed professionals will talk 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 Panorama" presentations

6:00-7:00 Networking

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

Thursday, May 9, 2019 | 4 – 7pmConference Center & Welcome Center
Seed Central Forum: "The GAANTRY Gene Stacking Technology"

Seed Central Monthly Forum and Networking

4:30-6:00 Networking

6:00-7:00 Dr. Roger Thilomony and Dr. James Thomson, both from USDA-ARS-CIG will address GAANTRY gene stacking technology.

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

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