Some Program Teams and workgroups will be meeting at the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Conference, which will be held Oct. 11 to 13 at Freeborn Hall, UC Davis.
Program Teams are umbrella structures under which workgroups now operate. The objective of this structure is to provide a more efficient and effective means for workgroups to meet and carry out their essential functions, and enhance inter-workgroup communication and collaboration.
The Program Teams that will be meeting include California Communities; Agricultural Production Management Systems; Agronomic Crops; Meat Production and Food Safety; Pomology; and Vegetable Crops. Their affiliated workgroups are listed on the website, but they may or may...
People who plan on attending the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Strategic Initiative Conference and the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Conference should register and reserve lodging soon. Lodging discounts will expire at the end of August.
For the Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Strategic Initiative Conference, register at http://ucce.ucdavis.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=6952. “Managing, Valuing and Monitoring Ecosystem Services from Working Landscapes” will be held Sept. 20-22 at the Radisson Hotel in Sacramento.
Future directions of the Sustainable Natural Ecosystem Strategic Initiative -- including...
Registration is now open for the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Conference, which will be held Oct. 11-13, 2011, at Freeborn Hall at UC Davis.
The theme of the conference is “Strengthening Our Connections: People, Issues and Policy.”
To participate in charting the direction of this important initiative, register now at http://ucanr.org/sites/SFS/Registration_47.
One of the conference goals is for UC academics to learn more about the work of their UC colleagues working in all areas of sustainable food systems, strengthen those connections and explore opportunities for collaboration.
ANR members from throughout the state will...
Broad input is being sought for the Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative (SFS SI) conference. A survey has been developed by the strategic initiative panel to facilitate conference planning. The SFS SI conference will be held at the UC Davis campus on October 11-12. While the conference will formally conclude at lunch on Oct. 12, accommodations are being provided for program teams/workgroups to meet during the afternoon/evening of Oct. 12 through lunch on Oct. 13. Please complete the SFS SI conference survey at https://ucce.ucdavis.edu/survey/survey.cfm?surveynumber=6597.
Input is also being sought on the SFS SI plan, which was developed last...
The Sustainable Food Systems Strategic Initiative Conference has been rescheduled for Oct. 11 – 12 at the ARC at UC Davis. More information about the two-day SFS conference will be posted at http://ucanr.org/sites/SFS as it becomes available.
California Health and Human Services Secretary Diana Dooley will be the keynote speaker for the Healthy Families and Communities Strategic Initiative Conference, scheduled for May 17 - 19 at ARC at UC Davis. More information about the HFC conference will be posted at http://ucanr.org/sites/HFC as it becomes available. The final version of the HFC strategic plan is posted at