2017 UTIA Priorities Forum

8:00 AM to 12:00 Noon EDT
Hollingsworth Auditorium
University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture (UTIA)
Knoxville, TN 37996

Webcast available at https://tennessee.zoom.us/j/895589673


 
8:00 a.m.
Coffee, juice, etc.
 
 
8:30 a.m.
Welcome & Introduction
Dr. Tim Cross, Interim UTIA Chancellor
 
8:45 a.m.
Instruction for forum
Neal Schrick
 
Presentations (moderator: David Anderson)
 
9:00 a.m.
"A Genomic Approach to Agricultural Productivity"
Meg Staton
 
9:25 a.m.
"Rural Tourism Initiative"
Mark Fly
 
9:50 a.m.
"Integrated Systems Approach to Human, Animal and Plant Health to Enhance Agricultural and Environmental Sustainability"
Gary Bates
 
10:15 a.m.
BREAK
 
 
Presentations (moderator: Scott Senseman)
 
10:35 a.m.
"New and Emerging Sensor-based Technologies for Rapid and Early Determination of Plant, Animal and Environmental Health"
John Wilkerson
 
11:00 a.m.
"Food, Environmental, Health Security and Ecological Epidemiology"
Becky Trout Fryxell
 
11:25 a.m.
"Foods for Health: Feeding and Improving Health of a Growing Population"
Vermont Dia
 
11:50 a.m.
Closing comments
Dr. Cross and Neal Schrick
 
12:00 noon
ADJOURN