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Climate Smart Agriculture: Current Impacts, Future Scenarios, Essential Skills

Greater Vision is an annual collaborative event of the College of Business at CSU Monterey Bay , College of Science, and the Grower Shipper Association Foundation addressing contemporary issues in agriculture and society. The program is designed for students, professionals, and community members. This year's webinar event addresses Climate Smart Agriculture and will followed by a virtual career fair!

2020 Greater Vision: Climate Smart Agriculture

Join us to hear from Ag industry leaders about climate-smart agriculture: current impacts, future projections, and essential skills. There will be a virtual career fair following the event so have your resume ready!

October 5, 2020

12:00pm2:00pm

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FREE

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Greater Vision 2020 Agenda

Welcome and Introductions

  • Eduardo Ochoa, President, California State University Monterey Bay

Fireside Chat

  • Dennis Donohue, Director, Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology
  • Elizabeth Fastiggi, Head of Worldwide Agriculture Business Development, Amazon Web Services

Science of Climate and Weather in Ag

Moderator

  • Megan Nunez, Founder and CEO, Bountiful

Panelists

  • Mike Clancy, Monterey Chapter, Citizen's Climate Lobby
  • Forrest Melton, Scientist, NASA and Adjunct Professor, CSUMB
  • Tim Escamilla, COO, Dole Fresh Vegetables

Current Climate and Sustainability in Ag

Moderator

  • Rod Braga, President and CEO, Braga Fresh

Panelists

  • Nicole Flewell, Director of Sustainability, Taylor Farms
  • Mat Muller, Director of Open Innovation, Technology Acquisition and Licensing, Corteva Agriscience
  • Amy Francetic, Founder and Managing Partner, Bouyant Ventures

Closing Comments

  • Shyam Kamath, Dean, College of Business, CSUMB
  • Andrew Lawson, Dean, College of Science, CSUMB
  • Lorri Koster, President, Grower-Shipper Association Foundation

Speakers

Elizabeth Fastiggi

Head of Worldwide Agriculture Development, Amazon

Mike Clancy

Monterey Chapter, Citizen's Climate Lobby

Amy Francetic

Founding and Managing Partner, Bouyant Ventures

Dennis Donohue

Director, Western Growers Center for Innovation and Technology

Megan Nunes

Founder and CEO, Bountiful Agriculture

Rod Braga

President and CEO, Braga Fresh

Lorri Koster, President, Grower-Shipper Association Foundation

Shyam Kamath, Dean, College of Business, CSUMB

Andrew Lawson, Dean, College of Science, CSUMB

Nicole Flewell, Director of Sustainability, Taylor Farms

Tim Escamilla, Chief Operating Officer, Dole Fresh Vegetables

Mat Muller, Director of Open Innovation, Technology Acquisition & Licensing, Corteva Agriscience

Forrest Melton

Forrest Melton, Senior Research Scientist, NASA ,and Adjunct Professor, CSUMB

Virtual Career Fair

2:00pm - 4:00pm

Career Fair Entrance will be given to Greater Vision Attendees only. RSVP for the events by clicking the link above!

Career Fair Participating Organizations and Employers

  • Dole
  • Monterey Bay Economic Partnership
  • United States Department of Agriculture
  • Hartnell Workforce Development
  • Grower-Shipper Foundation Association
  • College of Business Internships
  • CSUMB Agribusiness Club

Sponsored by:

College of Business
Grower Shipper
College of Science

Greater Vision

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