Join eOrganic for a live broadcast of selected presentations from the 2016 Organic Agriculture Research Symposium!
The Organic Agriculture Research Symposium (OARS) will be held at the
Asilomar Conference Center in Pacific Grove, California on Wednesday,
January 20, 2016. The plenary and key workshop sessions will be
broadcast as webinars. Plenary speakers will be André Leu, President of
Organic International / IFOAM and Mathieu Ngouajio, USDA/NIFA National
Program Leader in Cropping Systems. Also livestreamed will be workshops
on soil health, long-term and strategic research, and innovative
educational systems. Funding for this live broadcast of the OARS is
provided by USDA NIFA OREI and the event is being hosted by the UC-ANR Kearney Agricultural Research & Extension Center and the Organic Farming Research Foundation.
This webinar broadcast is free and open to the public. You can join
and leave this webinar as many times as you wish on January 20th, but
advance registration is required. Start time is 9AM Pacific Time.
Register now at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5589622818350441474
Attendees will see the presentations and listen to a live broadcast of the speakers (we won't be showing video of the speakers). Many additional presentations from the conference will also be recorded and made available later on the eOrganic YouTube channel and in our webinar archive. This is a broadcast from a live conference, so exact start and end times cannot be guaranteed, and the program may be subject to change. There will be several breaks in the program--see the schedule below and make sure you note the time zones!
9:00AM – 10:00AM Pacific Time (10AM Mountain, 11AM Central, 12PM Eastern Time)
Opening Keynote and Thematic Presentations
10:30AM – Noon Pacific Time (11:30AM Mountain, 12:30PM Central, 1:30PM Eastern Time)
1:00PM – 2:30PM Pacific Time (2PM Mountain, 3PM Central, 4PM Eastern Time)
Long-term and Strategic Research
2:45PM – 4:15PM Pacific Time (3:45 Mountain, 4:45 Central, 5:45 Eastern Time)
Innovative Educational Systems
Please connect to the webinar 10 minutes in advance, as the webinar program will require you to download software. To test your connection in advance, go here. You can either listen via your computer speakers or call in by phone (toll call). Java needs to be installed and working on your computer to join the webinar. If you are running Mac OSU with Safari, please test your Java at http://java.com/en/download/testjava.jsp prior to joining the webinar, and if it isn't working, try Firefox or Chrome. Find more detailed system requirements here.
Created by Alice Formiga