Keynote speakers and panelists provided a forum for experts and key players from academe, industry and government to begin a dialogue that will ultimately inform, as well as raise the awareness of, policymakers and the general public about the implications and critical importance of these issues. A news release on the event includes a list of speakers and other information.
Approved 12 CEU for American Registry of Professional Animal Scientists (ARPAS)!
Four science cafés were held Thursday, November 11, at restaurants in Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill in conjunction with Sigma Xi's symposium on food safety and security. These informal gatherings, featured local and national experts.
Student Concept Papers that present creative ideas addressing the critical issue of food security in Haiti were sought for a competition organized by Food Safety and Security Symposium sponsor PHS Group, Inc., a management and technology firm based in Silver Spring, Maryland. The authors of the top three papers received monetary prizes.
Additional Activities included informal roundtables, poster presentations, organized group dining and catered receptions—all of which offer opportunities for collegial exchange as researchers, leaders and colleagues.
Featured award-winning guest speakers and their topics include:
William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement
Michael J. Spivey
Professor of Cognitive Science
University of California, Merced The Continuity of Mind: Tracking the Temporal Dynamics of Cognition
John P. McGovern Science and Society Award
Professor of Integrative Biosciences and Humanities in Medicine, Texas A&M University Communicating with Multiple Audiences: A Companion to Zealous Research
Walston Chubb Award for Innovation
Howard R. Moskowitz
President and Founder, Moskowitz Jacobs Inc.
Mind Genomics: The New Applied Science of Every Day Experience