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Upcoming Event

April 5, 2014 - Global Partnerships for Success.  UC Davis

Apr 28 - May 1, 2014 -CIFAR Symposium:  Enabling Technologies for Bioconversion of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Feedstocks to High Value Products, in Collaboration with CIFAR China and CIFAR Canada. As part of the Society for Industrial Microbiology Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Annual Meeting, Clearwater Beach, FL (details forthcoming)

Past Events

Sept 7-9, 2013 - Global HealthShare® Symposium, UC Davis, RMI

Sept 13, 2013 - CIFAR Executive Committee Meeting
1:00pm- 3:00pm, 1207 RMI South, UC Davis

Sept 16, 2013 - Opening Ceremony of Confucius Institute, UC Davis
Evening performance, 8 -10:00p.m. Mondavi Center, UC Davis

Oct 9, 2013 - CIFAR Advisory Board Meeting
10am-4pm, 1207 RMI South, UC Davis  Download the agenda

Oct 10, 2013 - CIFAR Conference XXXII: Managing Energy, Water and By-products for Profitability in Food and Beverage Processing
Sensory Theater, RMI, UC Davis  Register today!   See agenda here

Oct 29, 2013 - Food Summit, Nanjing China (organized by Chinese Institute of Food Science and Technology)
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Nov 1-3, 2013 - GSM-CHIC Executive Education Forum for CEO’s: Growing Agribusiness in China: Scaling Up and Staying Fresh, Jaiding, China

Nov 11-12, 2013 - 2nd Annual Global Summit South. Nashville, TN, Registration waived for CIFAR members
        (CIFAR endorsement on p. 25)

Jan, 2014 - Conference on Safe, Sustainable and Smart Food and Beverage Processing, CIFAR-China. China (Tentative)

Jan or Feb, 2014 - Food Foresight retreat (date TBD)

Feb 19-20, 2014 - California League of Food Processor EXPO (includes training session)

January 30 - February 1, 2013 - Food Foresight trends retreat

June 17-18, 2013 - Global HealthShare Symposium, UC Davis

May, 2013 - Clean Tech Center / AgStart Conference

May 14-21, 2013 - 2nd China Import EXPO/business meetings Suzhou, China

April, 2013 - CIFAR Board Meeting and Forum

March 7, 2013 - Canadian – Californian Agtech Business Forum 

February 5-6, 2013 - California League of Food Processors Annual EXPO

January 30 - February 1, 2013 - Food Foresight trends retreat

November 7, 2012 - CIFAR Forum:  New Methodologies Leading to Significant Advances in Functional Foods.
Sponsored by State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University Jiangnan University, Wuxi, China

October 10-12, 2012 - ASERTTI Fall Meeting: Transformative Innovations in Energy Efficiency and Clean Energy Generation.   (Note:  CIFAR is an in-kind member of ASERTTI; Ricardo Amon will speak at the meeting) Seattle, WA

October 11, 2012 - Seed Central Networking followed by presentation. Speaker: Don Goodwin, President Golden Sun Marketing, Minneapolis, MN   Introduction by Sharon Shoemaker 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), UC Davis

October 11, 2012 - China – The Next Gold Rush: Doing Business in China Sponsored by CalAsian Chamber of Commerce and CIFAR 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., Activities and Recreation Center (ARC), UC Davis

October 10, 2012 - CIFAR Advisory Board meeting (by invitation only) Agenda 1:00pm to 6:00, Board Room, Graduate School of Management, UC Davis

June, 2012 - CIFAR Technology Forum:T he Many Faces of Biotechnology & Advances in Enzyme Technology UC Davis

April 8, 2012 - IGNITE - The CIFAR Technology Forum II: The Microbial World in Foods for Health, Microbial Food Safety, and On-farm Information Management

March 25 - April 1, 2012 - China Import Expo
Kunshan, China

March 20, 2012 - VTT Food Research Seminar Natural plant ingredients and their applications’ -Prof. Anu Kaukovirta-Norja
Enzymes as tools in biomass and by-product valorization- Prof. Johanna Buchert
Silverado Sensory Theater, RMI Sensory Bldg, UC Davis

March 7-8, 2012 - The GameChangers: Grow California’s 2012 Conference Series: Agriculture Innovation. CIFAR is a partner.
UC Davis Conference Center

February 16, 2012 -  Doing Business in China, Graduate School of Management (CIFAR is a partner)

February, 2012 - Aftercare-Food for Health Forum. Consulate General of Canada (CIFAR is a partner)
San Francisco

February 6-10 - Food + Health Entrepreneurship Academy, UC Davis Center for Entrepreneurship, CIFAR is a supporting organization. More Info

February 3-5 - Food Foresight Trends Intelligence Retreat, UC Davis CIFAR is the collaborating partner with Nuffer, Smith Tucker, Inc.

January 31- February 1 - California League of Food Processors Showcase and Expo.  CIFAR will Exhibit.

November 28 - CIFAR Conference XXX: The Agri-Food Business in China and its Growing Impact on California's Economy
UC Davis Conference Center

October 4
NEAT Forum I: New Ways of Looking at Sustainability and Safety
NEAT: New and Exciting Advances in Technology and Sensory Theater
UC Davis, RMI South, Room 1207

October 3
CIFAR Advisory Board Meeting
UC Davis, RMI South, Room 1207

June 7
Dairy Technology Day II: Dairy Industry Sustainability
UC Davis Conference Center

April 4   
CIFAR Conference XXIX: Biofuels - A Global Pipeline
UC Davis Conference Center
Powerpoints presentations to be available shortly.