Global Learning in Agriculture Conference Agenda

Welcome to #GLAG17!

Conference Agenda

Asynchronous Presentations

Our asynchronous presentations will be rolled out throughout the week of January 23, 2017.  They will be available for you post questions and get responses from the presenters.

Take advantage of this neat opportunity to engage! Check out this step-by-step guide or watch a 90-second video tutorial.

SmartFarm Learning Hub: Innovation from Australia by Amy Crosby, University of New England (Australia).

An Innovative Global Immersion Option for American Agricultural Graduates by Haley Q. Clement & Jonathan J. Velez, Oregon State University.

Implementing Student-Centered Teaching Approaches in Ghana by Haley Q. Clement & Jonathan J. Velez, Oregon State University.


Global Food Security Resources by Jane Hunt and Melinda Llyod, and Columbus Council on World Affairs.

Creating a Culturally Responsive Classroom by Jeremy Elliot-Engel & Donna Westfall-Rudd, Virginia Tech.

Independent Undergraduate Research Abroad: Lessons Learned at the University of New Hampshire by Andrew B. Conroy & Elizabeth Wise, University of New Hampshire.

Outback Wildcat: Capstone Semester International Immersion by Kendall M. Wright & Stacy K. Vincent, University of Kentucky.

Let Peace Corps Take the Mic in Your Classroom by Olivia Murphy-Sweet, Peace Corps Senegal.

January 27, 2017 Synchronous Events

12:45 “Soft Start” Ice-Breaker with We and Me's Chad Littlefield

1:00  Welcome

1:10  Session I Presentations: Globalizing Ag Ed at Home and Abroad

2:00  Break: Coffee with Explorations by Thor

2:45  Keynote: Dr. Richard Slimbach: Global Learning Upon a Generous Earth

3:15  Break: Explore your neck pillow!

3:30 Special Presentation: World Food Prize

4:00 Session II Presentations:  Creating a Network of Global Connections in Agriculture Education

4:30 Special Presentation: Where can GLAG take you?

4:45  Closing Challenge

5:00  Conference “After Party” (Open Your Envelope!)

Enjoy this assortment of international snacks curated by the Global Teach Ag Initiative with help from nominations from our current and past participants and presenters.

A very special thank-you to all the organizations who helped make #GLAG17 possible. If you are interested in becoming a Global Learning Partner, please contact