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The Institute of Agriculture will host its International Programs Showcase from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, in Hollingsworth Auditorium. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 14.

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The event will feature keynote speaker Otto Gonzalez, director of the Center for International Programs, USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA). Gonzalez will speak on his vision for advancing international programs under USDA-NIFA and his plans for expanding international opportunities for land-grant institutions under the USDA-NIFA portfolio.

The showcase will also highlight ongoing programs from several faculty and recent student international experiences for an opportunity to consider UTIA’s global impacts and reach. The showcase will feature a morning program, a networking lunch, and the chance to learn about future opportunities to travel and work abroad at the CASNR Study Abroad fair immediately after lunch.

This event is free and open to UT employees and students, and the general public. A light continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

Please register by September 14.

For more information, contact Tom Gill, Smith Chair in International Sustainable Agriculture, at