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Project Title: Science Breakthroughs 2030: A Strategy for Food and Agricultural Research

PIN: DELS-BANR-16-05         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Health and Medicine Division

Sub Unit:
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Board on Atmospheric Sciences & Climate
Board on Environmental Change and Society
Food and Nutrition Board
Water Science and Technology Board
Board on Life Sciences

Yih, Peggy T

Subject/Focus Area:
Agriculture; Food and Nutrition

Jamboree & Meeting #3
October 2, 2017 - October 6, 2017
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center
100 Academy Dr.
Irvine, California

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Erin Markovich


October 2-4, 2017

Monday, October 2, 2017

7:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome and Introduction, Committee Co-Chairs
9:00 AM Jamboree Group Warm Up
10:10 AM Summary of Lightning Round and Charge to the Group, Committee Co-Chairs
10:35 AM Break
11:00 AM Keynote: Cathie Woteki (confirmed)
Noon Lunch
1:00 PM Instructions and Objectives of the Breakout Sessions
1:15 PM Breakout Sessions: Identifying the Biggest Problems in Food and Agriculture
3:30 PM Break
4:00 PM Report out in plenary
4:50 PM Plenary Discussion
5:30 PM Reception (drinks and hors d’oeuvres)

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

7:30 AM Breakfast
8:15 AM Plenary Session: Instructions and Objectives for Breakout Session
8:45 AM Breakout Session: Understanding the Scientific Challenges, Knowledge, and Research Gaps
10:30 AM Break
11:00 AM Report out in plenary
11:50 AM Plenary Discussion
12:30 PM Lunch
1:30 PM Keynote: Jack Odle (proposed)
2:00 PM Plenary Session: Instructions and Objectives for Breakout Session
2:15 PM Breakout Session: Scientific Tools and Capabilities Needed
3:30 PM Short Break
3:45 PM Report out in plenary
4:15 PM Plenary Discussion – Where are Overlaps and Synergies?
5:15 PM Instructions for tomorrow morning’s breakout session
5:30 PM Adjourn for the day

Shuttles back to hotels, departing Beckman Center at 6:00 PM.

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

7:30 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Breakout Session
Science Breakthroughs for Overcoming the Challenges in the Next 10+ Years: Describing Solutions, Scientific Opportunities, and Future Directions
10:00 AM Short Break
10:15 AM Return to groups to continue discussions
11:45 AM Lunch
1:00 PM Report out in plenary
1:45 PM Plenary Discussion of issues raised during final report out
2:15 PM Plenary Discussion: What have we missed?
3:15 PM Closing Remarks, Committee Co-chairs
3:30 PM Adjourn public session

Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

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The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:

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