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IP-CALS Seminar Series

On Wednesdays during the Fall and Spring semesters, from 12:20pm to 1:10pm in 135 Emerson Hall (unless otherwise noted), visitors and speakers from the Cornell community present international development-related seminars for the IP-CALS Perspectives in International Development Series. The seminars are free and open to the public. Students can also receive one credit for attending the seminar series, which is cross-listed as IARD 6960, NTRES 6960, CSS 6960, and AEM 6960.

September 6 What Happened When the Bus Turned Over: An IARD 602 Retrospective
Ronnie Coffman • Donald Kass • Chris Wien • Bill Fry • Janet Splitter
September 13 The Internet of Tractors
Jehiel Oliver, CEO, Hello Tractor
September 20 Agricultural Innovation, Biotechnology, and the Role of the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety
Sam Crowell, Agricultural Advisor, U.S. Department of State
September 27 Changing Organizational and Social Norms in Favor of Gender Equality (Cosponsored by AWARE)
Rieky Stuart, Senior Associate, Gender at Work
October 4 On Mother Earth and Mothers: Why Environmentalism has a Gender Problem (Cosponsored by AWARE)
Jennifer Bernstein, Lecturer of Spatial Science, USC Spatial Sciences Institute
October 11 Transforming Rice Breeding: Influencing International Development Through Scientific Innovation
Josh Cobb, Breeder, International Rice Research Institute
October 18 Alliance for Science Fellows Panel Discussion
2017 Alliance for Science Leadership Training Fellows
October 25 Big Data in Agricultural Research for Development: A CGIAR Perspective
Medha Devare, Senior Research Fellow and Module Lead, CGIAR Big Data Platform
November 1 Researching Women's Empowerment and Nutrition: Experiences from Bangladesh and Tanzania (Cosponsored by AWARE)
Hale Tufan, AWARE Project Director • Gargi Wable • Marianne Santosos
November 15 Underground Knowledge: Estimating the Impact of Soil Information Transfers through Experimental Auctions
David Murphy, PhD Candidate in Applied Economics and Management