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Fall 2017

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