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Upcoming Events

Student Showcase at Terroir
Food from Thought’s research assistants will display the outputs of their community projects from the academic year in collaboration with the Arrell Scholars and their respective community partners.
Date: May 6, 2019
Time: 8:00am-6:00pm
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Pint of Science
Food from Thought is pleased to support Pint of Science, an international event held in cities around the world during May 20-22. Scientists from the University of Guelph will give interactive, engaging demonstrations at pubs throughout the city, bringing their knowledge on food and sustainability directly to members of the community. Themes of the talks are: Our Body, Our Society, Atoms to Galaxies, Tech Me Out, Beautiful Mind, and Planet Earth. Tickets are FREE for this not-for-profit event.
Date: May 20-22
Time: Multi-day
Location: Pubs in Guelph
Tickets: Link coming soon

Past Events

Publishing Strategies Seminar with Dr. Patrick Goymer, Chief Editor of Nature Ecology & Evolution.
Dr. Goymer will discuss what editors are looking for in submitted manuscripts and how authors can best navigate the publishing system, followed by a Q&A and discussion. There will be two seminars, a morning seminar for early-career faculty that do not yet hold tenure or have been in their academic appointments for less than five years, and mid-career and established researchers.
Date: Tuesday, April 16, 2019
Time: 10:00am-12:00pm (early career); 1:00pm-3:00pm (mid-career and established)
Location: MacLaughlin 246A
Register for the early career seminar.
Register for the mid-career and established seminar.

Food from Thought is pleased to sponsor Using the Power of Data for Making Food Sustainably.
Join food and beverage professionals from across Canada to learn how technological innovation and big data can minimize environmental impacts, improve business competitiveness and address global mega challenges facing the food system.
Date: February 26 & 27, 2019
Time: Multi-day
Location: Universal EventSpace, Vaughan, Ontario

Food from Thought Town Hall: Call for Digital Agriculture Research Fund Proposals
Date: Monday, November 26, 10:00-11:00am
Location: University Centre, room 441; webcast

Food from Thought will co-host the University of Guelph booth at Canada’s Outdoor Farm Show
The show offers “one-stop shopping” for farmers and highlights the most innovative and technologically advanced agricultural products and services available.
Date: September 11-13, 2018
Time: 8:30am-5pm daily
Location: Canada’s Outdoor Park, Woodstock, Ontario

2018 Variety Trial Tour & U of G Bean Breeding Tour
The University of Guelph Bean Breeding program is inviting everyone to join the Ontario Pulse Committee for their tour of the Elora station field trial site, on Thursday August 23, 2018. This is part of an expanded invitation to the Ontario bean community to get an inside view of the testing procedure for registering new bean varieties in Ontario, to get a preview of the material in the bean breeding pipeline and to learn about the latest bean genetics research at the University of Guelph. 
Date: Thursday, August 23, 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Elora Research Station (Crops building)

Food from Thought is pleased to sponsor the International Conference on Precision Agriculture.
Precision agricultural techniques, technologies, and applications continue to grow across the globe and so is the precision agricultural community.
Date: June 24-27, 2018
Time: Multi-day
Location: Le Centre Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, QC

Guelph Talks: Food as part of the Arrell Food Summit
The digital age presents a unique opportunity to leverage big data, agricultural expertise and industry partners to revolutionize the way that we approach sustainable food.
Date: May 22, 2018
Time: 7:30-8:30pm
Location: War Memorial Hall at the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON

Annual Meeting
Help to shape the strategic direction of this major initiative.
Date: April 30-May 1, 2018
Time: Multi-day
Location: Delta Hotel, Guelph, ON