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Virtual Events


Stay connected to the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences by participating in one of our upcoming virtual events:

Second COVID-19 Symposium: Answering your Questions

Janet Napolitano, president of the University of California system, will deliver the welcoming address.  Among the panelists: Dr. David Lubarsky, vice chancellor of Human Health Sciences and chief executive officer, UC Davis Health, Dr. Allison Brashear, dean of the School of Medicine, UC Davis, Dr. Emanuel Maverakis, professor of dermatology and Immunology, UC Davis School of Medicine, and Dr. Atul Malhotra, professor of medicine, Pulmonology and Critical Care, UC San Diego Health.

May 14, 2020 01:30 PM

  • The first symposium, with a welcoming address by UC Davis Chancellor Gary May, spotlighted the cutting-edge expertise of physicians, researchers, and a recovering COVID-19 patient. It is online at

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Savor: Food Shortages in a Pandemic

An expert panel will discuss the food supply chain and why it’s faltering during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 12, 2020
5:00-6:30 PM
Advanced registration required

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“Sustain and Thrive in the COVID-19 Pandemic” Special Webinar Series for Small Food Processors

How are you coping with COVID-19 while sustaining your processing business? Participants are encouraged to bring questions about their marketing and food safety planning.

May 13, 2020
11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
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Ask the Expert Happy Hour with Charlie Bamforth

Grab your favorite beverage and join Charlie Bamforth, the Pope of Foam, in this LIVE happy hour question and answer session.

May 14, 2020
3:00-4:00 PM 
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CA&ES Update with Dean Helene R Dillard

Dean Dillard will talk about college efforts to support students, faculty and staff while continuing to move forward with research, teaching and our public service mission during the COVID-19 pandemic.

May 18, 2020
10:00-11:00 AM


Savor: How Big Soda Got Us Hooked

Experts discuss the marketing and addictive nature of sugar-sweetened beverages, the health risks associated with their consumption, and the story of California’s fight against Big Soda.

May 27, 2020
6:00-7:00 PM

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