2018 IPM Summit
University of California
2018 IPM Summit


Time Topic Speaker(s)
8:00 AM Registration Opens  
8:30 AM Coffee and Conversation  
9:00 AM Welcome to the Summit Lori Berger, UC ANR Statewide IPM Program
9:10 AM The Pest/Pesticide/IPM Challenge
Brian Leahy, California Dept. Pesticide Regulation
9:20 AM Facilitator's Welcome Joseph McIntyre, Ag Innovations Network
9:30 AM Table Introductions Group
9:40 AM California: Land of Opportunity for
People and Pests
Kelly Middleton, Greater LA Vector Control District
10:10 AM Project Summary Lori Berger, UC ANR Statewide IPM Progrm
10:30 AM BREAK

10:30 AM





IPM Works! 5 Success Stories and
What We Can Learn From Them





Jim Farrar, UC ANR Statewide IPM Program; Nina Hapner, Kashi Band of Pomo Indians; Ken Murray, Caltrans; Christeen Abbott-Hearn, Pacific BioControl; Jennifer Maloney, Bayer Crop Science; Annie Joseph, Our Water, Our World; Food Company Representative TBA


11:50 AM Empowering the Network Edge in a
Diverse California
12:10 PM Empowering the Network Edge: Perspectives from Diverse California Group Exchange
12:35 PM LUNCH (Hosted)
1:30 PM Innovating to a Better Future: The Role
of Science in IPM
Susan Jenkins, Innovative Genomics Institute, UC Berkeley
1:50 PM Unsticking Stuck Problems: Systems Thinking and IPM Joseph McIntyre, Ag Innovations Network
2:00 PM Recommendations for the Future of IPM Peter B. Goodell, UCCE IPM Advisor (emeritus)
2:55 PM Creating an IPM Innovation Engine at
the University of California
Mark Bell, UC ANR
3:00 PM Putting the Recommendations into
Action - Giving the Findings Legs
Anne Megaro, UC ANR; LA Times (TBA), and Louie Brown, Kahn, Soares and Conway (TBA)
3:50 PM Unlocking our Commonality:
Storytelling to Build Bridges to a Better Future
Jessica Chiartas, Dept. Land, Air, and Water Resources, UCD
4:10 PM Passing the Baton to the Next
Generation of IPM Leaders
Maggie Rodriguez, Marrone BioInnovations; Adam Vega, Cause Now; Almond Board Representative
4:50 PM Closing Thoughts - What We Learned
Today and What's Next
Joseph McIntyre, Ag Innovations Network
5:00 PM Reception                                                 Join us for a no-host social hour at
                                                                 Sudwerk Brewery, 2001 2nd Street, Davis


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