Past AMP Speakers & Events

As part of our commitment to cross-disciplinary research, communication, and interaction, AMP partners with other departments and programs to bring events and speakers related to food and agriculture to OSU. Past partners at Ohio State include:

Environmental Science Graduate Program • School of Environment and Natural Resources • Knowlton School of Architecture • The Glenn School of Public Affairs • The Environmental Sciences Network • Humanities Institute • Office of Student Life • Office of Energy and Environment • Office of Physical Planning and Real Estate • Department of Design, Interiors • Department of English • The Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC) • The Department of Art at the College of Wooster • College of Wooster Art Museum • Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster

Past Speakers & Events

2016


April 22nd, 2016: Stephan Goetz, Professor and Director The Northeast Regional Center for Rural Development and Penn State University

Applications of Network Science in Food Systems Research
AEDE Applied Economics Seminar Series
10:30 AM-Noon
Agricultural Administration Building Columbus, Ohio

Co-Sponsored by the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics and the Agroecosystems Management Program.
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April 7th, 2016: Dr. Jonathan Deenik, Department of Tropical Plant and Soil Sciences, University of Hawaii at Mānoa

Pacific Island Agriculture: Alternative Pig Waste Management for improved stream water quality and soil fertility in small pacific island environments.
Special AMP Seminar
3:30-4:30 PM
Smith Lab 3150 Columbus, Ohio

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center of the College of Food, Agricultral, and Environmental Sciences.
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February 23rd, 2016: Mark Winne, Co-founder of the Community Food Security Coalition and Kellogg Foundation Food and Society Fellow

Inequality, Economic Justice, and the Road to Food Security
Special AMP Seminar
1:30-3:00
The Kirwan Institute Columbus, Ohio

Sponsored and presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center of the College of Food, Agricultral, and Environmental Sciences, and co-sponsored by the Kirwan Institute and the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.
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2015


October 14-15th, 2015: Dr. Nancy Creamer and Shorlette Ammons

The 1862-1890 Land Grant Connection, New Opportunities for Collaboration and Growth
Special AMP Seminar
October 14th at 3:00 PM
4-H Center Columbus, Ohio
October 15th at 2:30 PM
Central State University Wilberforce, Ohio

Sponsored and presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program of the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center of the College of Food, Agricultral, and Environmental Sciences, and co-sponsored by the Kirwan Institute, Central State University and OSU Extension.
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April 15: OUT HERE: A documentary about the hearts and hard work of queer farmers in the U.S.

Film Screening followed by discussion with filmmaker Jonah Mossberg and local queer farmers
Special AMP Event
7:00 PM
Columbus: U.S. Bank Conference Theater, Ohio Union
College of Wooster: CoRE Multimedia Space, Andrews Library, 1140 Beall Avenue

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program in collaboration with the following partners:

OSU:

  • Sexuality Studies Program
  • LGBT Alumni Society
  • Multicultural Center
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department
  • Office of Diversity and Inclusion
  • College of Arts and Sciences, Division of Arts and Humanities, Film Studies Program
  • DISCO Grad Caucus
  • GradQueer

College of Wooster:

  • Environmental Studies Department
  • Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Department

Columbus:

  • Queer Behavior

Watch the trailer:

 

2014


April 9: Kevin Matteson, Miami University

Pollinators in the City: Ecosystem Services & Conservation
Entomology Seminar
3:30 PM
Columbus: 244 Kottman Hall
Wooster: Videolink to Fisher Auditorium 121

Presented by the Department of Entomology, the Entomology Graduate Student Association, and the Agroecosystems Management Program.
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March 20: Nigel Savage, Hazon

The New Jewish Food Movement: Reflections on its First Ten Years
SENR Seminar
4:00 PM
Columbus: 103 Kottman Hall
Wooster: Videolink to 123 Williams Hall
Listen to audio of the seminar.

Omnivore’s Dilemma: Eating Jewishly in the 21st Century
Evening Community Forum
6:00 PM
OSU Hillel: 46 E. 16th Avenue, Columbus

Nigel Savage’s visit was sponsored by the Melton Center for Jewish Studies, the School of Environment and Natural Resources, and the Agroecosystems Management Program.
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January 23: Anne Palmer and Amanda Behrens, Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future

From Maps to Markets and Movements: Using evidence to identify, develop, and implement food policies
CURA Roundtable
3:00 PM
Derby Hall 1080

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program, the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis, and the Food Innovation Center Food Mapping Team.
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2013


November 8, 2013: Dr. Michael Hamm, Michigan State University

Why are regional food systems important to a more sustainable future?
Special AMP Seminar
10:00-11:00 AM
Wooster: Research Services 130
Columbus: Videolinked to 333C Kottman Hall

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program.
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October 10-11, 2013: Dr. Christian Peters, Tufts University

Capacity for meeting food needs with local and regional production: Tales from the Northeast U.S.
Glenn School Colloquium (Oct. 10)
12:30-1:30 PM
130 (LEC) Page Hall

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program and the John Glenn School of Public Affairs.
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Video of Colloquium

 

Modeling the land requirements of diet and potential human carrying capacity
Horticulture and Crop Science Seminar (Oct. 11)
11:30 AM-12:25 PM
Wooster: 121 Fisher Auditorium
Columbus: Videolinked to 244 Kottman Hall

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program and the OSU Department of Horticulture and Crop Science.
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April 11, 2013: Dr. Samina Raja, University of Buffalo

Planning as if Health Matters: Built Environment, Food Environment, and Women’s BMI
Glenn School Colloquium
12:30-1:30 PM
130 (LEC) Page Hall

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program and the John Glenn School of Public Affairs with assistance from the Knowlton School of Architecture.
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February 8, 2013: Covenant film screening and discussion

Film Screening and Panel Discussion featuring:

  • Michael MercilCovenant writer/director, artist, OSU Department of Art
  • Laurel Braitman, science historian, writer, 2012 TED Fellow
  • Dr. Matt Mariola, College of Wooster Environmental Studies Program
  • Dr. Evan Riley, College of Wooster Department of Philosophy

Special AMP and College of Wooster Event
7:00 PM
Ebert Art Center, Room 223
College of Wooster

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program and the College of Wooster Environmental Studies Program.
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Video from Panel Discussion

 

Covenant Trailer

 

County Fair Short

 

January 16, 2013: Biophilic Design: The Architecture of Life film screening and discussion

Film Screening and Panel Discussion featuring:

  • Dr. Stephen KellertBiophilic Design Executive Producer, Professor Emeritus, Yale University School of Forestry and Environmental Studies
  • David Kline, Amish farmer, naturalist and minister
  • Dr. Casey Hoy, WK Kellogg Endowed Chair in Agricultural Ecosystems Management, OSU

7:00 PM
Lean Lecture Hall, Wishart Hall, College of Wooster

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program, OSU School of Environment and Natural Resources, Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center (OARDC), OSU Office of Student Life, OSU Humanities Institute, OSU Office of Energy and Environment, OSU Department of Design: Interiors, Department of English, OSU Office of Physical Planning and Real Estate, and the College of Wooster Environmental Studies Program.
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Biophilic Design Trailer

 

2012


October 12, 2012: Dr. Laura Jackson, University of Northern Iowa

Native Prairie: Restoring Resilience to Farms and Watersheds
ESGP Seminar
3:00 PM
Columbus: 244 Kottman Hall
Wooster: Videolinked to 121 Fisher Auditorium

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program and the OSU Environmental Science Graduate Program.
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2011


November 16, 2011: Dr. Kate Clancy

Digging Deeper into Some of the Issues Confronting Local Food Policy and Councils
Special SENR and AMP Seminar
11:00 AM
333 Kottman Hall

Presented by the Agroecosystems Management Program, School of Environment and Natural Resources, and Center for Farmland Policy Innovation.
Click to view PDF of Presentation