Agenda for Virtual Cultivate Educational Sessions

Zoom Meeting 2 pm to 5 pm (EST Time)

Saturday 11th of July

2.00 PM – 2.15 PM:    Introduction by TOP Director Mike Chrisman.

2.15 PM – 4.15 PM:    Prof. Bridget Behe from Michigan State University - Career Development in Global Horticulture and Agriculture: Workshop focused on how to develop skills to be a better young professional such as branding, how to deal with job interviews, writing resumes and more.

4.15 PM – 5.00 PM:    Round Table Discussion with graduate student Wanderson Novais, Ph.D. student Coralie Farinas, TOP staff Feni Sukmawati, Mike O’Keeffe and Marie-Louise Bengtsson: How to transition into being a young professional.

Sunday 12th of July

2.00 PM – 2.05 PM:    Introduction by Mike O’Keeffe.

2.05 PM – 3.00 PM:    Amy Morris Head Grower/Vice President of N.G. Heimos Greenhouses in Millstadt, Illinois.

3.00 PM – 4.00 PM:    Prof. Paul Fisher from the University of Florida – Greenhouse Training Online:

  • Introducing online Greenhouse classes overall and course description.

4.00 PM – 4.40 PM:    OSU associate professor Dr. Wendy Klooster: Food security.

4.40 PM – 5.00 PM:    Closing by TOP Director Mike Chrisman.