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Call for Volunteers: LFS Grad Student Conference

Volunteers are needed for the Second Annual Land and Food Systems Graduate Student Conference! This one-day conference on Thursday, March 5, 2015 needs lots of helping hands to be a success.

*COME AND ATTEND THE CONFERENCE FOR FREE! Volunteers will receive free registration*

Several volunteer positions are available for the conference, including:

  • Conference program design and compilation
  • Reviewing abstracts for oral and poster presentations
  • Checking in registrants on the day of the conference
  • Chairing oral presentation sessions
  • General set up and tear down of the conference
  • Helping prepare conference packages
    …and much more!

To learn more and sign up to volunteer, please register online at http://gsc.landfood.ubc.ca/volunteers/

Please note that all volunteers are required to attend a mandatory volunteer meeting (lunch provided!) on February 12, 2015 in FNH 220 at 12PM.

For further information, visit our website. If you have any questions, please, email to lfs.gsc@ubc.ca.

Abstract call: Sustainable Agriculture Education Association Conference

Mark your calendars for the 6th National Sustainable Agriculture Education Association (SAEA) Conference! Join us this August 3-6, 2014 in Raleigh, North Carolina on the campuses of North Carolina State University (NCSU) and Central Carolina Community College (CCCC). This year’s conference motto is “Celebrating our Diversity through Sustainable Agriculture Education

**Submit your abstract by April 1, 2014.**

The SAEA conference is the premier forum for the presentation and discussion of the scholarship of teaching and learning in sustainable agriculture education that brings together diverse educators, students, and scholars. In addition to networking with other leaders in sustainable agriculture education across the country, this conference will offer tours to local farms and community gardens, a curricula exchange, and local food, including a traditional NC pig-pickin.

Registration begins May 1, 2014. Conference Schedule available June 15, 2014.

**Download and post a conference poster to advertise in your area!**