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NAAAN Conversation on Education, Extension and Research
October 21 @ 2:15 pm - 4:00 pm CDT
The North American Agricultural Advisory Network (NAAAN) is the newest member of the Global Forum for Rural Advisory Services (GFRAS). Representing agricultural leadership throughout Canada, Mexico and the U.S., the NAAAN will host an in-person and online side event focused on the role education, extension and research play as building blocks for the next generation of agricultural leaders in North America. Please join us and participate in the conversation leading to programmatic outcomes and next steps under this new collaboration.
— Keynote: Chancellor Tony Frank, Colorado State University System and host institution for the NAAAN Secretariat
— Panel discussion with staff of USAID, The Global Teach Ag Network and the Borlaug Global Guides, The Canadian Federation of Agriculture, NAAAN Steering Committee Members, and the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) Mexico
— Roundtable discussions (in-person and online) focused on tangible next steps
— Closing remarks from the ex officio members of the NAAAN: Secretary Tom Vilsack, U.S. Department of Agriculture; Secretary Victor Villalobos, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Mexico; Chris Forbes, Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, Canada