B Rooms (1st Floor), Nebraska Innovation Campus Conference Center
2021 Transformation Dr., Lincoln, NE
The Barred Owl at The Scarlet Hotel
2101 Transformation Dr., Lincoln, NE
The Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute officially welcomes you back to another academic year at the University of Nebraska!
We are proud of the work our faculty and students are doing to improve water and food security through research and innovation and the important part they play in the institute’s success. To celebrate the start of a new year and explore how we can work together, we invite you to join us for our 2022 Fall Welcome.
1:30 p.m. Registration Opens. Light refreshments available.
2:00 p.m. Welcome - DWFI Mission Overview: Working to ensure a water and food secure world - DWFI Executive Director, Peter G. McCornick, Ph.D., P.E., D.WRE
2:10 p.m. DWFI Student Support Program Overview and Impacts - DWFI Director of Research, Christopher M.U. Neale, Ph.D., P.E.
2:25 p.m. Special Guests Session - moderated by DWFI Director of Communications and Public Relations, Frances Hayes
- Jocelyn Bullock, Coordinator for Graduate Student Professional Development, UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources
- Fernanda Souza Krupek, Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate Research Assistant, UNL Agronomy & Horticulture
3:00 p.m. Being part of the Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute - the importance of branding, documenting and sharing your work - plus group photo*
DWFI Communications Specialist Arianna Elnes and DWFI Communications Specialist Rachel Williss
*Individual head shot photos may also be taken at this time. Please take advantage of this opportunity and update your photo for your online profiles.
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Networking Reception at the Barred Owl, The Scarlet Hotel - Remarks from DWFI Director of Policy, Nick Brozovic, Ph.D., Nebraska Water Center Director, Chittaranjan Ray, Ph.D., and Water, Climate & Health Director, Jesse Bell, Ph.D.
Please RSVP by September 16th. Contact Amber Poythress with any questions.