Past Events from November 2014

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Animal Program Information Night 2014

Grade 10, 11 and 12 high school students, parents, guidance counsellors and teachers are invited to this opportunity to learn more about animal programs offered through the Ontario Agricultural College of the University of Guelph.  This free event includes a light dinner and parking! Download the Animal Program flyer.

Ontario Farmland Trust 10th Anniversary Celebration

Join the Ontario Farmland Trust to celebrate 10 years of protecting "Farmland Forever". Enjoy local food, a silent auction, music by Norman Liota, the opportunity to connect with friends of farmland from across the province, and entertainment by humorist and award-winning playwright Dan Needles.

“Self-medication in herbivores”

This is a Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare Animal Behaviour and Welfare Seminar to be presented by Prof. Juan Villalba, Utah State University. More details on Animal Behaviour & Welfare are available here.

F.W. Presant Memorial Lecture

This year's lecture will be given by Prof. Juan Villalba from Utah State University on:

Fall 2014 Undergraduate and Diploma Awards Celebration

The OAC Undergraduate and Diploma Awards will recognize excellence and leadership among our students and the generous support of our donors. By invitation only.

Landscape Architecture Guest Lecture: Jelle Therry

Jelle Therry, Project Manager at WEST 8 in Rotterdam, Netherlands will be speaking on "Parks / Squares / Landscapes / Objects" and profiling West 8's innovative projects. Full event details are available here.

Ontario Pest Management Conference

Theme: Advancing Plant Health in a Changing World Speakers Dr. Eric Tedford - Fungicide Technical Product Lead for Syngenta, North Carolina Dr. Roger Day - Deputy Director, CABI, Nairobi, Kenya Dr. Craig Drury, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Harrow Dr. Crystel Olivier, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon Student Competitions Crop Life Canada -Ontario Region graduate student poster and paper competition Dr. C.R. Harris undergraduate student poster competition

Investigation of cronut burger foodborne illness outbreak

The Guelph Food Safety Seminar Series presents: Title: Investigation of a large foodborne illness outbreak associated with the consumption of cronut burger at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) Speaker: Sylvanus Thompson, PhD, CPHI(C), Associate Director, Toronto Public Health

Food Waste Hackathon

Atrium, Summerlee Science Complex, University of Guelph Crack the complex issue of food waste in just 24 hours. Teams of University of Guelph students will compete to create a dynamic programming and marketing solution to a food waste issue. Students will gather in the Summerlee Science Complex Atrium where they will be introduced to the problem before the competition clock starts at 11am. Students then have 24 hours to develop both strategic, and software solutions to the problem.

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