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ACE 2020 Virtual Conference

  • June 24, 2020
  • June 25, 2020
  • via Zoom Webinar


  • price through June 1, 2020
  • price through by May 31, 2020

Registration is closed


ALL Times are Central Daylight Time                          


10:00-11:30 am           Academic and Research Virtual Session, including access to                                        pre- recorded sessions


3:30-4:15 pm               ACE Welcome, Member Meeting & Board Report

4:15-4:45 pm               Reuben Brigham Speaker, Pam Caraway, Syngenta

4:45-5:00 pm               Recognize ACE Professional Award Winner, Beth Forbes 

5:00-6:30 pm               C&A Awards - Virtual Happy Hour & C&A Award presentation

THURSDAY, JUNE 25       

9:15-9:30 am               Welcome & Kickoff, Doug Edlund, ACE President

9:30-10:30 am             Keynote Speaker: Mary Olivieri, CBD Marketing

10:30-10:45 am           Break    

10:45-11:00 am           Recognize Leadership Award Winners

11:00-11:30 am           COVID-19 Lessons Learned

11:30-11:45 am           Break    

11:45-12:15 pm           The Latest on Distance Learning

12:15-1:00 pm             The Importance of Ag Comm's Role in Extension's Program                                          Development Process, Mary Wirth, Penn State

1:00-1:45 pm               Lunch Break     

1:45-2:30 pm               Diversity and Inclusion in Extension: Putting Our Good                                                  Intentions into Action, Linda Gilmore, Kansas State

2:30-2:45 pm               Break    

2:45-3:45 pm               Keynote: Lorrie Boyer

3:45-4:00 pm               Break    

4:00-4:45 pm               A Playbook for Using New & Emerging Technologies in Ag                                            Extension, Rose Hayden-Smith, University of CA, Agriculture                                        & Natural Resources

4:45-5:00 pm               OPS Videos         

5:00-5:45 pm               Is Anyone Listening? How to Engage Audiences When                                                  Phones are  More Interesting, Mindy Tape, Michigan State                                            University

5:45-6:00 pm               Explanation of the Online Resource: Prerecorded Sessions,                                        Deb Ryan, ACE Office

6:00-6:30 pm               Closing Happy Hour - All Attendees Invited

6:30-7:30 pm               Past Presidents/Retirees Happy Hour – via separate Zoom                                          meeting 

This registration includes access to all pre-recorded breakout sessions  

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