SOSS 2015


  • University of Wisconsin-Madison, Frank Holt Center 1650 Kronshage Dr Madison, WI, 53706 United States

SOSS SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

*Subject to change*  

Visit the SOSS Speakers page for speaker bios and descriptions of field trip destinations.

Sunday, August 9

Noon - 4:00- Check-In
5:00 - Welcome Dinner
Catered by Bunky’s Catering
Opening Remarks - Dr. Irwin Goldman - University of Wisconsin-Madison 
8:00 - Bonfire - Picnic Point

Monday, August 10

7:30 -8:30 - Breakfast
8:45 - Michael Sligh - RAFI
9:30 - Adrienne Shelton - High Mowing Organic Seeds & UW-Madison
10:15 - Break & Seed Swap
10:45 - Rob Johnston - Johnny's Selected Seeds
11:30 - Lunch
1:00-5:00 - Field Trials - West Madison Agricultural Research Station
Student Demonstration Plots
Dr. Julie Dawson, Dr. Phil Simon, Dr. Erin Silva, Dr. Bill Tracy
5:45 - Dinner - Goodman Community Center
Catered by Working Class Catering
7:00 - Science Cafe
Green Genes: Seed Breeding for Organic Agriculture

Tuesday, August 11

6:30 - Boxed breakfast
7:00am - 6:00pm 
Organic Valley
Annake Ramsey, Logan Peterman, Theresa Marquez
Lunch
Vermont Valley Potato Seed
David Perkins, Jesse Perkins
Vermont Valley Community Farm
Barb Perkins
A.P. Whaley Seed Company
Aaron Whaley
6:30 - BBQ Picnic Dinner
8:00 - Memorial Union Terrace
Optional social time

Wednesday, August 12

7:30 -8:30 - Breakfast
8:45 - Dr. Lori Hoagland - Purdue University
9:30 - Ira Wallace - Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
10:15 - Break & Seed Swap
10:30 -SOSS 2016 Planning Committee Meeting
11:00 - Student Research Presentations
12:00 - Lunch
1:00 - Chef-Breeder Workshop
Jonny Hunter - Underground Food Collective
Dan Bonanno - Pig in a Fur Coat
Francesco Mangiale - Osteria Papavero
2:30 - Break
3:00 - Alfonso del Rio - UW-Madison
3:40 - Claire Luby - UW-Madison
4:20 - Closing Remarks
Tom Stearns - High Mowing Organic Seeds
6:00 - Closing Dinner at Vilas Park
Catered by Underground Catering
 

August 9
SEED SCHOOL 2015
August 10
Science Cafe