SOSS 2018 Speakers

Andrew Still and Sarah Kleeger,  Adaptive Seeds
Bill Tracy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brigid Meints, Barley Breeding Program, Oregon State University
Cara Loriz, Organic Seed Alliance
Carol Deppe, Fertile Valley Seeds
Chris Schreiner, Oregon Tilth
Don Tipping, Siskiyou Seeds
Eric George, Coast Range Seed
Frank Morton, Wild Garden Seed
Irwin Goldman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jim Myers, Vegetable Breeding and Genetics, Oregon State University
Julie Dawson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Kiki Hubbard, Organic Seed Alliance
Michael Mazourek, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Cornell University
Patrick Hayes, Barley Breeding Program, Oregon State University
Tom Stearns, High Mowing Organic Seeds


past speakers

2017

Salvatore Ceccarelli, independent consultant in crop breeding and plant genetic resources
Suzanne Ashworth, Del Rio Botanical
Jane Dever, Texas A&M
Jim Houston, California Department of Food and Agriculture
Timothy Blank, California Crop Improvement Association
Tom Gradziel, University of California-Davis
Tom Stearns, High Mowing Organic Seed
Benito Juarez, Sakata Seed America, Inc.
Adrienne Shelton, Vitalis Organic Seeds
Amy Kaplan, Vitalis Organic Seeds
Anders MacCarthy, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Lau Ackerman, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Dave Yewman, Elevator Speech

2016

Jim Gerritsen, Wood Prairie Family Farm; Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association.
Kiki Hubbard, Organic Seed Alliance
Neil Lash, Heirloom Seed Project at Medomak Valley High School
Kris Nichols, Rodale Institute
Theresa Podoll, Prairie Road Organic Seed
Jane Rabinowicz, Bauta Family Initiative
Bill Tracy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Janny Van Beem, The Crop Trust

2015

Alfonso del Rio, USDA/ARS US Potato Gene Bank
Irwin Goldman, University of Wisconsin- Madison
Lori Hoagland, Purdue University
Rob Johnston, Johnny's Selected Seeds
Claire Luby, University of Wisconsin- Madison
Theresa Marquez, Organic Valley
Barb, David, and Jesse Perkins, Vermont Valley Community Farm
Logan Peterman, Organic Valley
Annake Ramsey, Organic Valley
Adrienne Shelton, High Mowing Organic Seeds
Michael Sligh, Rural Advancement Foundation International and National Organic Standards Board
Tom Stearns, High Mowing Organic Seeds
Ira Wallace, Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Aaron Whaley, A.P. Whaley Seed Company

2014

Albert Culbreath, University of Georgia
Jane Dever, Texas A&M
R. Ford Denison, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
Major Goodman, North Carolina State University
Humberto Rios Labrada, International Centre for development oriented Research in Agriculture (ICRA)
Mark Sorrells, Cornell University
Edith T. Lammerts Van Bueren, Louis Bolk Institute and Wageningen University, The Netherlands
Jared Zystro, Organic Seed Alliance

2013

Micaela Colley, Organic Seed Alliance
Julie Dawson, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Matthew Dillon, Seed Matters
Irwin Goldman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Patrick Hayes, Oregon State University
Kristina Hubbard, Organic Seed Alliance
Nash Huber, Nash's Organic Produce
Molly Jahn, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Stephen Jones, Washington State University
Jack Kloppenburg, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Brian Love, Seminis
Frank Morton, Wild Garden
Kevin Murphy, Washington State University
Jim Myers, Oregon State University
John Navazio, Organic Seed Alliance
Erica Renaud, Vitalis Organic Seed
Jules Riske, Osborne Seed
Tom Stearns, High Mowing Organic Seeds
Lindsey du Toit, Washington State University
Bill Tracy, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2012

Julie Dawson, Cornell University
Matthew Dillon, Seed Matters
Irwin Goldman, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Rob Johnston and Janika Eckert, Johnny's Selected Seeds
Stephen Jones, Washington State University
Jack Kloppenburg, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jodi Lew-Smith, High Mowing Organic Seeds
Michael Mazourek, Cornell University
John Navazio, Organic Seed Alliance
Erica Renaud, Vitalis Organic Seeds
Tom Stearns, High Mowing Organic Seeds
Bill Tracy, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Jared Zystro, Organic Seed Alliance