Friday, March 6
Conference Closing Tour and Banquet – SOLD OUT
4:00 to 8:00 p.m.
The World Food Prize Hall of Laureates serves as a world-class museum to recognize great achievements in agriculture and fighting hunger and as a center for the World Food Prize International Symposium. The restored Beaux Arts space features interactive displays on hunger and food security and celebrates the spirit of giving and global food security.
Saturday, March 7
Educational Tours allow coordinators to familiarize themselves with regional campuses as exchange destinations. Registration is first come first served for coordinators, guest registration on a space available basis.
8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Registration fee for this event includes transportation and lunch. Cost is $25 per person. Dinner is on your own at Hickory Park Restaurant in Ames, IA.
The University of Northern Iowa (UNI) is located in Cedar Falls, Iowa, a college community of 41,570 in the Waterloo-Cedar Falls metro area of 165,000. Noted for its outstanding teacher education programs, the UNI curriculum includes more than 90 majors among exceptional programs in business, humanities, arts and sciences, and social and behavioral sciences. The 900-acre residential campus has 50 major buildings and 10 residence halls within easy walking distance of the central campus. The UNI-Dome, a unique indoor stadium, McLeod Center, a multi-purpose arena, and Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center are campus features.
Iowa State University is an international university within the friendly college town of Ames, Iowa. An AAU, Carnegie R1 research university and the nation’s first land-grant school, Iowa State is known for innovations in biorenewable resources, technology, and communication, and offers nationally recognized programs in the sciences and humanities in six colleges. Iowa State’s students enroll from all 50 states and more than 100 countries to engage in research, study with world-class scholars, and enhance leadership skills in 800+ student organizations and an exceptional extracurricular environment. The 1,800-acre park-like campus is ranked as one the country’s most beautiful throughout the four seasons and includes the largest U.S. campus public art collection.