Seed Central's Forum Networking Event/"Seed to Fork" Special Event

Event Date

Activities and Recreation Center (ARC)

The ‘Seed to Fork’ ecosystem at the core of Seed Central

This event will bring together:

  • Managers, employees and human resources specialists from companies in the seed, ag and food sector that are in the Woodland area and hire UC Davis graduates
  • UC Davis undergraduate & graduate students, postdocs, and scientists.

At the event, students & postdocs will have several opportunities to meet with companies who are looking for interns and permanent employees.

Register here to attend the 4:30 to 7:00 event at the ARC Ballroom: panel discussion, poster session, trade show and networking social

11:00 am-11:30 am


Speed networking participants arrive at the ARC.

11:30 am-2:00 pm

Lunch & speed networking

Students will meet 12 local seed/ag/agbio/food companies that hire graduates from Woodland Community College or UC Davis.

To register for lunch & speed networking, please contact Francois Korn:

4:30 pm-5:30 pm

ARC Ballroom

Panel discussion: The seed-to-fork ecosystem in the region

Industry and university panelists will discuss the breadth and depth of this fast growing ecosystem, the roots of its strength, how its main component parts work together, and factors of its future growth and success.

5:30 pm-7:00 pm

ARC Ballroom

Student research poster session

To register for the poster session, please contact Francois Korn:


25 seed, ag and food sector companies from the greater Woodland area will exhibit and provide information about the products, services and career opportunities they offer.

Networking social

Panel Moderator:

Katie Mayfield

Katie Mayfield
Director of People & Change
La Tourangelle



Current panelists:


Amina Harris
Director, UC Davis Honey and Pollination Center
Owner, Z Specialty Food


Dan Flynn
Executive Director, Olive Center at UC Davis
Nitin Nitin
Professor and Engineer, Food Science and Technology, UC Davis

See flyer below for more details or visit SeedCentral website.


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