Public Board Meeting

You’re Invited: Annual Public Board Meeting Session

Please join the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research for our annual Public Board Meeting Session. Attendees will hear from FFAR Board Chair Dr. Mark Keenum and Executive Director Dr. Sally Rockey on the Foundation’s most exciting year yet, including an overview of current and future programs to which nearly $100 million in FFAR funding will be designated by the end of the year.

When: October 6, 2017 at 11:00 a.m.

Where: Washington, DC – Location TBA

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Speaking Opportunity: Requesting Community Feedback

The FFAR Board invites any interested member of the public to participate in the meeting by offering formal remarks or asking questions of the Board. Interested speakers are invited to request time on the program by submitting contact information and the topic of your remarks below. In order to include as many voices as possible, all remarks will be limited to three minutes and participation will be limited to one individual per organization.

To participate, please fill out the following form. You will be contacted by the FFAR Communications Department with instructions for submitting prepared remarks in advance of the event and, if the agenda time permits, with a specific time slot. All remarks submitted will be published on the FFAR website, regardless of whether time permits their delivery at the meeting. FFAR looks forward to accommodating as many speaking requests as possible.

Potential topics for remarks include: Suggestion for a future research focus, comments on the Foundation’s work to date or current Challenge Areas, suggestion for a subtopic within current challenge area, suggestion for a new Challenge Area to address in the future, or general questions about FFAR.