The College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences

Food Science Speed Networking and NCIFT Student Recognition Banquet

Date of Event: Tuesday, March 01, 2016
Time of Event: Speed Networking 4-5:50; Banquet 6-8
Location: UC Davis Conference Center
Price Per Dinner registration: $50.00
Last day to register online: Monday, February 22, 2016
Please join us at UC Davis for an evening celebrating Food Science. The activities begin with Speed Networking where students seeking food industry careers and internships can connect with industry members looking to recruit talent. This event is free of charge. REGISTRATION IS FULL FOR COMPANIES FOR SPEED NETWORKING--STUDENTS MAY STILL REGISTER. After Speed Networking, stay for the UC Davis Department of Food Science & Technology, and the Northern California Institute of Food Technologists (NCIFT), annual meeting and Student Recognition Banquet. Dinner admission is $50. Pre-registration is required for all events. Parking is $9.

Student-Alumni Career Day 2016

Date of Event: Saturday, February 27, 2016
Time of Event: 9:00am - 3:00pm
Location: UC Davis ARC Ballroom
Price Per Ticket: $15.00
Last day to register online: Monday, February 22, 2016
Student-Alumni Career Day 2016

Advanced Bee Gardening Course at the Harry H. Laidlaw, Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility

Date of Event: Saturday, March 05, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am-5:00pm
Location: Harry H. Laidlaw, Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, UC Davis
Price Per Ticket: $90.00
Last day to register online: Saturday, March 05, 2016
Learn about the amazing bees and what we can do to conserve and appreciate them in our own gardens. This is an advanced class and assumes a basic knowledge of bees and gardening. Topics include: * Biology and foraging behavior of honey bees and native bees * How to plan and design a bee garden based on bee biology * Field work: working in the Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven, participants will learn how to trap and observe bees for close observation and identification * Lab work: using microscopes and magnifiers, participants will learn bee morphology and how to identify common urban bees

Michael Tuohy: Our Next Great Chef

Date of Event: Saturday, April 02, 2016
Time of Event: 9:00am
Location: Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Building
Price Per Ticket: $250.00
Last day to register online: Saturday, March 26, 2016
Michael Tuohy’s career began in the Calif., Bay Area where he launched Caffe Quadro. In 2014, Tuohy joined Legends Hospitality as the Executive Chef and General Manager for the new Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, future home of the Sacramento Kings. Exclusive kitchen experience limited to 24 participants. The group will work alongside Chef Touhy to prepare his luncheon menu, which will be served with wines from Bos Wines, Napa, Calif. The afternoon conversation will feature a lively discussion between Chef Touhy and David Bos, Owner of Bos Wines, Napa, Calif., about local food and drink, and organic/biodynamic farming. Food and beverage tastings will be included.(All day $250.00) (Afternoon only $50.00/$25.00 Student)

World of Honey - Honey Tasting Series (INTERNATIONAL)

Date of Event: Tuesday, April 05, 2016
Time of Event: 6:30PM
Location: Sensory Theatre, Robert Mondavi Institute Sensory Building
Price Per Ticket: $30.00
Last day to register online: Sunday, April 03, 2016
Honey isn't just honey anymore. Join us for our quarterly tasting series premiering in 2016. Our first tasting will feature honeys from California.

Sensory Evaluation of Olive Oil Certificat Course

Date of Event: Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am
Location: Robert Mondavi Silverado Sensory Theater
Price Per Ticket: $1,025.00
Last day to register online: Friday, June 10, 2016
The essential sensory course for the professional buyer, importer, category manager, producer, or anyone who wants to gain expertise in evaluating olive oil. Sensory, culinary, chemistry and policy experts guide you through a unique tasting and educational odyssey. The lessons are useful for tasters at any level of experience.

Master Milling Certificate Course

Date of Event: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00am
Location: Robert Modavi Institute Silverado Sensory Theater
Price Per Ticket: $1,025.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, September 14, 2016
The Master Milling Certificate Course has helped hundreds of olive oil processors produce better oil more efficiently. The course will be led by Leandro Ravetti, among the world’s top experts in olive oil processing, growing, and standards.As executive director of Australia’s Boundary Bend Limited,Leandro has helped guide the company to rapid growth, optimum efficiency, and top awards at international olive oil competitions. The company’s success is guided by innovation, data, and analysis to maximize oil production efficiency and quality.The course will include a field trip to three olive oil processors in Yolo County, including to Boundary Bend’s new U.S. facility.

Bee Garden Tour

Location: UC DAVIS Bee Biology Road, Davis, CA 95616
Begin Date: Monday, August 11, 2014
End Date: Saturday, December 31, 2016
Price Per Bee Tour Fee: $5.00
Last day to register online: Saturday, December 31, 2016
The Häagen-Dazs Honey Bee Haven is a half-acre bee garden and outdoor museum devoted to bee pollinators and the plants that support them. Located next to the Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility on Bee Biology Road, UC Davis, it was planted in Fall 2009 through a generous gift from Häagen-Dazs. The garden is open year-round, from dawn to dusk.

Evapotranspiration Remote Sensing Workshop

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00 AM
Location: UC Davis Conference Center, Ballroom A
Price Per Ticket: $40.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The purpose of this workshop is to review the state of the art in parcel-level ET estimation across the state, share the successful case studies, increase awareness and momentum among stakeholders about the roles of remote sensing in meeting the monitoring needs, and discuss potential opportunities and barriers for consumptive water use estimate.

The Feast: A Celebration of Mead and Honey (TABLE SPONSORS)

Date of Event: Saturday, February 06, 2016
Time of Event: 6:00PM
Location: Sensory Building, Robert Mondavi Institute
Price Per Ticket: $1,250.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Become a sponsor for the The Feast: A Celebration of Mead and honey, annual fundraising celebration filled with delicious foods and beverages in honor of our favorite pollinators.

The Feast: A Celebration with Mead and Honey

Date of Event: Saturday, February 06, 2016
Time of Event: 6:00PM
Location: Sensory Building, Robert Mondavi Institute
Price Per Ticket: $125.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 03, 2016
An annual fundraising celebration filled with delicious foods and beverages in honor of our favorite pollinators (formerly known as the Mid-Winter Beekeepers Feast)

Continuing Mead Making: For Intermediate through Professional

Location: Robert Mondavi Institute, Sensory Building
Begin Date: Monday, February 08, 2016
End Date: Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Price Per Ticket: $675.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 03, 2016
The mead industry is on the rise and currently the fastest growing segment in the alcoholic beverage market. Using two to three meaderies, we will focus on case studies in each of our topic areas. This course is designed for the intermediate to professional level mead-maker who wants to take their art to the next level by learning more in-depth analysis of mead.

The Business of Mead Making

Date of Event: Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00AM
Location: Sensory Building, Robert Mondavi Institute
Price Per Ticket: $375.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 03, 2016
This course designed for the professional mead maker (or those who are about to become one!) goes hand-in-hand with the two-day course, Continuing Mead Making. Take a look on the business side of the industry: how to set up and understand financial reports, marketing and branding your product, navigating the TTB and more.

Tour of Rabbit's Foot Meadery

Date of Event: Thursday, February 11, 2016
Time of Event: 8:00AM
Location: Sensory Building, Robert Mondavi Institute
Price Per Ticket: $100.00
Last day to register online: Wednesday, February 03, 2016
Join mead makers and professionals who attended the week's previous courses on a tour to Rabbit's Foot Meadery (transportation, breakfast, and lunch provided)