Upcoming Events

EGSA Spring Picnic

Friday, April 20, 2018 - 5:00 pm
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Location: Maple shelter in Brookside Park

Description: We plan on serving hamburgers, chicken, hot dogs, vegetables, fruits, chips, and cookies. If you are interested in preparing something else or if you have any suggestions, please let us know in the comments of the RSVP form below Please RSVP by April 18.

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Canvas Roundtable

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
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Location: 008 Curtiss Hall

Description: The roundtable will be discussion format for peers to provide hints or tips to others, share concerns, exchange ideas, and demonstrate what works in Canvas for them/their classes. In addition, there will be a short introduction to the Canvas Mobile Apps (Canvas Teacher & Canvas Student).  Please bring your laptop. A light lunch will be provided.

Reception for Harvey Lapan

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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Dr. Harvey LapanThe Department of Economics cordially invites you to a reception celebrating University Professor Harvey Lapan's 46 years of distinguished service to the department.

World Intellectual Property Day

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - 11:30 am to 1:30 pm
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Location: Central Campus, just north of the Campanile

Description: “A World Intellectual Property Day celebration, hosted by The Iowa State University Research Foundation (ISURF) and the Office of Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (OIPTT) will be held just north of the Campanile on Central Campus, Thursday, April 26, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. 

International Conference on Food and Agricultural Economics

Friday, April 27, 2018 (All day) to Saturday, April 28, 2018 (All day)
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Location: Alanya, Turkey

Description: ICFAEC 2018 aims at disseminating new knowledge in the field economics and provides a forum for deliberations and exchange of knowledge among academics, organizations, and researchers. ICFAEC 2018 encourages submission of theoretical and empirical papers in the different domains of food and agricultural economics and related disciplines, within and across different levels of analysis.

Open house reception for graduating seniors

Friday, May 4, 2018 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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Graduating seniors in agricultural business, economics, and business economics and their families:

Location: Gallery Room, Memorial Union

Description: This year, we will be hosting an open house reception in honor of our graduating seniors from all three majors and their families.

Please stop by so we, as the Department of Economics faculty and staff, may thank you for sharing your student with us for a few years!

1st Midwest Statistical Machine Learning Colloquium

Wednesday, May 9, 2018 (All day)
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Location: Howe Hall

Description: A strong program of invited speakers presenting on interesting Machine Learning topics. We are accepting poster presentations for the event and the registration fee for ISU people is quite reasonable (essentially at marginal cost). 

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Midwest Big Data Summer School

Monday, May 14, 2018 (All day) to Thursday, May 17, 2018 (All day)
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The 2018 Midwest Big Data Summer School for Early Career Researchers will be held from May 14-17, 2018 in Ames, Iowa. This summer school is designed as an intensive curriculum aimed at early career researchers to get them started in data-driven research. The school will include full day lectures on topics ranging from: data acquisition, data preprocessing, exploratory data analysis, descriptive data analysis, data analysis tools and techniques, visualization and communication, ethical issues in data science, reproducibility and repeatability, and understanding of domain/context.

Early registration: March 14
Regular registration: March 15-April 14

Science Policy summer grad course

Monday, June 4, 2018 - 10:00 am to Friday, June 8, 2018 - 12:00 pm
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Location: 1204 Kildee Hall

Description: "Science Policy in an Age of Public Conflict" NUTRS 505

Lecturer: Dr. Catherine Woteki, Chief Scientist and Under Secretary for Research, Education and Economics 2010-2016 and Under Secretary for Food Safety 1997-2001, U.S. Department of Agriculture

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