Events

Featured Events

The Soybean Innovation Lab holds in-person and online events throughout the year bringing together research institutions, the private sector, development organizations, and extension and government agencies to share the latest innovations, knowledge and technologies underway to support soy production in tropical environments. 

Improving Mechanization for African Smallholder Farmers: a SIL Webinar Series

SIL held the kick-off webinar of its Mechanization for African Smallholder Farmers Webinar Series on May 3, 2017 featuring mechanization programs underway by the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Compatible Technologies International (CTI).

 

Third Annual Food Security Symposium: Commercial Agriculture in the Tropical Environments

This symposium addresses the complex tradeoffs between environmental stewardship and agricultural intensification in the tropics.

 

 

 

 

 

Soybean, a New Technology for Development, A Center for African Studies Brown Bag Series Event

This University of Illinois Center for African Studies Brown Bag Session features the Soybean Innovation Lab’s Director Dr. Peter Goldsmith discussing the role of soybean as a technology for development. 

 


2017 Events

5/3/17 Improving Mechanization for African Smallholder Farmers

• 4/3/17-4/4/17 Third Annual Food Security Symposium: Commercial Agriculture in the Tropical Environments

3/15/17 Soybean, a New Technology for Development, A Center for African Studies Brown Bag Series Event

1/9/17 Hygienic Practices for Food Safety in Small & Medium-Size Businesses

 

2016 Events

10/21/16 Soy Food Bazaar: The Role of Soy in Ghanaian Cuisine

10/18/16 Second Annual Soybean Kick-off Event: Showcasing Research-for-Development in Action

10/13/16 World Food Prize Event: Crop Intensification in the Tropics

• 9/29/16 Packaging Techniques to Improve Soy Food Shelf Life

• 9/2/16 Soybean Expansion in the Tropics - 2016 AAEA Meeting, Boston, MA

7/28/16 Meet the Next Generation of African Plant Breeders

• 7/7/16 2016 Bi-Annual Meeting of Ghana Partners

5/27/16 Building the Network of Soy Dairy Processing Enterprises

2015 Events

• Low-Latitude Soybean Adaptation

2014 Events

• USAID Tropical Soybean for Development Workshop