Networking/Member/Colleague Luncheon Session- Topic: National Issues In Horticulture: How to Influence Policy

The luncheon will feature a workshop on how to influence policy. Maintaining the health of our profession requires that we all advocate for it. Attendees will benefit from the experience National Issues Task Force has gained organizing advocacy events. The experience of two member will inform our workshop: Stephen Myers (Ohio State) on providing testimony at hearings, and Rebecca Darnell (University of Florida) on visiting lawmakers. Thomas Björkman (NITF, Cornell) will lead a small group activity that will give attendees more confidence in using these venues effectively.
Tuesday, August 3, 2010: 12:00 PM
Desert Salon 12-13