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E.T. York Lecture – Ambassador Kip Tom

April 27, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Lecture: What is the role of the US in Global Agriculture – are we assisting developing countries or as we competing with them?

The Auburn University College of Agriculture’s E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series will present  U.S. Ambassador Kip Tom as the Spring 2021 York Lecturer Tuesday, April 27, in Auburn. The lecture, set for 12:00 p.m. in the Auburn University Hotel and Conference Center Terrace Room.

Kip Tom served as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture and the U.S. ambassador to the Rome-based United Nations agencies. Before his appointment, Tom was chief executive officer of Indiana-based Tom Farms, which is among Indiana’s largest farming operations and a leading supplier to Monsanto.

Seating is limited so we do ask that you reserve your seat for the in-person lecture.
A live streaming option will be available — http://aub.ie/YorkLectureApril2021.

Box lunches will be given to those in attendance—reservations for the lunch must be made by Wednesday, April 21.  Tom’s lecture is free and open to the Auburn campus and community.

The E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series was established in Auburn’s College of Agriculture in 1981 through a gift from the late E.T. York and wife Vam Cardwell York, both Auburn University alumni and native Alabamians. For more information, visit E.T. York Distinguished Lecturer Series.


April 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Megan Ross
(334) 844-3201


The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
241 S. College St.
Auburn, AL 36830 United States
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