Join BIPOC in ASABE at the 2022 ASABE Annual International Meeting for special programming that will boost your understanding of IDEA issues, make you a more effective leader, and help ASABE grow as a diverse, welcoming community. 

Consult the meeting program for complete details, including meeting room locations.


Tuesday, July 19

9:30–10:30 am
Session 201—ASABE Administrators’ Facilitated Rap Session: Fostering a Culture Toward Greater IDEA
ASABE Special Interest Rap Session
Moderators: Kati Migliaccio, Sue Nokes

10:30–11:30 am
Session 222—ASABE Listening Session – BIPOC Community
RAP Session  
Moderator: Sue Nokes
Sponsoring Committees: ASABE BIPOC community; E‐03 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access; EOPD‐210 Department Heads; EOPD‐203 Undergraduate and Graduate Instruction

Helen Fagan2:30–5:00 pm
Becoming Inclusive: A Worthy Pursuit in Cultivating Access
ASABE Special Interest Guest Speaker Session with Dr. Helen Fagan
Moderators: Sue E Nokes, Mark Riley
Sponsoring Committee: EOPD-416 Continuing Professional Development

5:30–6:30 pm
Session E #14 BIPOC in ASABE Social
Opportunity for BIPOC in ASABE members to engage and interact. Open to everyone.

Wednesday, July 20

7:30–10:15 am
Session 301—BIPOC Issues Related to ASABE and Biosystems and Agricultural Engineering as a Profession 
Guest Speaker Session
Moderated By: Sue Nokes

7:30 am
Panel Discussion
Panelists: Oladiran Fasina, Auburn University; Juliana Vasco‐Correa, Penn State; Ekramul Haque Ehite, University of Tennessee–Knoxville
Sponsored By: ASABE BIPOC community; E‐03 Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access; E‐2050 Global Engagement

10:15–11:45 am
Session 318—Brainstorming and IDEA Session on Diversity and Inclusion
Roundtable discussion with Dr. Fagan
ASABE Special Interest Guest Speaker Session
Moderator: Sue Nokes
Sponsored by EOPD-416 Continuing Professional Development, E-2050 Global Engagement

Conversations with Our Elders

In this important oral history project Janie McClurkin Moore and Mikela Pryor are joined by Sue Nokes to host a conversation with two of the first people of color to receive PhDs in the field of agricultural and biological engineering. Godfrey Gayle and Charles Magee. Their history and perspectives are an invaluable addition to the archives of the profession.