Recent Guest Speakers

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Matt Vogel

SOU Health Promotion Specialist and Psychology Instructor
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Jeff Bodony

Viriditas Wild Gardens Owner and Breeder
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Echo Fields

SOU Sociology and Anthropology Professor

Recent EVIO Speakers

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Kio

Technician and Field Operations Consultant, EVIO Labs
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Ian Riversong

Lab Director, EVIO Labs Medford

Anthony Smith

CSO, EVIO Labs

2017 Seminars

Disclaimer: Event topics, dates, and details are subject to change without notice.

Upcoming Seminars

Check back to learn about upcoming educational opportunities!

Previous Seminars

June 20, Tuesday, 6pm – 8pm

Southern Oregon University, Stevenson Union Room 319, Ashland, Oregon

Topic:Cannabis and Communities: Policy, Promise, and Public Health

Cost:FREE

Description:

How does cannabis science and general cannabis policy affect the health and wellness of our local communities? What promises and risks might cannabis present to our communities? How might the future of cannabis research unfold?

​Join EVIO Labs along with guest speakers Echo Fields, Sociology and Anthropology professor for Southern Oregon University, and Janna Champagne, registered nurse and director of Integrated Holistic Care for a discussion exploring these topics and more!

Speaker(s):

Echo Fields, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology at Southern Oregon University

Janna Champagne, Registered Nurse

Jason Wilson, Educator and Chief Quality Officer for EVIO Labs

​March 28, Tuesday, 6pm – 8pm

Southern Oregon University, Stevenson Union Room 319, Ashland, Oregon

Topic:Medicinal Plants Demystified: The Science of Common Therapeutic Botanicals

Cost:FREE

Description:

Discover what it means for a plant to be a “medicinal plant”. Learn about the multitude of activities that medicinal plants can exert on the human body and start to look at your food, landscapes, and gardens a little differently!

Speaker(s):

Jason Wilson, Educator and Chief Quality Officer for EVIO Labs

Janna Champagne, Registered Nurse

​Anthony Smith, Chief Science Officer for EVIO Labs

​April 18, Tuesday, 6pm – 8pm

Southern Oregon University, Stevenson Union, Room 330, Ashland, Oregon

Topic:Curious About Cannabis – Exploring the Science of a Controversial Plant

Cost:FREE

Description:

Cannabis is perhaps the most controversial plant on the planet. With states across the country and nations across the world loosening cannabis laws and allowing a legal cannabis industry to take form, many people are more curious than ever about this mysterious plant. Just in time for the cannabis friendly holiday of 4/20, whether you are new to cannabis or consider yourself a cannabis connoisseur, this discussion has something for you!

Speaker(s):

Matt Vogel, Health Promotion Specialist and Professor of Psychology, Southern Oregon University

Jason Wilson, Educator and Chief Quality Officer for EVIO Labs

May 30, Tuesday, 6pm – 8pm

Southern Oregon University, Stevenson Union, Room 330, Ashland, Oregon

Topic:Integrated Pest Management Strategies in Cannabis Cultivation

Cost:FREE

Description:

Join an evening of discussion and learning with knowledgable local cultivators and breeders to learn about effective strategies for reducing or eliminating the need for pesticides through the use of integrated pest management strategies. Topics to be discussed include no-tillage cultivation systems, companion planting, predator insects, the use of compost teas, and more!

Speaker(s):

Jeff Bodony, Co-Owner and Breeder, Viriditas Wild Gardens

Samuel Moore, Technician and Field Operations Consultant for EVIO Labs

Jason Wilson, Educator and Chief Quality Officer for EVIO Labs

Thanks to Our 2017 Seminar Series Sponsors!

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