National Defense University. 2012, 2014. OIP hosts a cadre of senior officials from national militaries around the world as part of their midwest tour to learn about critical food security and agribusiness isuses.
UP-Amigos International Symposium. 2013. This international symposium convened researchers who are investigating obesity and metabolic syndrome among Mexican-orgin populations.
Illinois Agricultural Leadership Program. 2012, 2014, 2016. OIP assembled a line-up of speakers to help this group broaden their awareness of international social, political, and cultural issues. Attendees develop a better understanding of the role and responsibility of the U.S. within an ever-changing global agribusiness environment.