Centennial Celebration Information

Welcome to the second century of agricultural and biosystems engineering at Iowa State University.

We have finalized most of the plans for the October 6-8, 2005 Centennial Celebration. The brochure was mailed out September 12.

Click on EVENTS button to see the schedule. Also a link to a PDF of the brochure and registration is included here.

In 1905, J. B. Davidson organized the first professional agricultural engineering in the world here at Iowa State. We invite you to celebrate this centennial with us.

Registration Form

Hope to see you in October.

Carl Bern, Committee Chair

Ron Leonard to speak at Centennial Distinguished Seminar Series Friday, October 7

Ron Leonard, BS ’56, will be the Distinguished Centennial Seminar Series Speaker. Leonard, a retired from John Deere, will speak on

ABE: Innovation That Endures
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PDF of Leonard’s Bio

To Centennial Schedule

Baylor – ISU Football time has been set for 1:00 pm. (09/07/2005)
IA ASABE brochure and registration available as PDF (09/07/2005)
Centennial Brochure for October 8 available online (09/06/2008)
On September 8, the first of the ABE Centennial Distinguished Speaker Seminars will be held. Dr. Michael J. Dyrenfurth from Purdue University, formerly from Iowa State University, will present Technology and Technological Education: International/National Perspectives & Provocations. More information about him can be accessed at: http://www.tech.purdue.edu/it/facstaff/mjdyrenfurth/index.html.

Link to Flyer on Seminar Word document (09/06/2005)

UPDATED Updated information concerning IA Section of ASABE – October 6, 2005 (08/31/2005)
UPDATED New Centennial Information, October, 7-8, 2005 (08/31/2005)
News release sent out concerning October Centennial events (07/07/2005)
Do you remember the 1940’s Davidson Hall fire? We found rare footage taken of the fire. (Note: it’s a large file. It takes a while to start and may not work well if you are using a dial-up connection. (06/24/2005)
Send us your business card; we’ll make it into a Centennial luggage tag! (06/17/2005)

List of motels with blocks of rooms for the IA Section of the ASAE and Centennial Events weekend – October 6-8, 2005. Note: Some of the blocks of rooms will be held until September 7. Plan on making your reservations early. (06/13/2005)