Grand Opening of International Agriculture University

Tashkent, Uzbekistan

27.09.2022 (Tuesday)

Programme:

TIME ACTION
9:00 am Registration of the guests
9:00 am Open-air exhibition of innovations in agro & food business
9:15-9:50 Press briefing. Opportunities for interviews with the rector of International
Agriculture University and the VIP guests for Royal Agricultural University (UK)
10:00 – 12:00 INAUGURATION OF THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2022/2023  
10:05 National anthems of Uzbekistan and the United Kingdom
10:10 – 10:20 Welcome speech by Mr. Aziz Voitov, Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of
Uzbekistan
10:20-10:25 Introduction by Dr. Munira Aminova, Rector of International Agriculture University
10:25-10:35 Greetings from Professor Peter McCaffery, Vice-Chancellor, Royal Agricultural
University, member of the IAU Supervisory Board
10:35-10:40 Foreign guests
10:40 – 10:45 Video presentations from the partners “Future of Agro and Food Industry”
10:45 – 11:15 Inauguration lecture “Modern agriculture and challenges to the academic world” –
Professor Neil Ravenscroft
11:15 – 11:20 Students Oath – admission to the academic community
11:20 “Gaudeamus Igitur” – singing together
11:20-11:40 Awarding for the most active students (competitions)
11:40-11:45 Video presentation of International Agriculture University
11:50 End of the ceremony in the auditorium (short break, all are moving to the IAU new
building)
12.00 – 12:30 OPENING OF THE NEW BUILDING of IAU
12:05 Ribbon cutting ceremony (VIPs, media). Folk orchestra.
12:10 Visiting the new building by the foreign delegations and guests
12:10-12:20 Signing the memory book
12:30 – 13:00 Open lectures in selected rooms
13:00 – 16:00 OUTDOOR EVENT IN THE CAMPUS
  Open-air exhibition of innovations in agro & food business (contin.)
  Life music
  Food sampling
  Integration of students, meetings with academic teachers