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Leslie Dobbins


Director of Institute Conference Center & Facilities

Upcoming Public Events

IALR’s Conference Services is proud to partner with Sodexo, which provides all food and beverage services for event catering as well as Megabytes Cafe', IALR’s onsite restaurant.

“I was thrilled with the beautiful room and decor! The food was delicious and the wait staff was amazing! We will be back very soon for our next meeting!"

Christy Oakes

Sodexo is the leading provider of food services in the United States. Sodexo’s dedication to excellent service, corporate citizenship, and fighting hunger all come from one goal - to make every day a better day.

The menus focus on variety and authenticity, including vegan, vegetarian, organic, and locally grown items.  The chefs are constantly trying new recipes and creating healthy, scrumptious new menu items, utilizing trend information from around the world as well as input from customers. The catering and Megabytes Cafe staff are empowered, enthusiastic, well-trained, and dedicated to making each customer's dining experience pleasurable.




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Asian Pear Research Testimonials

The Institute for Advanced Learning and Research (IALR) has concluded one year of research with impressive results for participating Asian pea...

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