The World Food Prize Foundation

2018 Borlaug Dialogue Agenda

Monday, Oct. 15 Tuesday, Oct. 16 Wednesday, Oct. 17 Thursday, Oct. 18 Friday, Oct. 19

Monday, October 15

The Iowa Hunger Summit

Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309

Tuesday, October 16

7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Side Events

Partner hosted side events will take place throughout the Downtown Des Moines Marriott and surrounding area in downtown Des Moines.

Wednesday, October 17

Borlaug Dialogue – Day I

Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309

7:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Side Events

Partner hosted side events will take place throughout the Downtown Des Moines Marriott and surrounding area in downtown Des Moines.

1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Borlaug Dialogue Plenary Sessions, Day 1

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
Award Ceremony and Reception for the 2018 Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation 

World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, 100 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa, 50309

6 p.m.  AWARD PRESENTATION
W. Ronnie Coffman, Member of WFP Council of Advisors and Chairman of the Award Jury

7:30 - 9:00 p.m.
Side Events

Partner hosted side events will take place throughout the Downtown Des Moines Marriott and surrounding area in downtown Des Moines.

Thursday, October 18

Borlaug Dialogue – Day II:

Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309

7:00 - 8:30 a.m.
Side Events

Partner hosted side events will take place throughout the Downtown Des Moines Marriott and surrounding area in downtown Des Moines.

8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Borlaug Dialogue Morning Plenary Sessions, Day 2

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

12:00 p.m. 
Luncheon Address

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

2:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Borlaug Dialogue Afternoon Plenary Sessions, Day 2

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

7:00 p.m.
Laureate Award Ceremony and Dinner (by invitation)

Iowa State Capitol Building – broadcast live on Iowa Public Television

Friday, October 19

Borlaug Dialogue – Day III:

Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309

7:30 a.m.
Breakfast Keynote Address

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Borlaug Dialogue Morning Plenary Sessions, Day 3

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

12:00 p.m.
Closing Luncheon Keynote Address

Downtown Des Moines Marriott

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