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Tuesday, October 16

Oct 16 Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD) Public Meeting: Improving Nutrition through Private Sector Engagement Across Food Systems
October 16
Location: Davenport & Dubuque Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 16 Corteva Agriscience Symposium
October 16
Location: Des Moines Hall, Downtown Marriott
Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Oct 16 Global Farmer Roundtable Opening Session
October 16
Location: Salons G & H, 2nd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Oct 16 Science and Storytelling – Communicating complex research to key audiences
October 16
Location: 220 SE 6th Street, third floor, Des Moines, Iowa, 50309
Time: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Oct 16 Iowa India Summit
October 16
Location: Cedar Rapids & Council Bluffs Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Oct 16 Global Farmer Roundtable—Second Session
October 16
Location: Salons G & H, 2nd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Oct 16 CRISPRcon Ideas Marketplace Happy Hour Reception
October 16
Location: Davenport and Dubuque Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Oct 16 UC Davis Reception
October 16
Location: Waterloo Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Oct 16 Iowa AgriTech Accelerator Demo Day
October 16
Location: Salons A, B, & C, 2nd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Oct 16 Corteva Agriscience & CGIAR Networking Reception
October 16
Location: Science Center of Iowa
Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 

Wednesday, October 17

Oct 17 The Nexus of Ag and Nutrition
October 17
Location: Cedar Rapids & Council Bluffs Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Oct 17 THE POWER OF PRODUCE: How Vegetables and Fruits Can Conquer Malnutrition and Poverty
October 17
Location: Waterloo Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Oct 17 The 2018 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Breakfast
October 17
Location: Des Moines Hall, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Oct 17 Climate Variability: Actions Needed to Ensure Food and Nutrition Security
October 17
Location: Davenport & Dubuque Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Oct 17 Emerging Technologies for Enhancing Agricultural Productivity and Food Security in Africa
October 17
Location: Salons A & B, 2nd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Oct 17 Global Farmer Roundtable—Third Session
October 17
Location: Salons G & H, 2nd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Oct 17 AgroAfrica Dialogue
October 17
Location: Hall of Laureates
Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 17 Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation for the Savannahs (TAAT-S)
October 17
Location: Waterloo Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Oct 17 ‘African Youth Rising to the Challenge’: Bringing together key global partners contributing to Africa's Transformation
October 17
Location: Cedar Rapids & Council Bluffs Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Oct 17 2018 Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®) Launch and Lunch
October 17
Location: Des Moines Hall, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Oct 17 The Future of Farming: Access to Innovation to Achieve Food Security
October 17
Location: Davenport & Dubuque Rooms, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 11:30 AM - 12:45 PM
Oct 17 Advancing the Sustainable Development Goals through International Food Banking
October 17
Location: 34th Floor Ballroom | The Des Moines Embassy Club
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Oct 17 Governor's Reception
October 17
Location: Tea Room, 713 Walnut Street, Des Moines (Connected by the Skywalk System to the Marriott)
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Oct 17 Reaching millions: the science of scaling
October 17
Location: Dubuque Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Oct 17 Agricultural Transformation for African Tobacco Farmers
October 17
Location: Council Bluffs Room, Marriott Hotel
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Oct 17 Mind The Gap: Connecting Research with Innovation for Economic Development
October 17
Location: Davenport Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
Oct 17 U.S. Global Leadership Coalition Networking Reception
October 17
Location: Waterloo Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 

Thursday, October 18

Oct 18 Skyscraper Farm: Innovation at the Nexus of Food, Water, and Energy Systems
October 18
Location: Waterloo Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Oct 18 Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Collaborative Research on Sustainable Intensification - Youth Engagement
October 18
Location: Council Bluffs Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Oct 18 Scaling Up Impact in Agriculture
October 18
Location: Davenport Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Oct 18 Improving the Lives of Smallholder Farmers in India: A Decade of Work
October 18
Location: Cedar Rapids Room, 3rd Floor | Des Moines Marriott Downtown
Time: 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
 
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