The World Food Prize Foundation

2006 Transcripts by Agenda

Thursday  |  Friday

Thursday, October 19

Opening Ceremony   
Ambassador Kenneth Quinn - President, The World Food Prize Foundation
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Session One: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Moderator: Sir Gordon Conway - Chief Scientific Advisor, UK Department for International Development and President (ret.), Rockefeller Foundation
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M.S. Swaminathan - Chair, M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation; Co-Chair, UN Millennium Project Task Force on Hunger; 1987 World Food Prize Laureate
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Ismail Serageldin - Director, Library of Alexandria; Former Chairman, Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR)
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Roger Thurow/Scott Kilman - Reporters, The Wall Street Journal
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Session Two: Agricultural and International Development    
Mike Johanns  - Secretary, U.S. Department of Agriculture
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Peter McPherson - President, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges ; Founding Co-Chair, The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa
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H.E. Abdoulaye Diop - Mali Ambassador to the United States
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Keynote Luncheon
Josette Sheeran - U.S. Under Secretary of State for Agricultural, Business, and Economic Affairs
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Session Three: Public and Private Sector Partnerships
Moderator: Sir Gordon Conway - Chief Scientific Advisor, UK Department for International Development and President (ret.), Rockefeller Foundation
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Rajiv Shah - Director for Financial Services & Agriculture, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
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Catherine Bertini - Professor of Practice in Public Administration, Syracuse University; 2003 World Food Prize Laureate

Norman Borlaug - 1970 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate; Founder, The World Food Prize

Zhangliang Chen - President, Chinese Agricultural University; Director, Chinese National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering


Moderator: John Ruff - Sr. Vice President, Kraft Foods 

Robert Forney - President, Global Food Banking Network
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James Morris - Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
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Hans Jöhr - Assistant Vice President and Corporate Head of Agriculture, Nestle Ltd.
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Mark McLellan - Dean of Research, University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Science; Former President, Institute of Food Technologists
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Friday, October 20

Breakfast Keynote: Food and Security
Bob Gates - President, Texas A&M University; Former Director, Central Intelligence Agency
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Session Four: Future Challenges in Food Production
Zhangliang Chen - President, Chinese Agricultural University; Director, Chinese National Laboratory of Protein Engineering and Plant Genetic Engineering
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Calestous Juma - Director, Harvard University Science, Technology and Globalization Project; Chair, UN Millennium Project Task Force on Science, Technology and Innovation
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Pedro Sanchez - Director, Tropical Agriculture, Earth Institute at Columbia University; Co-Chair, UN Millennium Project Task Force on Hunger; 2002 World Food Prize Laureate
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Hans Herren - President, Millennium Institute, Washington, D.C.; Co-Chair, International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development; 1995 World Food Prize Laureate
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Robert Watson - Chief Scientist and Senior Advisor, Environmentally and Socially Sustainable Development (ESSD) at the World Bank; Director, International Assessment of Agricultural Science and Technology for Development
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Michael Osterholm - Director, Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy, University of Minnesota; Associate Director, National Center for Food Protection and Defense, University of Minnesota    

Laureate Luncheon
Silvio Crestana - Director-General, EMBRAPA (Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation)
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Session Five: 2006 Laureates
Moderator: G. Edward Schuh  
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Edson Lobato, 2006 World Food Prize Laureate

Colin McClung, 2006 World Food Prize Laureate

Alysson Paolinelli, 2006 World Food Prize Laureate
 
 

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