The World Food Prize Foundation

2019 Press Room Schedule of Events and Hours

During World Food Prize Week press and media partners are required to check in at the press room when arriving onsite for the first time. Press and media partners are required to present an ID to pick up World Food Prize Week credentials. 

  • Verified members of the press will need to produce a valid press badge in order to collect their credentials for access to any events during the World Food Prize Week of Events. If you do not have a valid press pass onsite at the event you will not be permitted entry. 
  • For event security purposes, event organizers cannot guarantee entry to media that have not registered ahead of time.

Monday, October 14

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 15

Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 16

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Press Room in use for WFP Video Recordings
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. David Beckmann Press Conference
    • Press have the opportunity to speak with Rev. David Beckmann, a 2010 World Food Prize Laureate
  • 3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application Recipient Press Conference
    • Press have the opportunity to speak with the 2019 Norman Borlaug Field Award Recipient

Thursday, October 17

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Press Room in use for WFP Video Recordings
  • 11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Press Conference with the African Development Bank
  • 11:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 2019 Laureate Press Conference
    • Press have the opportunity to speak with the 2019 Laureate Simon N. Groot 

Friday, October 18

Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m

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