The World Food Prize Foundation

2007 Transcripts by Agenda

Thursday  |  Friday

 

Thursday, October 18, 2007


Opening Ceremony
Amb. Kenneth Quinn, United States - President, The World Food Prize Foundation
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Hugh Grant, United Kingdom - President, Chairman & CEO; Monsanto Company
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Session I: Global Perspectives
Nina Federoff, United States (Moderator) - Science and Technology Advisor to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice
Professor, Penn State University

Gloria Visconti, Italy - Senior Expert, Ministry for the Environment, Land & Sea
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H.E. Roberto Rodrigues, Brazil - Coordinator, Getulio Vargas Foundation Agribusiness Center, Former Minister of Agriculture, Brazil
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Zhangliang Chen, China - President, China Agricultural University, Member, World Food Prize Council of Advisors
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Ibrahim Rehman, India - Director, Action Programs Division,The Energy & Resources Institute
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H.E. Lulama Xingwana, South Africa - Minister of Agriculture and Land Affairs
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Conversation with Session I Speakers and Participants
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Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, United States/Mexico - Founder, The World Food Prize, 1970 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate
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Secretary's Luncheon
Hon. Chuck Conner, United States - Acting U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
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Session II: Industry, Policy, and Sustainability
Dr. Gregory Geoffroy, United States (Moderator) - President, Iowa State University, Member, World Food Prize Council of Advisors

Hon. Daniel Sullivan, United States - Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Economic, Energy and Business Affairs
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John Powell, Australia - Deputy Executive Director, UN World Food Programme
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Hon. James Greenwood, United States - President & CEO, The Biotechnology Industry Organization
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Christopher Policinski, United States - President & CEO, Land O' Lakes
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Conversation with Session II Speakers and Participants

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Friday, October 19, 2007



Symposium Breakfast Address
Charles O. Holliday, Jr., United States  - Chairman & CEO, DuPont
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Session III: Realizing the Promise of Biofuels in Development
Ambassador Melinda Kimble, United Nations (Moderator) - Senior Vice President, U.N. Foundation
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Andrea Kutter, Germany - Senior Natural Resources Management Specialist, Global Environment Facility
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H.E. Ibrahim Mayaki, Niger - Executive Director, The Hub for Rural Development in West and Central Africa
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Birgitte Ahring, Denmark - Professor, Technical University of Denmark, Head, Danish Center for Biofuels
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Session IV: Future Science and Policy Challenges
Margaret Catley-Carlson, Canada (Moderator) - Chair, Global Water Partnership Member, World Food Prize Council of Advisors

Suzanne Hunt, United States - Consultant, Natural Resources Defense Council, UN Food and Agricultural Organization, Global Bioenergy Partnership, and Inter-American Development Bank
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David Molden, Sri Lanka - Deputy Director General, International Water Management Institute
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Cynthia Rosenzweig, United States - Senior Research Scientist, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies
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Conversation with Session IV Speakers and Participants
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Philip E. Nelson, United States - Scholle Chair Professor in Food Processing, Purdue University
2007 World Food Prize Laureate
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Friday Luncheon
Jeffrey Cox, United Kingdom - President, NAFTA Seeds, Syngenta
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