The World Food Prize Foundation

2016 Borlaug Dialogue Agenda

Monday, Oct. 10  |  Tuesday, Oct. 11  |   Wednesday, Oct. 12  |   Thursday, Oct. 13  |  Friday, Oct. 14
 

Sunday, October 9

Public Event:

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
World Food Prize Hall of Laureates – Public Open House

Location: World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, 100 Locust, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

1:30 p.m.
Des Moines Area Hunger Hike

Location: World Food Prize Hall of Laureates, 100 Locust, Des Moines, Iowa 50309

 

Monday, October 10

The Tenth Annual Iowa Hunger Summit

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

9:00 a.m.
President's Welcome

Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn – President, World Food Prize Foundation, @IAHungerSummit@WorldFoodPrize

9:10 a.m.
Hy-Vee Passion with Purpose

Mr. Randy Edeker – Chairman and CEO, Hy-Vee, @HyVee

9:25 a.m.
Hunger, Nutrition and Child Development

MODERATOR: Dr. Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, Geriatrician, Broadlawns Medical Center, @BroadlawnsMed

Dr. Earl Kilgore, PsyD, Broadlawns Medical Center, @BroadlawnsMed

Ms. Jami Haberl, Executive Director, Iowa Healthiest State Initiative, @IowaHealthiest

Ms. Mary Lawyer, Director, Community Health Improvement, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield, @WellmarkBCBS

10:15 a.m.
The State of Hunger in Iowa

MODERATOR: Mr. Matt Russell, Resilient Agriculture Coordinator, Drake University Agricultural Law Center

Ms. Barb Prather, Executive Director, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, @NEIFB

Dr. Peter Fisher, Research Director, Iowa Policy Project, @IaPolicyProject

Ms. Liesl Eathington, Director, Iowa Community Indicators Program, @ISUExtension

11:05 a.m.
AmeriCorps VISTA: Impacting Hunger in Iowa
12:00 p.m.
Iowa Hunger Luncheon

Norman Borlaug Day Proclamation by Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad

Presentation of Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION:
Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow for Global Agriculture and Food Policy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Author, The First 1,000 Days: A Critical Time for Mothers and Children – And The World, @RogerThurow

1:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions, Round One

To Be Announced

2:30 p.m.
Breakout Sessions, Round Two

To Be Announced

3:30 p.m.
Reception

 

Side Events:

8:00 a.m.
USDA–USAID 2016 International Food Assistance and Security Conference
Day 1 – Food Assistance in the Fight Against Extreme Poverty
Hosted by: United States Department of Agriculture and United States Agency for International Development
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor

 

 

Public Event:

8:00 p.m.
2016 Norman Borlaug Lecture
Leading the Fight Against Malnutrition and Hidden Hunger: A Conversation with the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates - Dr. Maria Andrade, Dr. Robert Mwanga, Dr. Jan Low and Dr. Howarth Bouis

Location: Sun Room, Iowa State University Memorial Union, Ames, Iowa
Note: Participants are responsible for arranging their own transportation to this public event.

6:00 p.m.
World Food Day Lecture with Catherine Bertini

Location: Multi-Purpose Room, Student Community Center, University of California, Davis, California
Note: Webcast available at http://worldfoodcenter.ucdavis.edu/events/catherine-bertini.html

 

Tuesday, October 11

Side Events

8:00 a.m.
USDA–USAID 2016 International Food Assistance and Security Conference
Day 2 – Working Together to Address Issues that Transcend Borders

Hosted by: United States Department of Agriculture and United States Agency for International Development
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor

10:00 a.m.
Seed Security for Food Security

Hosted by: DuPont
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott, Third Floor, Council Bluffs

1:00 p.m.
Global Farmer Roundtable

Hosted by: Global Farmer Network
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Salons G & H

3:30 p.m.
Agricultural Developments in the Philippines

Hosted by: the Millennium Challenge Corporation and the Embassy of the Philippines
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Salon F

6:00 p.m.
DuPont Reception

Hosted by: DuPont
Location: Science Center of Iowa; 401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway; Des Moines, IA 50309 (bus transportation available to and from the Marriott from 5:45 p.m. through 8:00 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, October 12

Borlaug Dialogue – Day I

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

1:00 p.m.
Opening Session | Transcript | Video

Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn – President, The World Food Prize Foundation, @WorldFoodPrize

1:15 p.m.
Conflict, Stability and Achieving Global Food Security | Transcript | Video

Ambassador William J. Burns President, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ambassador Wendy J. Chamberlin – President, The Middle East Institute, @MiddleEastInst

Ambassador Ryan C. Crocker – Career Ambassador, U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan (2011-2012), Iraq (2007-2009), Pakistan (2004-2007), Syria (1998-2001), Kuwait (1994-1997), and Lebanon (1990-1993)

Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn – President, The World Food Prize Foundation, @WorldFoodPrize

2:15 p.m.
Global Food Security and National Security | Transcript | Video

Gregory F. Treverton Chairman, National Intelligence Council

Rod Schoonover– Director of Environment and Natural Resources, National Intelligence Council

3:15 p.m.
Research Under Fire in Aleppo, Syria | Transcript | Video

Introduction: Margaret Catley-Carlson – Vice Chair, Canada Water Network; Chair ICIMOD Policy Advisory Group (Nepal)

Presentation: Mahmoud Solh – Director General, International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA), @ICARDA_CGIAR, @CGIAR

3:30 p.m.
Food Security in Crisis | Transcript | Video

Sir Gordon Conway Professor of International Development, Imperial College London, @Ag4Impact, @gordon_conway

The Honorable Patricia M. Haslach – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs, U.S. Department of State, @EconEngage

Monica Joshua Maigari – Female Food Hero, Oxfam Nigeria, @OgbongeWoman, @oxfaminnigeria, @OxfamAmerica

Mahmoud Solh – Director General, International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA), @ICARDA_CGIAR, @CGIAR

4:20 p.m.
Availability of a Healthy Global Diet - Presented by the World Food Center, UC Davis | Transcript | Video

Josette Lewis – Associate Director, World Food Center, University of California, Davis, @UCDavisFood

Pietro Gennari – Chief Statistician and Director of the Statistics Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), @FAOStatistics

Lawrence Haddad – Senior Research Fellow, International Food Policy Research Institute, Co-Chair of the Global Nutrition Report, @l_haddad

Emily Hogue – Division Chief, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning, Bureau for Food Security, USAID, @USAID, @feedthefuture

Marie Chantal Messier – Senior Manager, Public Affairs, Nestlé S. A., @Nestlé, @NestleUSA

Elizabeth Mitcham – Director, Horticulture Innovation Lab, University of California, Davis, @HortInnovLab

5:30 p.m.
Ceremony and Reception for the 2016 Norman E. Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Endowed by the Rockefeller Foundation | Video

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

6 p.m.  AWARD PRESENTATION:

W. Ronnie Coffman  – International Professor of Plant Breeding, Director of International Programs, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Cornell University,  @WRonnieCoffman,  @globalrust,  @CornellCALSIP

KEYNOTE ADDRESS:

Judith Rodin – President, The Rockefeller Foundation, @RockefellerFdn

7:00 P.m.
Program Concludes

Side Events:

7:00 a.m.
2016 Borlaug CAST Communication Award Breakfast and Panel Discussion on The Need for Agricultural Innovation to Sustainably Feed the World by 2050.

Hosted by: The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) and DuPont
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Des Moines Hall

7:00 a.m.
Advancing Africa’s Food Nutrition and Security through Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) in Agricultural Science, Technology and Infrastructure Development

Hosted by: The Association of African Agricultural Professionals in the Diaspora (AAAPD), New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD, The Technical Body of the African Union), The Partnership to Cut Hunger and Poverty in Africa, International Potato Center (CIP), Iowa State University, Michigan State University, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Simplot
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Dubuque and Davenport Room

7:30 a.m.
Reducing Postharvest Losses in the Developing World: Opportunities and Challenges

Hosted by: The ADM Institute for the Prevention of Postharvest Loss
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Council Bluffs Room

8:00 a.m.
172nd Board for International Food and Agricultural Development Public Meeting and Session on Metrics for Accountability:  Tracking Progress and Identifying Data Gaps in Development Investments

Hosted by: Board for International Food and Agricultural Development (BIFAD)
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Salon D

8:00 a.m.
Food Systems and Diets: Facing the Challenges of the 21st Century

Hosted by:  The Global Panel on Agriculture and Food Systems for Nutrition
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Cedar Rapids Room

9:00 a.m.
Training for the Future: The Importance of Continuing Dr Borlaug's Legacy through Education, Training and Enhancing the Global Community

Hosted by: The Borlaug Training Foundation
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Waterloo Room

9:00 a.m.
Global Farmer Roundtable

Hosted by: Global Farmer Network
Location: Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Salons G & H

10:00 a.m.
Celebrate the New Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences at the National Academy of Sciences

Hosted by: The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Salon F

11:00 a.m.
2016 Global Agricultural Productivity Report® (GAP Report®) Release Event

Hosted by: Global Harvest Initiative 
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Des Moines Room

11:00 a.m.
Oxfam America Well-Fed World Luncheon - Corn Flakes, Climate and Resilience: Engaging Food Companies to Help Build a Well-Fed World

Hosted by: Oxfam America
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Cedar Rapids & Council Bluffs Rooms

10:30 a.m.
Climate Proofing One Third of the World: Tools for Resilient Drylands

Hosted by: The International Livestock Research Institute
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Waterloo Room

11:30 a.m.
CropLife International Panel Side Event: Celebrating 30 Years of Impact: Farmers and the WFP Laureates Who Changed their Lives

Hosted by: CropLife International
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Davenport & Dubuque Rooms

7:30 p.m.
Iowa Food Leadership Reception

Hosted by: Iowa’s Cultivation Corridor, Ames Chamber of Commerce, Greater Des Moines Partnership, Iowa Economic Development Authority and Iowa State University
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Council Bluffs and Cedar Rapids Rooms

7:30 p.m.
30 Years of Sasakawa in Africa: Working with Smallholder Farmers to Improve Food Security

Hosted by: Sasakawa Africa Association
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Salon B

7:30 p.m.
Mizzou Reception for Alumni and Friends

Hosted by: University of Missouri
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor, Rock River Grill Restaurant

 

Thursday, October 13

Borlaug Dialogue – Day II:

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

 
8:30 a.m. 
Borlaug-Rockefeller: Inspiring the Next Generation | Transcript | Video

Judith Rodin – President, The Rockefeller Foundation, @RockefellerFdn

Bram Govaerts – 2014 Recipient, Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Mexico, @CIMMYT, @BramACCIMMYT

Andrew Mude – 2016 Recipient, Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Kenya, @ILRI

Charity Mutegi – 2013 Recipient, Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Kenya, @IITA_CGIAR

Eric Pohlman – 2015  Recipient, Norman Borlaug Award for Field Research and Application, Rwanda, @OneAcreFund

9:15 a.m.
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Introduction: Cynthia Hardin Milligan – Dean Emeritus, College of Business Administration, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, President and CEO, Wood Stieper Capital Group

Address: John Bryant – Chairman and CEO, Kellogg Company, @KelloggCompany

9:35 a.m.
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Jeffrey M. Ettinger – Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer, Hormel Foods, @HormelFoods

10:00 a.m.
Keynote Address | Video

Dr. Jim Yong Kim – President, World Bank Group, @WorldBank

10:30 a.m.
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Introduction: Paul E. Schickler – President, DuPont Pioneer

Address: James C. Collins, Jr. – Executive Vice President, DuPont

11:00 a.m.
Special Presentation: Partnering for Progress: How the U.S. Government is Helping to Build a Food-Secure Future | Transcript | Video

Address: Beth Dunford – Assistant to the Administrator for the U.S. Agency for International Development's (USAID's) Bureau for Food Security, Deputy Coordinator for Development for Feed the Future, @FeedtheFuture, @Beth_Dunford

 

11:05 a.m.
Weathering the Storms: Progress and Challenges for Agriculture and Food Security in Asia and Latin America | Transcript | Video

The Honorable Josette Sheeran – President and CEO, Asia Society, @AsiaSociety, @JosetteSheeran

Benjamin J. Pratt – Vice President, Corporate Public Affairs, The Mosaic Company, @MosaicCompany

Jose Cardenas – Senior Director, Elanco Operations, Latin America

Santiago del Solar – Farmer, Argentina, @Santiagodelsola

Vanessa Stiffler-Claus – Director, International Affairs, John Deere

12:00 p.m.
Luncheon Address | Transcript | Video

H. E. Akinwumi A. Adesina – President, African Development Bank Group, @AfDB_Group

1:50 p.m.
Video from the STEM Food and Ag Council | Transcript | Video
Help Wanted: STEM Professionals Needed to Feed, Nourish, and Save the World
2:00 p.m.
Human and Institutional Capacity Building in African Agricultural Development and Food Security | Transcript | Video

Her Excellency Dr. Joyce Banda – Former President of the Republic of Malawi and Founder of the Joyce Banda Foundation

Gebisa Ejeta – 2009 World Food Prize Laureate, @PurdueAg, @PurdueAgronomy

Berhanu Abegaz – Executive Director, African Academy of Sciences

Martin Kropff – Director General, International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT), @kropffmartin

Juergen Voegele – Senior Director, Agriculture Global Practice, The World Bank Group, @WBG_Agriculture

2:50 p.m.
Presentation

Randal J. Kirk – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Intrexon

3:20 p.m.
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Robert T. Fraley – 2013 World Food Prize Laureate

3:50 p.m.
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Ponsi Trivisvavet – President, Syngenta Seeds, @SyngentaUS, @P_Trivisvavet

4:10 p.m.
Secretary's Address: The Obama Administration’s Legacy to Strengthen Global Food Security | Transcript | Video

Secretary Thomas J. Vilsack – United States Secretary of Agriculture

5:00 p.m.
Adjourn
7:00 p.m.
Laureate Award Ceremony and Dinner (by invitation)

Iowa State Capitol Building – broadcast live on Iowa Public Television

Side Events:

7:00 a.m.
Achieving the SDGs: Common Challenges of U.S. and International Farmers

Hosted by: Alliance to End Hunger
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Davenport & Dubuque Rooms

7:00 a.m.
Farmers and a Warming Planet: Positive Impacts of Conservation Agriculture Practices on Sustainability, Profitability, and Resilience

Hosted by: DuPont, One Acre Fund, Farm Journal Foundation
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Des Moines Room

7:00 a.m.
The Soil Fertility Imperative: Feeding a Growing World While Protecting the Environment

Hosted by: Mosaic
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Cedar Rapids Room

7:15 a.m.
Crop Intensification in the Tropics

Hosted by: Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Soybean Value Chain Research (Soybean Innovation Lab, SIL)
Location: Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor, Council Bluffs Room

 

Friday, October 14

Borlaug Dialogue – Day III:

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

7:30 a.m.
Breakfast Keynote Address | Transcript | Video

Liam Condon – Member of the Board of Management of Bayer AG / President Crop Science, Bayer AG, @Bayer4Crops

9:00 a.m.
The Challenge of Change: Engaging Public Universities to Feed the World | Transcript | Video

Gebisa Ejeta – 2009 World Food Prize Laureate, @PurdueAg, @PurdueAgronomy

Louise O. Fresco – President & Chairman Executive Board, Wageningen UR, @LouiseOFresco, @WageningenUR

Steven Leath – President, Iowa State University, @IowaStateU

M. Peter McPherson – President, Association of Public and Land-grant Universities, @APLU_News

Randy Woodson – Chancellor, North Carolina State University, @NCState

10:00 a.m.
Women Leaders Driving Science and Innovation for Agricultural Transformation in Africa | Transcript | Video

H. E. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim – President, Republic of Mauritius

Lindiwe Sibanda – CEO and Head of Mission, Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN), @FANRPAN, @LMSibanda

Dominique Charron – Director for Agriculture and Environment, Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC), @CharronIDRC

Fatima Denton – Director, Special Initiatives Division, United Nations Econnomic Council for Africa (UN ECA), @Fatima_ACPC

Jemimah Njuki – Senior Program Specialist, International Development Research Centre (IDRC), @jemimah_njuki

Hon. Prof Ruth Oniang'o – Chair of Boards of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE)

11:00 a.m.
Presentation | Transcript | Video

Rodger Voorhies – Managing Director of the Agricultural Development, Financial Services for the Poor, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene teams, Global Development Program, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

11:10 a.m.
A Conversation with the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates | Transcript | Video

Jeff Raikes – Co-Founder, Raikes Foundation, @JeffRaikes

Maria Andrade – 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, @Cipotato

Howarth Bouis – 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, @HarvestPlus

Jan Low – 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, @Cipotato

Robert Mwanga – 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, @Cipotato

12:00 p.m.
Celebrating 30 Years: The Borlaug-Sasakawa-World Food Prize Legacy | Transcript | Video

A.S. Clausi – World Food Prize Council of Advisors

Jean Freymond – Secretary to the Board, Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE)

Hon. Prof Ruth Oniang'o – Chair of Boards of Sasakawa Africa Association (SAA) and Sasakawa Africa Fund for Extension Education (SAFE)

M.S. Swaminathan – 1987 World Food Prize Laureate, @msswaminathan

2:00 p.m.
Iowa Farm Tours - Organized by the Iowa Soybean Association

All Borlaug Dialogue attendees are invited to participate in tours to working Iowa farms during harvest on the afternoon of October 14, 2016.

 

Monday, October 17

Public Event:

8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
9 Billion and Counting: Abolishing Hunger
Welcome to the University of Minnesota

Brian Buhr– Dean, College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences, @CFANSDean

Borlaug Memorial Lecture

Jan Low – 2016 World Food Prize Laureate, @Cipotato

Industry Perspectives Panel Discussion
Eldon Siehl Garden and Plaza Dedication

Ron Phillips – Regents Professor Emeritus, University of Minnesota

Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn – President, World Food Prize Foundation, @IAHungerSummit@WorldFoodPrize

Eric Kaler, President, University of Minnesota @PrezKaler, @UMNews

Hosted by: University of Minnesota College of food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences
Location: St. Paul Student Center Theater, University of Minnesota, 2017 Buford Ave., St. Paul, Minnesota 55108

Note: RSVP online at http://z.umn.edu/nbplusrsvp

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