Program

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Time Session
8:15 – 8:30 AM Welcome and Introductions
Karen Plaut, Dean of College of Agriculture, Purdue University
8:30 – 9:00 Purpose of Colloquium
Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow of Global Food and Agriculture, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
9:00 – 10:00 Keynote 1: “Why Hunger Amidst Plenty?”
Jessica Fanzo, Director, Global Food Ethics and Policy Program, Johns Hopkins University
10:00 – 10:30 Plenary Presentation 1: “Managing the Planetary Limits in Feeding 10 Billion”
Carrie Vollmer-Sanders, North America Nutrient Strategy Manager, The Nature Conservancy
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30 Plenary Presentation 2: “Effective Use of Evolving Technologies, Potential Impact, and Consequences”
Rob Horsch, Deputy Director, Agricultural Research and Development, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (retired)
11:30 – 12:30 PM Keynote 2: “Globalization vs. Populism: Impact on Ending Global Hunger”
Dan Glickman, Executive Director, Aspen Institute Congressional Program
12:30 – 1:40 Networking Lunch
Breakout Sessions A. Food Supply
Sylvie Brouder, Facilitator
B. Food Provisioning
Tom Hertel, Facilitator
C. Food Governance
Linda Prokopy, Facilitator
Breakout 1
1:45 – 2:30
Climate Smart Agriculture
Sylvie Brouder, Purdue University
Income/Knowledge Gaps
Tom Hertel, Purdue University
Ethics of Food and Food Systems
Peter Sandøe, University of Copenhagen
Breakout 2
2:40 – 3:25
Soil Health
Pedro Sanchez, University of Florida
Enhancing Non-Farm Income
Macani Toungara, TechnoServe
Building Resilience in Food Security
Rob Bertram, USAID
Breakout 3
3:35 – 4:20
Mechanization
John Lumkes, Purdue University
Integrated Crop-Livestock
Kolapo Ajuwon, Purdue University
Regulatory Policies for Responsible Use of Technologies
Gregory Jaffe, Center for Science in the Public Interest
4:30 – 5:30 PM Plenary Panel: “Wars, Conflicts, and Displacements in the Struggle to Ending Global Hunger”
Moderator: Carolyn Woo, Emeritus President and CEO, Catholic Relief Services
Panelists: David Austin, Director of Strategic Partnerships, UN World Food Programme; Gresham Barrett, Senior Director, World Food Programme Washington Office

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Time Session
8:30 – 9:30 AM Keynote 3: “Getting Policy, Politics, and Governance Right”
Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute
9:30 – 10:00 Plenary Presentation 3: “Challenges and Opportunities to Improving Health & Nutrition”
Namukolo Covic, Senior Research Coordinator, Poverty, Health and Nutrition Division, International Food Policy Research Institute
10:00 – 10:30 Plenary Presentation 4: “Governance of Food; Technology Options, Food Preferences/Choices; Regulatory Considerations”
William Masters, Professor of Nutrition Science and Policy, Tufts University
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee Break
11:00 – 11:30 Plenary Presentation 5: “Markets, Incentives, and Risk Management in Making Farming Attractive and Profitable”
Thomas Jayne, Professor of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University
11:30 – 12:00 PM Plenary Presentation 6: “The War on Hunger: Experiences from India”
Marshall Bouton, Acting Director, Center for the Advanced Study of India, University of Pennsylvania
12:00 – 1:00 Plenary Presentation 7: “Building Human Capacity and Strengthening Institutions in Low- and Middle-Income Nations to End Global Hunger”
Brady Deaton, Chancellor Emeritus, University of Missouri
Frans Swanepoel, Research Fellow in Residence, Centre for Advancement of Scholarship, University of Pretoria
1:00 – 2:10 Networking Lunch
Breakout Sessions A. Food Supply
John Lumkes, Facilitator
B. Food Provisioning
Jerry Shively, Facilitator
C. Food Governance
Alesha Black, Facilitator
Breakout 4
2:15 – 3:00
Sustainable Small-Scale Agriculture
Danielle Nierenberg, Food Tank
Food Waste and Loss
Dieudonné Baributsa, Purdue University
Domestic Hunger: Feeding Indiana’s Hungry
Emily Weikert Bryant, Feeding Indiana’s Hungry
Breakout 5
3:10 – 3:55
Irrigation
Rimjhim Aggarwal, Arizona State University
Food Safety
Haley Oliver, Purdue University
Micro-Macro Financing
Scott Graham, FINCA
Breakout 6
4:05 – 4:50
Emerging Pests and Diseases
Diana Horvath, 2Blades Foundation
Diet, Nutrition, and Health
Nilupa Gunaratna, Purdue University
Engaging Youth in Food and Agriculture
Alesha Black, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
5:00 – 5:30 PM End of Conference / Wrap-up Session
Pedro Sanchez, Research Professor of Tropical Soils, University of Florida