McGill Conference on Global Food Security – October 8-9, 2013
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Sixth Annual McGill Conference on Global Food Security – “Strategies against Food Insecurity and Hunger”
Join speakers from Africa, Asia, the United Kingdom, USA and Canada as they gather at McGill University from October 8-9, 2013 for the Sixth McGill Conference on Global Food Security.
The Conference will kick off on Tuesday October 8 from 5:00-6:30 pm at McGill’s Moyse Hall (Arts Building) with a Public Lecture entitled “Government and other Obstacles to Food Security: A Tale of Leadership and Cooperation” by keynote speaker Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (Switzerland). Held at McGill’s New Residence Hall, Conference presentations and discussions on October 9 will seek to address the present challenges associated with strategies against food insecurity and hunger. Participants attending the conference, which include representatives from government, students, academics, the private sector, national and international non-governmental agencies, and civil society, will have the opportunity to be part of the unveiling of a new era in which improved nutrition status of global populations is driven by agriculture as its sole raison d’être.
The 2013 McGill Conference on Global Food Security provides a unique forum to foster a global paradigm shift towards understanding and commitment to reduce hunger and malnutrition. This is truly an exceptional opportunity to be part of a recognized and well-established international event on global food security.
We welcome you to join us at the Sixth McGill Conference on Global Food Security on October 8th and 9th, 2013 and to be an active voice in the discussion regarding one of the world’s most pressing humanitarian and environmental challenges: growing nutritious food for a growing global population. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this exceptional event.
Public Lecture: General admission $10. Seating limited.
Conference: General admission $250; Student $55 (includes conference sessions, lunch, breaks, and networking cocktail)
For more information and to register to this event please visit the conference website