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2021 Illinois Global Food Security Summit "Technology Innovation in the Fight Against Hunger"

Event Type
Seminar/Symposium
Sponsor
ACES Office of International Programs
Virtual
wifi event
Date
Apr 29, 2021   9:00 - 11:00 am  
Registration
Registration
Contact
Leslie Myrick
E-Mail
lsweet@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
ACES Office of International Programs Lectures

The virtual summit, featuring university and state of Illinois leadership, will highlight University of Illinois programs working in the area of food security in collaboration with the United States government.

 

Program
Welcome and Opening Remarks: Robert Jones, Chancellor of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Short Panel I

  • Moderator: Porter DeLaney, Kyle House Group
  • Ertharin Cousin, Former WFP Executive Director
  • Mike Michener, Deputy Assistant Administrator, USAID Bureau for Resilience and Food Security
  • Richard Guebert, Illinois Farm Bureau President

Short Panel II

  • Moderator: Dean Kim Kidwell, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
  • Representative Rodney Davis
  • Representative Jan Schakowsky
  • Representative Danny Davis


Panel III - An overview of core programs based around food security at the University of Illinois

  • Moderator: Associate Dean for International Programs Alex Winter-Nelson, College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences
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