Programme

PLANNED SCHEDULE

MODERATOR & HOST OF THE DAY: Conny CZYMOCH

8.00 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9.00 am WELCOME

9.10 am OPENING ADDRESS
Julia KLÖCKNER Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture

9.40 am KEYNOTE
Carlos MOEDAS  Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, European Commission (tbc) 

10.10 am KEYNOTE
Liam CONDON Member of the Board of Management, Bayer AG

10.30 am BREAK

11.00 pm SESSION I: REGULATORY AFFAIRS
Dr Anton HOFREITER MdB Leader of the Parliamentary Group Alliance 90/The Greens 
Christoph MINHOFF General Director, Federation of German Food and Drink Industries 
N.N., Bayer AG

12.00 am SESSION II: THE GREEN DATA REVOLUTION
Dr Debisi ARABA Regional Director Africa, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Benedikt BÖSEL Agriculturist, Investor, AgTech Advisor & Mentor
Prof Joachim HERTZBERG Osnabrück University and DFKI, Osnabrück (AI) 

1.00 pm LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION

2.00 am WELCOME
Lorenz MAROLDT
 Editor-in-Chief, Der Tagesspiegel 

2.05 pm OPENING ADDRESS + DIALOGUE
Dr Gerd MÜLLER
Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

2.30 pm SESSION III: CONFLICT. MIGRATION. HUNGER.
Prof Joachim von BRAUN Director of the Center for Development Research, University of Bonn; Vice-President, Welthungerhilfe
Prof Tilman BRÜCK Founder and Director, International Security and Development Center; Team Leader 'Economic development and food security', Leibniz Institute of Vegetable and Ornamental Crops
Arif HUSAIN Chief Economist, World Food Programme

3.15 pm BREAK

3.40 am SESSION IV: MEET THE PIONEERS (6 short presentations of startups and innovators)
Bernhard KOWATSCH Head of the Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme

4.30 pm SESSION V: THE LAST MILE - DIALOGUE ON TRADE & INVESTMENT

Florian NIEDERMEIER
Markthalle Neun

5.00 pm GET TOGETHER