Programme

PLANNED SCHEDULE

MODERATOR & HOST OF THE DAY: Conny CZYMOCH

8.00 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

9.00 am WELCOME
Lorenz MAROLDT Editor-in-Chief, Der Tagesspiegel
Conny CZYMOCH International Moderator and Journalist

9.10 am OPENING ADDRESS
Dr Gunhild A. STORDALEN Founder and President, EAT Foundation

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

10.00 am KEYNOTE
Julia KLÖCKNER Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture

10.30 am BREAK

11.00 am SESSION I: REGULATORY AFFAIRS
Dr Anton HOFREITER Member of the German Bundestag and Chairman, Alliance 90/The Greens
Volker KOCH-ACHELPÖHLER, Head of the EU Liaison Office, Bayer AG
Stefanie SABET
Member of the Management Board and Head of the Brussels Office, Federation of German Food and Drink Industries 

12.00 pm SESSION II: THE GREEN DATA REVOLUTION
Dr Debisi ARABA Regional Director Africa, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT)
Benedikt BÖSEL Agriculturist and AgTech Advisor
Prof Joachim HERTZBERG Institute of Computer Science, Osnabrück University and German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI)

1.00 pm LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION

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

2.05 pm OPENING ADDRESS
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 (ZEF), University of Bonn and Vice-President, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.
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
Dr Arif HUSAIN Chief Economist, World Food Programme
Renate KÜNAST Member of the German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens

3.15 pm BREAK

3.45 pm SESSION IV: PIONEERS' PITCH (8 short presentations of startups and innovators)
Bernhard KOWATSCH Head of the Innovation Accelerator, World Food Programme

Presentations of Startups and Innovators

Natalie KIRCHBAUMER Founder and CEO, meine ernte
Volker
ZEPPERITZ Communications and PR Manager, Marktschwärmer Deutschland
Chaitanya DHUMASKER Co-Founder and CTO, MonitorFish
Dr Sebastian FRITSCH Founder and CEO, green spin
Natacha NEUMANN Founder and Managing Partner, goodforgrowth
Žiga DREV Co-Founder and CEO, OriginTrail
Niels GRABBERT Founder and CTO, stenon
Dr Till WAHNBAECK CEO, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e.V.

4.40 pm SESSION V: THE LAST MILE - TRIALOGUE ON TRADE & INVESTMENT
Florian NIEDERMEIER 
Founder, Markthalle Neun
Kasper Thormod NIELSEN 
Head of Communication, Arla Foods Deutschland GmbH
Dr Angela WERNER Editor-in-Chief, agrarzeitung

5.10 pm GET TOGETHER & MEET THE PIONEERS