Programme 2019


9.00 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

10.00 am WELCOME
Lorenz MAROLDT Editor-in-Chief, Der Tagesspiegel
Dr Anna SAUERBREY Member of the Editorial Office, Der Tagesspiegel

10.10 am OPENING ADDRESS
David BEASLEY
Executive Director, World Food Programme

10.30 am POLITICAL KEYNOTE
Dr Gerd MÜLLER Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

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

11.25 am SESSION I: A MATTER OF SECURITY: HOW TO PRODUCE AND DISTRIBUTE ENOUGH FOOD FOR ALL?
Annalisa CONTE Country Director Kenya, World Food Programme
Prof Joachim VON BRAUN
Director, Center for Development Research (ZEF), University of Bonn
Fabio ZIEMSSEN Director Food Innovation, NX-FOOD (METRO AG)
Prof Nicolaus VON WIRÉN Head of the Department of Physiology and Cell Biology, IPK Gatersleben
Moderator: Dr Anna SAUERBREY Member of the Editorial Office, Der Tagesspiegel

12.30 pm LUNCH BREAK & EXHIBITION

1.30 pm WELCOME
Lorenz MAROLDT
 Editor-in-Chief, Der Tagesspiegel
Dr Christoph VON MARSCHALL Diplomatic Correspondent, Der Tagesspiegel

1.35 pm POLITICAL KEYNOTE
Julia KLÖCKNER Federal Minister of Food and Agriculture 

2.00 pm SESSION II: PIONEERS' PITCH
Jacob P. BUSSMANN CEO, SeedForward GmbH
Mohamed M JIMALE
Founder, Agrikaab Ltd
Solveiga
PAKŠTAITĖ Founder and Director, Mimica
Simone STREY
CEO, PEAT GmbH
Benjamina BOLLAG
CEO and Co-Founder, HigherSteaks

2.45 pm SESSION III: HOW TO SUMMIT THE MOUNTAIN OF FOOD WASTE AND FOOD LOSS?
Pete PEARSON Senior Director Food Loss and Waste, World Wildlife Fund (WWF)
Robert VAN OTTERDIJK
Agro-Industry Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
Renate
KÜNAST
Member of the German Bundestag, Alliance 90/The Greens
Dr Thomas G. SCHMIDT
Senior Scientist, Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institute
Solveiga 
PAKŠTAITĖ
Founder and Director, Mimica
Moderator: Dr Christoph VON MARSCHALL Diplomatic Correspondent, Der Tagesspiegel

3.45 pm COFFEE BREAK & MEET THE PIONEERS

4.15 pm SESSION IV: IS DATA-DRIVEN FARMING THE KEY TO A SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE?
Mathias MOGGE Secretary General, Deutsche Welthungerhilfe e. V.
Winnie KAMAU President, Association of Freelance Journalists Kenya
Alexandre TEILLET Business Lead EMEA, The Climate Corporation  
Prof Engel HESSEL Commissioner for Digitization, Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture
Sjaak WOLFERT Senior Scientist Information Management, Wageningen University
Moderator: Dr Christoph VON MARSCHALL Diplomatic Correspondent, Der Tagesspiegel

5.00 pm FAREWELL & GET-TOGETHER

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