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World Ag Congress : World Ag Congress
4 World Agricultural Forum 2009 Congress May 18, 2009 (Monday) WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS Dr. Leonard J. Guarraia, Founder, World Agricultural Forum; The Honorable Russ Carnahan United States House of Representatives (D-MO); Rt. Honorable James B. Bolger, ONZ, Chairman, World Agricultural Forum THE AGRICULTURAL CHALLENGE DURING THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS: THE NATURE OF THE CHALLENGE? Moderator: Rt. Honorable James B. Bolger, ONZ, Chairman, World Agricultural Forum Panel: J.B. Penn, Chief Economist, John Deere; Carl Hausmann, President and CEO, Bunge North America; David Morgan, President, Syngenta Seeds, Inc.; Michael L. Bennett, CEO, Terra Industries and Chairman of the Board, The Fertilizer Institute; Prof. Nuhu Hatibu, CEO, The Kilimo Trust, East Africa AN ASIAN OUTLOOK: "INSIGHTS" FROM THE WAF ASIA ROUNDTABLE (MARCH 8-9, 2009) Moderator: Thad Simons, CEO, Novus International Panel: Hon. Bungarin Saragih, Former Minister of Agriculture, Indonesia; Nopporn Vayuchote, Executive Vice President, Betagro, Thailand; Md. Aminul Alam, Executive Director, BRAC International Congress Theme I: Financial Measures to Ensure Food & Agriculture Security Panel Discussion: Managing Risk and Financing Agriculture and Food Production in the Changing Global Economy Moderator: Shuilin Wang, China Investment Corporation Panel: Joseph Quinlan, Chief Market Strategist, Bank of America; James Bond, Chief Operating Officer, Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency, The World Bank; Jonathan Campaigne, CEO, PRIDEAFRICA, Kenya; Esther Muthoni Muiruri, General Manager Marketing-AgriBusiness; Equity Bank Ltd. INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS STRATEGIES, ACTIONS & POLICIES FOR LONG- TERM SECURITY IN AGRICULTURE & FOOD PRODUCTION Moderator: Osler Desouzart, CEO, OD Consulting, Brazil Panel: Md. Aminul Alam, Executive Director, BRAC International; N. Raghuveera Reddy, Minister of Agriculture, Andhra Pradesh, India; David Lacroze, Producer and former Deputy Secretary of Agriculture, Argentina; Dan Rotenberg, European Commission; Bob Stallman, President, American Farm Bureau; Hope Mwesigye, Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Livestock, Republic of Uganda SYNGENTA RECOGNIZING CONTRIBUTIONS TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES AWARD Presented by: David Morgan, President, Syngenta Seeds, Inc. May 19, 2009 (Tuesday) CONGRESS THEME II: TRADE AND FOOD & AGRICULTURE SECURITY Capturing Gains for All in an Open Global Trading Environment Moderator: Gary Blumenthal, CEO, World Perspectives Panel: Joel Velasco, Sugar Cane Industry Association, Brazil; Gawain Kripke, Director of Policy and Research, Oxfam America; Devry S. Boughner, Director, International Business Relations, Cargill; Robert Modarelli, Executive Vice President, National Center for APEC; Tjada McKenna, Program Director, The Gates Foundation INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS CONGRESS THEME III: TECHNICAL AND SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS TO ENSURING FOOD & AGRICULTURE SECURITY More From Less: Sustainable Solutions for Meeting Demand Moderator: John Buchanan, Senior Director, Business Practices, Conservation International Panel: Gerald A. Steiner, Executive Vice-President, Monsanto Corporation; Gene Kahn, Vice President of Sustainability, General Mills; Frank Day, Director, Hershey Co.; Aline O'Connor Funk, Former CEO, Channel BIO Corp; Bonnie E. Raquet, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Cargill, Inc.; Kevin Igli, Senior VP, Tyson Foods INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS Food Security: An Integrated Approach to Biofuels Moderator: Henk Joos, Plant Science and Agronomy Director, D1 Oils Panel: Smt. Radha Singh, Former Secretary, Department of Agriculture, India; Lee Broughton, Director, Corporate WORLD CONGRESS AGENDA, MAY 18-20, 2009, ST. LOUIS, MO, U.S.A. OUR GLOBAL PRIORITY: FOOD SECURITY --- FINANCIAL, TRADE AND TECHNICAL STRATEGIES