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Conference Speakers

Alok Adholeya, Director, Biotechnology and Bioresources Division, The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, India

Mohamed Ait-Kadi, President, General Council of Agricultural Development, Rabat, Morocco

Ricardo Aparicio, Deputy Director-General for Poverty Analysis, National Council for the Evaluation of Social Development Policy, Mexico

Caroline Begg, Faculty Lecturer, Department of Plant Science, McGill University

Marc Bellemare, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina USA

Nadia Browne, MSc candidate, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University

Richard Doyle, Executive Director, Dairy Farmers of Canada and President, International Dairy Federation, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Viktor Abramovich Dukhovniy, Director, Scientific Information Center of Interstate Coordination Water Commission of Central Asia (SIC ICWC), Uzbekistan

Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, Switzerland

Evan Fraser, Professor, Department of Geography, College of Applied Human and Social Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Zhanyi Gao, Engineer in Chief, China Institute of Water Resource and Hydropower Research; President of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, China

Paul Hagerman, Director, Public Policy Program, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Etienne Hainzelin, Conseiller du Président directeur général du Cirad, Professeur invité à l’Université d’Ottawa (Ecole de développement international et mondialisation), Paris, France

Oudho Homenauth, Chief Executive Officer, National Agricultural Research & Extension Institute (NAREI), Ministry of Agriculture, Guyana

Timothy Johns, Professor, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University

Mitslal Kifleyesus-Matschie, CEO, Ecopia (Ecological Products of Ethiopia) Ecopia, Ethiopia

Kristine Koski, Director and Professor, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University

Jean Lebel, Vice-President, Programs and Partnership Branch, IDRC, Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Chandra Madramootoo, Dean, Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, McGill University

Tracy McDonough, MSc candidate, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University

Hugo Melgar-Quinonez, Director, McGill Institute for Global Food Security and Professor, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University

Marie Chantal Messier, Senior Nutrition Specialist, World Bank, Washington DC, USA

Humberto Monardes, Professor, Department of Animal Science, McGill University

Bruce Moore, President, Institute for Active Citizenship, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Kakali Mukhopadhyay, Senior Research Associate, Agricultural Economics Program, Department of Natural Resource Science, McGill University

Ramesh Murugesan, PhD candidate, Bioresource Engineering, McGill University

Anwar Naseem, Professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural Economics), McGill University

Mark Nord, Sociologist, Food Assistance Branch, Economic Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Washington DC USA

Robert Paarlberg, B. F. Johnson Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College, MA, USA

Prabhu Pingali, Deputy Director, Agriculture Development Division, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Seattle, Washington, USA

Florence Rolle, Senior Liaison Officer, Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations Liaison Office for North America, Washington DC, USA

Arlette Saint Ville, MSc candidate, Sustainable Futures Research Laboratory, Department of Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University

Marilyn Scott, Director, McGill School of Environment, McGill University

Verena Seufert, PhD candidate, Geography Department, McGill University

Donald Smith, Professor, Department of Plant Science, McGill University

Alain Therrien, Adjoint parlementaire au ministère des Relations internationales, de la Francophonie et du Commerce extérieur du gouvernement du Québec

Paul Thomassin, Professor, Department of Natural Resource Sciences (Agricultural Economics), McGill University

Eckart Woertz, Senior Research Fellow, Barcelona Centre for International Affairs, Barcelona, Spain

Sergiy Zorya, Senior Economist in Agriculture and Rural Development Department (ARD), World Bank, Washington DC, USA