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INVITED SPEAKERS

  • Hugo Melgar-Quiñonez, Director, McGill Institute for Global Food Security, Margaret A. Gilliam Faculty Scholar in Food Security, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University
  • Mohammed Ashour, MD-CM-MBA candidate, McGill University
  • Audia Barnett, Representative to Canada, Inter-American Institute for Co-operation on Agriculture (IICA), Ottawa, ON
  • Caroline Begg, Faculty Lecturer, Department of Plant Science, McGill University
  • Diana Bronson, Executive Director, Food Secure Canada, Montreal, QC
  • The Honorable Michel Chancy, Secrétaire d'État à la Production animale, Ministère de l’Agriculture des Ressources Naturelles et du Développement Rural, Haïti
  • Annette Desmarais, Associate Professor, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB
  • Colleen Eidt, PhD candidate, Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University
  • Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture, Switzerland
  • Mark Fryars, Vice-President Programs & Technical Services, Micronutrient Initiative, Ottawa, ON
  • Carol J. Henry, Associate Professor andActing Head, Division of Nutrition,College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, Saskatoon, SK
  • Gordon Hickey, Professor, Natural Resource Sciences, McGill University
  • Timothy Johns, Professor, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University
  • Calestous Juma, Professor of the Practice of International Development, Director, Science, Technology and Globalization Project, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge, MA
  • Shrikalaa Kannan, PhD candidate, Bioresource Engineering, McGill University
  • Rachel Krause, PhD candidate, Institute of Parasitology, McGill University
  • Ajjameda Kushalapppa, Professor, Department of Plant Science, McGill University
  • Dolf te Lintelo, Fellow, Vulnerability and Poverty Reduction Team, Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, England
  • Felister Wambugha Makini, Deputy Director Outreach & Partnerships, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Nairobi, Kenya
  • M. G. Venkatesh Mannar, O.C., President, Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
  • Humberto Monardes, Professor, Department of Animal Science, McGill University
  • Bruce H. Moore, President, People Centered Development, Ottawa, ON
  • Gabriel Mott, Graduate student, McGill University
  • Richard Munang, Africa Regional Climate Change Coordinator, United National Environment Programme (UNEP), Kenya
  • Philip Oxhorn, Professor of Political Science and Founding Director,  Institute for the Study of International Development (ISID), McGill University
  • Jesse Pearlstein, Graduate student, McGill University
  • Thomas Pesek, Partnership Officer, North American Liaison Office, Partnership and Resource Mobilization, International Fund for Agricultural Development, Washington, DC
  • Claudia Ringler, Deputy Division Director, Environment and Production Technology Division, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), Basin Strategic Research Program co-Leader, Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems, Washington, DC
  • Noel Solomons, Co-founder and Scientific Director, Center for Studies of Sensory Impairment, Aging and Metabolism (CeSSIAM), Guatemala
  • Shobhita Soor, BCL-LLB-MBA candidate, McGill University
  • Rick Sunstrum, Ethiopia Project Director, Safety Net Support Facility Project (SNSF), Agriteam Canada, Gatineau, QC
  • Brent Swallow, Professor and Chair, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB
  • Yurie Tanimichi Hoberg, Senior Economist, Agriculture and Environmental Services, World Bank, Washington, DC
  • Zev Thompson, Graduate student, McGill University
  • Berhanu Woldemichael, Director, Food Security Coordination Directorate, Disaster Risk Management and Food Security Sector, Ministry of Agriculture, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia