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Sixth McGill Conference on Global Food Security

Event

8 Oct 2013 17:00
to
9 Oct 201320:00
New Residence Hall : 3625 avenue du Parc Montreal Quebec Canada , H2X 3P8
Price: Public Lecture $10; Conference $250, students $55

McGill University is once again very pleased to deliver its conference on Global Food Security, with an exciting program and a gathering of distinguished international experts who will explore strategies and solutions against food insecurity and hunger. 

The Conference opens with a Public Lecture on Tuesday October 8 at 5pm at McGill’s Moyse Hall (Arts Building), with keynote speaker Marco Ferroni, Executive Director, Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (Switzerland).  Held at McGill’s New Residence Hall, Conference presentations and discussions on October 9 seek to address the present challenges associated with strategies against food insecurity and hunger.  Participants attending the conference, which include representatives from government, students, academics, the private sector, national and international non-governmental agencies, and civil society, will have the opportunity to be part of the unveiling of a new era in which improved nutrition status of global populations is driven by agriculture as its sole raison d’être.

The 2013 McGill Conference on Global Food Security provides a unique forum to foster a global paradigm shift towards understanding and commitment to reduce hunger and malnutrition. This is truly an exceptional opportunity to be part of a recognized and well-established international event on global food security.

We welcome you to join us at the Sixth McGill Conference on Global Food Security on October 8th and 9th, 2013 and to be an active voice in the discussion regarding one of the world’s most pressing humanitarian and environmental challenges: growing nutritious food for a growing global population. Don’t miss the opportunity to participate in this exceptional event.

Registration is now open. Seating is limited; pre-registration is required.


For more information and to register to this event please visit the conference website

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Email : globalfoodsecurity [at] mcgill [dot] ca

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