It is with great pleasure we invite you to join us at the 8th McGill Conference on Global Food Security on October 27th and 28th, 2015 and to be an active voice in the discussions regarding one of the world’s most pressing humanitarian and environmental challenges: improving access to nutritious food for a growing global population. This year's theme, Current and Future Challenges for Sustainable Food Security, will look at the challenges faced by industrialized and developing countries. A student-run session will present the student view, and a special panel will discuss who will be farming in the future and how.
The Conference will open on the evening of Tuesday October 27th with a Public Lecture by Kanayo F. Nwanze, President, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) on Current and Future Challenges for Sustainable Food Security , followed on October 28th by a day of Conference Sessions, a poster competition, and a networking cocktail in the evening.
Conference Keynote Address by David Bergvinson, ICRISAT, on Digital Agriculture.
See full Program online.
Online registration is now closed. Registration in person on site.
Public Lecture: $10.00
Conference: $260; $60 for students (proof of student status will be required). Registration fee includes conference sessions, lunch, breaks and networking cocktail.
Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to listen to and meet speakers from international agencies, developing countries, national, regional, and international research organizations, finance institutions and farm organizations.
THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY:
Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture | Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture | Faculty of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Macdonald Campus | McGill Institute for Global Food Security