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Program

09:30

Registration & Networking Coffee

10:30

Kick-off & Welcome

Thorsten Giersch, Business Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt Media Group
Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chairman of the Board, K+S Group

10:45

Opening Keynote

Dr. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

11:15

Keynote

The Future of Food and Farming: EU and the CAP
Dr. Tassos Haniotis, Director of Strategy, Simplificationand Policy Analysis, DG AGRI, European Commission,Belgium

11:45

Talk

World food production and environmental protection – a charged relationship?
Martina Fleckenstein, Policy Manager Food, WWF International

12:05

Coffee Break – Networking

12:35

Handelsblatt Correspondent on Air

Live broadcast from Wolfgang Drechsler, Africa Correspondent, Handelsblatt

12:45

Keynote

Zero Hunger – global synergies to achieve sustainable
Development Dr. Arif Husain, Chief Economist, United Nations WorldFood Programme (WFP), Italy

13:05

Statements & Power Talk

Programs and alliances for sustainable food security
Andreas Kluth, Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt Global, in conversation with
Dr. Arif Husain, Chief Economist, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), Italy
Dr. Ariane Borgstedt, Director of Global Initiatives for Green Innovation Centers, German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ)
Dr. Debisi Araba, Regional Director for Africa, International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Kenya
Prof. Dr. Harald Grethe, Agricultural Economist, Humboldt University, Berlin

13:45

Lunch: Future Food Market – Explore & Taste

14:30

Impulse Speech

“How can digitalization contribute to food security?”
Dr. Heike Baumüller, Senior Researcher Department for Economic and Technological Change in the Center for Development Research (ZEF – Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung)

15:00

Exclusive Study: Factbook World Nutrition

Facts, trends and solutions to feeding the world population
Prof. Bert Rürup, President, Handelsblatt Research Institute

15:20

Feeding the Future: The food industry of tomorrow

Start-up & Business Slam moderated by Fabio Ziemßen, Director Food Innovation, NX-FOOD (METRO AG)
Start-up Presentations:
William Luyinda, CEO, Akorion Ltd., Uganda
Thomas Heuer, CEO, desertfoods
Riazuddin Kawsar and Lionel Born, Directors, Spacenus GmbH
Gunnar Mühlstädt, CEO, MINT Engineering GmbH

16:40

Wrap-up

Poetic Recording with Dominique Macri, Slam Poet, Moderator and Psychologist

16:55

Closing Remarks

Dr. Burkhard Lohr, Chairman of the Board, K+S Group

17:00

Get-Together



Moderation Thorsten Giersch, Business Editor-in-Chief, Handelsblatt Media Group

 

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The event is held in German and English. Interpreters are available.