Conference

Reduce Hunger: Pope Francis' Call for New Approaches

Friday, September 28, 2018 at 8:00am - Friday, September 28, 2018 at 6:00pm 10 hours

 

CAPP-USA and Fordham University
Graduate Program in
International Political Economy and Development (IPED)
jointly sponsor
A Conference and A Challenge:
"Reduce Hunger: Pope Francis' Call for New Approaches"
Friday, September 28, 2018
Fordham University, New York City

REGISTRATION OPEN - REGISTER HERE

PROGRAM/SCHEDULE

08:00 am:   Mass:  Chapel of Blessed Rupert Mayer, S.J.,
                               Lowenstein Building, 2nd Floor.
08:30 am:   Registration
09:00 am:   Introduction
09:10 am:   Pope Francis’ Perspective on Food Insecurity
                    –  Calling for New Approaches

                      - Archbishop Bernardito Auza, Apostolic Nuncio and
                        Permanent Observer of the Holy See to the United Nations
10:30 am:   Break
10:50 am:   Meeting the Global Food Security Challenges
                    of the 21st Century

                      - Prof. Christopher B. Barrett, Stephen B. and
                        Janice G. Ashley, Professor of Applied 
Economics and
                        Management, International Professor of Agriculture,
                        Cornell University

 12:20 pm:  Lunch
   1:30 pm:  Panel Discussion: New Approaches to
                    “Reduce the Number of Those 
Going Hungry."

                     • The Right to Food in the United States:
                         The Role of SNAP
 
                        Prof. Craig Gundersen, Soybean Industry Endowed
                        Professo in Agricultural Strategy,
University of Illinois

                     • Replicating Successful National Programmes
                        to Reduce Hunger  

                        Dr. Daniel Gustafson, Deputy Director-General
                        (Programmes) UN Food
and Agricultural Organization

                     • Access to GMO’s – A Moral Imperative?
                        Dr. Sarah Davidson Evanega, Director, Cornell Alliance
                        for Science, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences,
                        Cornell University

                     • New Approaches to International Food Security:
                        On-the-ground Perspectives

                        Mr. Bill O’Keefe, Vice President, Government Relations
                        and Advocacy, 
Catholic Relief Services

  3:00 pm:   Break
  3:20 pm:   Moderated Panel
  5:00 pm:   Rapporteur Report
  6:00 pm:   Gathering/Fellowship/Refreshments 

  7:00 pm:   Closing Conference Dinner (Dinner event closed-at full Capacity)
                      Dinner Speaker:
                       – His Excellency Archbishop Paul Richard Gallagher,
                           
Secretary for Relations with States; Head of
                          the Holy See’s Delegation to the Opening 
of the
                          UN General Assembly


REGISTRATION FEES: 
Fees includes entrance to the conference and all talks, an all-day
coffee/tea service, and lunch. The dinner event is in addition
Closed

  • Participant:   $325 
  • Accompanying Person:   $150 
  • Academics, Teachers, Clergy, Religious, and Employees of
    Religious/Non-Profit Organizations:   $100
  • Students:  $30
  • Dinner Event:   $190    Full - Dinner event registration closed
                           
  •   REGISTER HERE    (https://www.fordham.edu/iped/reducehunger)

For questions, please contact us at:  iped@fordham.edu

Main Location:
Fordham University Lincoln Center Campus
E. Gerald Corrigan Conference Center - 12th Floor Lounge, 113 West 60th Street, New York, NY 10023
Program Contact:
Henry M. Schwalbenberg at iped@fordham.edu

Ideal for the:

Academic College Student Educator Executive Religious/Clergy Young Adult

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