9:30–10:15 a.m. Opening Keynote Address with Q&A: The Future of Food
Ambassador William J. Garvelink
, U.S. Government Deputy Coordinator for Development, Feed the Future: Global Hunger & Food Security Initiative
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10:15–11:45 a.m.
Moderated Panel Discussion on Commissioned Paper: Importance of Agriculture for Addressing Malnutrition
Lawrence Haddad, Director, Institute of Development Studies
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Roger Beachy

Director, National Institute for Food & Agriculture, United States Department of Agriculture
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Shenggen Fan
, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)
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Iain MacGillivray, Principal Advisor-Agriculture, Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA)
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Meera Shekar, Lead Health & Nutrition Specialist with Human Development Network, World Bank

11:45 a.m.–12:30 p.m
Plenary Session with Q&A    Biofortification: Progress & Challenges
Howarth Bouis, Director, HarvestPlus
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p.m. Symposia Salons
See Symposia November 9 for details

4:00–6:00 p.m
. Symposia Salons
See Symposia November 9 for details


8:30–9:00 a.m Plenary Session  Report out from Tuesday’s symposia
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9:00–10:00 a.m.
Keynote Address with Q&A
Micronutrient Malnutrition on the Public Health Agenda—How Does it Rank?
Nicholas Kristof
, Columnist, New York Times
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10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Moderated Panel Discussion on Commissioned Paper: How Biofortification Fits into Malnutrition Interventions
Keith West, Jr., George G. Graham Professor of Infant & Child Nutrition, Director of the Program & Center for Human Nutrition within the Department of International Health,
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Shawn Baker
, Vice President & Regional Director for Africa, Helen Keller International (HKI)
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Mahabub Hossain
, Executive Director, Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC)
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M.G. Venkatesh Mannar
, President, Micronutrient Initiative (MI)
Ruth Oniang’o
, Editor-in-Chief, African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, & Development

West Lobby
1:00–3:00 p.m.
Symposia Salons
See Symposia November 10 for details

3:30–5:30 p.m.
Symposia Salons
See Symposia November 10 for details


9:00–9:30 a.m.
Plenary Session
Report out from Wednesday’s symposia
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9:30–10:30 a.m. Keynote Address with Q&A

Delivering Nutritious Foods in Challenging Environments
Navyn Salem
, Executive Director, Edesia Global Nutrition Solutions
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11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Moderated Panel Discussion
Summary of Symposia & Way Forward
Howarth Bouis

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Pamela Anderson
, Director General, International Potato Center (CIP)
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Arun Joshi, Senior Wheat Breeder, International Maize & Wheat Improvement Center
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Denis Kyetere, Director General, National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO)–Uganda
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Francisco Reifschneider, Advisor to the President, Embrapa