A key event to discuss sustainable food.

8TH INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON FOOD AND NUTRITION

Forum 2013

The fifth edition covered the topic of natural resource management, with particular attention to water, supply chain sustainability, food waste and the value of food while looking towards the future,
to study new systems for sustainable development. 

26 November 2013

9.00 - 9.15

WELCOMING REMARKS

Ellen Gustafson
Co-Founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank; Co-Founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank, Co-founder of FEED Foundation; Founder and Executive Director, 30 Project; member of the Advisory Board, BCFN

9.15 - 9.30

THE POWER OF YOUTH FOR CHANGING OUR PLANET

Federica Marra
BCFN Yes! 2012 Winning idea

9.30 - 13.00

BCFN YES! IDEAS PRESENTATION

Carlo Alberto Pratesi
Full Professor of marketing, innovation and sustainability at Roma Tre University.
Sonia Massari
Academic and Program Director of the University of Illinois – Urbana Champaign; Food Studies programs and Executive Director of Gustolab Institute, Italy

13.00 - 14.30

SHARE YOUR LUNCH WITH…

14.30 - 15.30

YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD

Danielle Nierenberg
Advisory Member of BCFN Foundation
Jason Aramburu
Founder, re:char
Angela Morelli
Information Designer

15.30 - 16.00

Q&A

Alessandra Galloni
Italy Bureau Chief, Wall Street Journal

16.00 - 16.15

CLOSING REMARKS

Ellen Gustafson
Co-Founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank; Co-Founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank, Co-founder of FEED Foundation; Founder and Executive Director, 30 Project; member of the Advisory Board, BCFN
Luca Virginio
Deputy Chairman Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition Foundation

17.00 - 18.00

BCFN FORUM HIGHLIGHTS

Alex Thomson
Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK

27 November 2013

9.00 - 10.00

WELCOMING REMARKS

Guido Barilla
Chairman, Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition
Paola Testori-Coggi
Director General, Directorate-General Health and Consumers (SANCO), European Commission
Andrea Sironi
Rector, Bocconi University, Italy
Giorgio Squinzi
President of Confindustria
Marcela Villarreal
Director, Office for Partnerships, Advocacy and Capacity Development (OPC) at FAO, Member of the UN EXPO 2015 Steering Group and FAO Senior Official for Expo 2015

10.00 - 10.20

A YEAR OF FOOD & NUTRITION

Carlo Petrini
Founder and Chairman, Slow Food

10.20 - 11.50

WATER: THE IMPERATIVE FOR A SUSTAINABLE PLANET

Barbara Buchner
Senior Director, Climate Policy Initiative Europe; member, Advisory Board of the BCFN
Tony Allan
Professor from King’s College London and the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)
Alex Thomson
Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK
Edward Mukiibi
Project Developing Innovations in School Cultivation (DISC)
Stella Thomas
Founder and Managing Director, Global Water Fund
Karl Schebesta
Chief of the Agri-Business Development Unit, United Nation Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)
Roberto Moncalvo
President, Coldiretti

11.50 - 12.45

BCFN YOUNG EARTH SOLUTIONS: PRESENTATION OF THE WINNING IDEA AND AWARD CEREMONY

Ellen Gustafson
Co-Founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank; Co-Founder of Food Tank: the Food Think Tank, Co-founder of FEED Foundation; Founder and Executive Director, 30 Project; member of the Advisory Board, BCFN
Camillo Ricordi
Professor of Surgery, Medicine, Biomedical Engineering, Microbiology and Immunology, University of Miami; member of the Advisory Board, BCFN

12.45 - 14.00

LUNCH AND BCFN YES! POSTER SESSION

14.00 - 14.15

FOOD WASTE AND THE NEW GROWING HUNGER – AWARD CEREMONY

Bruno Serato
Chef and Founder, Caterina's Club
Maurizio Martina
Italian Minister for Agriculture, Food and Forestry with responsibility for Expo 2015.

14.15 - 15.45

OVER-CONSUMPTION OF THE ONLY PLANET WE HAVE GOT

Riccardo Valentini
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC, Nobel Prize for Peace 2007; Member of the Advisory Board, BCFN, Italy
Daniel A. Chamovitz
Director, Manna Center for Plant Biosciences, and Program in Food Safety and Security, Tel Aviv University
Carlo Fadda
Senior Scientist, Bioversity International
Mathis Wackernagel
President, Global Footprint Network; winner of Prestigious Kenneth E. Boulding Award, USA
Alex Thomson
Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK

16.00 - 17.30

THE VALUE OF FOOD FOR THE FUTURE OF OUR PLANET

Gabriele Riccardi
Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Naples “Federico II”; President, Italian Society of Diabetology - SID; member, Board of the Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition Advisory, Italy
Patrizia La Trecchia
Associate Professor, University of South Florida; Associate Researcher, FAO; HPUI, ONU
Jayanti Kirpalani
Director for Europe and Middle East, Brahma Kumaris World Spiritual University (BKWSU)
Oscar Farinetti
CEO, Eataly
Alfonso Pecoraro Scanio
Chairman, Fondazione Univerde; former Italian Minister of the Environment and Former Italian Minister of Agriculture, Italy
Alex Thomson
Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK

17.30 - 18.00

CLOSING REMARKS

Timothy Lang
Professor of Food Policy, Centre for Food Policy, City University, London, UK
Riccardo Valentini
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC, Nobel Prize for Peace 2007; Member of the Advisory Board, BCFN, Italy
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