Forum 2018

9th INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON FOOD AND NUTRITION
Enabling Food Systems Transformation towards the SDGs

Pirelli HangarBicocca, Milan

November 27, 2018

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

14:00 - 14:05

Welcoming remarks

Moderator: Alex Thomson - Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK

14:05 - 14:35

QUALITY JOURNALISM HIGHLIGHTING SUSTAINABLE FOOD STORIES

Moderator: Luca Di Leo - Head of Global Media Relations, BCFN Foundation

14:05 - 14:15

Keynote - Food and sustainability: the key role of media

Alessandro Galimberti
President, Journalists’ Guild, Region of Lombardy

14:15 - 14:35

Why we should care and act

George Steinmetz
Photographer, Recipient, Food Sustainability Media Award 2017
Mario Calabresi
Editor-in-Chief, La Repubblica

14:35 - 15:40

FOOD SUSTAINABILITY MEDIA AWARD

Moderator: Farhana Haque Rahman - Director General, Inter Press Service (IPS)

14:35 - 14:45

Keynote - Shedding light on food, challenges and solutions: media can lead the way

Antonio Zappulla
Chief Operating Officer, TRF Foundation

14:45 - 14:55

Keynote - Transforming the food system: be a change-maker

Luca Virginio
Vice Chairman, BCFN Foundation

15:00 - 15:40

Panel discussion - The Story Behind the Story, discovering the Food Sustainability Media Awards Winners

15:40 - 16:00

Coffee Break and Networking

16:00 - 17:40

YOUTH FOR SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS

Moderator: Alex Thomson - Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK

16:00 - 16:10

Keynote - How a Trillion Trees will Save Humankind

Felix Finkbeiner
Founder, Plant-for-the-Planet Initiative

16:10 - 16:20

Keynote - Young leaders for the achievement of the UN SDGs

Rita Kimani
UN Young Leader for the SDGs; and CEO, Farmdrive

16:20 - 17:40

Finalists' presentations - BCFNYES! 2018 Research projects

17:40 - 17:45

CLOSING REMARKS

November 28, 2018

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

09:00 - 09:40

FOOD SUSTAINABILITY: BUILDING MOMENTUM FOR A TRANSFORMATIVE APPROACH

09:00 - 09:20

Welcoming remarks and Food Sustainability Media Award Ceremony

Moderator: Alex Thomson - Anchor and Chief Correspondent, Channel 4 News, UK
Paolo Barilla
Vice-Chairman, BCFN Foundation

09:20 - 09:25

A joint roadmap to achieve the SDGs and the 2030 Agenda

Video contribution

Jeffrey Sachs
University Professor, Columbia University, USA; Director, SDSN; Special Advisor to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the SDGs

09:25 - 09:40

Keynote - Preserving the value of food in a climate changing world

Raj Patel
Research Professor, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, University of Texas, USA, Writer and Activist

09:40 - 10:30

HOW TO GENERATE FOOD SYSTEMS’ TRANSFORMATION TOWARDS THE SDGs

09:40 - 10:00

Keynote - Food Sustainability Index: Europe State of Play

Leo Abruzzese
Senior Global Director of Public Policy, The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)

10:00 - 10:10

Keynote - Food without waste

Marc Zornes
Founder, Winnow

10:10 - 10:20

Keynote - Culinary counts: growing influence and impact of chefs and other culinary professionals in food-system change

Mitchell Davis
Chief Strategy Officer, James Beard Foundation

10:20 - 10:30

Keynote - Mainstreaming the SDGs in the food system: solution and practical tools

Roberto Ridolfi
Special Adviser on Strategy and Financing Development, FAO

10:35 - 10:55

Coffee Break and Networking

10:55 - 12:00

FOOD AND CITIES: GENERATING IMPACT FROM LOCAL TO GLOBAL

10:55 - 11:05

Keynote - MUFPP: the role of cities for food systems’ transformation

Anna Scavuzzo
Vice Mayor of Milan, in charge of Food Policy

11:05 - 11:30

Panel discussion

Florence Egal
Food security and nutrition expert, sustainable diets and local food systems
Hagit Ulanovsky
Co-founder and director, Israeli Forum on Sustainable Nutrition; Strategic advisor, Tel Aviv - Yafo Urban Food Policy

11:30 - 11:45

Keynote - Fostering wellbeing of new generations: Giocampus

Federico Pizzarotti
Mayor of Parma

11:45 - 12:00

Keynote - Food & Cities: key recommendations

Marta Antonelli
Research Programme Manager BCFN Foundation

12:00 - 12:55

COOPERATION AND DEVELOPMENT AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE AND FOOD INSECURITY

Panel Discussion

Moderator: Farhana Haque Rahman - Director General, Inter Press Service (IPS)
Barbara Buchner
Executive Director, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative
Doaa Abdel-Motaal
Advisor, Guarini Institute for Public Affairs; Former Executive Director of the Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health
Martina Fleckenstein
Policy Manager, Food, WWF International

12:55 - 13:15

BCFN YES! 2018

12:55 - 13:15

BCFN YES! 2018 Award Ceremony

Danielle Nierenberg
Founder and President, Food Tank
Guido Barilla
Chairman BCFN Foundation

13:15 - 13:30

THE SDSN-BCFN ROADMAP TOWARDS THE SDGs

Guido Barilla
Chairman BCFN Foundation

13:30 - 14:45

Light Lunch and Networking - Parallel Press Conference

14:45 - 16:15

PARALLEL WORKING SESSIONS – GENERATING IMPACT: STORIES TO BE TOLD

#1 - SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEMS: A FOCUS ON GERMANY

(upon invitation)

Moderator: ZNU - Center for Sustainable Leadership at the Witten/Herdecke University, Germany -
Barbara Buchner
Executive Director, Climate Finance, Climate Policy Initiative
Frithjof Finkbeiner
Executive Director, Plant-for-the-Planet Initiative
Uwe Neumann
Executive Director, CookUOS e.V. Osnabrück University, Germany

#2 - FOOD SOLUTIONS IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Moderator: Million Belay - Founder of Alliance for Food Sovereignty in Africa (AFSA) and Researcher, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Gerry Salole
BCFN Advisor, Chief Executive of the European Foundation Centre
Michele Fenoglio
Water Revolution Inspirer, WAMI
Stella Paul
Independent correspondent Inter Press Service (IPS), Winner of IWMF Courage in Journalism
Tom Barbitta
Chief Marketing Officer, Rise Against Hunger

#3 - FOOD SUSTAINABILITY INDEX: A FOCUS ON ITALY

(upon invitation)

Moderator: Andrea Sorbello - Government Relations Manager, Barilla Group
Andrea Magarini
Milan Food Policy Coordinator
Giuseppe Ruocco
Secretary General, Italian Ministry of Health
Marta Antonelli
Research Programme Manager BCFN Foundation

#4 - FOOD AND YOUTH: SUCCESSFUL STORIES

Moderator: Danielle Nierenberg - Founder and President, Food Tank
Joana Abou Rizk
BCFN YES! Winner 2017, University of Hohenheim, Germany
Laura Garzoli
BCFN YES! Winner 2017, National Research Council - institute of Ecosystem Study (CNR-ISE)
Theresa Jeremias
BCFN YES! Winner 2017, University of Hohenheim, Germany

#5 - FOOD AND EDUCATION: TEACHING THE SDGs*

Recommended audience: school teachers and professors; policy makers; NGOs.
*in italian language

Moderator: Sonia Massari - Director, Gustolab International Food Systems and Sustainability
Anna Ruggerini
Operations Director, BCFN Foundation
Cesare Manetti
President of the Professors' Council, Biotechnology and Agri-Food Sciences Courses, Sapienza University, Italy
Ines Lazzarini
CEO Civicamente

#6 - HEALTHY DIETS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND EDUCATION IN YOUTH: CURRENT AND FUTURE RESEARCH

Moderator: Gabriele Riccardi - BCFN Advisor, Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Naples “Federico II”; President, Italian Society of Diabetology - SID; Member
Francesca Scazzina
Professor, Department of Food and Drug, University of Parma, Member of the Giocampus Scientific Commitee
Franco Sassi
Professor of International Health Policy and Economics, Imperial College London
Suzanne Kapelari
Centre for Teacher Education University of Wien

#7 - SU-EATABLE LIFE: SUSTAINABLE DIETS TO REDUCE CO2 EMISSIONS AND WATER FOOTPRINT IN EUROPE

Recommended audience: university students, professors and staff; food service operators; CSR managers; policy makers; NGOs.

Moderator: Francesco Loreto - Director of the Department of Biology, Agriculture and Food Science (CNR-DiSBA)
Gregory Eve
CEO GreenApes
Juliane Caillouette-Noble
Head of Development at Sustainable Restaurant Association
Riccardo Valentini
Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC, Nobel Prize for Peace 2007; Su-eatable life coordinator

16:15 - 16:40

CLOSING - PLENARY SESSION

Plenary

16:15 - 16:30

The new era of sustainability

Marc Buckley
Sustainable futurist and Innovator

16:30 - 16:40

Main takeaways

Riccardo Valentini
Member, Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change - IPCC, Nobel Prize for Peace 2007; Su-eatable life coordinator
Invited speakers
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