Forum 2019

10th INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON FOOD AND NUTRITION
Fostering Business and Innovation while preserving Mother Earth

The Mall, Milan

December 03, 2019

Moderator
Vanessa Hauc
Emmy Award-winning Journalist and Senior Correspondent for Noticias Telemundo

PLENARY SESSION

#ACTIONFORCHANGE: LEARNING FROM NATURE

Opening Remarks

9:00 - 9:15

Learning from Nature for a long-lasting Living of Humanity

Stefano Mancuso
Professor, Agricultural Science and Technology, University of Florence

#ACTIONFORCHANGE: SHARING A COMMITMENT FOR A RESILIENT FUTURE

9:15 - 9:20

Envisioning Food Systems towards 2050

Mario Monti
Senator for Life of the Italian Republic; President, Bocconi University

9:20 - 9:30

Tackling Global Food Challenges: a shared Commitment for a more Sustainable Future

Ertharin Cousin
Distinguished Fellow, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Visiting Scholar, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University

#ACTIONFORCHANGE: FOSTERING WELL-BEING OF PEOPLE AND PLANET

09:30 - 10:05

Spurring Action on human-centered Sustainability

Roundtable

Donatella Bianchi
President, WWF Italy
Hilal Elver
Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food, United Nations Human Rights Council
Jessica Christine Fanzo
Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Global Food & Agricultural Policy and Ethics, Johns Hopkins University
Lauren Landis
Director of Nutrition, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

#ACTIONFORCHANGE: ENABLING THE TRANSFORMATION OF THE FOOD SECTOR

10:05 - 10:15

Growing Better: Ten Critical Transitions to Transform Food and Land Use

Jeremy Oppenheim
Founder and Managing Partner, SYSTEMIQ

10:15 - 10:25

Fixing the Business of Food – The Food Industry and the SDG Challenge

Angelo Riccaboni
Member of the SDSN Leadership Council; Chair of the Santa Chiara Lab, University of Siena

10:25 - 10:50

Roundtable

Charlotte Ersbøll
Senior Advisor, United Nations Global Compact
Ben Valk
Lead Food & Agri Partnerships, Rabobank
Ido Verhagen
Lead Food & Agriculture Benchmark, World Benchmarking Alliance

10:50 - 11:10

Coffee Break and networking

#ACTIONFORCHANGE: TOWARDS INTERCONNECTED FOOD SYSTEMS

11:10 - 11:20

Digitising Agrifood – Pathways and Challenges

Andrea Renda
Senior Fellow, CEPS; Professor of Digital innovation, College of Europe, Brussels; Member of the High Level Expert Group on AI, European Commission

11:20 - 11:45

Roundtable

Ilaria Capua
Professor and Director, One Health Center of Excellence, University of Florida
Juha Heikkila
Head of Unit, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, DG CNECT A1, European Commission
Galina Peycheva-Miteva
Farmer and farm owner 


#ACTIONFORCHANGE: TOWARDS EQUITABLE FOOD SYSTEMS FOR ALL

11:45 - 12:10

Leveraging socioeconomic Development for local Communities

Carlo Petrini
Founder and President, Slow Food International

12:10 - 12:30

Preserving Mother Earth: Food Culture, Local Traditions and Biodiversity

Roundtable

Dali Nolasco Cruz
Advisory Board Member, Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM), Mexico
Mattia Prayer Galletti
Lead Technical Specialist, IFAD
Wolde Gossa Tadesse
Researcher, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

12:30 - 12:45

Engaging Communities to sustain social, ecological and livelihood Systems

Gautam N. Yadama
Dean and Professor, Boston College School of Social Work

VISION INTO ACTION
Closing Remarks

12:45 - 13:00

A Wake up Call for enabling a Global Food Transformation

Guido Barilla
Chairman, Barilla Foundation

13:00 - 14:30

Light Lunch

14:30 - 16:30

AFTERNOON – PARALLEL WORKING GROUPS

#1 - IPCC Report – Connecting Food and Climate Change

English language with simultaneous translation

Moderator: Marta Antonelli - Research Programme Manager, Barilla Foundation
Alessandro Galimberti
President, Journalists’ Guild, Region of Lombardy
Antonio Navarra
President, Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC)
John Porter
Professor Emeritus, Department of Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of Copenhagen
Donatella Spano
Professor and Scientific Coordinator of the PhD program in Agrometeorology and Ecophysiology of Agricultural and Forestry Ecosystems, University of Sassari

#2 - Food Education – Rethinking Education for sustainable development

Italian language

Moderator: Sonia Massari - Director, Gustolab International Food Systems and Sustainability; Scientific Consultant, Barilla Foundation
Andrea Alemanno
Senior Client Officer, Ipsos: Reputation, Sustainability, CSR
Mariateresa Mascellaro
Professor, Sustainability Ambassador
Daniele Messina
Head of Institutional Affairs Department, Fondazione Monte dei Paschi di Siena
Luca Tesauro
Chairman and CEO, Giffoni Innovation Hub; President, Giffoni for Kids

#3 - Digitising Agrifood – Pathways and Challenges

Moderator: Andrea Renda - Senior Fellow, CEPS; Professor of Digital innovation, College of Europe, Brussels; Member of the High Level Expert Group on AI, European Commission
Ilaria Capua
Professor and Director, One Health Center of Excellence, University of Florida
Juha Heikkila
Head of Unit, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, DG CNECT A1, European Commission
Galina Peycheva-Miteva
Farmer and farm owner 

Eugenio Sapora
Country Manager Italy, Too Good To Go

#4 - Food & Cities: the Role of Cities in achieving the SDGs

Moderator: Marco Cattaneo - Director, National Geographic Italy
Lucio Caracciolo
President, Macrogeo
Laura Cavalli
Senior Researcher and Project Manager, Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei
Gilles Martin
Adviser, Decentralized Cooperation Partnerships Division (PSPF), Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Zachary Tofias
Director, Food, Water and Waste Programme, C40 Cities

#5 - Farmers of the Future – Which Perspectives for European Agriculture?

Moderator: Andrea Sorbello - Government Relations Manager, Barilla Group
Luca Colombo
Secretary General, Italian Foundation for Research in Organic and Biodynamic Agriculture (FIRAB)
Katarzyna Dembska
Researcher, Barilla Foundation
Samuel Masse
Wine-grower; Vice-President, European Council of Young Farmers (CEJA)
Francesca Recanati
Researcher, Barilla Foundation
Matteo Vanotti
Founder, xFarm

#6 - Preserving Mother Earth: Food Culture, Local Traditions and Biodiversity

Moderator: Vanessa Hauc - Emmy Award-winning Journalist and Senior Correspondent for Noticias Telemundo
Geraldin Lengai
PhD Researcher, The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology; BCFN YES! 2018 Winner
Dali Nolasco Cruz
Advisory Board Member, Indigenous Terra Madre (ITM), Mexico
Martina Occelli
PhD Student Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa; BCFN YES! 2018 Winner
Mattia Prayer Galletti
Lead Technical Specialist, IFAD
Wolde Gossa Tadesse
Researcher, Institute of Social and Cultural Anthropology, University of Oxford

#7 - Fixing the Business of Food – The Food Industry and the SDG Challenge

Moderator: Angelo Riccaboni - Member of the SDSN Leadership Council; Chair of the Santa Chiara Lab, University of Siena
Charlotte Ersbøll
Senior Advisor, United Nations Global Compact
Jeremy Oppenheim
Founder and Managing Partner, SYSTEMIQ
Ben Valk
Lead Food & Agri Partnerships, Rabobank
Ido Verhagen
Lead Food & Agriculture Benchmark, World Benchmarking Alliance

#8 - SU-EATABLE LIFE – Driving the Transition towards Sustainable and Healthy Diets

Moderator: Gregory Eve - CEO, greenApes

14:35 - 14:45

Gabriele Riccardi
Professor, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Naples “Federico II”; Member, Board of the Barilla Foundation

14:45 - 14:55

Riccardo Valentini
Full Professor of Forest Ecology, Tuscia University; Member of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC); Coordinator, SU-EATABLE LIFE Project

14:55 - 16:30

Roundtable

Katy Boom
Director of Sustainability, University of Worcester
Simona Castaldi
Scientific Manager, SU-EATABLE LIFE Project; Associate Professor of Ecology, University of Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli”
Luca Govoni
Professor and expert on History, Culture of Gastronomy and Italian Cuisine, ALMA International Kitchen School
Aisling Hayes
Senior Project Manager, The Sustainable Restaurant Association
Paul Newnham
Director, SDG2 Advocacy Hub
Francesca Scazzina
Associate Professor of Human Nutrition at the Department of Food and Drug, University of Parma
Conor Spacey
Chef; Founder, FoodSpace
Invited speakers
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