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9TH GCHERA WORLD CONFERENCE Event Brief & Registration

Date: 2017-02-01 Visted:

FRI

Oct. 27 2017

Registration

16:00 – 17:30

GCHERA-NJAU working meeting.

A.M

SAT.

Oct. 28 2017

GCHERA   World Agriculture Prize Ceremony

08:30 – 09:30

2017 GCHERA   WAP Award Ceremony

09:40 – 10:10

GCHERA WAP   Laureate Presentation

10:10   – 10:20

Tea Break

9th   GCHERA World Conference Global Food Security and Food Safety:   The Role of Universities

Session 1: The   Challenge for Global Food Security and Food Safety

10:30 – 10:50

Keynote Speaker: Zhu Jing, Nanjing Agricultural   University, China

11:00 – 11:20

Keynote Speaker: Gebisa Ejeta, Purdue University, USA

11:30 – 12:00

Panel Discussion

P.M

SAT.

Oct. 28 2017

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

Session 2: The Educational Role of   Universities in Responding to the Global Challenge

13:30 – 13:50

Keynote Speaker: Rob Dyball, Australian National   University, Australia

14:00 – 14:20

Keynote Speaker: José Zaglul, EARTH University, Costa   Rica

14:30 – 15:00

Panel Discussion

15:00 – 15:30

Tea Break

Session 3: The Research   Role of Universities in Responding to the Global Challenge

15:30 – 15:50

Keynote Speaker: John Ingram, Oxford University, UK

16:00 – 16:20

Keynote Speaker: Aldo Stroebel, National Research   Foundation, South Africa

16:30 – 17:00

Panel Discussion

A.M

SUN

Oct. 29 2017

9th   GCHERA World Conference continued

Session 4:    Value Creation and the Role of Universities

08:30 – 08:50

Keynote   Speaker:

09:00 – 09:20

Keynote   Speaker: XiangpingJia, Northwest Agriculture & Forestry University, China

09:3010:00

Panel   Discussion

10:00 – 10:30

Tea Break

Session 5:    Putting the Pieces Together

10:30 – 12:00

All speakers   engage in a panel discussion on lessons learned from Sessions 1- 4

P.M

SUN

Oct. 29 2017

    

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

Session 6:    World Café

13:30 – 15:20

Delegates   share best practices and develop plans for implementing change agenda at   their university.

15:20 – 15:30

Tea Break

15:30 – 18:00

GCHERA General   Assembly

A.M

MON

Oct. 30 2017

GCHERA   Conference Field Trip

09:30 – 12:00

All conference delegates   participate in the Nanjing Agricultural Carnival field trip

P.M

SUN

Oct. 30 2017

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch (Host by Local Government)

13:00 – 17:30

Tour in Nanjing

18:00 – 20:00

Farewell dinner by NJAU


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