2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize

Awarding Ceremony...

The 2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize Awarding Ceremony will be held on 28 October 2017 in Nanjing Agricultural University (NAU), Nanjing, China in conjunction with the GCHERA 9th World Conference "Global Food Security and Food Safety"

 

 

 

 

 

 

Program at a Glance From:GCHERA WAP Office | Date: 2017-07-04

Program in detail

 

Programme Overview

 

Duration

October 28-30, 2017

 

October 27

Participants’ arrival and registration

 

9th      GCHERA World Conference Theme

 

Global Food Security and Food Safety: The Role of Universities

 

Conference Framework

 

This      conference will be divided into 5 sections. Simultaneous translation      (Chinese/English) will be available throughout the conference.

 

FRIDAY 27 October

Preliminary Meeting

 

16:00 -17:30

GCHERA-NJAU World Agriculture Prize Work      Meeting

 

Location:

No. 1 Meeting Room,      5th Floor, Hanyuan Hotel

 

Attendance:

GCHERA WAP      International Committee members and delegates from NJAU

 

SATURDAY 28 October

2017 GCHERA World Agriculture      Prize (WAP) Award Ceremony

 

09:00  – 10:30

Location:       Gymnasium of NJAU

 

Host:

Mr. SHI Song and      Ms. DONG Hong-mei

 

Attendance:

Guests, Participants, Students and      Faculties of NJAU

 

2017 GCHERA World Agriculture Prize (WAP) Laureate Presentation

 

10:30 – 11:20

Location:       Gymnasium of NJAU

 

Chair:

HU Feng, Vice      President of NJAU

 

Presented by:

The GCHERA WAP 2017 Laureate      

 

9th      GCHERA World Conference

 

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

 

13:30 – 15:00

Location: Jinling Hall, No.1 Meeting      Room, 3rd Floor

 

Co-Chaired by:

John      KENNELLY,      President of GCHERA, Professor of      University of Alberta, Canada

ZHANG      Weiguo,      President of Southwest University, China

 

13:3013:50

ZHU Jing, Dean, College of      Economic and Management, Nanjing Agricultural University, China, Global Food Security and Safety Challenges -- Go beyond      Productivity

 

14:0014:20

Ian MAW, Vice President, Association of      Public and Land-grant Universities(APLU), USA, The Challenge of Change: Harnessing University Discovery,      Engagement, and Learning to Achieve Food and Nutrition Security

 

14:30 15:00

Panel      Discussion

 

15:0015:30

Session      close &Tea Break

 

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

 

15:30 – 17:00

Location: Jinling Hall, No.1 Meeting      Room, 3rd Floor

Co-Chaired by:

Sanjay Kumar PATIL,      Vice Chancellor,      Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, India

ZHONG Funing,      Professor, Nanjing      Agricultural University, China

 

15:30 – 15:50

Rob DYBALL, Senior      Lecturer, Human Ecology Program, Fenner School of Environment and Society,      Australian National University, Australia,      Research led education into food systems:      examples from the Australian National University

 

16:00 – 16:20

José ZAGLUL, Founding      President, EARTH University, Costa Rica, The role of education in meeting global challenges

 

16:30 – 17:00

Panel Discussion

 

SUNDAY 29 October

9th GCHERA World Conference(Continued)

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

 

08:3010:30

 Location: Jinling Hall, No.1      Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

 

Co-Chaired by:

Philippe      CHOQUET,      President, Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle, France

BAO Yihong,      Professor, Northeast Forestry University,      China

 

08:30 – 08:50

John INGRAM, Food      Systems Programme Leader, Environmental Change Institute, Oxford      University, UK, The      Need forFood Systems Thinking

 

09:00 – 09:20

Aldo STROEBEL, Executive Director, Strategic Partnerships National      Research Foundation, South Africa

 

09:30 10:00

Panel Discussion

 

10:00 – 10:30

Session close &Tea Break

 

Session 4: Value Creation and      the Role of Universities   

 

10:30 – 12:00

Location:      Jinling Hall, No.1 Meeting Room, 3rd Floor

 

Co-Chaired by:

Jose      ZAGLUL, Founding      President, EARTH University, Costa Rica

WU      De,      Vice-President, Sichuan Agricultural University, China

 

10:30 – 10:50

Tiny VAN BOEKEL, Professor,      Department of Food Sciences and Agrotechnology, Wageningen      University and Research, the      Netherlands, Value      creation and the role of the universities: potential for global food security      and food safety

 

11:00 – 11:20

JIA Xiangping, Professor,      College of Economics and Management,Northwest      Agriculture & Forestry University, China, Can Innovations be Educated in Agricultural      Universities: Evidence from Venture Capital Backed Entrepreneurial Firms in      China

 

11:30 12:00

Panel Discussion

 

Session 5:  Putting the Pieces Together & World Café

 

14:00 – 16:00

Location: Jinling Hall, No.1 Meeting      Room, 3rd Floor

 

Co-Chaired by:

Ian      MAW,      Vice President, APLU, USA

LIU      Zhimin, Professor, Nanjing Agricultural University, China

 

14:00 – 16:00*

All speakers engage in a panel discussion on lessons      learned from Sessions 1- 4. Delegates share best practices and develop plans      for implementing change agenda at their university.

*Closing time may be adjusted based on the      actual duration of the discussions

 

16:00 – 16:30

Conference Closure & Tea Break (Location:Jinling      Hall, Meeting Room, 2nd Floor)

 

GCHERA General Assembly (Chinese delegates may      depart)     

 

16:30 – 18:00**

Location: Jinling      Hall, Meeting Room, 2nd Floor

 

Chair:

John KENNELLY, President      of GCHERA,  Professor of University of Alberta, Canada

 

Attendance:

GCHERA Delegates

 

GCHERA      General Assembly   **Closing & dinner      time may be also adjusted based on the actual duration of the General      Assembly duration.

 

Monday, OCT 30

2017 – GCHERA Conference Field Trip

 

09:00 – 12:00

All conference delegates participate in the Nanjing      Agricultural Carnival field trip

 

 

Participants are Required to Convene at 09:00 at      the Lobby of Hanyuan Hotel

(Please bring the badge alongside)

 

12:00 – 13:00

Lunch (Host By The Local Government)

 

13:00 – 17:30

Tour in Nanjing

 

18:00 – 20:00

Dinner (Location to be      confirmed)

 

 


 






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About World Agriculture Prize

WORLD AGRICULTURE PRIZE is an international award of the Global Confederation of  Higher Education Associations for the Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA,  http://www.gchera.com/). The prize aims to promote the global development of  the mission of its member institutions in education, research and innovation in  the agricultural and life sciences by recognizing the distinguished  contribution of an individual to this mission. Learn more...



 

About GCHERA

The Global Confederation of Higher Education Associations for Agricultural and Life Sciences (GCHERA) is a global network of national and regional Higher Education Associations.  GCHERA’s mission is to

  • encourage mutual understanding and global co-operation

  • provide leadership in education, research, innovation and outreach in agricultural and life sciences

  • a catalyst for the sharing and adoption of best practices

 

Contact

Nanjing Agricultural University
Weigang No. 1 Nanjing,China
Postcode:210095

 

Tel :86-25-84396461;

Fax: 86-25-84396196
E-mail : wap@njau.edu.cn