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

FRI

Oct. 27 2017

 Registration Location: Hanyuan Hotel Lobby

16:00 – 17:30

GCHERA-NJAU working meeting.

A.M

SAT.

Oct. 28 2017

2017 GCHERA World   Agriculture Prize Ceremony

09:00 – 10:05

2017 GCHERA WAP Award   Ceremony

10:05 – 10:30

Tea Break

10:30– 11:00

GCHERA WAP  Laureate Presentation

11:00-11:20

Guest Speech


11:30 – 12:30

Lunch

P.M

SAT.

Oct. 28 2017

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

13:30 – 13:50

Keynote Speaker: Zhu Jing,   Nanjing Agricultural University, China

14:00 – 14:20

Keynote Speaker: Gebisa   Ejeta, Purdue University, USA

14:30 – 15:00

Panel Discussion

15:00 – 15:30

Tea Break

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

15:30 – 15:50

Keynote Speaker: Rob Dyball,   Australian National University, Australia

16:00 – 16:20

Keynote Speaker: José   Zaglul, EARTH University, Costa Rica

16:30 – 17:00

Panel Discussion

A.M

SUN

Oct. 29 2017

9th GCHERA World Conference continued

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

08:30 – 08:50

Keynote Speaker: John   Ingram, Oxford University, UK

09:00 – 09:20

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

09:30 – 10:00

Panel Discussion

10:00 – 10:30

Tea Break

Session 4: Value Creation and the Role of Universities

10:30 – 10:50

Keynote   Speaker: Dr. Tiny van Boekel, Wageningen University ,the   Netherland

11:00 – 11:20

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

11:30 – 12:00

Panel   Discussion


12:00 – 13:00

Lunch

P.M

SUN

Oct. 29 2017

Session 5: Putting the   Pieces Together

13:30 – 15:00

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

15:00 – 15:30

Tea Break

Session 6: World Cafe

15:30 – 17:20

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

17:20 – 17:30

Tea Break

17:30 – 19:00

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


12:00 – 13:00

Lunch (Host by Local Government)

P.M

SUN

Oct. 30 2017

13:00 – 17:30

Tour in Nanjing

18:00 – 20:00

Farewell dinner by NJAU


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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