Monsanto’s Brett Begemann To Participate In Panel Discussion At The Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium 2013

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Monsanto’s Brett Begemann To Participate In Panel Discussion At The Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium 2013

Begemann joins global leaders at annual event to identify opportunities to alleviate hunger and poverty through agricultural development
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May 20, 2013 /3BL Media - 

WHAT:

Brett Begemann, president and chief commercial officer, Monsanto Company, will participate in the panel titled “A New Science of Agriculture to Advance Global Food Security,” at the Chicago Council Global Food Security Symposium 2013.

WHEN:

  • Panel: 9:15 a.m. EST on Tuesday, May 21, 2013
  • Full conference: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. EST

WHERE:       

While the event will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center in Washington, D.C., live streaming video of the event also is available at www.thechicagocouncil.org/livestream.

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WHO:            

  • Chair: Dr. Barbara Schaal, dean of the faculty of arts and sciences and Mary-Dell Chilton distinguished professor, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Brett Begemann, president and chief commercial officer, Monsanto Company
  • Dr. Cutberto (Bert) Garza, provost and dean of faculties, Boston College
  • Dr. Rob Horsch, deputy director of research and development, The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Dr. Mauricio Antonio Lopes, president, Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA)
  • Dr. Lindiwe Majele Sibanda, CEO and head of mission, Food, Agriculture and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN)
  • Dr. Ren Wang, assistant director general, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

ABOUT:        

The 2013 annual symposium will convene senior leaders from across sectors to chart a course for how science, trade and business can be mobilized to advance food and nutrition security. The event will feature the release of a new study endorsed by the Global Agricultural Development Advisory Group that defines next steps for the U.S. on global agricultural development. 

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