The World Food Prize Foundation

Agenda | Monday, October 15

9:00  |  Morning Panels

Iowa Ballroom, 2nd Floor



      Madeline Goebel  |  Director, Iowa Hunger Summit and Community Outreach, World Food Prize Foundation


Food Recovery: How Food Waste Undermines Food Security

Watch Here    Moderator: Lea Hensel | Communications & Marketing Coordinator, Iowa Waste Reduction Center
    Aubrey Alvarez | Executive Director & Co - Founder,  Eat Greater Des Moines
    Derek Nelson | Director of Sustainability,  Kum & Go
    Denise Osterhues | Senior Director, Corporate Affairs,  The Kroger Co


The Economics of SNAP: Understanding SNAP in our Communities

Watch Here     Moderator: Michelle Book | CEO, Food Bank of Iowa
    Jeanne Blankenship | VP, Policy Initiatives and Advocacy, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics
    Regenea Hurte | Executive Director, Iowa Hunger Coalition & Iowa Food Bank Association
    Cheryl Kennedy | FNS Acting Regional Administrator, USDA


Confronting Genocide: the 1979 Iowa SHARES Campaign to aid Cambodian Refugees

Watch Here     Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn  |  President,  World Food Prize Foundation


Aegis Trust:Feeding humanity to prevent violence, insecurity and future genocides

Watch Here     Dr. James Smith  |  Founder and Chief Executive Officer,  Aegis Trust
    Beth Crookham  |  Chair, Global Implementation Board,  Aegis Champions of Humanity
    Freddy Mutanguha  |  Africa Representative,  Aegis Trust
    Nancy Reynolds  |  Board Chair,  Health Builders
    Dr. Yogesh Shah  |  Peace and Health Lead,  Aegis Champions of Humanity

 12:00  |  Iowa Hunger Luncheon

Des Moines Exhibits Hall, 3rd Floor
  Norman Borlaug Day Proclamation by Governor Reynolds
  Governor Kim Reynolds signs the official proclamation declaring October 16 as Norman E. Borlaug/World Food Prize Day in Iowa
  Presentation of Robert D. Ray Iowa SHARES Humanitarian Award
Watch Here This year's award will honor 14 individuals and organizations who, following the late Iowa Governor Robert D. Ray's inspired humanitarian leadership, made Iowa SHARES into a statewide campaign that delivered lifesaving food, medicine and volunteer doctors and nurses to the Cambodian border of Thailand, where thousands of victims of the Khmer Rouge Genocide had escaped.

For more on this year's 2018 Recipients, please click here

1:30  |  Breakout Sessions

Hall of Cities, 3rd Floor

1:30  |  Round One

Council Bluffs     Community Engagement and Collaboration:The Crisis Center Mobile Food Pantry
  The Crisis Center
Cedar Rapids     Malnutrition and Violence
  Broadlawns and Aegis Trust
Davenport     Integrating Partners through Grassroots Cooperation: Community and Private Partners Addressing Local Food Insecurity
  Jefferson County Hunger Dialogue & Pathfinders Resource Conservation Development, Inc
Dubuque     Grassroots School Based Food Assistance
  Interstate 35 School
Waterloo     Collaboration for Capacity Building in Nonprofit Intrapreneurship
  Horizons, A Family Service Alliance

2:30  |  Round Two

Council Bluffs     Identifying Iowa Funding Partners and Resources
  Iowa Council of Foundations
Cedar Rapids     Increasing Access to Fruits and Vegetables: Leveraging Partnerships to Help Seniors
  Lee County Health Department & Heritage Area Agency on Aging   
Davenport     Building Hunger Awareness through Urban Agriculture
  Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
Dubuque     Fostering Access to Local Food
  Practical Farmers of Iowa
Waterloo     Telling the Story of Hunger Through Data

3:25  |  Closing Session | 2018 ALICE Report

Iowa Ballroom, 2nd Floor
Watch Here              Deann Cook  |  Executive Director,  United Ways of Iowa

4:00  |  2018 Iowa Hunger Summit Concludes

10:00 |  Student Breakout Sessions

Hall of Cities, 3rd Floor
     International Track  |  Dubuque
10:00   The United Nations and Hunger
  Iowa United Nations Associations
11:00   Creating School Gardens to Combat Hunger
  Iowa State University - Global Resource Systems
     Local Track  | Davenport
10:00   Building Hunger Awareness through Urban Agriculture
  Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences
11:00   Focus on Food Banks
  Iowa Food Bank Association

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