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Highlights from the 2016 Iowa Hunger Summit

Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 3rd Floor
700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA, 50309
   

8:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

  The registration desk will be located in the lobby of the Marriott Hotel for check-in
   

9:00 a.m.

President's Welcome

  Ambassador Kenneth M. Quinn - President, World Food Prize Foundation, @IAHungerSummit, @WorldFoodPrize
   

9:10 a.m.

Hy-Vee Passion with Purpose

  Mr. Randy Edeker - Chairman of the Board, CEO, President, Hy-Vee, @HyVee
   

9:25 a.m.

Hunger, Nutrition and Child Development

  Moderator:  Dr. Yogesh Shah, MD, MPH, Geriatrician, Broadlawns Medical Center, @BroadlawnsMed
  Dr. Earl Kilgore, PsyD, Broadlawns Medical Center, @BroadlawnsMed
  Ms. Jami Haberl, Executive Director, Iowa Healthiest State Initiative, @IowaHealthiest
  Ms. Mary Lawyer, Director, Community Health Improvement, Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, @WellmarkBCBS
   

10:15 a.m.

The State of Hunger in Iowa

  Moderator: Mr. Matt Russell, Resilient Agriculture Coordinator, Drake University Agricultural Law Center
  Ms. Barb Prather, Executive Director, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, @NEIFB
  Dr. Peter Fisher, Research Director, Iowa Policy Project, @IaPolicyProject
  Ms. Liesl Eathington, Director, Iowa Community Indicators Program, @ISUExtension
   

11:05 a.m.

AmeriCorps VISTA: Impacting Hunger in Iowa

  Tina Dunphy, Ohio State Director, Corporation for National and Community Service, @AmeriCorps
  Alisha Rulapaugh, Director of Community Engagement, Northeast Iowa Food Bank, @NEIFB
   

12:00 p.m. 

Iowa Hunger Luncheon

  Norman Borlaug Day Proclamation by Iowa Governor Terry E. Branstad
 

Governor Terry E. Branstad reads 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
 

This award is given to a hunger fighter in Iowa who has provided significant leadership in confronting hunger at home and abroad

  Keynote Presentation
 

Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow for Global Agriculture and Food Policy, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs, Author, The First 1,000 Days: A Critical Time for Mothers and Children – And The World, @RogerThurow

1:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions, Round One

  Food Rescue: Making Connections
       Organized by Eat Greater DSM
  Growing Lasting Solutions to Hunger
       Organized by Foods Resource Bank
  The Power of a Multi-layered Approach in Combatting Power and Hunger
       Organized by Empower Tanzania
  Hunger and Seniors
       Northeast Iowa Food Bank

2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions, Round Two

  Summer Food Service
       Organized by Food Bank of Iowa & Iowa Department of Education
  Exploring a New Mobile Food Pantry Model
          Organized by DMARC
  Iowa India Summit
       Organized by Iowa India
  Nutrition and Backpack/International Food Programs
       Organized by The Outreach Program
   

3:30 p.m.

Reception with the 2016 World Food Prize Laureates

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