The World Food Prize Foundation

Agenda | Monday, October 15

7:30 a.m.

Registration Opens

  Downtown Des Moines Marriott, 2nd Floor
700 Grand Ave., Des Moines, IA 50309
            The registration desk will be located on the 2nd Flood of the Marriott Hotel

9:00 a.m.

President's Welcome

  Iowa Ballroom, 2nd Floor
  Amb. Kenneth M. Quinn  |  President,  World Food Prize Foundation


Morning Panels

  Iowa Ballroom, 2nd Floor

9:05 a.m.

Food Recovery: How Food Waste Undermines Food Security


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.

9:55 a.m.

The Economics of SNAP: Understanding SNAP in our Communities

10:45 a.m.

Confronting Genocide: Iowa SHARES & Aegis Trust

12:00 p.m. 

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
  This award is given to a hunger fighter in Iowa who has provided significant leadership in confronting hunger at home and abroad.
  Please Note: Due to the nature of the event, alternative meal options for those with specific allergy, nutritional, and dietary needs are unable to be provided. Should you choose to do so, we welcome you to bring your own food/snacks to accommodate your needs. Please contact us with any questions or concerns. 

1:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions  |  Round One

  Hall of Cities, 3rd Floor

2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.

Breakout Sessions  |  Round Two

  Hall of Cities, 3rd Floor

3:25 p.m.

Closing Session | 2018 ALICE Report

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

4:00 p.m.

2018 Iowa Hunger Summit Concludes


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