Draft Program Agenda

Day One: April 18, 2018

Breakfast and Registration


Opening Remarks

Managing Director
Solidaridad North America

Supply Chains - Why They Matter (Key Concepts)

Professor, Robinson Chair
Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley

Discussion


Break


Economic Innovation through Value Addition

Advisory Board Member
College of Natural Resources, UC Berkeley

Buyer
Costco Wholesale

Discussion


Future of Canadian Agrifood Industry: Lunch session

Dean, College of Business and Economics
University of Guelph

Transition of Agriculture in Developing Countries

Professor
Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics, Michigan State University

Discussion


Break


Social Innovation in Supply Chains - Challenges and Solutions


Discussion


Summary of Day 1 (TBD)


Beyond Certification to Sector-wide Transformation: Networking followed by Dinner and Presentation

Executive Director
Solidaridad Network

Day Two: April 19, 2018

Breakfast


Opening Remarks for Day 2

Managing Director
Solidaridad North America

Technological Innovation in Agrifood Supply Chains in US, Europe and Emerging Markets

Koller Professor and Director
University of Minnesota Food Industry Center

President
J. Lugg & Associates

Discussion


Break


Environmental Innovation – Protecting our natural resources

Chief Sustainability Officer
Netafim

President
Woolf Farming & Processing

Discussion


Group Case – Explanation of the case


Lunch - Group case - Discussion


Group Case Presentations


Break


Future of Bioeconomy/Technology


Agrifood and Sustainability - Taking the Long-term View


Discussion


Feedback and Wrap-up


Updated on 12/6/2017