Saturday, October 11, 2008

World Food Day 2008: Choices for a Warm and Hungry Planet

You are cordially invited to

World Food Day

Choices for a Warm and Hungry Planet

Thursday, October 16, 2008
8:00am - 2:00pm

University of New Mexico

Student Union Building
in one of the ballrooms
(same level as food court)

Please join us
*to view the video teleconference with three international leaders
*hear about the links between climate change, hunger and poverty
*learn about strategies to end world hunger
*share your thoughts about how we can help
*contribute to Roadrunner Food Bank
*learn about the Millennium Development Goals
(update presented by Carlos Navarro & guest from Heifer International)

8:00 Registration-Networking
8:30 Welcome
Governors Proclamation
Hunger Fighter Recipient Awards
9:00 Panel/Press Conference
10:00 Teleconference Broadcast
11:00 Update on Millennium Development Goals
12:00 Hour Two of Teleconference Broadcast
1:00 Panel on Sustainability, Local Issues
2:00 Wrapup

Teleconferece Speakers
Ray Suarez, Host
Dr. Nancy Birdsall, Center for Global Development
Dr. Siwa Msangi, International Food Policy Research Institute
Mark Ritchie, Minnesota Secretary of State

Click here for biographies (scroll down)

1 comment:

Gary Baumgarten said...

World Hunger Year co-founder Bill Ayers will be my guest on News Talk Online on at 5 PM New York time today to talk about World Food Day.

Please go to my blog at and click on the link to the show to talk to Ayers.