Breakout Session Tracks

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Track 1: Reducing Systemic Risks


Track 2: Improving Health, Nutrition and Access to Clean Water

Track 3: Increasing Inclusion in Commercial Markets

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Monday, October 14, 2019

8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks & Introduction

Speakers: Mme. Aminata Mbengue Ndiaye, Ministre de l’Elevage et des Productions Animales

Location: Plenary

9:00 AM

Keynote - Applying a Systems Approach to Agricultural Development

Systems Thinker, Larry Cooley (MSI), will highlight lessons learned from successful scaling pro-poor agricultural solutions, drawing on case studies and his upcoming publication on strategies for creatively combining commercial incentives and government action, and for using bottom up approaches to catalyze systemic change.

Location: Plenary

10:00 AM

Coffee Break & Networking

10:15 AM

Breakout  Session 1.1

Speakers: TBD

Location: Plenary

Breakout  Session 2.1

Speakers: TBD

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 3.1

Speakers:  TBA

Location: TBD

11:45 AM

Lunch & Networking 

1:00 PM

Breakout  Session 1.2

Speakers: TBA

Location: Plenary

Breakout  Session 2.2

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 3.2

Speakers:TBA

Location: TBD

2:30 PM

Coffee Break & Networking

2:45 PM

Breakout  Session 1.3

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Sessions 2.2

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 3.3

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

4:15 PM

Coffee Break & Networking

4:30 PM

Speed Networking

Participants will be divided according to technical backgrounds, including Nutrition, Water, Health, Agriculture, Enterprise and Finance; allowing a chance to meet and ask questions across traditional technical silos.

Location: Plenary

5:30 PM

Day 1 Wrap-Up

Speaker: Melissa Matlock (Connexus Corporation)
Location: Plenary

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

Speaker: Laura Smith  (Connexus Corporation)

Location: Plenary

9:00 AM

Public, Private and Civil Society Roles in Improving Food Security

Presenter: Papa Sene, Senegalese Agricultural Specialist, with representatives from Government, Private Agribusiness and Non-Profit Organizations

Location: Plenary

10:00 AM

Coffee Break & Networking

10:15 AM

Breakout  Session 1.4

Speakers: TBA

Location: Plenary

Breakout  Session 2.4

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 3.4

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

11:45 AM

Lunch & Networking

1:00 PM

Breakout  Session 1.5

Speaker:TBA

Location: Plenary

Breakout  Session 2.5

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 3.5

Speakers:TBA

Location: TBD

2:30 PM

Coffee Break & Networking

2:45 PM

Breakout  Session 1.6

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 2.6

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

Breakout  Session 3.6

Speakers: TBA

Location: TBD

4:15 PM

Coffee Break & Networking

4:30 PM

Plenary Panel: TBD by CRS

Facilitator: Catholic Relief Services

Panelists: TBA

Location: Plenary

5:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Speaker: Todd Crosby  (Connexus)

Location: Plenary

This conference is organized by Connexus Corporation