2010 Latin America Roundtable

The Role of Latin America in Feeding the World in 2050
Brasilia, Brazil
May 12-13, 2010














Agenda - Latin America 2010 - World Agricultural Forum

Schedule

May 12, 2010

8:00 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks
Rt. Hon. James B. Bolger, ONZ, Former Prime Minister, New Zealand; Chairman, World Agricultural Forum
8:30 AM Latin America's Agribusiness: The Next 40 Years

Moderator: Marcus Vinicius Pratini de Moraes, Chairman, Brazilian Beef Export Industries Association; Council of Administration, JBS
Group, Brazil

Panelists: Fernando Oris de Roa, Director General, AVEX, SA
Mayr Bonassi, Marfrig Group, Brazil

9:30 AM Interactive Discussions

11:00 AM Technology and Natural Resource Policies: Constraints to Realizing Latin America's Agriculture Potential?

Moderator: Miguel Campos; Former Secretary of Agriculture, Argentina

Panelists: Dr. Ronnie de Camino - Deputy Director, CATIE, Costa Rica
Pamela Anderson - Centro Internacional de la PAPA
Daniel Glat, Director General, International Markets, Pioneer
Rodolfo Rossi, Nidera, Argentina

12:00 PM Interactive Discussions
2:30 PM Human Capital - Investing in the Next Generation of Agriculture Leaders
Speaker: Dr. Pedro Bidegaray, EARTH, Costa Rica
3:30 PM Linking Small Producers to Markets and Creating Sustainable Supply Chains

Moderator: Dr. Gonzalo Gonzalez, Former Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Uruguay, IICA Representative, Chile

Panelists: Patricia Salles, Regional Manager Supplier Relationship, Nestle - Brazil
Roberto Kaefer, Director and President, Globoaves
Gustavo Perez-Berlanga, Executive Board Member, Restaurantes Toks
Rodrigo L. Almeida, Diretor de Assuntos Corporativos, Monsanto do Brasil Ltda
4:30 PM Interactive Discussions
5:30 PM End of Day Remarks
Giovanni Gasperoni, Executive Vice President, Novus International

May 13, 2010

8:00 AM Climate Change: Market and Investment Opportunities for the Region?

Moderator: Israel Klabin, President, Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development

Panelists: Rocco Cheirasco, Chairman and CEO, Greenoxx, Uruguay
Rodrigo Ferreira, Carbon Projects Analyst, Plantar Carbon
Hilton Silveira Pinto, Director of the Center for Climate Change on Agriculture, Unicamp, Embrapa
9:20 AM Interactive Discussions

9:40 AM Water: A Growing Constraint?

Moderator: Osler Desouzart, OD Consulting

Panelists: Dr. Clementino Coelho, Infrastructure Director, CODEVASF
Ralf Piper, Director of Quality Control, Sadia
Aly Shady, Senior Advisor, Canadian International Development Agency
10:20 AM Interactive Discussions
10:40 AM Break
11:00 AM Next Generation Bio-Fuel: Is Latin America Leading or Following?

Moderator: Roberto Rodrigues, Former Minister of Agriculture, Brazil

Panelists: Marcos Jank , President,UNICA, Brazil
Jose Graziano Da Silva, Regional Representative, FAO Regional Office for Latin America and the Caribbean  
12:20 PM Interactive Discussions

2:20 PM Latin American Strategies to Reach Markets

Moderator: Francisco Turra, Former Minister of Agriculture, Brazil, Executive President, Brazilian Chicken Producers and Exporters
Association (ABEF)

Panelists: Marcos Fava Neves, Professor of Marketing & Strategy at the Business Department of FEA/University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

4:00 PM Financing Latin America's Agribusiness - Investing in the Future: Is Latin American Agriculture an Attractive Investment?

Moderator: Jorge Cazenave , Cazenave y Asociados

Panelists: Oscar Chemerinski , IFC
Gustavo Oubinha, Head of Corporate Finance, Rabobank Brazil Noemi Perez, Executive Director, Finance Alliance for Sustainable Trade
Ejnar Knudsen, Portfolio Manager, Basic Materials and Agriculture, Passport Capital   
5:10 PM Interactive Discussions


5:30 PM Agriculture: Can Latin America Meet Global Food, Fuel and Fiber Demands to 2050?
Dr. Rubens Ricupero - Former Finance Minister, Brazil; Former Minister for the Environment and the Amazon, Brazil; Former Secretary
General, UNCTAD

6:00 PM Ministers Roundtable: Today's Realities in Latin America

Moderator: Dr. Rubens Ricupero, Former Finance Minister, Brazil; Former Minister for the Environment and the Amazon, Brazil; Former
Secretary General, UNCTAD

Panelists: Marcus Vinicius Pratini de Moraes, Chairman, Brazilian Beef Export Industries Association; Former Minister of Agriculture,
Livestock, and Food Supply, Brazil; Council of Administration, JBS Group, Brazil
Miguel Campos; Former Secretary of Agriculture, Argentina
Dr. Israel Klabin, President, Brazilian Foundation for Sustainable Development
Francisco Turra, Former Minister of Agriculture, Brazil, Executive President, Brazilian Chicken Producers and Exporters Association (ABEF)
Jorge Cazenave, Former Undersecretary of Agriculture, Argentina, Cazenave y Asociados
Gonzalo Gonzalez, Former Minister of Livestock, Agriculture and Fisheries, Uruguay, IICA Representative, Chile

7:30 PM Closing Discussions
Eduardo Alberto Duhalde, Former President, Argentina
Rt. Honorable James B. Bolger, ONZ; Chairman, World Agricultural Forum

8:00 PM Closing Remarks and Next Steps
Rt. Honorable James B. Bolger, ONZ; Chairman, World Agricultural Forum

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