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06: Food Security and Distributive Justice

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Working Group
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In many regions around the world, people are under constant threat of starvation. Growing populations demand flexible food production systems that are compatible with environmental protection goals. In developed countries, ethically responsible food production and supply is an issue close to the heart of politicians as well as citizens. Distinguished experts from the fields of agropolitics, food production, food safety, global food supply and business will cover the entire complexity of global food production and distribution systems.

Speakers

Head, Food and Environmental Protection Section, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna
President, BfR - German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin
Managing Director, Fairtrade Austria, Vienna
Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Production and Health Division, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome
President, Veterinarians without Borders Austria; Head, Working Group "Global Food Safety", Institute of Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna
Managing Director, AGES - Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, Vienna Chair
Staff Member, Public Relations, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna Coordination

David H. BYRON

Head, Food and Environmental Protection Section, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna

1975-1977 Peace Corps Volunteer, Republic of Benin, West Africa
1978-1980 Meat Grader/Inspector, United States Department of Agriculture, Sioux City, Iowa
1980-1987 Supervisor, Label Review and Approval Section, Standards and Labelling Division, United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC
1987-2003 Secretariat of the Joint FAO/WHO Codex Alimentarius Commission, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
since 2003 Manager of the Food and Environmental Protection Subprogramme, Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture, Department of Nuclear Sciences and Applications, International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna

DDr. Andreas HENSEL

President, BfR - German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment, Berlin

1979-1988 tertiary qualification and specialised studies (title Dr. med. vet), University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover
1991-1997 PhD, University of Utrecht
1990-1997 Senior scientist and full professor for Animal Hygiene and Federal Animal Pest Control, University of Vienna
1997 University lecturer for Microbiology and qualification as veterinary specialist ("Fachtierarzt") in Microbiology, Animal Hygiene, Clinical Laboratory Medicine, Epidemiology and Food Hygiene (habilitation)
1997-2003 Director and Chair at the Institute for Animal Hygiene and Veterinary Public Health, University of Leipzig
since 2003 President, BfR

Mag. Hartwig KIRNER

Managing Director, Fairtrade Austria, Vienna

 - Studium Betriebswirtschaft, Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien
 - Sales Marketing Manager, Procter & Gamble
 - Business Development Manager Retail, Coca-Cola
 - Business Unit Manager, Gillette
 - Leitung Produktmanagement, Hewlett Packard
 - Geschäftsführer, FAIRTRADE Österreich

Dr. Juan LUBROTH

Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Production and Health Division, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department, FAO - Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome

1979 Bachelor of Arts - Biology, Whitman College, Walla Walla, WA, USA
1980,1983 Wildlife Biologist, Group Leader, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia, USA; Haiti, West Indies
1982 Master of Science - Medical Microbiology Graduate School, College of Veterinary Medicine, The University of Georgia
1985 Doctor of Veterinary Medicine College of Veterinary Medicine - The University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA
1985 Wildlife Veterinarian, Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia USA
1985-1990 Veterinary Medical Officer, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, International Services; Co-Assistant Director for Technical Services, Mexico-United States Commission for the Prevention of Foot-and-Mouth Disease and Other Exotic Diseases of Animals, Mexico City and Greenport, NY, USA
1990 Board Certification - American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
1990-1992 Fellow - Yale University, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1992 Master of Philosophy, Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases Yale Arbovirus Research Unit, Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, School of Medicine, Yale University
1992-1995 Veterinary Medical Officer, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY, USA
1995 Philosophiae Doctor, Epidemiology and Public Health Yale Arbovirus Research Unit, Division of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
1995-1997 Epidemiologist - Veterinary Medical Officer, Centro Panamericano de la Fiebre Aftosa, Organización Panamericana de la Salud / World Health Organization, Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
1997-1999 Head, Diagnostic Services, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY, USA
1999-2002 Head, Reagents and Vaccines, United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plum Island Animal Disease Center, Greenport, NY, USA
2002-2009 Head, Infectious Diseases Group, Animal Health Service, Animal Production and Health Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy
since 2009 Chief Veterinary Officer, Animal Production and Health Division, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, Rome, Italy

Dr. Dagmar SCHODER

President, Veterinarians without Borders Austria; Head, Working Group "Global Food Safety", Institute of Milk Hygiene, Milk Technology and Food Science, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna

1998-2000 Research Fellow at Mediators Diagnostic Company
2000-2001 Postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Milk Hygiene, IMMF - Milk Technology and Food Science, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
since 2001 University Assistant at the IMMF, University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna
since 2002 Head of the Austrian Listeria-Monitoring-System at IMMF
since 2005 Member of the Codex Alimentarius Austriacus (sub-commission: milk and milk products)
since 2006 Project Coordinator of VSF-Austria - Veterinarians without Borders
since 2007 President of VSF-Austria
since 2007 Board-Member of VSF-Europe
since 2008 Head of the Working Group  Global Food Safety at the IMMF

Technology Forum

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25.08.2011

10:00 - 12:30Technology Brunch Hosted by Tiroler ZukunftsstiftungSocial
13:00 - 13:10Welcome statementPlenary
13:10 - 13:30Opening of the Alpbach Technology Forum 2011Plenary
13:30 - 14:15Opening SpeechesPlenary
14:15 - 15:40New Ways of InnovationPlenary
16:00 - 16:50The Cancer Genome: Challenge and PromisePlenary
16:50 - 17:45CybercrimePlenary
20:00 - 21:30The City of the Future - Demographics and SustainabilityPlenary
21:30 - 23:30Career Lounge - Evening Event with a Buffet Dinner for Students, Graduate Scientists and Young Professionals Hosted by the Organisers of the Alpbach Technology ForumSocial
21:30 - 23:30Evening Reception Hosted by Forschung AustriaSocial

26.08.2011

09:00 - 18:00Junior Alpbach - Science and Technology for Young PeopleBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 01: The Future of High-Tech Production in EuropeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 02: The Future of Urban MobilityBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 03: Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP): An Instrument for Creating InnovationBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 04: The Efficiency of RTI InvestmentsBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 05: Urban Europe, Urban Technologies - The City in the 21st CenturyBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 06: Food Security and Distributive JusticeBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 07: Research Promotion Followed by Financial Bottleneck?Breakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 08: Research in the Classroom: New Ways of Learning in Natural SciencesBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 09: Simple - Functional - Trendy? Technological Solutions for Old and YoungBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 10: IT - Challenging the Present, Defining the Future!Breakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 11: The Digital City of TomorrowBreakout
09:00 - 15:30Working Group 12: Design Thinking and Open Innovation - The Customer is KingBreakout
09:00 - 15:00Ö1 Children's University Alpbach - Science and Technology for KidsBreakout
09:45 - 15:00Special Event: New Ways of Internationalisation? European Strategies for the Globalisation of Research and InnovationBreakout
16:00 - 17:45Natural Science Education for Future GenerationsPlenary
18:15 - 19:30Frontier Technologies - A Gateway to the Future in cooperation with the European Research CouncilPlenary

27.08.2011

09:30 - 11:00International Year of ChemistryPlenary
11:20 - 12:10The Future of the InternetPlenary
12:10 - 13:05The Physics of SuperheroesPlenary
13:05 - 13:15Closing StatementPlenary
13:15 - 14:00Snack ReceptionSocial