21 Century Sorghum

PROGRAMME

DAY 1:
9 April 2018

Session themes

Concurrent Technical Session A: Accelerating progress in advanced breeding for improved crop adaptation to climate risks
Concurrent Technical Session B: Improving productivity and increasing profitability to expand opportunities across global markets
Concurrent Technical Session C: Enhancing resilience in the face of biotic and abiotic challenges
Concurrent Technical Session D: Tackling key issues in food security and farming systems for improved livelihoods for the smallholder farmer
Concurrent Technical Session E: Exploring the future of the value-added: Nutrition, biofuels and feedstuffs for evolving consumer demands

Time
HALL A
HALL B
HALL C
HALL D
ROOM 8 & 9
ROOM 11
FOYER
07:00
Registration/check-in
07:30
08:00
08:30
Welcome
Keynote
Plenary 1: Setting the Stage
Welcome
Keynote
Plenary 1: Setting the Stage
Industry & cultural expo
Industry expo
Research poster exhibition
09:00
09:30
10:00
10:30
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
11:00
Plenary 2: Gebisa Ejeta (C)
Plenary 3: Alvaro Cordero (B)
Plenary 2: Gebisa Ejeta (C)
Plenary 3: Alvaro Cordero (B)
Industry & cultural expo
Industry expo
Research poster exhibition
11:30
12:00
12:30
Lunch
Open expo
Poster session
Lunch
Open expo
Poster session
13:00
13:30
14:00
Concurrent Technical Session A.1
Concurrent Technical Session C.1
Concurrent Technical Session D.1
Industry & cultural expo
Concurrent Technical Session E.1
Symposium #1
A driver for change: Sorghum's role in global markets
Industry expo
Research poster exhibition
14:30
15:00
15:30
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
BREAK
16:00
Concurrent Technical Session A.2
Concurrent Technical Session C.2
Concurrent Technical Session D.2
Industry & cultural expo
Concurrent Technical Session E.2
Symposium #1
A driver for change: Sorghum's role in global markets
Industry expo
Research poster exhibition
16:30
17:00
17:30
Open expo
Poster session
Open expo
Poster session
Open expo
Poster session
18:00
3MT Competition
18:30
19:00
Welcome reception
Open expo
Welcome reception
Open expo
Welcome reception
Open expo
19:30
20:00
20:30