Plenary Sessions


Stage and Scope • Friday

Room 205

08:00   Welcome and conference overview

Sanford Eigenbrode, REACCH Project Director, University of Idaho PowerPoint
Phil Mulder, President, Entomological Society of America PowerPoint

Room 205

08:15   Opening keynote address

How to transition cereal systems from problem to solution to the climate change challenge PowerPoint Video

Hans Herren, President, Millennium Institute

Room 205

08:45   Opening keynote address

Transitions and transformations: Climate extremes, hotspots and adaptation in semiarid regions PowerPoint Video

Roger Pulwarty, Director, National Integrated Drought Information System, NOAA

Room 205

09:15   Cereal system conditions, global challenges and opportunities for adaptation

Moderator: Sanford Eigenbrode, REACCH Project Director, University of Idaho
Rapporteur: Bob Mahler, Professor, University of Idaho

Adapting to increasing climatic risks in south Asian agriculture: opportunities and constraints PowerPoint Video

Pramod Aggarwal, Regional Program Leader, CCAFS, New Delhi

New findings for climate change and food security in China PowerPoint Video

Xue Han, Research Assistant, IEDA, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences

Climate change and cereal cropping systems of South America: The sensitivity and adaptation of cereals in the sub-continent PowerPoint Video

Daniel Calderini, Professor, Austral University, Chile

10:30   BREAK

Room 205

11:00   Cereal system conditions, global challenges and opportunities for adaptation (continued)

Adapting cereal cropping systems to a changing climate in Australia PowerPoint Video

Garry O’Leary, Senior Research Scientist, Department of Environment and Primary Industries

Global challenges and opportunities for adaptation of cereal systems in sub-Saharan Africa PowerPoint Video

Peter Craufurd, Strategic Research Team Leader and Senior Scientist, CIMMYT, France

Cereal production systems in North America: Challenges for effective adaptation PowerPoint Video

Jerry Hatfield, Laboratory Director, USDA-ARS, Ames, Iowa

Room 205

12:00   How it all fits together PowerPoint

Michael Binder, Consultant, The Missional Network

Seasons Atrium

12:30   Luncheon keynote address

A sustainable approach to climate-adapted agricultural production PowerPoint Video

Ann Bartuska, USDA Deputy Undersecretary for Research, Education and Economics

Various Rooms

13:30   Concurrent Session A

Various Rooms

15:30   Concurrent Session B

Seasons Atrium

17:30   Poster Session

Seasons Atrium

18:00 - 20:00   Reception  (Heavy hors d’oeuvres)

Integration • Saturday 8:00-11:30

Room 205

08:00   Welcome and housekeeping issues

Room 205

08:10 - 09:40   Summaries of Concurrent Sessions A and B

Moderator: Chad Kruger, Director CSANR and NWREC, Washington State University
Rapporteurs
See Concurrent Sessions page for Notes.

Various Rooms

10:00   Concurrent Session C

Action Planning • Saturday 11:30-17:30

Seasons Atrium

11:30   Luncheon Keynote Address

An 80/20 approach to climate change adaptation in cereal systems PowerPoint Video

David Lobell, Associate Professor, Stanford University

Room 205

12:30   Summaries of Concurrent Session C

Moderator: John Antle, Professor, Oregon State University
Rapporteurs
See Concurrent Sessions page for Notes.

13:00   Plenary Session: Synthesis and action to move beyond the conference ("The Solutions Room")

Facilitator: Michael Binder, Consultant, The Missional Network

14:30   Break

15:00   Action step themed breakout working groups

Facilitator: Michael Binder, Consultant, The Missional Network

Incorporating breeding and genetics as part of enhancing, harmonizing and applying models PowerPoint

Facilitator: Jim Anderson

Strengthening and contributing to existing U.S. and international partnerships and initiatives PowerPoint

Facilitator: Sanford Eigenbrode, Distinguished Professor, University of Idaho

Coordinating data and data availability to support modeling and comparative research PowerPoint

Facilitator: Paul Gessler

Communicating with and informing farmers and food system stakeholders PowerPoint

Facilitator: Vicki Mccrackan

Considering pests, weeds and diseases and other constraints and management to improve modeling PowerPoint

Facilitator: Claudio Stocle

Plenary Session: Closing Remarks • Saturday

Room 205

16:15   Working groups highlight reports

Facilitator: Michael Binder, Consultant, The Missional Network

Room 205

17:00   Closing Remarks  

Sanford Eigenbrode, REACCH Project Director, University of Idaho