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Date:

July 6, 2000

Subject:

CONGRESSIONAL HUNGER CENTER BIOTECH BRIEFING

 

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Friends,

The transcript of this debate, involving Martina McGloughlin, Vandana
Shiva, Mae-Wan Ho, myself and others is now available at:

http://www.agbioworld.org/articles/chcbriefing.html
<http://www.agbioworld.org/articles/chcbriefing.html>

CSP
_________

CONGRESSIONAL HUNGER CENTER BIOTECH BRIEFING

Date: Thursday, June 29, 2000
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Place: The Gold Room, 2168 Rayburn House Office Building, Capitol Hill

Participants (in alphabetical order)

Rev. David Beckmann, President, Bread for the World, Congressional Hunger
Center Board Member
Mr. Arthur Getz, Specialist, World Resources Institute
Dr. Michael Hansen, Research Associate, Consumers Union Policy Institute
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho, Reader in Biology, Open University, United Kingdom
Dr. Peggy Lemaux, Professor, University of California at Berkeley
Dr. Martina McGloughlin, Professor, University of California at Davis
Dr. Per Pinstrup-Andersen, Director, International Food Policy Research
Institute
Mr. Michael Pollan, Contributing Writer, New York Times
Dr. C.S. Prakash, Professor, Tuskegee University
Dr. Vandana Shiva, Director, Foundation for Science, Tech, and Natural
Resources
Mr. Robert Woods, President, Zeneca Ag Products, Inc.

Program:

08:00 - 09:00: VIP & Participant Breakfast/Gathering
09:00 - 09:30: Introduction: Rev. David Beckmann, Moderator
Opening Remarks: Rep. Tony Hall
Sen. Richard Lugar
Rep. Dennis Kucinich
Rep. Robert Ehrlich
09:30 - 10:30: Presenters (Each presenter will speak for 10-15
minutes tops)
Dr. Martina McGloughlin
Dr. Vandana Shiva
Dr. C.S. Prakash
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho

10:30 - 11:45: Questions and Answers Session (Challengers will lead
the session,
followed by congressional staffers and the audience.
Challengers
may speak for up to 3-4 minutes)

Mr. Robert Woods
Dr. Michael Hansen
Dr. Per Pinstrup-Andersen
Dr. Arthur Getz
Dr. Peggy Lemaux
Mr. Michael Pollan

11:45 - 12:00: Concluding Remarks
Rev. David Beckmann