The Agenda, Speakers and Venue

FORMAL WELCOME

LATIN AMERICAN RESEARCH

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF EDINBURGH
 

A BRIEF OVERVIEW OF CURRENT CHALLENGES TO SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IN LATIN AMERICA


 

WATER SECURITY AND SANITATION


 

FOOD SECURITY AND SUSTAINABLE CONSUMPTION


 

MIGRATION AND POLITICAL STABILITY


 

Speaker: Peter Mathieson, Principal and Vice-Chancellor

of the University of Edinburgh.

Speaker: Maria Soledad Garcia Ferrari, Director of the Centre for Contemporary Latin American Studies.

Speaker: Sara Burbi, Assistant Professor at the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience of Coventry University.

 

Panellist: Esteban Castro, Emeritus Professor at the University of Newcastle, Principal Investigator at the National Research and Technical Council (CONICET), Argentina.

 

Panellist: His Excellency Ivan Romero-Martinez, Ambassador of Honduras to the United Kingdom, and Dean of the Latin American Diplomatic Corps.

 

Panellist: Sue Charlesworth, Professor in Urban Physical Geography at Coventry University in the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience.

 

Panellist: Ria Hulsman, Regional Manager Latin America & Caribbean at Wageningen University.

 

Panellist: Hamish Taylor, Strategic Advisor at Symrise, Director Shinergise Partners Ltd and co-founder of the Sustainable Vanilla Initiative (SVI).
 

Panellist: Rafael De Oliveira Silva, Chancellor’s Fellow
at the Global Academy of Agriculture and Food Security at the University of Edinburgh.

 

Panellist: Minister Leopoldo Rovayo, Deputy Head of the Ecuadorian Mission to the United Kingdom.

 

Panellist: Adela Gooch OBE, writer, strategist and coach,former foreign correspondent, reporting for

The Guardian and The Economist.

WELCOME CEREMONY

 

Time: 9:20 AM- 10:00 AM
Location: Informatics Forum G.07

PANEL SESSION I

 

Time: 10:30 AM- 12:30 PM
Location: Informatics Forum G.07

PANEL SESSION II

 

Time: 14:00 PM - 15:30 PM
Location: Business School Auditorium

PANEL SESSION III

 

Time: 16:00 PM - 17:30 PM
Location: Business School Auditorium

WINE RECEPTION

 

Time: 17:30 PM - 18:30 PM

Location: Business School Roof Terrace

COFFEE AND TEA RECEPTION

 

Time: 15:30 PM - 16:00 PM
Location: Business School Concourse

FEIJOADA LUNCH RECEPTION

 

Time: 12:30 PM - 14:00 PM
Location: Business School Concourse


Feijoada served by Tupiniquim Crepes Brasil.

(vegetarian and vegan options available)

COFFEE AND TEA RECEPTION

 

Time: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Location: Informatics Forum Atrium

REGISTRATION AND WELCOME RECEPTION

 

Time: 9:00 AM - 9:20 AM
Location: Informatics Forum Atrium

 

Argentinian pastries served by Zest Edinburgh.

Panellist: Paz Zarate, Public International Law practitioner and expert analyst in international affairs.
 

 

 

Moderator: Luis Vargas Faulbaum, PhD candidate in International Development at the University of Oxford, after working at various international organisations including ECLAC.