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Tuesday, October 16 • 1:30pm - 6:30pm
2nd Annual Iowa Tanzania Summit

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The event, hosted by Empower Tanzania, will bring together interested groups and individuals in sharing their work with and in Tanzania. The event will consist of a speaker panel presentation, with a networking event immediately following. There will be African music playing during the networking event for guests to enjoy. RSVP requested.

Keynote Speaker will be:
Her Excellency Mwanaidi S. Maajar - Ambassador to the United States from the United Republic of Tanzania

This year’s program includes speakers from Tanzania and Iowa, and other rural development specialists.  Like last year, it promises to be a great event for connecting and getting to know each other, and we hope for a big crowd.  Admission is free, we just need a head count in advance for room size and refreshments afterwards.



Phil Latessa - President, ETI
Ambassador Kenneth Quinn - President, World Food Prize
Speaker Introductions
Glen Rippke - Vice President, ETI
"Tanzania Today”
Her Excellency Mwanaidi S. Maajar - Ambassador to the United States from the United Republic of Tanzania
“Nutrition, Health and Education: Global Experience for Global Resource Systems Majors” 
Dr. Dorothy Masinde - Lecturer and Internship Coordinator for Africa, Global Resource Systems Major, Iowa State University

 BREAK: 2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

“Hermetic Corn Storage for Smallholders in Tanzania”
Dr. Carl Bern - Iowa State University Agricultural and Biosystem Engineer, University Professor and Registered Professional Engineer
“Tanzania – Gender Based Violence: Issue for Action”
Dr. Allan Hoffman - President, Emeritus-Santa Barbara Graduate Institute; Founder & Former Dir., Ctr. for the Prevention of Community Violence
Discussions and Announcements:  Audience Program Initiatives

Adjourn for Networking Reception

Please contact Chris Catrenich at Chris.Catrenich@dmu.edu for additional information.

Tuesday October 16, 2012 1:30pm - 6:30pm CDT
Salon D (2nd floor)