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Tuesday, October 16 • 8:30am - 3:00pm
Iowa Hunger Summit

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The Iowa Hunger Summit
 seeks to gather leaders from across Iowa representing community organizations, business and industry, state and local government, social agencies, churches and religious communities, schools and universities, and other individuals and groups that lead or participate in projects to confront hunger. Join us at the 2012 Iowa Hunger Summit as we:

- Celebrate the many outstanding efforts of Iowans toward ensuring adequate food for all;
- Encourage Iowans to continue and expand these efforts; and
- Increase statewide awareness of hunger, poverty, and related issues.

The 2012 Hunger Summit features a full day of events:
8:00 a.m.
Registration Opens
8:30 a.m.
Coffee & Networking: Open to all Iowa Hunger Summit Participants
9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks: Ambassador Kenneth Quinn - President, World Food Prize Foundation
9:15 a.m.
Partnerships for Healthy Ecosystems: Organized by the Heartland Global Health Consortium
10:00 a.m.
Keynote: Senior Hunger in America – An Analysis & Call to Action:
JoAnn Jenkins - President, AARP Foundation
10:50 a.m.
Open Data Showcase: Organized by USAID
12 p.m.
The Hunger Luncheon & Keynote: The Faces of Hunger:
Howard G. Buffett - President, Howard G. Buffett Foundation
1:30 p.m.
The State of Hunger Fighting Coalitions in Iowa:
Featuring representatives from Iowa organizations
2:15 p.m.
Hunger Fighting Coalitions Across America:
Featuring representatives from out-of-state organizations
3:00 p.m. 
Hunger Summit Reception: Open to all Iowa Hunger Summit Participants

The Iowa Hunger Summit is free and open to the public. All participants must register and tickets are required for entry. Register at www.iowahungersummit.org.

Please contact Anastasia Morrissey at amorrissey@worldfoodprize.org, and Stephen Lauer at slauer@worldfoodprize.org for additional information.


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Howard G. Buffett

President, Howard G. Buffett Foundation
Howard G. Buffett grew up in Omaha, Nebraska, and has been active in business, politics, philanthropy, agriculture, conservation and photography. He currently spends the majority of his time managing the Howard G. Buffett Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation. Mr. Buffett operates a 1,240-acre (502 ha) family farm in central Illinois, manages a 400-acre (162 ha) family-owned farm in eastern Nebraska, and oversees two... Read More →
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Libby Crimmings

Regional Field Director, Midwest, The ONE Campaign
Libby is the Regional Field Director for the ONE Campaign based in Des Moines, IA. She started her work with ONE in 2007 as the Iowa ONE Vote State Director and today covers the Midwest including Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Nebraska, and South Dakota based in Des Moines, Iowa. She is a proud Des Moines native and a graduate of Iowa State University. Libby grew up always campaigning and being an active participant in Iowa... Read More →
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Jo Ann Jenkins

President, AARP Foundation
As president of the AARP Foundation, Jo Ann Jenkins provides leadership across the Foundation areas of development, litigation and programs. The AARP Foundation, AARP’s charitable arm, is dedicated to helping struggling, low-income older Americans meet their basic needs for food, shelter and medical care so they, too, can age with dignity. The AARP Foundation serves more than 5 million vulnerable seniors every year. With more than 25 years... Read More →

Tuesday October 16, 2012 8:30am - 3:00pm
Hall of Cities (3rd Floor) Downtown Des Moines Marriott