Schedule and Agenda  (as of August 13, 2018) #GlobalBeef18

 Tuesday, October 9

 
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Irish Beef Sustainability Tour (tour options)

 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.  Executive Committee Dinner and Meeting (CLOSED SESSION)

 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Media Briefing (GRSB Communication team to meet with media to discuss interview schedules and other details.)
   
 Wednesday, October 10

 
 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Global Conference Convenes

   


 Ms. Nicole Johnson-Hoffman
, President of the Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef, will convene the 2018 Global Conference and share the progress of GRSB since the last Global Conference.
   Welcome to Ireland and Insights into European Agriculture and Beef Sustainability


   Keynote Address - "The Leadership Dividend in Sustainable Beef - the Compelling Case for Action"

  Justin Sherrard, Global Strategist, Animal Protein, Rabobank RaboResearch, Food & Agribusiness
 



 10:00 a.m - 10:25 a.m.

 Networking Refreshment Break

 10:25 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  General Session Continues

 

"Sustainable Beef in Action: GRSB Executive Director View"
Ruaraidh Petre, GRSB Executive Director, shares his insights as someone who has been involved in beef sustainability for several years.
 
 
"Sustainable Beef in Action: Regional Impacts & Innovations"
 Europe
 Brazil
 Canada
 United States
 Colombia
 Australia
 Argentina
 Paraguay
 New Zealand
 Southern Africa

 
"Sustainable Beef in Action: Southern Africa Cattle Breeding Technology Breakthroughs"

 
"Sustainable Beef in Action: Boldness with Biodiversity in Argentina"
 
 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

 1:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.  (Concurrent breakout sessions structured to showcase people, progress, science, impact of regional roundtables and initiatives from a   variety of countries. These offerings will repeat during Breakout Session B.)

 Breakout Session A: "Global Sustainability Impacts - A Multi-   Country Perspective"

 
 Regional Group 1: Australia, Southern Africa and   United States

 
 Regional Group 2: Argentina, Canada, New Zealand and   Paraguay

 
 Regional Group 3: Brazil, Colombia and Europe

 2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Networking Refreshment Break

 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  (Concurrent breakout sessions structured to showcase people, progress, science, impact of regional roundtables and initiatives from a   variety of countries. Reoccurring from Breakout Session A.)

 Breakout Session B: "Global Sustainability Impacts - A Multi-Country Perspective"

 
Regional Group 1: Australia, Southern Africa and United States
 
 
Regional Group 2: Argentina, Canada, New Zealand and Paraguay

 
Regional Group 3: Brazil, Colombia and Europe

 4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Networking Break

 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.  Launch of the European Roundtable for Beef Sustainability

 Cocktail reception and brief program hosted by the ERBS to celebrate the official launch of the roundtable.

 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.  Origin Green: A Taste of Sustainable Food from Ireland

 A special evening sponsored by Bord Bia. Origin Green Ireland, the world’s first national food sustainability program, is the only program of its kind operating on a national scale uniting government, the private sector and food and drink producers, through Bord Bia, The Irish Food Board. Discover the unique tastes and flavors from the Origin Green Ireland producers.

 Thursday, October 11

 
 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.  Global Conference Reconvenes

 
"Beef Producer Insights: Walk a Mile in My Sustainable Boots"
 
 
"McDonald's: Retail Sustainable Beef Leadership in Action"
 
 
"Young Agriculturalists Sound Off: Unlocking Millennial Trust and Engagement"
 
 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  Networking Refreshment Break

 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  (Concurrent breakout sessions in which conference participants may engage in deeper discussions with presenters and discussion leaders on specific areas of sustainability. These offerings will repeat during Breakout Session D.)

 Breakout Session C:

 
Panel 1: "Cow Burps, Gas & Grass"
A look at innovations impacting reductions in emissions, cultivation of carbon and improved natural resource management around the globe.
 
 
Panel 2: "Corporate Beef Sustainability in Action:  Packer and Retailer Sustainability Projects and Pilots" 

 
Panel 3: "Animal Health and Innovation in Action: How Cattle Genetics and Guts are Changing the Sustainability Game"

 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  Lunch

 1:10 p.m. - 2:40 p.m.  (Concurrent breakout sessions in which conference participants may engage in deeper discussions with presenters and discussion leaders on specific areas of sustainability. Reoccurring from Breakout Session C.)

 Breakout Session D:

 
Panel 1: "Cow Burps, Gas & Grass"
A look at innovations impacting reductions in emissions, cultivation of carbon and improved natural resource management around the globe.
 
 
Panel 2: "Corporate Beef Sustainability in Action:  Packer and Retailer Sustainability Projects and Pilots" 
 
Panel 3: "Animal Health and Innovation in Action: How Cattle Genetics and Guts are Changing the Sustainability Game"

 2:40 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Networking Refreshment Break

 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Global Conference Closing Session

 
"Communication of Global Beef Sustainability: Break on Through to the Other Side"

 
"Leather & Beef: Adding Skin to the Game"
 
 
Capstone Address
 
 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.  GRSB Board of Directors Meeting (open meeting)

 6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Global Conference Reception

 Friday, October 12

 (All Friday sessions are open to attend, but please indicate your attendance when registering for the Conference.)

 7:00 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. "A Sustainability Sunrise Session: Leather and Beef"

 Leather and beef industry stakeholders come together to discuss sustainability common ground and opportunities for collaboration.

 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. GRSB - GTPS Joint Working Group on Forests Workshop

 A panel of speakers to present the results of the Joint Working Group's webinars conducted during 2018 as well as discussing the next   steps for the Group.

 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Sustainability Communication: Storytelling & Engagement
 Workshop

 Sustainability communicators and leaders from all points of the beef supply chain, and sustainability communication specialists from notable global brands, will come together in a collaborative workshop to explore current sustainability communication trends and innovative approaches to engaging within an often misinformed social media society and vocal Netflix nation. Collaboration between those who are shaping sustainable beef communication strategies across the world are invited to attend! Topics will include communicating to different audiences, including producers, consumers, media, and more!

 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Responsible Leather Roundtable (RLRT) Session (additional cost)

  
   

Questions? Contact Mona.Wolverton@Grsbeef.org


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