8th McGill Conference on Global Food Insecurity and Hunger

Current and Future Challenges for Sustainable Food Security

“On October 27th and 28th, 2015, the McGill Institute for Global Food Security will host its 8th McGill Conference on global food insecurity and hunger. The Conference will open on the evening of Tuesday October 27th with a Public Lecture by a leading international dignitary, followed by a day of conference sessions, a poster competition, and a networking cocktail in the evening.”


The conference is sponsored by the Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture.


From Wikipedia : “Syngenta AG is a global Swiss agribusiness that produces agrochemicals and seeds. As a biotechnology company, it conducts genomic research. It was formed in 2000 by the merger of Novartis Agribusiness and Zeneca Agrochemicals. As of 2014 Syngenta was the world’s largest crop chemical producer, strongest in Europe.”


For a complete description of the 2015 conference, to view the programme and / or to register for the conference, go here :