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Share Fair Opening Ceremony

 

Tuesday, 20 January 2009

FAO headquarters, Rome

Plenary Room / Building A, 3rd Floor

 

10:00 hours      Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

Ms Lorraine Williams

Assistant Director-General

Knowledge and Communication Department, FAO

 

Mr Jim Butler

Deputy Director-General, FAO

 

Mr Paul Larsen

Director of External Relations, WFP

 

Mr Emile Frison

Director General, Bioversity International

 

Ms Enrica Porcari

Chief Information Officer, CGIAR

 

Mr Kevin Cleaver

Assistant President for the Programme Management Department, IFAD

 

Mr Anton Mangstl

Director, Knowledge Exchange and Capacity Building Division, FAO

 

 

10:35      “Networks and Effective Flow of Knowledge: how knowledge sharing tools maximize success in the working environment”

Keynote speech by Mr Geoff Parcell, Knowledge Management coach for WHO, UNDP, the World Bank and the Swiss Development Agency

 

11:15                Information about the Fair

                       

Ms Roxanna Samii, IFAD on behalf of the ShareFair Steering Committee

 

11:30                Official inauguration of the activities in the Atrium

 

 

 Watch this space for coverage of the opening ceremony.

                                                                               

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