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Modernization, Agricultural Technology, Trade, and Population Migration: Legal and Policy Issues

A Seminar for Federal Judges and Law Professors
Federal Judges Supported by M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust
July 6-11, 2004, River Rock Lodge, Big Sky, MT

Agenda

Tuesday, July 6, 2004
2:00-5:00 pm
Registration & Refreshments

5:30-6:30 pm
Welcome
John A. Baden
FREE

6:30 pm
Cocktails

7:00 pm
Dinner - By Word of Mouth

Wednesday July 7, 2004
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Lobby

8:30-10:00 am
Session I - Stage Setting
Dr. Robert Thompson
International Policy Council on Agriculture, Food and Trade

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session II - Population and Migration: Trends and Implications
Professor James Salzman
American University Washington College of Law

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm
Session III - The World's Demographic Future and Its Impact on Migration
Dr. Daniel Chirot
University of Washington

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session IV - How Food Accidentally Got Worse
Dr. David Sands
Montana State University

4:30-6:30 pm
Free Time

7:00 pm
Cocktails

7:30 pm
Dinner - By Word of Mouth

Thursday, July 8, 2004
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Lobby

8:30-10:00 am
Session V - The Consequences of Weak Institutions in the World's Poor Countries
Dr. Daniel Chirot
University of Washington

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session VI - International Trade Law, Agriculture, and the Environment
Professor James Salzman
American University Washington College of Law

12:00-5:00 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:15 pm
Cocktails

7:00 pm
Dinner - By Word of Mouth/M.R. Hummers

Friday, July 9, 2004
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Lobby

8:30-10:00 am
Session VII - In Search of Agricultural Sustainability: Environmental Pessimists vs. Technology Optimists
Dr. Robert Thompson
International Policy Council on Agriculture, Food and Trade

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session VIII - Industrial Cycles, Competition from Developing Economies, and Consequences for America 's Foreign Policy
Dr. Daniel Chirot
University of Washington

12:00-1:00 pm
Lunch

1:00-2:30 pm
Session IX - Lessons from Wisdom, Montana
John Baden
FREE

2:30-3:00 pm
Break

3:00-4:30 pm
Session X - How Food Will Get Better
Dr. David Sands
Montana State University

4:30-6:30 pm
Free Time

7:00 pm
Cocktails

7:30 pm
Dinner - Cookout at Lodge

Saturday, July 10, 2004
7:30-8:30 am
Breakfast - Lobby

8:30-10:00 am
Session XI - Modernization and Poverty Reduction: Getting Public Policy Right
Dr. Robert Thompson
International Policy Council on Agriculture, Food and Trade

10:00-10:30 am
Break

10:30-12:00 noon
Session XII - Reflections
Hon. Douglas Ginsburg
DC Circuit Court of Appeals

12:00-5:30 pm
Free Time
(Sack Lunches Provided)

6:00-7:00 pm
Cocktails

Session XIII - Participant Evaluation
John A. Baden
FREE

7:00 pm
Dinner - M.R. Hummers

Sunday, July 11, 2004
7:00-8:30 am
Breakfast - Lobby

As Necessary
Shuttle to Airport

 


DISCUSSION LEADERS
John A. Baden, Ph.D.
Chairman
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

Mr. Pete Geddes
Program Director
FREE
945 Technology Blvd.
Suite 101F
Bozeman, MT 59718

SPEAKERS
Dr. Daniel Chirot
Director, International Studies Program
Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies
University of Washington
Box 353650
Seattle , WA 98195

The Honorable Douglas H. Ginsburg
United States Court of Appeals
DC Circuit
5128 E. Barrett Prettyman U.S. Courthouse
333 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001-2866

Professor James Salzman
American University
Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave. NW
Washington , DC 20016

Dr. David C. Sands
Montana State University
Department of Plant Sciences and Plant Pathology
204 AgBioScience Building
Bozeman, MT 59717

Dr. Robert L. Thompson
Chair, International Policy Council on Agriculture, Food and Trade
Gardner Professor of Agricultural Policy
University of Illinois
326 Mumford Hall, MC-170
1301 W. Gregory
Urbana , IL 61801