Monday, 10 July 2006: 8:00 AM-10:00 AM
Convention Center, Grand Ballroom AB, Second Floor
WCSS Opening Ceremony
Sponsor:Meetings and Events
Presiding:Donald Sparks, University of Delaware
8:00 AMIntroductory Remarks
8:15 AMDon Sparks, IUSS President
8:20 AMHonorable Ruth Ann Minner, Governor of Delaware
8:30 AMStephen Nortcliff, IUSS Secretary General
8:35 AMAmbassador Kenneth Quinn, World Food Prize, and A. Colin McClung, 2006 World Food Prize Laureate
8:45 AMMichael Clegg, U. S. National Academy of Sciences
8:55 AMBruce Knight, Chief, USDA-NRCS
9:05 AMEd de Mulder, IUGS Past President
9:15 AMJeffrey Sachs, Columbia University, Presentation: Soil Science and the Challenge of Sustainable Development
10:00 AMAdjourn

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