Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus Conference (WEFSNE)

(16 - 17 February 2016)


Panel Discussion Sessions:

Panel I: Understanding and Managing Complex Interaction between Water-Energy-Food Security Nexus:

  • Key Note Address: Prof Dr Shahbaz Khan, UNESCO.
  • Dr. Qamar-uz-Zaman Ch, Vice President WMO.
  • Mr. Tariq Banuri, BoD SDPI.
  • Mr. Ali Tauqeer Sheikh, CEO, LEAD Pakistan.
  • Mr. Khalid Mohtadullah. Climate Change Advisor, LEAD, Pakistan.

Panel II: Challenges and Opportunities Related to Water, Energy and Agriculture Job Market:

  • Mr Zohaib Sufyan, HR Incharge, Engro Corps.
  • Mr Farrukh Rasheed, Team Lead, United Energy Pakistan Limited.
  • Mr. Khaliq ur Rehman, Marketing Manager, Fauji Fertilizer Company Limited.
  • Mr Waqas Akhtar, Recruitment & Selection Executive, DESCON.

Panel III: Challenges and Opportunities for Development of Sustainable Strategies for Water Sector:

  • Key Note Address:Dr. Steve Davies, Senior Research Fellow at IFPRI, Islamabad.
  • Syed Mehar Ali, Joint Secretary Water, MoW&P.
  • Dr Shahid Ahmad, Water Consultant IUCN, World Bank.
  • Prof Dr Shahbaz Khan, UNESCO.
  • Prof. Dr. Bakhshal Khan Lashari, USPCAS-W,MUET, Jamshoro.
  • Ms. Donnath Walton, Natural Resource Management Specialist, Asian Development Bank.

Panel IV: Challenges and Opportunities for Development of Sustainable Strategies for Energy:

  • Key Note Address: Dr. Shaukat Hameed Khan, COMSTECH.
  • Dr. Mohammad Bilal Khan, CAS-EN, NUST.
  • Engr. Munawar Iqbal, PPIB, MoW&P.
  • Mr. Amjad A. Awan, AEDB, MoW&P.
  • Mr. Zafar Mashood, BoD member OGDCL.

Panel V: Challenges and Opportunities for Development of Sustainable Strategies for Food Security:

  • Key Note Address:Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad, Ex-Chairman, Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC).
  • Prof. Dr. Rai Niaz Ahmad, Vice Chancellor,PMAS-Arid Agriculture University, Rawalpindi.
  • Dr Kausar Abdullah Malik, Dean at Former Christian University Lahore.
  • Mr. David Williams, Dept. of Agriculture, U.S. Embassy Islamabad.