Nutreco-owned feed large Skretting introduced Tuesday that Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz would be the keynote speaker at its AquaVision occasion June 13-15.
Stiglitz will handle the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, elevated uncooked materials prices, inflation and better rates of interest.
Skretting CEO Therese Log Bergjord instructed IntraFish that the group selected to ask Stiglitz for his international overview of the world financial system.
“In a time the place we see vital challenges from the COVID pandemic, political unrest and a challenged provide chain, it will likely be fascinating to get perception on these issues from an skilled,” Bergjord mentioned.
“I hope his contribution will go away the viewers a bit bit wiser.”
In 2001, Stiglitz was awarded the Nobel Prize in economics. As well as, he was a lead creator of the 1995 Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Local weather Change (IPCC), which shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize.
He was chief economist and senior vice-president of the World Financial institution from 1997-2000.
This yr’s occasion is the 14th version of AquaVision, and the primary in individual since 2018. The convention, which has been organized by Skretting and Nutreco since 1996, is held each two years.