Organic Vision 2030: Build the European organic future

MAKING EUROPE MORE ORGANIC
CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF IFOAM EU IN BRUSSELS

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

8 November
Conference venue: 
Representation of the State of Baden-Württemberg to the EU
Rue Belliard 60-62, 1040 Brussels

Summary report of the event

OPENING
9:00Opening & Presentation of the day’s programme

Happy birthday, IFOAM EU!
Video greetings

Moderator of the day

 

9:10IFOAM EU’s vision process 2013-15Christopher Stopes,
President of IFOAM EU
9:30Organic milestones and challenges for an organic 2030Urs Niggli,
Director of FIBL
9:50Organic 40 years ago, today and in the future. Experiences and vision of an organic businessmanJosef Wilhelm,
Founder & CEO of RAPUNZEL
10:15Needed: Paradigm Shifts for fair and sustainable food systemsGeoff Tansey, Writer, consultant and trustee of the Food Ethics Council
10:45Coffee break
WORKSHOPS
11:00Presentation of the workshopsModerator of the day
 

- Unique selling point: What will make organic food and farming indispensable to society in 2030?
Introductory statement: Gebhard Rossmanith, CEO of Bingenheimer Saatgut AG
Moderator: Sabine von Wirén-Lehr, EOCC

- Concentrating on the positives: Which are our particular strengths that we want to foster?
Introductory statement: Andrea Ferrante, Vice President of IFOAM EU, AIAB
Moderator: Alexandra Thöring, founder & CEO of artebio

- Staying centred: Which are the values that will navigate us through the next decades?
Introductory statement: Markus Arbenz, Executive Director of IFOAM
Moderator: Susanne Padel, The Organic Research Centre (UK)

13:00Lunch
14:00Workshops continue
 
PLENARY
15:00Reports from the workshops & discussionWorkshop leaders and plenary
16:00ConclusionsModerator of the day

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

 

Main Sponsors
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Event Sponsors
  

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