The symposium will focus on agrobiodiversity in all aspects.
The programme will include a general session with invited speakers and several sessions with submitted abstracts related to the following subjects:
• Genetics: How they shape agrobiodiversity?
• The impact of cropping systems on agrobiodiversity
• Food and feed technology, drivers of change on agrobiodiversity
• Agrobiodiversity: the challenges and opportunities for socio-economic sciences
The full programme is available here.
• 8h30 Registration and Welcome
• 9h30 Introduction, Prof. Geert Haesaert – Chairman (Ghent University)
• 9h45 Prof. Johan Six (ETH-Zürich): ‘Agrobiodiversity from a global perspective’
• 10h30 Prof. Carl Lachat (Ghent University): ‘Agrobiodiversity in diets’
• 11h00 Q&A
• 11h15 Prof. Andreas Börner (IPK-Gatersleben): ‘Genebanks, a reservoir for increasing agrobiodiversity’
• 12h00 Q&A
• 12h15 Lunch
• 13h30 Panel discussion with actors along the value chain (farming, breeding, milling, seed cleaning, food technology, food safety)
• 14h30 Oral session – Agrobiodiversity, the challenges and opportunities for socio-economic sciences
• 16h00 Coffee break
• 16h30 Oral session – The impact of cropping systems on agrobiodiversity
• 8h30 Oral session – Food and feed technology, drivers of change on agrobiodiversity
• 10h30 Coffee break
• 10h45 Oral session – The impact of cropping systems on agrobiodiversity
• 13h00 Lunch
• 14h00 Poster session
• 15h30 Visit + Conference dinner in Bruges
• 8h30 Oral session – Genetics: How they shape agrobiodiversity?
• 10h30 Coffee break + poster session
• 11h00 Oral session – The impact of cropping systems on agrobiodiversity
• 12h45 Closing session
• 13h00 Lunch