Conference "Perspectives for FOOD 2030", 17-18 April 2007,
On 17-18 April 2007 the Directorate-General
for Research of the European Commission organises a major
Conference on the future research and competitiveness aspects
of the European food industry, in Brussels (Charlemagne building),
What will the consumer want on his plate?
How will the supermarket of the future look?
Which technologies will emerge?
These important questions will be addressed during the Conference which aims at debating policy and industry development and anticipating research needs.
The Conference will be divided into four main sessions: Trends and Outlook in World Economics, Culture and Food; Drivers of Food demand and of the Market Today and Tomorrow; New Technologies for Food Production; Future Perceptions of Food.
Commissioner Potocnik for Science and Research and Commissioner Fischer-Boel for Agriculture and Rural Development will participate in the debate.
The conference will bring together major European and worldwide actors from the fields of food technology, retail, consumer science/behaviour, economy, etc. to gather visions of the future.
For more information
please go on the Conference website : http://ec.europa.eu/research/conferences/2007/food2030/index_en.htm