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Harnessing Research and Innovation for FOOD 2030

Science Policy Dialogue, 16 October 2017, Brussels

Programme

The draft programme foresees an opening plenary followed by a panel discussion. The afternoon consists of three parallel sessions on Sustainable and Healthy nutrition; Climate & Environmental Sustainability and Circularity and Resource Efficiency. The last part of the day consists of a closing session on the future development of FOOD 2030, followed by a networking cocktail.

Participants will have also the opportunity to visit a photo exhibition "Food and the City: A citizen science study in the Heart Healthy Hoods ERC Project".

Downoad

Monday 16th October 2017 Brussels, Charlemagne Building,
Rue de la Loi 170 - Room DE GASPERI

9:00

Registration & Welcome Coffee

9:30-9:45

Opening by the European Commission

John Bell, Director for Bioeconomy, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

9:45-10:30

Plenary Farming Session

Scientific Scene Setter: main research breakthroughs and trends, possibilities and innovation
Louise Fresco, President of Wageningen University & Research

R&I in support of a modernised CAP
Tassos Haniotis, Director for Economic Analysis, Directorate-General for Agriculture

Investing in food systems & rural development to change the future of migration
Cristina Amaral, Director for FAO's Liaison Office with the European Union and the Kingdom of Belgium

10:30

Coffee break

11:00-12:30

Innovation: Fostering innovation in food and nutrition: Taking stock and looking forward

Keynote speaker: Walter Van Dyck, Professor of Technology & Innovation Management, Vlerick Business School
Showcase speaker: Professor Carmen Lamacchia, University of Foggia
Panellists: Luis Mira da Silva - Harry Barraza - Jochen Weiss

12:30-14:00

Lunch & Visit of the Exhibition 'Health and the City'

14:00-15:15

Parallel Sessions – part 1
A Science Policy Dialogue: How can R&I shape the future of FNS?

Sustainable & Healthy Nutrition
(Room De Gasperi)

Climate & Environmental Sustainability
(Room Mansholt)

Circularity & Resource Efficiency
(Room Jenkins)

Moderator:
Stephanie Bodenbach, (DG SANTE)
Speakers:
Patricia Iozzo
Iris Pigeot
Matthias Kück

Moderator:
Alberto D'Avino (DG AGRI)
Speakers:
Michaela Aschan
Jacob Van Milgen
Luis Narvarte

Moderator:
Peter Woodward
Speakers:
Toine Timmermans
Anna Ray Davies
Christoph Glasner

15:15

Coffee break

15:45-17:00

Parallel Sessions – part 2
A Science Policy Dialogue: How can R&I shape the future of FNS?

Sustainable & Healthy Nutrition
(Room De Gasperi)

Climate & Environmental Sustainability
(Room Mansholt)

Circularity & Resource Efficiency
(Room Jenkins)

Moderator:
Stephanie Bodenbach, (DG SANTE)
Speakers:
Manuel Franco
Mairead Kiely


Moderator:
Mindaugas Maciuveličius (COPA-COGECA)
Speakers:
Spyros Fountas
Robert Pederson
Olivier Desenfans

Moderator:
Peter Woodward
Speakers:
Paulus Kosters
Shane Ward
Volker Sieber

17:00-18:00

Reporting back on parallel sessions (Room DE GASPERI)
Food2030: Looking Ahead

Title (tbc)
Joachim von Braun
, ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

Food in a green light - a systems approach for sustainable food
Cathy Maguire
, European Environment Agency

Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU: Research and Innovation prioritiesw
Ivan Dimov
, Deputy Education Minister of Bulgarian Presidency

Title tbc
John Bell
, Director for Bioeconomy, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation

18:00

Networking Cocktail