Programme

Share knowledge, innovations and experiences with organic farmers, producers, researchers, advocates and policy experts from around the world.

6 September 2021

Time

Pre-Conference

Organiser

Format

08.00 - 12.15

30 Years of PGS Development: A Root and Branch Appraisal

IFOAM - Organics International

Digital

08.00 - 19.30

Seed Ambassadors: Building an International Network to Advance Organic Seed Systems

FiBL, OSA, ITAB, INRAe

Hybrid - Field visits

08.30 - 22.30

Organic Animal Husbandry Systems – Ways to Improvement

FiBL

Hybrid

7 September 2021

Time

Pre-Conference

Organiser

Format

09.00 - 16.15

Organic Animal Husbandry Systems – Their Performance, Potential, Possibilities, and Challenges

FiBL

Hybrid

09.00 - 17.30

Seed Ambassadors: Building an International Network to Advance Organic Seed Systems

FiBL, OSA, ITAB, INRAe

Hybrid

09.00 - 17.30

Publish or Perish – Intensifying and Qualifying Scientific Publication of Organic Agriculture Research

ISOFAR

Hybrid

12.00 - 17.45

30 Years of PGS Development: A Root and Branch Appraisal

IFOAM - Organics International

Digital

14.00 - 17.30

Policy day: Policies Driving Sustainable Food Systems

IFOAM - Organics International

Digital

18:00-20:00

Opening Ceremony

8 September 2021

Time

 

9:00

Science Forum - Sessions
1 to 4

Culture & Education Forum - Session 1

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
1 & 2

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
1 & 2

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
1 to 3

Leadership Forum - Session 1 

100% online

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Science Forum - Sessions
5 to 9

Culture & Education Forum - Sessions
2 & 3

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
3 & 4

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions 3 & 4

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
4 to 6

Leadership Forum - Session 2 

100% online

12:30

Lunch Break

13:30

Plenary Session 1: The Need to Transform Agricultural and Food Systems: what organic agriculture can bring


Keynote Speakers: 

Phil Howard, Professor of Community Sustainability, USA

Ruth Richardson, Executive Director, Global Alliance for the Future of Food

Johan Rockström, Potsdam Institute for Climate Research, Sweden

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Science Forum - Sessions
10 to 14

Culture & Education Forum - Session 4

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
5 & 6

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
5 & 6

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
7 to 9

Leadership Forum - Session 3 

100% online

17:00

Coffee Break

17:30

Science Forum - Sessions
15 to 18

Culture & Education Forum - Sessions
5 & 6

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Session 7

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
7 & 8

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
10 & 11

Leadership Forum - Session 4 

100% online

9 September 2021

Time

 

9:00

Science Forum - Sessions
19 to 21

Culture & Education Forum - Session 7

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
8 & 9

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
9 & 10

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
12 to 14

Leadership Forum - Session 5 

100% online

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Science Forum - Sessions
22 to 25

Culture & Education Forum - Sessions
8 & 9

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
10 & 11

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
11 & 12

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
15 to 17

Leadership Forum - Session 6

100% online

12:30

Symposium 

13:30

Plenary Session 2: Agents of Change. Let’s accelerate transformation: Who can lead change and how? Cities, companies, social movements...


Keynote Speakers: 

Olivier Clanchin, Triballat-Noyal and the Association Bretonne des Entreprises Agroalimentaires ABEA

Katrin Kaeufer, Presencing Institute, Germany & USA

Shashi Kumar, AKSHAYAKALPA, India

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Science Forum - Sessions
26 to 29

Culture & Education Forum - Sessions
10 & 11

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
12 & 13

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
13 & 14

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
18 to 20

Leadership Forum - Session 8 

100% online

17:00

Coffee Break

17:30

Science Forum - Sessions
30 to 32

Culture & Education Forum - Session 12

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Session 14

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
15 & 16

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
21 & 22

Leadership Forum - Session 8 

100% online

10 September 2021

Time

 

9:00

-

Culture & Education Forum - Session 13

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Session 15

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
17 & 18

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
23 & 24

-

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Science Forum - sessions
33 & 34

Culture & Education Forum - Sessions
14 & 15

Farmers & Advisors Forum - Sessions
16 & 17

Supply & Value Chain Forum - Sessions
19 & 20

Stakeholder Forum  - Sessions
25 & 26

Leadership Forum - Session 9

100% online

12:30

Lunch Break

13:30

Plenary Session 3: A New Narrative and Call to Action: How should policies change? What investments are needed? What homework does the organic movement need to do? 


Keynote Speakers: 

Helmy Abouleish, SEKEM, Egypt

Aïssata Yattara, Copaden, Guinée Conakry

Sandrine Le Feur, Député et Commissaire au Développement durable et à l'Aménagement du territoire à l'Assemblée Nationale, France

15:00

Closing Ceremony