Overview

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

  • Organic Sector Development in Central and Eastern Europe
    3 pm to 3.45 pm
  • The World of Organic Agriculture
    4 pm to 4.45 pm
  • Trends in Organic Regulation
    5 pm to 5.45 pm
  • Welche Züchtungstechniken passen zum Öko-Landbau?
    5 pm to 5.45 pm

Thursday, February 13, 2014

  • SMART - Paradigmenwechsel in der Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung
    10 am to 10.45 am
  • Global market overview – Europe, North America, Japan, China
    10 am to 11.30 am
  • EU import regulation: First experience
    11 am to 11.45 am
  • Case studies on improved data collection methods in selected countries - OrganicDataNetwork session
    2 pm to 3.30 pm
  • Organic Professionals 3.0
    4 pm to 4.45 pm
  • Zukunft der privaten Bio-Standards im Kontext Nachhaltigkeit
    5 pm to 5.45 pm

Friday, February 14, 2014

  • Science day
    9 am to 5 pm
  • Mind the CAP: Policy opportunities and organic market development in Europe
    10 am to 10.45 am
  • Current perspectives on climate mitigation and adaptation of organic farming systems
    12 am to 12.45 am
  • Is organic beekeeping conventional?
    3 pm to 4.30 pm

BIOFACH 2014

Tuesday February 11, 2014

Press conference BOELW, BNN and IFOAM (in German)

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Wednesday, 12, February 2014

Organic Sector Development in Central and Eastern Europe

3 pm to 3.45 pm, Room Istanbul (NCC East)

Latest market and policy developments in the CEE countries

Presenter

  • Urs Niggli, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland

Speakers

  • Dr. Dóra Drexler, ÖMKi - Ungarisches Forschungsinstitut für biolog. Landbau, Hungary
  • Tobias Eisenring, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland
  • Natalie Prokopchuk, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland
  • Michał Rzytki, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Poland
  • Inka Sachse, EkoConnect e.V., Germany
  • Anamarija Slabe, IFOAM EU Group, Belgium
  • Jiri Urban, Bioinstitut Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • Piroska Lőrincz, S.C ECOINSPECT S.R.L ROMANIA, Romania

Links

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The World of Organic Agriculture

4 pm to 4.45 pm, Room Istanbul (NCC East)

Presenter

  • Markus Arbenz, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), Germany

Speakers

Links

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Trends in Organic Regulation:

5 pm to 5.45 pm, Room Istanbul (NCC East)

Increasing controls or reducing burden of conformity assessment?

Presenter

  • Diane Bowen, Global Organic Market Access (GOMA), IFOAM, United States

Speakers

  • Beate Huber, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland
  • Jacelyn Bowen, Quality Assurance International (QAI), United States
  • Dr. Sabine von Wirén-Lehr, European Organic Certifiers Council (EOCC), Belgium

Links

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Welche Züchtungstechniken passen zum Öko-Landbau?

5 pm to 5.45 pm, Room Shanghai (NCC East)

Der Ökolandbau verwendet Sorten aus konventioneller Züchtung, darunter auch solche, die durch teilweise umstrittene Züchtungstechniken entstanden sind. Wie sind die neuen Verfahren zu bewerten? Wo stehen wir auf dem Weg zu einer eigenständigen Öko Züchtung?

Presenter

  • Peter Röhrig (Moderator)Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft e.V. (BÖLW), Germany

Speakers

  • Georg Kaiser, BIO COMPANY GmbH, Germany
  • Dr.  Klaus-Peter Wilbois, FiBL Deutschland e.V., Germany
  • Michael Fleck, Kultursaat e.V., Germany
  • Dr.  Felix Prinz zu Löwenstein, Bund Ökologische Lebensmittelwirtschaft e.V., Germany

Links

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Thursday, February 13, 2014

SMART - Paradigmenwechsel in der Nachhaltigkeitsbewertung

10 am to 10.45 am, Room Helsinki (NCC East)

SMART ist der erste Nachhaltigkeitsbewertungsansatz der auf den FAO-SAFA-Guidelines beruht. SMART ermöglicht Unternehmen glaubwürdige, transparente und vergleichbare Nachhaltigkeitsberichterstattung.

Speaker

  • Dr. Christian Schader, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland

Links

Global market overview in Europe, North America, Japan, China

10 am to 11.30 am, Room Kiew (NCC East)

Analyses of current market developments, characteristics and trends and reflection from a global organic trader's perspective.

Presenter

  • Markus Arbenz, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)

Speakers

Links

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EU import regulation: First experience

11 am to 11.45 am, Room Kopenhagen (NCC East)

Opportunities and challenges of the new rules, implications of the expiring of import authorizations. Update on the EU/US mutual recognition agreement.

Presenter

  • Marco Schlüter, IFOAM EU Group, Belgium

Speaker

  • Joao Onofre, European Commission, Belgium
  • Arjon Kalter, Tradin Organic Agriculture BV, Netherlands
  • Michel Reynaud, Ecocert S.A., France
  • Beate Huber, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland

Links

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Case studies on improved data collection methods in selected countries - OrganicDataNetwork session

2 pm to 3.30 pm, Room Singapur (NCC East)

Currently the OrganicDataNetwork project (www.organicdatanetwork.net) is carrying out case studies at the levels of retail sales, price, trade-flows, and production. The first results of these case studies will be presented at the session "Case studies on improved data collection methods in selected countries", to take place at BIOFACH 2014.

Presenter

  • Marco Schlüter, IFOAM EU

Speakers

  • Hans-Jörg Lutzeyer, European Union: Introduction
  • Raffaele Zanoli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy: The OrganicNetwork project
  • Francesco Solfanelli, Università Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italy: Case study Italy
  • Anja Viehweger, The Organic Research Centre, UK: Case study UK,
  • Diana Schaack, Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft mbH (AMI), Germany: Case study Germany
  • Michal Lošťák, Czech University of Life Sciences Prague (CULS), Prague, Czech Republic: Case study Czech Republic
  • Dorian Flechet, Agence Bio, France: Case study France
  • Patrizia Pugliese, IAM Bari, Italy: Case study Mediterranean countries

Links

Organic Professionals 3.0

4 pm to 4.45 pm, Room Kopenhagen (NCC East)

Welche Köpfe und Herzen gestalten die Zukunft und wie gewinnen wir sie? Das diskutieren live vor Ort Absolventen des Traineeprogramms Ökologischer Landbau. Sie geben Hinweise, was die Branche tun muss, um ein spannender Arbeitgeber zu bleiben.

Presenter

  • Thomas Fisel, FiBl Projekt GmbH, Germany

Links

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Zukunft der privaten Bio-Standards im Kontext Nachhaltigkeit

5 pm to 5.45 pm, Room Kopenhagen (NCC East)

ganzheitlich nachhaltig - praktiziert und abgesichert

Presenter

  • Prof. Dr. Urs Niggli, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland

Speakers

  • Jan Plagge, Bioland e.V., Germany
  • Rudolf Vierbauch, Bio Austria, Austria
  • Urs Brändli, Bio Suisse, Switzerland

Links

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Friday, February 14, 2014

Science day

9 am to 5 pm, Room Mailand (NCC Mitte)

February 14, 2014, Science day (www.organic-research.net) will be held. The Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM (TIPI) and the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming will present their work and discuss research agendas.

Science day is organized by TIPI, TPOrganics, the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (ISOFAR), the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), the IFOAM EU Group und FiBL.

Programme

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Mind the CAP: Policy opportunities and organic market development in Europe

10 am to 10.45 am, Room Riga (NCC East)

What are the latest developments in the EU? How can EU policy instruments help to stimulate green growth? Learn about the organic market in Europe and opportunities under the new Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) and other policies for 2014-2020.

Speakers

Links

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Current perspectives on climate mitigation and adaptation of organic farming systems

12 am to 12.45 am, Room Kopenhagen (NCC East)

Speakers

  • Dr. Andreas Gattinger, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Bruno Glaser, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Germany
  • Dr. Christian Schader, FiBL

Links

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Is organic beekeeping conventional?

3 pm to 4.30 pm, Room Athen (NCC Mitte)

What is organic beekeeping? Is it just avoidance of pesticides? Or does it need to include bee needs? Is there a need or the further development of organic beekeeping standards?

Presenter

  • Dr. Salvador Garibay, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Switzerland
  • Bernadette Oehen, FiBL - Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau, Schwitzerland

Speakers

  • Markus Arbenz, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), Germany
  • Ulrich Brocker, Apicon
  • Günter Friedmann, Demeter International
  • Peter Gänz, Naturland e.V., Germany
  • Manfred Fürst, Naturland e.V., Germany
  • Urs Brändli, Bio Suisse, Switzerland
  • Hans Rosen, Bioland, Germany
  • Reiner Fischer, Bio Austria (Demeter Austria), Austria

Links

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