Overview

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

  • The World of Organic Agriculture – Statistics and Emerging Trends
    2 pm to 2.45 pm
  • Nachhaltigkeit im Öko-Landbau
    2 pm to 2.45 pm
  • Qualität von Bioprodukten – aber wie?
    4 pm to 5.30 pm
  • Organic Sector Development in Central and Eastern Europe
    5 pm to 5.45 pm

Thursday, February 12, 2015

  • Bio 3.0 – Der Weg zu mehr Bio in Deutschland, Europa und weltweit!
    10 am to 11.30 am
  • The European market for organic food
    2 pm to 2.45 pm
  • Equivalence: Who is winning? Who is losing? How to balance the scale?
    4 pm to 4.45 pm
  • How sustainability can be measured and communicated
    4 pm to 5.30 pm
  • Strategies for market acceptance of new varieties for organic apple, grape, tomato and potato
    5 pm tot 5.45 pm

Friday, February 13, 2015

  • Science Day
    9 am to 5 pm
  • Climate Change and Organic Agriculture from the lens of smallholders and their landscapes
    10 am to 10.45 am
  • Import regime – Compliance versus Equivalence
    10 am to 11.30 am
  • Sourcing organic products from Ukraine, Moldova, and Armenia
    10 am to 12 am
  • Expedition zum Gemeinwohl
    12 am to 1.30 pm
  • Organic Beekeeping - its Standards and Regulations
    3 pm to 4.30 pm

FiBL at BIOFACH 2015

Also at BIOFACH 2018, the Organic Trade Fair in Nuremberg, Germany, FiBL will have a stand (hall 1, No 553).

BIOFACH takes place from February 14 to 16, 2018.

During the BIOFACH Congress, FiBL experts and partners will give number of presentations on their newest research results and trends in the organic sector.

Several sessions related to organic farming statistics will take place. On February 16, Science Day will be held. The Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM (TIPI) and the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming (TP Organics) will present their work and discuss their research agendas.

www.biofach.de/en

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The World of Organic Agriculture – Statistics and Emerging Trends

2 pm to 2.45 pm, Room Istanbul (NCC East)

Presenter

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

Speakers

  • Dr. Helga Willer, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Julia Lernoud, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Beate Huber, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Amarjit Sahota, Organic Monitor, United Kingdom

Links

Sustainability in organic farming

2 pm to 2.45 pm, Hall Shanghai (NCC East)

Demands and controversies, threats to development

Presenter

  • Dr. Steffi Ober, NABU Naturschutzbund, Germany

Speakers

  • Dr. Ulrich Hoffmann, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL),Switzerland
  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ernst Ulrich von Weizsäcker, Naturwissenschaftler & Politiker, Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Franz Theo Gottwald, Schweißfurth-Stiftung, Germany

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Qualität von Bioprodukten – aber wie?

4 pm to 5.30 pm, Room Istanbul (NCC East)

Bioqualität mit Zukunft: Erfolgsgeschichten von JungunternehmerInnen und ForscherInnen aus CH, D, NL

Presenter

  • Marian Blom, Bionext, The Netherlands

Speakers

  • Dr. Alexander Beck, Assoziation ökologischer Lebensmittelhersteller (AöL e.V.), Germany
  • Raphaël Rossier, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Peter Jossi, bionetz.ch, Switzerland
  • Beatrix Kühl, Teutoburger Ölmühle GmbH & Co. KG, Germany

Links

biofach.de: Session Details

Organic Sector Development in Central and Eastern Europe

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

Key issues, challenges and positive developments of 2014 and forecast trends of the next few years (Hungary, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Ukraine)

Presenter

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

Speakers

  • Dr. Dóra Drexler
  • Michał Rzytki, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Natalie Prokopchuk, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL)
  • Tobias Eisenring, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Magdalena Lacko-Bartosova, Nyitra University
  • Anamarija Slabe, Institute for Sustainable Development
  • Jiri Urban, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau
  • Iris Kazazi, Albanian Association of Marketing (AAM)

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Bio 3.0 – Der Weg zu mehr Bio in Deutschland, Europa und weltweit!

10 am to 11.30 am, Room Kiev (NCC West)

Organic 3.0 hat auf der BIOFACH 2014 mehr Fragen nach dem richtigen Weg für die Entwicklung der Bio Bewegung aufgeworfen, als Antworten gegeben. Hier sollen Wege sowie Handlungsoptionen für mehr Bio vorgestellt werden – diskutieren Sie mit Vertretern der Verbände ein gemeinsames Papier!

Speakers

  • Steffen Reese, Naturland e.V., Germany
  • Prof. Dr. Urs Niggli, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Daniel Bärtschi, Bio Suisse, Switzerland
  • Jan Plagge, Bioland e.V., Germany
  • Rudolf Vierbauch, Bio Austria, Austria

Links

biofach.de: Session details

The European market for organic food

2 pm to 2.45 pm, Room Kopenhagen (NCC East)

Speakers

  • Prof. Raffaele Zanoli, DIIGA - Università Politecnica delle Marche, Italy
  • Dr. Helga Willer, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Diana Schaack, Agrarmarkt Informations-Gesellschaft mbH (AMI), Germany
  • Dr. Susanne Padel, The Organic Research Centre, United Kingdom
  • Nathalie Rison Alabert, L'Agence BIO, France

Links

Equivalence: Who is winning? Who is losing? How to balance the scale?

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

Presenter

  • Dr. Ulrich Hoffmann, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL)

Speakers

  • João Onofre, European Commission
  • Daniel Miller, Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), Canada
  • Patrik Aebi, Bundesamt für Landwirtschaft BLW, Switzerland
  • Fernando Alonso de Oliveira, Native Organic Products
  • Bob Anderson, Organic Trade Association (OTA)

Links

biofach.de: Session details

How sustainability can be measured and communicated

4 pm to 5.30 pm, Hall St. Petersburg (NCC East)

Presentation of different approaches along the supply chain.

Moderator

  • David Gould, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM)

Referenten

  • Moritz Teriete, Sustainable Food Systems Society GmbH, Switzerland
  • Norbert Holzer, Hochland SE, Germany
  • Paul Söbbecke, Molkerei Söbbeke GmbH & Co. KG, Germany
  • Dr. Susanne Padel, The Organic Research Centre, United Kingdom
  • Karin Wegner, Bundesverband Naturkost Naturwaren, Germany
  • Dipl.-Ing. agr. Sascha Damaschun, Bodan Großhandel für Naturkost GmbH, Germany
  • Dr. Axel Kölle, Universität Witten/Herdecke, Germany

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Strategies for market acceptance of new varieties for organic apple, grape, tomato and potato

5 pm to 5.45 pm, Room Kiev (NCC West)

From obstacles to chances

Presenter

  • Ronald van Marlen, Director / Stichting Eko-keumerk

Speakers

  • Edith Lammerts van Bueren, Agro Eco Louis Bolk Instituut
  • Lucius Tamm, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Conradin Bollinger, Coop Schweiz, Switzerland
  • Peter Dijk, Agrico-Bioselect
  • Matthias Wolff, PIWI International e.V.

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Friday, February 13, 2015

Science Day

9 am to 5 pm, Room Oslo (NCC East)

This is the 3rd Science Day at BIOFACH, a joined initiative of TIPI and TP Organics. Tentative programme: In the morning, TP Organics, the European Technology Platform for Organic Food and Farming Research, presents its new Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda for the European organic sector, and offers a session on Financing business-research cooperation for innovation. In the afternoon, TIPI, the Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM, introduces the second draft of its Global Vision and Strategic Research Agenda for Organic Farming Research, representatives of selected stakeholder groups provide their views on the agenda, followed by a discussion with the participants. More information: www.organic-research.net, Contact: helga.willer(at)fibl.org.

If you wish to attend please register via the FiBL registration service.

Links

Climate Change and Organic Agriculture from the lens of smallholders and their landscapes

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

Practical cases that provides evidence on how small holders can provide environmental services while increasing resilience

Presenter

  • Juan Pablo Solis, HIVOS

Speakers

  • Adrian Müller, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland
  • Manuel Amador, CEDECO Corporación Educativa para el Desarrollo Costarricense S.C.
  • Harry Clemens, HIVOS
  • Andre Eitner, Soil & More Foundation

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Import regime – Compliance versus Equivalence

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

In this seminar the new proposed system for import of organic product in Europe and its possible impact on the international trade will be discussed. Removal of equivalency for control bodies, shift towards compliance and trade agreements will totally change the current organic import system. Stakeholders discuss the possible impacts.

Presenter

  • Beate Huber, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland

Speakers

  • n.n
  • Michel Reynaud, European Organic Certifiers Council (EOCC)
  • Christopher Atkinson, Soil Association Ltd.

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Sourcing organic products from Ukraine, Moldova, and Armenia

10 am to 12 am, Room Basel (NCC Middle)

Organic producers from Ukraine, Moldova and Armenia meet international traders during a matchmaking event at Biofach 2015 in Nuremberg, jointly organised by FiBL and UNEP.

Presenters

  • Claudia Assmann, United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)  
  • Toralf Richter, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland

Speakers

  • Jörn Berger, Organic Services, Germany

Panel discussion with exporters from Ukraine, Moldavia, Armenia and representatives of trading companies, , consultants and certification bodies.

Expedition zum Gemeinwohl

12 am to 1.30 pm, Room St. Petersburg (NCC East)

Ganz praktische Wege zu einem Anders Wirtschaften: Eine Einführung für Bio-UnternehmerInnen zur Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie und zu Nachhaltigkeitsbewertungen mit SMART. Vortrag mit Messe-Rundgang zu Gemeinwohl mit Stationen bei Ökofrost, Sonnentor, Bodan und FiBL.

Speakers

  • Hannes Gutmann, Sonnentor Kräuterhandels GmbH, Germany
  • Pia Morgenroth, Ökofrost GmbH, Germany
  • Sonja Aigner, Sonnentor Kräuterhandels GmbH, Germany
  • Moritz Teriete, SFS GmbH, Switzerland
  • Sascha Damaschun Geschäftsführung/ Leitung Vertrieb & IT / Bodan Großhandel für Naturkost GmbH, Germany

Links

biofach.de: Session details

Organic Beekeeping - its Standards and Regulations

3 pm to 4.30 pm, Room Krakau (NCC East)

Moderator

  • Dr. Salvador Garibay, Forschungsinstitut für biologischen Landbau (FiBL), Switzerland

Referenten

  • Günter Friedmann, Demeter International e.V., Germany
  • Ulrich Bröker, APICON Organic Apiculture Consulting Services
  • Peter Gänz, Naturland e.V., Germany

Links

biofach.de: Session details