Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society

14-17 settembre 2015
Roma, Scuola di Economia e Studi Aziendali, Via Silvio D’Amico, 77
Second International Conference on

Agriculture in an Urbanizing Society

Reconnecting Agriculture and Food Chains to Societal Needs

Roma, 14-17 settembre 2015

Programme

Sunday, September 13

14.00-19.00 Registration
18.00-19.30 Meeting of working group convenors

Monday, September 14

09.00-10.30 Open plenary session 1
Welcome by the Chair of the Local Organization Committee, Prof. Gianluca Brunori (Pisa University)
Keynote lecture by the Chair of the Scientific Programme Committee, Dr. Andries Visser (Wageningen UR)
Keynote lecture by Assistant Director-General, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department Dr. Ren Wang (FAO)

11.00-12.30 Plenary keynote lectures 2
Richard Le Heron
, Professor of Geography, School of Environment, University of Auckland; Vice President (Humanities and Social Sciences) Royal Society of New Zealand (New Zeland)
Sergio Schneider, Professor of Rural Sociology and Development Studies, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre (Brazil)

14.00-15.30 Parallel working group sessions 1

16.00-17.30 Parallel working group sessions 2

Tuesday, September 15

09.00-10.30 Parallel working group sessions 3

11.00-12.30 Parallel working group sessions 4

14.00-15.30 Plenary keynote lectures 3

Wayne Roberts, Food policy analyst, writer, food activist, Chair Toronto Food Policy Council from 2000-2010 (Canada)
Carlo Alberto Pratesi, Professor of marketing, innovation and sustainability, University Roma Tre; Scientific Advisor of the Barilla Center for Food & Nutrition BCFN (Italy)

16.00-17.30 Parallel working group sessions 5

Wednesday, September 16

09.00-10.30 Plenary keynote lectures 4

Pierre Rabhi, Writer, farmer, philosopher, expert in agroecology; United Nations expert for the development of the Arid Lands; Founder of Association Terre et Humanism and the Movement Colibris (France)

11.00-12-30 Parallel working group session 6

15.00-16.30 Transmango: Vulnerability of the food systems in an urbanizing society

16.30-17.30 Prizegiving speech: Award for best revolutionary practical solutions (free admission)

Thursday, September 17

09.00-12-00 Debate: Food in the city in the International context. Institutions, organizations and others (free admission)


This is a temporary program and it will be soon enriched by details

Read more at www.agricultureinanurbanizingsociety.com



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