Programme

09:30 | Opening session

Welcome and moderation by Mr Andreas Thurner, rapporteur for the EESC opinion on the Action Plan for the development of EU organic production

Keynote speeches by:

Questions and answers

10:15 | Panel 1: Regional challenges and success stories in organic production and consumption in the EU

Moderated by Mr Josep Puxeu Rocamora, President of Study Group for the EESC opinion Action Plan for the development of EU organic production

  • Dr. Susanne Kummer, Researcher at FIBL (Research Institute of Organic Agriculture) - Austria: “Strengthening organic agriculture in Austria until 2030: measures and strategic implementation
  • Ms Krystyna Radkowska, President of the Management Board, Polish Chamber of Organic Food: "Challenges of organic conversion in Poland"
  • Mr Claudio Serafini, Director, Organic Cities Network Europe: "Success stories of European cities: Organic Cities Network Europe and the Case of Florence" "

Questions and answers

11:30 | Break

11:45 | Panel 2: Turning targets into action – how to achieve the goals of the Action Plan in practice – Views of stakeholders

Moderated by Mr Josep Puxeu Rocamora, President of Study Group for the EESC opinion Action Plan for the development of EU organic production

Questions and answers, followed by a discussion   

12:50 | Conclusions