The Programme at a Glance

Below, you find the Preliminary Programme of the XV EAAE Congress. While it is presented from Tuesday, the 29th of August 2017, you should be reminded that also Monday, the 28th of August is available for prospective organisers of Pre-Congress Symposia

Tuesday, August 29th

09.00 -13.00 Pre-Congress Symposia
13.00 - 14.00 Buffet Lunch
14.15 - 15.15 Agri-Food Industry Session: The Italian Agri-Food Industry: facing the economic, political, social and environmental worldwide challenges
15.15 - 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 17.30
  • Academic Opening
  • Plenary Session 1:Balancing markets and society: food systems in a global perspective and new societal dimensions
    • Dr. Chantal LeMouel (INRA Rennes; EAAE President): Feeding the world in 2050? A review of the responses from global scenario studies
    • Dr. Stephen Ritz (Green Bronx Machine Founder): Growing our way into a new economy
17.30 - 18.00 Coffee Break
18.00 - 19.30 C. S. 1; O. S. 1; O. P. 1
19.30 - Welcome Reception at the Congress Venue

Wednesday, August 30th

08.45 - 10.15
  • Plenary Session 2:Balancing markets and society: sustainability issues in food supply chains and international trade
    • Prof. Luca Salvatici (Università degli Studi Roma Tre): New features, forgotten costs and counterfactual gains of the international trading system (Giovanni Anania Lecture)
    • Prof. Richard J. Sexton (University of California Davis): Agri-Food Supply Chain: Evolution and Performance with Conflicting Consumer and Societal Demands
10.15 - 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 - 12.15 C. S. 2; O. S. 2; O. P. 2
12.15 - 13.30 Buffet Lunch
13.30 - 15.00 Poster Session 1
15.00 - 15.15 Coffee Break
15.30 - 17.00 C. S. 3; O. S. 3; O. P. 3
17.00 - 17.15 Coffee Break
17.15 - 18.45 C. S. 4; O. S. 4; O. P.4
19.15 -

Verdi Music Entertainment at the Auditorium Paganini

Offered Dinner

Thursday, August 31st

09.00 - 10.30 C. S. 5; O. S. 5; O. P. 5
10.30 - 11.00 Coffee Break
11.00 - 12.30
  • Plenary Session 3:Balancing markets and society: consumer responses to sustainability standards and technological innovations
    • Prof. Jill J. McCluskey (Washington State University; Past President, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association): Effects of sustainable production standards on product prices: Insights from the US wine market
    • Prof. Lynn J. Frewer (Newcastle University): Consumers and technological innovation in the agrifood sector
12.30 - 13.30 Packed Lunch at the Congress Venue
13.30 - Study Tours

Friday, September 1st

09.00 - 10.30 C. S. 6; O. S. 6; O. P. 6
10.30 - 10.45 Coffee Break
10.45 - 12.15 Poster Session 2
12.15 - 13.30 Buffet Lunch
13.30 - 15.00 C. S. 7; O. S. 7; O. P. 7
15.00 - 15.30 Coffee Break
15.30 - 17.00
  • Plenary Session 4:Balancing markets and society: agricultural policy reform or food systems reform?
    • Prof. Dr. Emil Erjavec (University of Ljubljana): Research of European Union Common Agricultural Policy: disciplinary boundaries and beyond
    • Prof. Olivier E. De Schutter (Chair of the International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems): The political economy of food systems reform (ERAE Lecture)
17.00 - 17.15 Coffee Break
17.15 - 19.15

EAAE General Meeting

Awards & Closing Ceremony

20.30 - Farewell Dinner

Keys
C. S.: Contributed Session. Each Contributed Session collects 8 Parallel Sessions, featuring 4 academic paper presentations each
O. S.: Organised Session. Each Organised Session collects 4 Organised Sessions, featuring 3 to 4 presentations each. Contributions in these sessions may be papers, but a slideshow is the minimum requirement. Organised Sessions could be one of the formats where Academics and Industry Practitioners/Firms Representatives jointly participate to dissect issues of common interest
O.P.: Organised Panel Session. Each Organised Panel Session collects 3 Panels, featuring 3 to 4 speakers each. This format appears particularly suitable to discuss and dissect the modern societal concerns placed upon the agri-food industry by the different concern groups. Besides, other specific themes may be featured here