Day I: November 24

11:00    Registration & Reception     
12:30    Welcome plenary.  Enhancing environmental performance: Policy & market drivers in the food system.
(tbc) DG AGRI, European Commission
Alexander Beck - Executive Director, AÖL
Laurence Beck - Director Organic expertise centre, Quality and R&D, Wessanen
Moderator: Eduardo Cuoco - Director, IFOAM EU
13:30    Lunch     
15:00    Parallel sessions   
Supply-chain development: Improving integrity & increasing responsibility
Arjon Kalter, Biotrust
Moderator: Charles Pernin - Managing Director, Synabio
Market trends: Meeting consumer demand for environmentally friendly food
Clare McDermott - Business Development Director, Soil Association
Karl Houber - Huober Brezel/Biogourmet (tbc)
Moderator: tbc
16:30    Coffee break     
17:00    Parallel sessions   
Innovative approaches: Finding new organisational and technological solutions
Jean-François Fairise - Chief Operating Officer, Nutribio
EU policies for market growth: Assessing benefits & risks
Eva-Lena Rådberg - Acting Quality Manager, KRAV
18:30    Dinner     

Day II: November 25
09:30    Plenary   
The new Organic Regulation & the environmental performance requirements
(tbc) DG AGRI, European Commission
Matej Hudec - Head of the Agriculture and Fisheries Unit at the Permanent Representation of the Slovak Republic to the European Union
 Moderator: tbc
10:30    Coffee break     
11:00    Plenary   
Best practices: improving supply-chain integrity & mitigating climate change
Roberto Pinton - Federbio
Rafael Alonso Aguilera - Oro del Desierto (tbc)
Jean-Marc Lévêque - Triballat
 Moderator: Ronald Van Marlen - Director, Stichting EKO
12:45    Conclusions   
Bavo Van den Idsert - Director, Bionext
13:00    End of the conference