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This is a provisional programme. Some adjustments will be made.

Agroecology Europ Forum Planning
Wednesday 25 October Organiser
11.00-13.15 Registration Forum Secretariat
13.15-14h00 Welcome speach, opening remarks and presentation of Forum programme Alexander Wezel (Agroecology Europe; ISARA-Lyon, France), Stephane Bellon (Agroecology Europe; INRA SAD, France)
14.00-15.30 World café (plenary)
Break Organiser/Convenor of session
16.00-17.30 Session 1: Agroecology and Food Sovereignty Janneke Bruil (Cultivate!) (NL), Sarah Schneider (Misereor)(DE), Stéphane Parmentier (Oxfam Solidarité)(BE), Stanka Becheva (Friend of the Earth)
17.30-18.45 Poster Session  (including demonstrations)
18.45 Buffet dinner
Thursday 26 October Organiser/Convenor of sessions or workshops
8.30-10.00 Session 2: Co-evolution of organic agriculture and agroecology Paola Migliorini (UNISG, IFOAM AgriBioMediterraneo, Italy), Victor Gonzálvez (SEAE, Spain)
Workshop 1: Land grabbing and the agrarian systems in Western Europe’s family farm landscapes: can agroecology play a role? Stephanie Domptail and Bernd Müller (University of Giessen, Germany), Daniel Mühlleitner (Germany)
Workshop 2: Exploring agroecology principles François Delvaux (CIDSE, Belgium)
Break
10.30-12.00 Organiser/Convenor of sessions or workshops
Session 3: Development of Agroecological practices Paolo Barberi (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy)
Workshop 3: How transition to agroecology questions knowledge production and learning dynamics Helene Brives (ISARA-Lyon, France), Nathalie Girard (INRA, France), Daniele Magda (INRA, France)
Workshop 4: Permaculture Design vs. Design in Agroecology. Same, same but different? Immo Fiebrig (Coventry University, United Kingdom)
12.00-13.00
General Assembly Board
Poster session
Lunch Break
14.00-15.30 Organiser/Convenor of workshops
Workshop 5: Agrobiodiversity to support agroecology Anna-Camilla Moonen (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy)
Workshop 6: Participatory Action Research for Agroecology Territories Perinne Vandenbroucke (ISARA-Lyon, France)
Workshop 7: Public policies for agroecology and the CAP Stanka Becheva (Friend of the Earth), Stéphane Parmentier (Oxfam Solidarité, Belgium)
Workshop 8: Development of small scale agroecological entrepreneurship Vasileios Gkisakis (Agroecologiki SP, Greece)
Break
16.00-17.30 Organiser/Convenor of workshops
Workshop 9: Transformational Learning in Agroecology Geir Lieblein (University of Life Sciences, NMBU, Norway)
Workshop 10: Agroecology and Agroforestry Maria Rosa Mosquera-Losada (EURAF, Spain), Anastasia Pantera (TEI of C.Greece)
Workshop 11: Transdisciplinary approaches to sustainable agrifood systems Claire Lamine (INRA, Avignon, France) and Pedro Lopez-Merino
Workshop 12: Building the narrative and making the case for agroecology Janneke Bruil (Cultivate!) (The Netherlands), Friends of the Earth and La Via Campesina
Workshop 13: Digital and technological revolution in the agricultural sector: Fitting in the Agroecological approach? Vasileios Gkisakis (Agroecologiki SP, Greece)
Friday 27 October
8.30-10.00 Organiser/Convenor of sessions or workshops
Session 4: Making the transition Alain Peeters (RHEA, Belgium)
Workshop 14: Perennial Crops Eric Sten Jensen (SLU, Sweden); Christophe David (ISARA-Lyon, France)
To be confirmed: Workshop Seeds as Commons ?
Break
10.30-12.00 Organiser/Convenor of workshops
Workshop 15 (Follow-up): Making the transition Sabine Zikeli (University of Hohenheim, Germany)
Workshop 16: Legumes in European cropping systems for climate change adaptation Ralf Bloch (Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, ZALF, Germany)
Workshop 17: Rural-urban linkages in agroecology Janneke Bruil (Cultivate!) (The Netherlands), Urgenci and RUAF
Workshop 18: Young agroecologists: trajectories and professionalisation Florian Delespesse (Froidefontaine, Belgium)
Break
12.00-13.00 Concluding remarks Forum
Lunch Break
13.30-17.30 Farm and Field visits Organiser of visits
Visit 1: Organic horticulture and CSA system Aurelie Ferrer (ISARA)
Visit 2: Farmer tools construction Fabrice Clerc (Atlier Paysanne); Josephine Peigne (ISARA)
Visit 3: Livestock farm Marc Moraine (ISARA)
Visit 4: Integrated crop-livestock farm (including demonstration of the CAPSELLA participatory smartphone app for soil quality evaluation) Jean-Francois Vian (ISARA)
Visit 5: Markets and organic/fairetrade company Helene Brives (ISARA)


Organizing committee:

For Agroecology Europe: Paolo Bàrberi (Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, IT), Stéphane Bellon (INRA SAD, FR), Paola Migliorini (University of Gastronomic Science, IFOAM AgriBioMediterraneo, IT), Alain Peeters (RHEA, BE), Alexander Wezel (ISARA, FR, DE), Sabine Zikeli (University of Hohenheim, DE)

From other NGOs: Janneke Bruil (Cultivate! (offspring of ILEIA), NL), Sarah Schneider (Misereor, DE), Oxfam Solidarité (Stéphane Parmentier, BE), Maria Dolores Raigón, Victor Gonzálvez (SEAE, ES), others to be confirmed