Programme

Conference “Food and nutrition in 21st century”


Programme

September 8th, 2011
08.00–17.00 Field trip
19.00–21.00 Welcome walking dinner
Central Agricultural Library, Krakowskie Przedmieście 66
September 9th, 2011

08.00–9.00

Registration
Royal Castle, Kubicki Arcades Foyer
09.00–11.30
                   
Introductory plenary session
Royal Castle, Kubicki Arcades Foyer
Chair – Prof. Stanisław Bielecki
09.00       The role of science in addressing the challenges in area of food and agriculture
Prof. Maciej Banach, Vice Minister of Science and Higher Education
09.15 EU agricultural policy to secure high quality food supply for European consumers
Dr. Marek Sawicki, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
09.30 European Research for resilient and sustainable food chain
Dr. Maive Rute, Director, Directorate E - Biotechnologies, Agriculture, Food European Commission
09.50 Bringing food safety and nutrition into perspective: Impact on human health
Prof. Elke Anklam, Director, Institute for Health and Consumer Protection, European Commission’s Joint Research Centre
10.05      Major challenges to European agri-food industry
Dr. Michael E. Knowles, Chairman, European Technology Platform “Food for life”
10.30   Challenges for food security: creating just, healthy, sustainable food systems globally in a changing world
Geoff Tansey, Independent consultant, UK / Trustee, Food Ethics Council
10.55   Reforms of the EU policies and their potential impact on competitiveness of European agri-food industry
Prof. Andrzej Babuchowski, Chairman of the Polish Food Technology Platform, Minister-counsellor for Agriculture and Fisheries at the Permanent Representation of the Republic of Poland to the European Union
11.20 Discussion
11.30–12.00    Coffee break
Royal Castle, Kubicki Arcades Foyer
                         
11.30       Press conference (invitations only)
Royal Castle, The Great Treasury
   
12.00–14.00  Parallel panel sessions
   
Session 1 Sustainability in the food chain
Royal Castle, The Concert Hall
Moderator and rapporteur Dr. Christian Patermann
  Introductory lectures
12.00 Impact of global food market and climate change on food sovereignty
Prof. Mieke Uyttendaele, Ghent University, Belgium
12.15 Resource efficiency and bioeconomy
Prof.  Gerhard Schiefer, University of Bonn,  Germany
12.30       “Greening” the food industry
Dr. Ulf Sonesson, The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology, Gothenburg, Sweden
12.45–14.00 Discussion
Session 2 Food quality and safety
Royal Castle, The Assembly Hall
Moderator and rapporteur Prof. Dietrich Knorr
  Introductory lectures
12.00 Climate change and food safety
Dr. Hans J.P. Marvin, Institute of Food Safety, Wageningen, the Netherlands
12.15        Genetically modified food
Prof. Tomasz Twardowski, Technical University of Lodz, Poland
12.30 Safe food products and safe packaging
Prof. Cristina Nerin, University of Zaragoza, Spain
12.45–14.00 Discussion
   
Session 3 Nutrition and European population health  and well-being
Royal Castle, Kubacki Arcades Foyer
Moderator and rapporteur Prof. Dariusz Nowak
  Introductory lectures
12.00 Obesity and other diet-related disorders
Prof. Mike Gibney,  Institute of Food and Health, University College Dublin
12.15   Healthy diets and sustainable consumption
Prof. Erik Millstone, Science and Technology Policy Research
Freeman Centre, University of Sussex, Brighton, England
12.30 Nutrigenomics and nutrigenetics – are they the keys for healthy nutrition
Prof. Maria, Koziołkiewcz, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Technical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland
12.45–14.00    Discussion
14.00–15.00  Lunch break
Royal Castle, Kubicki Arcades Foyer
Visits at the expositions of regional food products and producers
   
15.00–16.30    Final plenary session and conclusions
Royal Castle, Kubicki Arcades Foyer
Chair Geoff Tansey
15.00        Report from session Sustainability in the food chain
Dr Christian Patermann
15.15        Rapport from session Food quality and safety
Prof. Dietrich Knorr
15.30        Rapport from sessions Nutrition and European population health and well-being
Prof. Dariusz Nowak
15.45–16.30    Discussion
16.30–17.30 Farewell reception
Royal Castle, Kubicki Arcades Foyer