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From the green revolution to the Organic Revolution: Current trends and future prospects. 5 and 6 September in Bologna.

Organic Revolution is the new initiative aimed at operators in the Organic sector that involves institutions, experts, organisations and sectoral bodies in two days of discussion and updates. The first day will be dedicated entirely to the conference panel organised into specific thematic sessions featuring internationally renowned speakers. On 6 September, the discussion on the findings will continue and the Organic Manifesto, which outlines the strategic guidelines for intervention, will be presented.

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Programme

10:15 a.m. - Session 1 TOWARDS 2030: PROSPECTS & MEGATRENDS

Moderator:
Federico QUARANTA | Author and Presenter – Rai Radio 2

Speakers:
Francesco AVANZINI | General Manager CONAD
Paolo CARNEMOLLA | Secretary FEDERBIO
Martin OTT | President of the FiBL Foundation Council
Jan PLAGGE | President IFOAM-EU
Carlo TRIARICO | President ITALIAN ASSOCIATION FOR BIODINAMIC AGRICOLTURE

What is the present situation and what does the future hold for organic? The conference begins with an overview of the sector; the objective is to take stock of the characteristics, distinguishing elements and innovations taking place in the organic sector.

11:45 a.m. - Session 2 THE GLOBAL ORGANIC MARKET: WHICH DIRECTION TO TAKE?

Moderator:
Roberto PINTON | Scientific Director ASSOBIO

Speakers:
Fabio BRESCACIN | President NATURASÌ
Alexander BECK | Managing board member – Aöl
Gianluca LELLI | National Director of the COLDIRETTI Economic Area
Johanna MIRENDA | Farm Policy Director - ORGANIC TRADE ASSOCIATION

The session offers an analysis of the role of regulation in the definition of the directions of development of the organic sector. The global market is an opportunity: but which are the paths to take?

2:30 p.m. - Session 3 WHERE THERE’S ORGANIC, THERE’S INNOVATION

Moderator:
Lorenzo TOSI | TECNICHE NUOVE

Speakers:
Eduardo CUOCO | Head of TP Organics - European Technology Platform
Cristiano FINI | President CIA-Emilia Romagna
Flavio PAOLETTI | Senior Researcher CREA – Center for Research on Food and Nutrition
Donato ROTUNDO | Head of Sustainable Development and Innovation - CONFAGRICOLTURA
Natasha SAUTEREAU | French National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA)
Marco VERSARI | President ASSOBIOPLASTICHE
Vittorio VERONELLI | Vice President IBMA ITALIA

Research to support the organic sector: new technologies, products and approaches to ensure progress, development, innovation and traceability in the sector.

4:00 p.m. - Session 4 THE VALUES OF ORGANIC: COMMUNICATION AND AWARENESS

Moderator:
Roberto Giovannini | La Stampa

Speakers:
Ettore CIANCICO | Valdarno di Sopra Consortium Doc
Nicola DE CARNE | NIELSEN Retailer Client Business Partner
Franco MANZATO | Undersecretary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Tourism Policy (pending invitation)
Valentino MERCATI | President ABOCA
Renata PASCARELLI | Head of Quality - COOP ITALIA
Filippo SOLIBELLO | Caterpillar RAI Radio 2

Recognisability, distinguishing elements, values: the centrality of organic for businesses, consumers and the environment

11:00 a.m. INSTITUTIONAL GREETINGS

Gianpiero CALZOLARI | PRESIDENT BOLOGNAFIERE
Roberto ZANONI | PRESIDENT ASSOBIO

11:15 a.m. MANIFESTO BIO 2030

Angelo FRASCARELLI | Presidente Advisory Board Rivoluzione Bio

11:45 a.m. ROUND TABLE

Angelo FRASCARELLI| Università di Perugia
Simona CASELLI | Assessore Agricoltura, Caccia e Pesca Regione Emilia-Romagna
Giorgio MERCURI | PRESIDENT Alleanza Cooperative Agroalimentari
Dino SCANAVINO | President CIA – Italian Farmers
Ettore PRANDINI | PRESIDENT COLDIRETTI
Maria Grazia MAMMUCCINI | PRESIDENT FEDERBIO
Paolo DE CASTRO | Agriculture And Rural Development Commission - EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT
Carlo FERRO | President ICE
Gian Marco CENTINAIO | Minister Of AGRICULTURE, FOOD, FORESTRY AND TOURISM POLICY (pending invitation)
Luigi GIA | Caporedattore La Repubblica/Affari&Finanza

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How to reach us

BOLOGNA
EX GAM
P.zza Costituzione, 3 Sala Maggiore

5 September 2019
6 September 2019