Tropentag 2016:

Solidarity in a competing world — fair use of resources

September 18 - 21, 2016,
organised by the
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU Vienna), Austria


Tropentag 2016 - Tentative Programme


Sunday,
18.09.2016
Monday,
19.09.2016
Tuesday,
20.09.2016
Wednesday,
21.09.2016


Time

Programme

Sunday, 18.09.2016

10:00-18:00 Pre-conference excursions
16:00-19:00 Pre-registration of participants (alte WU Spittelau | Augasse 2 - 6 | 1090 Vienna | Austria)
how to get to the venue

Monday, 19.09.2016

08:30 onwards Registration of participants (alte WU Spittelau | Augasse 2 - 6 | 1090 Vienna | Austria)
09:00-12:00 pre-conference workshops
11:30-12:30 Lunch possibility at conference venue
12:30-13:10

welcome addresses

  • Josef Glössl, Vice Chancellor for Research, BOKU University
  • Gerardo Patacconi, Officer-in-Charge, Director Agrobusiness Development Department, United Nations Industrial Development Organization(UNIDO)
  • Robert Zeiner, Director Programmes and Projects International of the Austrian Development Agency
  • Folkard Asch, chairman of ATSAF
  • Bernhard Freyer, BOKU University, IfÖL (local organising committee)
13:10-14:10

plenary speeches

  • Ann Tutwiler, Bioversity, Director General, Italy
  • Poon Kasemap, Kasetsart University, Thailand - Solidarity in a competing world and food security challenge
  • 14:10-14:45 Coffee and tea break
    14:45 plenary speech:
  • David Molden, Director General, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Nepal - Sharing benefits of Hindu Kush Himalayan waters
  • Hans H. Ruthenberg Award for Graduates | Josef G. Knoll European Science Award
    Andrea Fadani, Foundation fiat panis
    17:00 Guided poster sessions I
  • Soil fertility and nutrient management I
  • Crop diversity and plant breeding
  • Livestock systems, animal health and ruminants I
  • Forestry, agro-forestry I
  • Organic farming systems
  • Micro-economics and livelihoods I
  • Adoption, innovation and gender perspectives I
  • 18:30
    Apéro / Social gathering 19:00 ATSAF e.V. members assembly - Lecture hall 05 20:00 Seeds of hope - Movie on farmers rights (Rudolf Bühler, BESH) / Plenary discussion - AUDIMAX

    Tuesday, 20.09.2016

    08:00
    Coffee and tea
    08:30 Guided poster sessions II
  • Soil fertility and nutrient management II
  • Crop biotic stresses (DPG session)
  • Livestock systems, animal health and ruminants II
  • Forestry, agro-forestry II
  • Organic markets and certification
  • Micro-economics and livelihoods II
  • Food security and nutrition I
  • 09:45 Guided poster sessions III
  • Cropping systems I
  • Rice
  • Mobile dryland pastoralism I
  • Water and soils
  • Organic strategies and policies
  • Knowledge, participation, stakeholders and social networks I
  • Engineering aspects
  • 11:00
    Coffee and tea break
    11:30 Parallel oral presentation sessions I
       
     
     
     
    13:00 Lunch break - ground floor
    14:30 Parallel oral presentation session II
       
     
     
     
     
     
    16:00 Coffee and tea break
    16:30 Parallel oral presentation session III
       
     
    1.6 Rice
     
     
     
    18:15 Guided poster sessions IV
  • Cropping systems II
  • Aquaculture and fisheries
  • Monogastric livestock I
  • Climate change, remote sensing, and GIS tools
  • Governance, policy, strategy and macro-economics I
  • Knowledge, participation, stakeholders and social networks II
  • Food security and nutrition II
  • 20:00 Conference dinner in the City Hall of Vienna

    Wednesday, 21.09.2016

    08:00
    Coffee and tea
    08:30 Guided poster sessions V
  • Environmental impact on soil and crop health
  • Markets and value chain analysis
  • Mobile dryland pastoralism II
  • Agrobiodiversity, ecology and ecosystem services
  • Governance, policy, strategy and macro-economics II
  • Adoption, innovation and gender perspectives II
  • 09:30 Parallel oral presentation session IV
       
     
     
     
     
     
     
    11:00
    Coffee and tea break
    11:30 Plenary speeches
  • Josiane Nikiema, International Water Management Institute (IWMI), Ghana - Resource competition, degradation and recovery in urbanizing landscapes
  • Edith Fernández-Baca, National Coordinator for the Ecosystems, La Molina National Agrarian University, Peru - Sustainable Management of Natural Resources as Key to Rural Livelihoods: challenges and opportunities within a context of climate change
  • Andre Leu, International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM), Australia - Regenerative organic agriculture can increase yields with renewable resources
  • Plenary discussion - Moderation Michael Hauser, Sara Kaweesa, BOKU University
    13:30 Closing remarks and hand-over to Bonn, Germany - Moderation Bernhard Freyer, BOKU University
    End of Tropentag 2016 around 14:15
    14:30-18:00 Individual workshops

     

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