Conference Programme 2017

Conference Programme 2017

8th International Scientific Conference ‘Rural Development 2017: Bioeconomy Challenges‘.

Thursday, 23th November
8.00–9.00 Registration of Participants
9.00–13.00 Plenary Session
  9.00–9.30 Welcome speech
Rector prof. dr. Antanas Maziliauskas
Minister of Agriculture Mr. Bronius Markauskas
Partners of the conference
  9.30–10.00 Lithuanian Bioeconomy Development: Profile and Strategical Guidelines
Prof. dr. Vlada Vitunskienė, Prof dr. Vilija Aleknevičienė (Lithuania)
  10.00–10.30 Multifunctional Land Use and Decision Making for Sustainable Rural Development
Prof. dr. Vida Malienė (United Kingdom)
  10.30–11.00 Growth Performance and Management in Mixed Stands
Prof. habil dr. Heinz Röhle (Germany)
  11.00–11.30 Coffee break
  11.30–12.00 Diverse business governance models: Co-Opetitive and Collaborative, Fitness for Purpose
Prof. habil. dr. Jane Eastham (United Kingdom)
  12.00–12.30 Crop Pollination: An Important Input in Agriculture
Prof. dr. Koos Biesmeijer (The Netherlands)
  12.30–13.00 The Horizon 2020 Work Programme 2018-2020 in the Bioeconomy Domain
José Ruiz Espi (Belgium)
13.00–14.00 Lunch
14.30–17.00 Political Forum “Bioeconomy for Rural Areas Development”
18.00 Gala Dinner
Friday, 24th November
8.30–13.00 Parallel Sessions 
9.00–11.00 Internal meeting of Baltic Sea Network for European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development (BSN-EAFRD)
10.30–13.00 MITA session „Horizon 2020: Insights into the new Societal Challenge 2 work programme 2018-2020“
13.00–14.00 Lunch
14.00–15.30 Final Plenary Session

16.00-18.00 Kaunas City Tour