FC Program and Key Information

Date and Venue: October 12, 2016, The SQUARE, RAVENSTEIN ENTRANCE, 2 rue Ravensteinstraat, 1000 Brussels (how to get there)

Download program as pdf on the right side

8:30-9:15 h – Registration (Ravenstein entrance hall)

9:15-10:15 h – Opening session (plenary room The Arc)

  • Introduction and moderator: Jack van der Vorst (Wag. Econ. Research)
  • Welcome address by the host: Wolfgang Burtscher (DG Research and Innovation) of the European Commission
  • Assessing and addressing global food and nutrition security, Hans van Meijl/ Thom Achterbosch (Wag. Econ. Research)
  • Key messages and short pitches to the parallel sessions

10:15-10:45 h – Coffee break (The Arc Foyer)

10:45-11:45 h – Parallel session 1: “A policy agenda driven by novel evidence on the determinants of global food and nutrition security (FNS)”

12:00-13:00 h – Parallel session 2: “How do future FNS challenges shape EU policy action in meeting global sustainability and hunger and nutrition goals?”

13:00-14:00 h Lunch break

14:00-15:30 h – Policy panel: “EU policies and global FNS” (The Arc)

15:30-16:00 h – Coffee break (The Arc Foyer)

16:00-17:30 h – Science panel: “A helpful research and policy frame for global action and governance of FNS” (The Arc)

17:30-18:00 h – Wrap-up and closing of the FOODSECURE conference

  • “Navigating the complexities of FNS: the legacy of FOODSECURE”, Hans van Meijl (Wag. Econ. Research)

18:00-20:00 h – Reception and buffet in the project village of the FOOD 2030 conference, hosted by DG Research & Innovation, European Commission (subject to availabilty)