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GFF 2021: How can the Green Deal be a good deal ?
On a farm close to Brussels
15/11/2021 16:00 - 16/11/2021 18:00
Organised by : Farm Europe
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    DRAFT PROGRAM

    15 & 16 November 2021

    On a farm, close to Brussels

      I would like to attend:
      • Both days (from November 15th to November 16th)


        Only the second day (November 16th)


      Day 1 - Monday, November 15 

      From 4.00 pm – Arrival of participants: Registration

       

      5.00 to 7.00 pm – Opening session –  Green Deal & Farm to Fork: designing EU policies for growth and inclusion

      7.00 to 7.30 – Cocktails
      7.45 to 10.00 pm – Gala dinner – Valuing our European food heritage
        Day 2 - Tuesday, November 16

        Four working sessions in parallel

          8:30 - 11:00 am: Thematic workshops

          Important: Each participant will have the possibility to participate to two different workshops on Day 2 (November 16th). Please give us your preferred topics by  ranking the following workshops from 1 (your preferred choice) to 4. Based on your choice and on the language available we will organise the groups.

          • Working session 1 – Farm to Fork: How to make it work?

            Working session 2 – Nutrition: Define a EU strategy that works for all

            Working session 3 – Climate & development : how to boost the Great Green Wall ?

            Working session 4 – Agriculture: will it be fit for 55?

          11:30 - 13:00: Thematic workshops

          Important: Each participant will have the possibility to participate to two different workshops on Day 2 (November 16th). Please give us your preferred topics by  ranking the following workshops from 1 (your preferred choice) to 4. Based on your choice and on the language available we will organise the groups.

          • Working session 5 – Trade: Does the EU still have an ambition for world markets?

            Working session 6 – National Strategic Plans: Are they fit for  2027?

            Working session 7 – Farm to Fork: How to make it work? (follow-up of working session 1)

            Working session 8 – Climate & development : how to boost the Great Green Wall ?  (follow-up of working session 3)

          1.00 pm to 2.30 pm – Buffet Lunch

          2.30 to 4.00 – Closing session – Agriculture & Green Deal: how to make it real

          Practical information will be provided at a later stage.

          For non-Farm Europe members the price for the 2 days event is 790 EUR –  transfers are not included. For non-Farm Europe members the price for only day 2 (November 16th) is 430 EUR (contact Farm Europe for details).

          The price includes a gala dinner on November 15th, accommodation on place for the night, breakfast and lunch on November 16th and coffee tables/refreshments during the whole staying.

          Special discount will be applied for Farm Europe members and journalists.

          For any details before finalising the registration process do not hesitate to contact us at info@farm-europe.eu

          Thank you for your interest in the Global Food Forum!

          We will send you soon the details to finalise your registration process.

          For any questions, do not hesitate to contact us at: info@farm-europe.eu

           

           

          The Green Deal: how to make it a good deal ? To meet this challenge in the agricultural sector, Europe will need to mobilise all energies and goodwill !

          That’s why Farm Europe will gather, for the 5th edition of the Global Food Forum, prominent figures from the European institutions, national Ministers, economic leaders from many Member States as well as media & Civil Society.

          If you wish to contribute and be part of the reflection to build recommandations, do not hesitate to register !

          Please note that the seats are limited due to Covid-19 restrictions. 

          Click at the top of the page on “I would like to attend” to start the pre-registration process & have access to the full programme – the list of confirmed speakers will be updated regularly.


          The Global Food Forum aims at shaping the future of EU food systems, presenting the challenges and designing recommendations for decision makers, in order to foster growth, added value, and sustainability within the EU as a whole.

          The event is organised by the think tank Farm Europe in cooperation with its partners. Since its first edition in 2016, the Global Food Forum has involved every year more than 600 key decision-makers in the course of  regional Forums across Europe and its main two-days event gathering top decision-makers together with high-level representatives of the European Farming Sector and other influencers.

          Due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the health restrictions the 2020 edition could not be organised. The 2021 edition will host a limited number of participants in the respect to the Covid-19 restrictions. 

          Participants will be requested to show a valid EU Covid-19 Green Pass.

           

          Amongst confirmed speakers:

          Luis PlanasSpanish Minister for Agriculture, fisheries and nutrition 
          David Clarinval, Belgium minister for middle classes, independents, SME, agriculture, of institutional reform and of democratic renewal 
          Charlie McConalogue, Irish Minister for Agriculture, food and marine
          – Garth Thorburn, Minister Counselor, USDA 
          – Paolo De Castro, MEP
          – Anne Sander, MEP
          – Martin Hlaváček, MEP
          – Irène Tolleret, MEP
          – Clara Aguilera, MEP
          – Marie-Pierre Vedrenne, MEP
          – Peter Jahr, MEP
          Pina Picierno, MEP
          Martine Leguille Ballois, Member of the French Parliament 
          Maciej Golubiezski, Head of Cabinet of the Commissioner for Agriculture, European Commission
          – Tassos Haniotis, Deputy Director General DG AGRI, European Commission
          Claire Bury, Deputy Director General DG SNTE, European Commission
          – Flavio Coturni, Deputy Director General DG TRADE, European Commission
          – Pierre Bascou, Deputy Director General DG AGRI, European Commission
          Leonard Mizzi, Head of Unit DG INTPA, European Commission
          Giovanni De Santi, Director, Joint Research Centre, European Commission
          – Jiří Šír, Deputy Director General, Czech ministry of agriculture
          – Philippe Tillous-Borde, Special Rapporteur of the French government on Barriers against Sahel & protein production in Africa
          Frédéric Lambert, chief European & International affairs, French Ministry of agriculture
          Stephan Peters, PhD, head of nutrition & food legislation, NZO -Dutch Diary Association
          Christiane Lambert, President of COPA & FNSEA
          – Ettore Pandini, President, Coldiretti
          Eric Thirouin, President, AGPB
          – Luigi Scordamaglia, CEO, Filiera Italia
          – Marianne Streel, President, FWA
          – Jean-Marc Bournigal, Director General, SEMAE
          Gérard Tubéry, President, Farm Africa Development
          – Elli Tsiforou, Secretary General, Gaia
          – Jan Ulrich, Director, ZSCR
          Vincent Brack, Director, FNPL – French milk farmers organisation-
          Adrian Sedivy, Member of the board, SPPK
          – Eddie Punch, Secretary General, ICSA
          – Piero Gattoni, President, CIB
          Benjamin Lammert, President, GEP; Vice-President, FOP
          – Thierry Coste, wine grower / Special advisor, Wine Institute
          – Jean-Pierre Fleury, Chair WG on meat at Copa-Cogeca
          – Eric Sievers, Director of investments, ClonBio
          – Jan Dolezal, President, AKCR
          Arnaud Rousseau, First Vice-President, FNSEA
          Udo Hemmerling, Deputy General Director, DBV
          – Cedric Benoist, farmer, AGPB
          Aris Christodoulou, CEO, SIGA
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