Grow Green
Food and Farming Systems for a Climate-Friendly Future

1–2 June 2021, Online Webinar

Programme

Programme


  Moderator:
  Natasha Foote, Euractiv
   
  DAY 1 : JUNE 1st
10:00

Registration

10:15 Welcome & Opening remarks
 
  • Floriana Cimmarusti, Secretary General, Safe Food Advocacy Europe
  • Louise DaviesCEO & Head of Campaigns, Policy & Research, The Vegan Society

10:25 Keynote speech: How redesigning our food system could achieve environmental, health, access to food, and food security benefits​
 
  • Eleonora Evi, Member of the European Parliament

10:40 Presentation of scientific status quo on the impact of plant-based agriculture on climate protection and new research or findings that models plant-based future
 
  • Helen Harwatt, Senior Research Fellow, Energy, Environment and Resources Programme, Chatham House

11:10 Q&A
11:20

Break

11:30

Plant-based farming experiences

 
  • Axel Anders, Co-founder and partner, Adolf Hoops Society / Biocyclic Vegan
11:40

Panel discussion: The role of food and farming in tackling the climate crisis

 
  • Tilly Metz, Member of the European Parliament

  • Nick Jacobs, Director, International Panel of Experts on Sustainable Food Systems (IPES-Food)

  • Other speakers to be confirmed
  •  

12:15

Q&A 

12:20

Panel discussion: Interventions in European agriculture policy to support a shift to plant-based

 
  • Francisco Guerreiro, Member of the European Parliament

  • Luigi TozziConfagricultura, VP of the Organic WG of Copa-Cogeca

  • Tim Thorpe, Senior Campaigns and Policy Officer, The Vegan Society 

One other speaker to be confirmed

13:00

Q&A

13:10 Closing remarks
 

 

  DAY 2: JUNE 2nd
10:00

A new approach: plant-based organic farming – practical examples, associations and certification (Stock-free Organic Agriculture/Biocyclic Vegan Agriculture)

 
  • Iain Tolhurst, Tolhurst Organic
  • Tamara SchiopuVegan Organic Network
  • Dr. Johannes EisenbachPanhellenic Biocyclic Vegan Network
  • Axel Anders, Co-founder and partner, Adolf Hoops Society / Biocyclic Vegan
11:00

Q&A

11:20

The EU Green Deal and sustainable food production systems: pathways to plant-based organic

 
  • Speaker To be Confirmed

12:00

Closing keynote

 

Speaker To be Confirmed

12:15 Closing remarks