Naturland is participating with a series of events in the congress programme of the trade fair and on the stages of the joint Naturland booth. A highlight will again be the traditional booth party “Blue Night” on the Thursday evening (11th February, starting 6.15 p.m.).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday, 11th February:

 

  • “Bio 3.0 – Mit Bio zu einer modernen, nachhaltigen Land- und Lebensmittelwirtschaft.“A talk in German on future developments in organic agriculture, with Urs Niggli, the director of FiBL, and Hans Bartelme, a member of the board of directors of Naturland, among others, from 11.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. in room St. Petersburg, NCC East

  • Panel discussion “Is the new CAP capable of supporting sustainable farming or just continuing business as usual?“ With Sebastian Mittermaier (Naturland) and Stephen Meredith (IFOAM EU Group) among others, from 12.00 – 12.45 p.m., room Oslo, NCC East

  • Presentation of the award for “Schönste Veranstaltung der Bayerischen Öko-Erlebnistage 2015” by the Bavarian minister for agriculture, Helmut Brunner. The award goes to a Naturland vineyard, Weingut am Stein, in Würzburg. 1.00 – 2.00 p.m. Demeter booth 311, pavilion 7

  • Panel discussion “Social accountability in organic farming: from values to practice“ With Manfred Fürst, head of Naturland International, among others, 4.00 – 5.30 p.m., room Riga, NCC East

  • Booth party – come and join in the fun! Food, words of welcome and music. Starting 6.15 p.m. Naturland booth, pavilion 6, Naturland stage

 

Friday, 12th February:

  • Exhibition tour and special interest talk (in German) on processing organic agriculture products, “Verarbeitung ökologischer Aquakulturprodukte – vorbildlich, innovativ und praxiserprobt.“ With Dr. Stefan Bergleiter (Naturland aquaculture). 9.00 a.m. – 5.30 p.m. Start in pavilion 1, FiBL booth 1-549

  • Panel discussion on the future of organic and fair trade (in German) “Zurück in die Zukunft: mit Öko und Fair zu Bio 3.0.“ With Steffen Reese (general manager of Naturland) and Valentin Thurn (film-maker and author) among others. Presenter: Winfried Wunden (Misereor). 2.00 – 3.30 p.m., room Kiew, NCC East

  • Panel discussion “Concepts and fundamental issues of the newly founded IFOAM Beekeeping Group. With Manfred Fürst and Peter Gänz (both Naturland) and Thomas Cierpka (IFOAM) among others. 3.00 – 4.30 p.m., room Helsinki, NCC East