Programme "Sustainable Soya - Sustainable Europe" & Congress Documents

The current version was updated on 5th December 2016.

Find here the booklet of the Donau Soja Congress.

Moderation: DI Dr. Helmut Gaugitsch 

Thursday, 24.11.2016

 

 

09.00 Registration

 

09.30 Press Conference

 

Plenum

 

10.00 Opening, István Nagy, Vice Minister for Agriculture, Ministry for Rural Development, Hungary

10.15 Opening, Matthias Krön, President Donau Soja

10.30 Products and problems with the process: risks of genetic engineering, Dr. Jonathan Latham, Bioscience Resource Project

11.10 Transforming Agricultural and Food Systems: Why and how, Dr. Hans Herren, Biovision

11.50 Policy Forum „How do we manage the protein transition? How can the Common Agricultural Policy contribute?“ István Nagy (Vice Minister for Agriculture Hungary), Stefan Ryba (Director General of Agriculture Section, Ministry of Agriculture Slovak Republic), Matthias Krön (President Donau Soja), Dr. Gunther Schall (ADA), Horst Becker (Parlamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Environment NRW, Germany), Dr Boris Pasalic (Ministry of Agriculture of Republic Srpska), Iurie Usurel (Vice Minister for Agriculture Moldova)

 

12.30 - 14.15 LUNCH

 


Plenum and Research & Innovation Workshop

 

The Plenum and the Research & Innovation Workshop are parallel sessions on the program which will be held simultaneously in Sofitel Budapest.

14.15 -18.30 Plenum

 

TRANSFORMING THE EUROPEAN SOYA MARKET - DONAU SOJA & EUROPEAN SOYA STRATEGY

14.15 Introduction and Chair: Dr. Donal Murphy Bokern

14:35 Pillars of a European protein strategy

15.35 Panel Discussion: A pillar for a sustainable European protein supply - in the international context

Introduction: Soya production in South America and its social and ecological Impact, Markus Wolter, WWF

Panel Discussion:
Emese Brosz
(Fenaco), Dirk Vollertsen (Donau Soja), Dr. Belinda Howell (Soya Retailer Group), Anton van den Brink (FEFAC), Markus Wolter (WWF), Patrick Boone (Vandamme Kft), Martijn Buijsse (Dutchsoy), Donal Murphy-Bokern

16.45 – 17.15 COFFEE BREAK 

 

17.15 – 18.30 GMO-FREE LABELLING

Chair: Florian Faber (ARGE Gentechnik-frei Austria and Alexander Hissting (Verband Lebensmittel ohne Gentechnik (VLOG) Germany)

17.15 Welcome & Introduction

17.20 The new GMO-free labelling system in Hungary, Levente Körösi, Ministry of Agriculture Hungary

17.25 GMO-free labelling: Potentials for market development & quality increase
Insights: Alexander Hissting (VLOG) and Florian Faber (ARGE Gentechnik-frei)
In discussion with: Lukas Weiss (Sojarei GmbH; Quality Manager) and other market participants

17.50 GMO-free labelling: Building-up trust and credibility through monitoring & full traceability
Insights: Augusto Freire (Chairman ProTerra Foundation & CEO CERT ID Brazil) in discussion with other market participants

18.15 GMO-free Labelling - Working towards a European harmonisation
Rosmarie Metz (GIZ) and Dr. Helmut Gaugitsch (Umweltbundesamt): Can the new non-GM region Standard serve as a benchmark for Europe?
Alexander Hissting (VLOG) and Florian Faber (ARGE Gentechnik-frei) on the increasing European demand for GM-free labelling and a necessary roadmap to mutual acceptance and European harmonization

 

14.15 -18.30 Research & Innovation Workshop

 

Participation on invitation only. Please send a request to Leopold Rittler, agro(at)donausoja.org


14.15-16.45 SESSION A - EUROPE AND CHINA WORKING TOGETHER TO DEVELOP SOYA

Soya experts and breeders from Europe and China will present their breeding programes as well as their experiences in exchanging genetic resources and will identify common grounds for cooperation.

Introduction: Leopold Rittler, Donau Soja

Chair: Dr. Volker Hahn, University Hohenheim

 

16.45 – 17.15 COFFEE BREAK 

 

17.15-18.30 SESSION B - PRACTICAL EXPERIENCES OF DEVELOPING SOYA CROPPING IN EUROPE

Chair and Introduction: Dr. Jerzy Nawracala, Poznan University of Life Sciences

 

 

 

Friday, 25.11.2016


Plenum

DONAU SOJA AND EUROPE SOYA: ITS SYSTEM - ITS MARKET

09.00 Donau Soja Quality System - How to guarantee high quality soya from the Region and new innovation: Isotope Testing, Susanne Fromwald, Donau Soja and Dr. Bernd Bodiselitsch, Imprint Analytics

09.20 Sustainable rural development and value chains through the Donau Soja QM Program - Experiences from the GIZ-DS-ADA Cooperation in BiH and Serbia, Rosmarie Metz, GIZ and Simone Ungersböck, ADA

09.35 Donau Soja and Europe Soya in New Markets - Serbia and Ukraine, Jovana Djisalov, Donau Soja Serbia, Inna Illienko, Donau Soja Ukraine, Inna Meteleva, Svarog, Ronan Conroy, Agribusiness Partner and Dmitry Motuzko, Adampol Soja

10.10 Non-GM soya prices - transparency in the non-GM soya market in Europe, Bertalan Kruppa, Donau Soja

10.25 Changing to Donau Soja - Practical examples from Hungary, Gergely Pókos, Bonafarm Group

10.40 -11.15 COFFEE BREAK 


SOYA PRODUCTS AND THEIR MARKETS - CURRENT SITUATION, TRENDS AND DEVELOPMENTS

11.15 - 12.00 New markets and products for soya in Europe

 

12.15 - 13.20 LUNCH BREAK


13.20 Soya for Food and the Future of Culinaric Culture, Elisabeth Fischer, Cook book Author, Barbara Schwarz and Lukas Weiss, Sojarei Vollwertkost GmbH

14.00 - 15.15 Future Trends for Soya Beans

15.30 FINAL WORDS