Conference programme 2020

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Friday 3 April 2020

Morning programme (optional):

10.00 Excursions to various inspiring food initiatives in and around Wageningen (by bike / car and vans).

Organised by: Boerengroep, OtherWise and Wageningen Eet Duurzaam.

Afternoon programme:

Chair: Evelijne Bruning

12.30: Registration (note: bring your own lunch)

13.00: Workshop round 1* parallel sessions

14.45: Workshop round 2* parallel sessions

16.15: Coffee and cake break.
Take a virtual tour through farmers fields world wide.

17.00: Welcome and opening
Arthur Mol (Rector Magnificus, Wageningen University and Research)
Lara de Brito (Alderman Food Policy, Wageningen municipality)
Hanny van Geel (Voedsel Anders)

17.30: Keynote speech (tbc)

18.00: Sustainable dinner

20.00: Talkshow – Voices of pioneer women in farming

21.30: Reception: Drinks and local snacks  

Saturday 4 April 2020

9:30: Registration, coffee and tea for early birds

10.00: Theatrical opening of day 2

10.30: Workshop round 3* parallel sessions

12.00: Lunch. Visit the market place with local products, seeds and information about initiatives in food and farming or take a virtual tour through farmers fields world wide.

13:30: Workshop round 4* parallel sessions

15:00: Coffee and cake break. Visit the market place with local products, seeds and information about initiatives in food and farming or take a virtual tour through farmers fields world wide.

15.30: Workshop round 5* parallel sessions

17.15: Final reflection with frontline thinkers and do-ers

18.00: Conference closing

18.15: Sustainable dinner and drinks


*The conference will offer around 80 workshops. The full programme will be available at the end of February and organised along the following tracks:

  • Agroecology & climate change
  • Short supply chains & farmer-citizen relations
  • Access to land & the commons
  • Fair trade and fair price
  • Eating Otherwise  
  • New skills and perspectives

Tickets will be available from mid February onwards.
Meanwhile, keep an eye out on our Facebook event for the latest updates.