Symposium 'Agrobiodiversity along the value chain'

For whom
Business , Employees , Students
04-12-2023 08:30 to 06-12-2023 14:00
Sint-Pietersabdij, Sint-Pietersplein 9, 9000 Gent
CROPDIVA Consortium, Department of Plants and Crops, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering

The CROPDIVA consortium organizes its first international symposium to discuss several aspects of agrobiodiversity along the value chain.

The symposium will include a general session with two invited speakers:

  • Prof dr. Johan Six (ETH Zürich, Switzerland): "Agrobiodiversity from a global perspective"
  • Prof dr. Andreas Börner (IPK-Gatersleben, Germany): “Genebanks – a reservoir for increasing agrobiodiversity"

Further in the programme, there will be several sessions with submitted abstracts related to the following topics:

  • Genetics: How they shape agrobiodiversity?
  • The impact of cropping systems on agrobiodiversity
  • Food and feed technology, drivers of change on agrobiodiversity
  • Agrobiodiversity: the challenges and opportunities for socio-economic sciences

Abstracts for an oral or poster presentation at the symposium can be uploaded on the website until 15 September 2023. Registration is open on the website until 15 November 2023 (reduced registration fee until 15 September 2023).