Conference structure

The Conference will be held over three days from September 17th (thursday) to 19th (saturday). The first day will feature a plenary session at FAO Headquarters in Rome on “Strategies and Actors of Global Agricultural and Food Policies”, organized jointly with FAO.
The second day (friday) will be held at Tuscia University in Viterbo and includes: a plenary session on “Coordination and Competition in Agro-Food Systems”, three parallel sessions where the scientific contribution to the various topics will be presented and the Shareholders’ Meeting.
On Saturday morning the traditional study tour will be held in rural areas of Northern Lazio.

Download the Conference Programme (PDF file - 3 MB)

Download the Book of Abstracts (PDF file - 600 KB)

Thursday September 17th

FAO Headquartes

10.30 – 13.00
Registration of participants

13.00 – 14.00
Welcome lunch

14.00
Welcome address (by FAO and SIDEA representatives) and in memory of Prof. Giovanni Anania (by Imre Ferto, EAAE Board)

14.15
FIRST PLENARY SESSION FAO-SIDEA
Strategies and Actors of Global Agricultural and Food Policies
Invited speakers:
Shenggen Fan, IFPRI - Director General
Promoting the policy dialogue between research, institutions and policy makers
Kostas Stamoulis, FAO - ESA Director
Hunger, food insecurity and malnutrition: new challenges for international organizations
Roberto Ridolfi, EU Commission - DG DEVCO
Policies and programs for food security and nutrition: the EU perspective (Title to be confirmed)

15.45 – 16.00
Coffee break

16.00 – 17.30
PANEL DISCUSSION – Moderator (FAO or SIDEA)
Participants:
Paolo De Castro (EU Parliament), Shenggen Fan, Kostas Stamoulis, Roberto Ridolfi

18.00
Transfer to Sutri (Viterbo)

20.00
Social dinner in Sutri (Viterbo)



Friday September 18th

Unitus

8.45 - 10.45
Parallel Session I

10.45 - 11.00
Coffee break

11.00 - 12.30
SECOND PLENARY SESSION
Coordination and Competition in Agri-Food Supply Chain
Invited speakers:
Bruno Buffaria, DG AGRI
Chair and Introduction
Céline Bonnet, University of Tolouse / INRA
Retail price formation in food chains: market power and vertical relationships
Anna Carbone, University of Tuscia
Coordination mechanisms along food chains: increasing the value of quality

12.30 - 13.30
Meeting of the member of the SIDEA

13.30
Buffet lunch

14.30 - 16.00
Parallel Session II

16.00 - 16.15
Coffee break

16.15 - 17.45
Parallel Session III

18.00
Departure from Viterbo to Rome

18.30
Departure from Viterbo to Montefiascone (Viterbo) for the dinner

20.00
Dinner in Montefiascone



Saturday September 19th

Rural landscape

Study tour

08.20
Departure by bus from Viterbo (Train Stations Porta Romana and Porta Fiorentina (8.30))

09.15
Short visit to the old village of Civita di Bagnoregio

10.30
Presentation of the activities of the Local Action Group (GAL) - Conference room in the Wine Museum of Castiglione in Teverina

12.15
Visit of the Wine Museum

13.00
Light lunch

14.00
Departure from Castiglione in Teverina to Viterbo and Orte
Expected arrival in Viterbo: 14.40; expected arrival in Orte (Train station with ticket office): 15.30
In Orte you have the following connections: 16.00 train to Roma Tiburtina (Expected arrival 16.39). Possible connection at 17.01 with a train that is expected to reach Fiumicino Airport at 17.48.
Please visit the website of Trenitalia for updated timetables and other connections.