Schedule

  1. European Agricultural Forum
  2. Schedule 2018

Schedule 2018

During a two-day conference with the participation of opinion leaders, the most important recent issues related to challenges, perspectives and opportunities faced by Polish and European agriculture and rural areas will be debated.

Download Full Schedule

Day 1

23 March, 2018

Registration of participants / Opening of the exhibition: “Modern Agricultural Solutions”

Official opening of the Forum

  • Artur Balazs, President of the Foundation Chapter
  • Professor Jerzy Buzek, Chairman of the Programme Council of the Foundation
  • Władysław Ortyl, Marshal of the Podkarpackie Voivodeship
  • Krzysztof Podhajski, President of the Board of the Foundation

Debate I: “New financial perspective of the CAP – priorities, assumptions and proposed changes”

  • Phil Hogan – European Commissioner for Agriculture
  • Krzysztof Jurgiel – Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Stephane Travert – Minister of Agriculture of France
  • Pavel Sekac – Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Czech Republic
  • Zsolt Feldman – Deputy Secretary of State at Ministry of Agriculture of Hungary

Civil Society Dialogue with Commissioner Phil Hogan at EU Agricultural

Józef Ślisz Award Ceremony (2nd edition)

Closing of the exhibition: “Modern Agricultural Solutions”

Dinner for the participants of the Forum (1st floor)

Day 2

24 March, 2018

Registration of participants / Opening of the exhibition: “Modern Agricultural Solutions”

Debate II: “New technologies and innovative solutions in agriculture – their role in the quality improvement and the production costs reduction”

Part I:

  • Jarosław Gowin, PhD – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education
  • Czesław Siekierski, PhD – Chairman of the Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Parliament
  • Jerzy Plewa, PhD, Eng – Director General at the Directorate of the Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Commission
  • Ryszard Zarudzki, PhD – Undersecretary of State at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Wolfgang Burtscher, PhD – Deputy Director General in the Directorate for Research and Innovatio of the European Commission

Part II: Introduction to thematic panels on new technological and innovative possibilities in agriculture

  • Marian Żołyniak – acting President of the Management Board of Polska Spółka Gazownictwa Sp. z o.o.
  • Roger Hodgkiss – Member of the Management Board of PZU S.A.
  • Witold Szczypiński – Deputy President of the Management Board, CEO of Grupa Azoty S.A.
  • Cezary Urban – Crop Protection Department Manager of BASF Polska Sp. z o.o.
  • Adam Ławicki – President of the Management Board of White Hill Sp. z o.o., Sp. K.
  • Sergiusz Martyniuk – President of the Management Board of Pronar Sp. z o.o.
  • Łukasz Wawrzyniak – Member of the Management Board of KWS Polska Sp. z o.o.

Part III: “Innovative Farmer” Award Ceremony – the Tygodnik Poradnik Rolniczy, TOP Agrar and the European Fund for the Development of Polish Villages Foundation

Discussion panel I: “Modern agriculture and artificial intelligence. Directions of development and applications“

Discussion panel I: “Modern agriculture and artificial intelligence. Directions of development and applications“

Main Partner of the Panel – White Hill Sp. z o.o., Sp. K.

  • Louis Mahy – Research Programme Officer at the Directorate of the Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Commission
  • Sjaak Wolfert, PhD – Information Technology Group Wageningen University
  • Professor Ryszard Hołownicki, PhD – Head of the Agroengineering Department and Vice-Chairman of the Scientific Council at the Institute of Horticulture in Skierniewice
  • Hazem M. Kalaji, PhD – Project coordinator in White Hill Sp. z o.o., Sp. K., representative for International Cooperation of the Dean of the Faculty
    of Agriculture and Biology at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW)
    and expert at the European Commission
  • Jerzy Koronczok – President of the Management Board of Agrocom Polska, farmer (40 ha)

The Panel moderator: Krzysztof Koszela, PhD, Eng – Head of the Research and Didactic Team for Applied Information Technology at the Poznań University of Life Sciences

room/ground floor

Discussion panel II: “Use of agricultural biogas for the development of gas networks in rural areas as an opportunity for agriculture”

Discussion panel II: “Use of agricultural biogas for the development of gas networks in rural areas as an opportunity for agriculture”

Main Partner of the Panel – Polska Spółka Gazownictwa Sp. z o.o

  • Witold Strobel – General Director of the National Centre for Agricultural Support
  • Wioletta Czemiel-Grzybowska, PhD – Vice-President of Polska Spółka Gazownictwa sp. z o.o.
  • Professor Jacek Przybył, PhD, Eng – Director of the Institute of Biosystems Engineering at the Poznań University of Life Sciences
  • Krystian Butlewski, PhD, Eng – Chief of Poznań branch of the Institute of Technology and Life Sciences (a National Research Institute)


The Panel moderator: Wojciech Jakóbik – Editor-in-Chief of BiznesAlert.pl

room/1st floor

Discussion panel III: “Modern solutions for agriculture – nitrogen management”

Discussion panel III: “Modern solutions for agriculture – nitrogen management”

Main Partner of the Panel – BASF Polska Sp. z o.o.

  • Professor Marek Korbas, PhD – Head of the Department of Mycology of the Institute of Plant Protection (a National Research Institute)
  • Jan Klir, PhD – Head of the Division of Crop Management Systems at the Crop Research Institute in Prague, Leader of the Team for Development and Review of Nitrates Action Programmes in the Czech Republic
  • Bogusław Rzeźnicki – Head of the Plant Cultivation and Protection Department at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Witold Łykowski, PhD – R&D Manager in BASF Polska Sp. z o.o.

The Panel moderator: Professor Witold Grzebisz, PhD – Head of the Department of Agricultural Chemistry and Environmental Biogeochemistry at Poznań University of Life Sciences

room/ground floor

Discussion panel IV: "Plant fertilisation techniques in modern agriculture"

Discussion panel IV: "Plant fertilisation techniques in modern agriculture"

Main panel Partner – Grupa Azoty S.A.

  • Paweł Wójcik, PhD – Head of the Laboratory for the Cultivation and Fertilisation of Fruit Plants at the Institute of Horticulture (a National Research Institute)
  • Tamara Jadczyszyn, PhD – Head of the Plant Nutrition and Fertilisation Faculty of the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation (a National Research Institute)
  • Sławomir Zając – Head of the Marketing Office for Fertiliser Products in Grupa Azoty S.A.

The Panel moderator: Professor Janusz Igras, PhD Eng – Scientific Director of the New Chemical Syntheses Institute in Puławy

room / 1st floor

Discussion panel V: “ Modern financial instruments in agriculture” Discussion panel V: “ Modern financial instruments in agriculture”

Discussion panel V: “ Modern financial instruments in agriculture”

Main panel Partner – PZU S.A. and Alior Bank S.A.

  • Mariusz Legowski – Directorate-General for Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Commission
  • Izabela Dąbrowska-Kasiewicz – Director for the Agricultural and Food Sector Financing at Alior Bank S.A.
  • Michał Soliwoda, PhD – Department of Agricultural Finance of the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Food Economy (a National Research Institute)
  • Václav Vilhelm – Director of the of the Department of Modeling the Influence of Agricultural Policy of the Institute of Agriculture Economics and Information in Prague, Czech Republic

The Panel moderator: Professor Andrzej Kowalski, PhD – Director of the Institute of Agricultural Economics and Food Economy (a National Research Institute)

room/ground floor

Lunch for the participants of the conference

Closing of the exhibition: “Modern Agricultural Solutions”