CAP renewal for better farming

Tuesday, May 10, 2011
09:00 - 16:15 (CET)

The regional conference took place at University of Life Sciences (SGGW) in Warsaw under the auspices of the Polish Minister of Agriculture Marek Sawicki and in collaboration with the Polish Federation of Union of Agricultural Employers-Tenants and Landowners and Warsaw University of Life Sciences (SGGW). The conference focused on the CAP reform from the perspective of the Central and Eastern EU member states.


May 10, 2011

09:00 - 16:15 (CET)

09:00 - 10:00 (CET)

Registration & welcoming coffee

10:00 - 10:30 (CET)


• Bogdan KLEPACKI, Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences of SGGW
• Alojzy SZYMAŃSKI, Rector SGGW (tbc)
• Jarosław WOJTOWICZ, Deputy Minister, Polish Ministry of Agriculture
• Leszek DEREZINSKI, President of FPDiWR
• Thierry de l’ESCAILLE, ELO Secretary General

10:30 - 11:30 (CET)

Session I: refocusing security on food and nature

Opening address:
Michael CHERTOFF, former Secretary of State of Homeland Security, US

• Leszek KORZENIOWSKI, President AGRI Committee, Sejm (Polish Parliament)
• Pia BUCELLA, Director Nature, Biodiversity and Land Use in DG Environment, EC
• Jerzy PLEWA, Deputy Director General in DG Agriculture, EC

QA session, moderator: Theo JACHMANN, President, Syngenta Germany

11:30 - 12:00 (CET)

Coffee Break

12:00 - 13:00 (CET)

Session II: CAP in the spotlight

Keynote address:
Zofia KRZYŻANOWSKA, Counsellor General, Polish Ministry of Agriculture

• Prof. Allan BUCKWELL, CLA, President of ELO Policy Group, UK
• Mindaugas KUKLIERIUS, Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Lithuania
• Anders MIKKELSEN, Ministry of Food and Agriculture, Denmark

QA session, moderator: Thierry de l’ESCAILLE, ELO

13:00 - 14:00 (CET)


14:00 - 16:00 (CET)

Session III: Sustainability in farming: public and private point of view

Opening Address: Prof. Dr hab. Edward MAJEWSKI, SGGW

Respondents: public perspective
• Maive RUTE, Director Biotechnologies, Agriculture, Food, DG Research& Innovation, EC
• Prof Walenty POCZTA, Poznan University of Life Sciences
• Dr Mirosław DRYGAS, Polish Academy of Sciences- PAN

Respondents: private perspective
• Mihail ORLOV, Ambika Group, Russia
• Federation of Union of Agricultural Employers-Tenants and Land Owners

QA session, moderator: Theo JACHMANN, President, Syngenta Germany

16:00 - 16:15 (CET)

Final conclusions

Thierry de l’ESCAILLE


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