Programme


3rd October

08:30 - 9:00

Registration

09:00 - 09:15

Presentation of the agenda and objectives of the seminar

Session 1. Innovation's conceptual and practical framework. Application to the agro-food sector.

09:15 - 10:00

Keynote presentation: LEIRE BARAÑANO, Neiker-Tecnalia, Spain

10:00 - 10:45

S1. Oral presentations

10:45 - 11:15

Opening ceremony

11:15 - 11:45

Coffee-break

11:45 - 12:15

Discussion

Session 2. Innovations to adapt sheep and goat feeding and production systems and industry to the new societal demands.

12:15 - 13:00

Keynote presentation (Plenary): ANNA NUDDA, Univ Sassari, Italy

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

14:00 - 14:45

Keynote presentation (Plenary): PAULA GASPAR, Univ. Extremadura, Spain

14:45 - 15:30

S2 Oral presentations (parallel sessions on Nutrition and Systems)

15:30 - 16:15

Posters viewing (S1-S2)

16:15 - 17:00

S2 Oral presentations (parallel sessions on Nutrition and Systems)

17:00 - 17:30

Discussion

4th October

Session 3. Precision farming and other technical innovations for increasing efficiency in sheep and goats.

09:00 - 9:45

Keynote presentation: GEORGE STILWELL, Univ Lisbon, Portugal

09:45 - 10:30

Keynote presentation: FRANÇOIS BOCQUIER, Supagro Montpellier, France

10:30 - 11:00

S3 Oral presentations

11:00 - 11:30

Coffee-break

11:30 - 12:30

S3 Oral presentations

12:30 - 13:00

Discussion

13:00 - 14:00

Lunch

Session 4. Success stories of innovations in the sheep and goat industry, with special focus on increasing consumption and adding value to products.

14:00 - 14:45

Keynote presentation: RAFFAELE ZANOLI, Univ. Politecnica delle Marche, Italy

14:45 - 15:30

Keynote presentation: M. Bengoumi (FAO - Subregional Office for North Africa) and H. Ben Salem (IRESA, Tunisia, and coordinator of the FAO/CIHEAM Subnetwork on Sheep and Goat Nutrition)

15:30 - 16:15

Poster viewing (S3-S4)

16:15 - 17:30

S4 Oral presentations

17:30 - 18:00

Discussion and closing session

5th October

All day

Field trip to dairy sheep farms and grazing areas in the Basque Country