Conference „‘Protecting and Promoting Real Food’”

International Conference held at the Austrian General Consulate Krakow -22 February 2013 organized by Austrian General Consulate Krakow International Coalition to Protect the Polish Countryside


09:30 Arrival and registration, Austrian General Consulate, ul. Krupnicza 42, 31-123 Krakow
10:00 Introduction by General Consul Christophe Ceska and Sir Julian Rose

10:15 Systems of cooperation and state support and direct selling in Austria: Thomas Rech, Austrian Ministry for Agriculture
11:00 The GMO Imperative: Dr. Eva Claudia Lang, Head of Department on gene technology, Austrian Federal Ministry of Health
11:45 Malopolska Direct Marketing Initiatives: Stanisław Flaga, Department of Environment and Agriculture, Marshal Office of the Malopolska Region and Rafał Serafin – Chairman, Foundation „Partnership for Environment „
12:15 Deregulating Local Markets: Anna Bednarek, Edyta Jaroszewska-Nowak, Food and Farming practitioners, Janusz Klag, municipality of Łącko
12:45 Discussion
13:15 Lunch: Local Organic and Real Foods, Austrian General Consulate Krakow
14:30 A GMO Free Poland? Jadwiga Lopata, Goldman Laureate and Founder of ICPPC
15:00 The Importance of Non Hybrid Seed Banks: Manfred Weinhappel, Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES)
15:30 Big Chance for Poland: Sir Julian Rose, President of ICPPC
16:00 Discussion Panel
16:30 Conference ends