IFOAM Organics Europe meets business

IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2022

30 Nov
09:30 - 17:00
Brussels, Belgium
30 Nov
09:30 - 17:00
Brussels, Belgium

This year’s IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business event took place on 30 November, at L42 Business Center & Workspaces. This successful platform for exchange between players from the entire (organic) supply chain brings together IFOAM Organics Europe’s members and their members, as well as companies involved or interested in organic.

Event participants discussed current hot topics and trends in organic, including relevant political developments for organic and the state of play of the organic market, the relationship between regenerative agriculture and organic, pesticide residues, and organic regulation.

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Should you have any questions, please contact events@organicseurope.bio.

 

Event’s presentations

You couldn’t attend or would like to have another look at our speakers’ presentations? Here they are for your convenience:

Opening remarks

Eduardo Cuoco – Director, IFOAM Organics Europe

Political context & organic market development

Pasquale di Rubbo – Policy Analyst, DG AGRI, European Commission

Eric Gall – Deputy Director, IFOAM Organics Europe

Organic principles & Regenerative agriculture

Sarah Compson – Associate Director, Soil Association

Paul Holmbeck – Director, Holmbeck EcoConsult

The new Organic Regulation

Joint presentation by Bernard Lignon – Quality and Regulatory Project Manager, Synabio & Jan Wicher Krol – Policy Advisor, SKAL Bio Controle

Pesticide residues

Marian Blom – Board Member, IFOAM Organics Europe / Project Leader, Bionext

Michel Reynaud – Board Member, IFOAM Organics Europe / Vice-President, Ecocert

Alexander Beck – Managing Board Member, AöL

Programme

30 Nov
09:30
Registration
10:00
12:15
First Session – Political developments & the role of organic
10:00
Opening remarks
- Moderator: Évelyne Alcázar Marín - International Manager, Asociación Ecovalia
- Organising Director: Eduardo Cuoco - Director, IFOAM Organics Europe
10:10
Political context & organic market development
Speakers:
- Pasquale di Rubbo - Policy Analyst, DG AGRI, European Commission
- Eric Gall - Deputy Director. IFOAM Organics Europe

Moderator: Évelyne Alcázar Marín - International Manager, Asociación Ecovalia
10:45
Coffee break
11:15
Organic principles & Regenerative agriculture
Speakers:
- Sarah Compson - Associate Director, Soil Association
- Dorothy Shaver - Sustainability Director for Nutrition and IC, Unilever
- Roland van Marlen - Director, NaNaBio
- Paul Holmbeck - Director, Holmbeck EcoConsult

Moderator: Évelyne Alcázar Marín - International Manager, Asociación Ecovalia

We thank FoodDrinkEurope for their contribution to this session.
12:15
Networking lunch
13:45
16:45
Second Session – Regulatory affairs
13:45
The new Organic Regulation
Speakers:
- Bernard Lignon - Quality and Regulatory Project Manager, Synabio
- Jan Wicher Krol - Policy Advisor, SKAL Bio Controle

Moderator: Emanuele Busacca - Regulation Manager, IFOAM Organics Europe
14:30
Pesticide residues
Speakers:
- Marian Blom - Board member IFOAM Organics Europe / Project leader - Bionext
- Michel Reynaud - Board Member IFOAM Organics Europe / Vice-President, Ecocert
- Alexander Beck - Managing Board Member AöL

Moderator: Martin Sommer - Policy Officer on the Organic Regulation and Seeds, IFOAM Organics Europe
15:45
Break
16:00
Workshop on NGTs
Workshop leader: Martin Sommer - Policy Officer on the Organic Regulation and Seeds, IFOAM Organics Europe
16:45
Closing remarks
- Moderator: Évelyne Alcázar Marín - International Manager, Asociación Ecovalia
- Organising Director: Eduardo Cuoco - Director, IFOAM Organics Europe
17:00
End of the event

Information and contact

IFOAM Organics Europe reserves the right to execute an event ticket refund only in case of a written request is sent to events@organicseurope.bio at the latest one week prior to the event. In all cases of ticket refunds, the event registrant is obliged to pay the registration platform fee.

 
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