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Annual Organic and Local Food Forum at CEU: Getting to Know the Austrian Organic Agriculture Landscape

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Monday, February 8, 2021, 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for a roundtable with Vienna organic food and agriculture organizations! 

- Join Zoom meeting here - 
Meeting ID: 993 7342 5409
Passcode: 405779

Speakers include:
Elisabeth Zoubek and Elmar Fischer-Neuberger (Organic farmers; ADAMAH BioHof)
Thomas Rech (Directorate - Agriculture and Rural Development; Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Regions and Tourism; Organic Farming)
Bernhard Freyer (Division of Organic Farming, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences)
Christian Vogl (Division of Organic Farming; University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences)

Moderated by Guntra Aistara (Environmental Sciences and Policy, CEU)
Logan Strenchock (Sustainable CEU)
Martin Thalhammer (Environmental Sciences and Policy, CEU)

In conjunction with CEU's recent move to Vienna, the aim of this year's roundtable is to explore the current strengths, weaknesses, and future prospects of agroecological and organic food systems in Austria, particularly within the EU policy context. Speakers will share information about their innovative projects and practices, challenges they face, and visions for the future. The panel guests will offer guidance for students and researchers interested in collaborating directly with Austrian organic agriculture institutions. 

A short round of plenary introductions will be followed by discussion.