Register for the forthcoming PlantLink Day on October 5th in Lund! The canopy subject is “Biodiversity: the key to resilient agri-food systems.” We will begin with a lunch and wrap up with a panel discussion and a mingle!
You can look forward to diverse multidisciplinary experts covering the entire agricultural production chain! From genetic resources to soil health, pollination, and global societal and economic consequences.
Registration closes on October 01!
Agnes Bernis Fonteneau, Sapienza Università di Roma; Lise Lykke Steffensen, Nordgen; Maj Rundlöf, Lund University; Michael Broberg Palmgren, University of Copenhagen; Mohammad Bahram, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala; and Susanne Arvidsson, Lund University; panel discussion moderator: Roland von Bothmer, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp
12:00-13.00 Lunch and mingle
13:00-13:05 Introduction and welcome, PlantLink
13:05-13:15 Wrapping up 6 years of NordPlant, Erik Alexandersson, SLU Alnarp
13:15-13:20 Flash info! Major grants information, Konstantinos Karantininis, SLU Alnarp
13:20-13:50 Keynote lecture: Agnes Bernis Fontenau – Sapienza Università di Roma – Agrobiodiversity: key for pro-poor development and ecosystem services
13:50-14:10 Maj Rundlöf – Lund University – Agroecology for biodiversity conservation and agricultural production
14:10-14:30 Mohammad Bahram – SLU Uppsala – Microbial diversity in agricultural systems: challenges and opportunities
14.30-15.00 Coffee break
15:00-15:20 Lise Lykke Steffensen – NordGen – Interview – Biodiversity: key to resilient agri-food systems
15:20-15:40 Michael Palmgren – University of Copenhagen – From genes to new crops
15:40-16:00 Susanne Arvidsson – Lund University – Integrating biodiversity consideration into the financial system
16:00 – 16:30 Panel discussion – moderated by Roland von Bothmer, SLU Alnarp
16:30 – Mingle
Venue: Blå Hallen, Ecology Building, Lund University; Sölvegatan 37, Lund