Workshop and General Assembly of TIPI in Istanbul

A TIPI workshop and the next TIPI General Assembly will be held on October 12, 2014, prior to the Organic World Congress of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movements (IFOAM, www.owc2014.org ).  The events will be preceded by the General Assembly of the International Society of Organic Agriculture Research (www.ISOFAR.org ).

The venue is Yeditepe University in Istanbul.

Workshop registration

If you wish to participate in the workhop, please register here:

www.fibl.org/nc/en/fibl/registrationservice/event.html?tx_registrationservice_pi1[id]=441

Preliminary Programm

TIPI Workshop at the ORGANIC WORLD CONGRESS - Practitioners’ Research Agenda

Date: Sunday, October 12, 2014
Venue: Yeditepe University in Istanbul


12.30-13.15
Lunch

13:15-13:20
Welcome
Urs Niggli, TIPI president

13.20-14:00
Presentation of the TIPI Vision & Research Agenda
TIPI Board members (not yet confirmed who)
Moderation: Urs Niggli, TIPI president

14:00-14:50
Action Plan for Innovation and Learning
Revising the Strategic Research Agenda for Europe
ETP Organics
Moderation: Bram Moeskops

14:50-15:20
Break

15:20-17:00
Famers’ problems, research needs and challenges
Invited farmers from 5 continents (Africa, Asia, Latin America, North America, and Oceania) present their most urgent research needs and their reflecting about how they want to be involved. Max. 20 minutes per farmer including a discussion with each of them.
Moderation: Nic Lampkin

17:00-18:00
Discussion of the TIPI Vision & Research Agenda
How relevant is the TIPI Vision & Research Agenda? What else should become included? How to facilitated co-operation between scientists? Which are the next steps and activities of TIPI? What is the role of TIPI Board Members? How can scientists become better involved into the activities of the local, national, regional and international development of the organic movements?  
Moderation: Gabi Soto

18:00 -18:30
TIPI GA
Moderation: Brian Baker

18.30 – 21.00
Networking dinner

Contact

Technology Innovation Platform of IFOAM
Helga Willer
Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL),
Switzerland, www.fibl.org
helga.willer@fibl.org
Tipi.ifoam.org
Phone 0041 62 865 72 07