Detailed programme 2016-12-19T10:52:05+00:00

Detailed programme of the IFAMA World Conference 2016

The conference is held at the Radisson Blu Scandinavia center. Explore the agenda of sessions, discussions, and group meetings. The program is still provisional and the organizers reserve the right to amend the programme.

detailed programme
detailed programme

Saturday, June 18th, 2016

TimeTitleVenueCategory
18.00Festive Opening of the Conference
Non-hosted event. Food and drinks are to be bought at the reception.
Godsbanen, Skovgaardsgade 3, AarhusStudent Events

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

TimeTitleVenueCategory
8:00-8:30Student Case Competition BriefingVIAStudent Events
08.45-09.15Welcome Scientific Symposium and Student Case Competition

> Gregory Baker, Director, Food & Agribusiness Institute, Naumes Family Professor, USA
> Stefano Pascucci, Associate professor in Management Studies, Wageningen University, Netherlands
> Sebastian SenéŽsi, Director Department of Institutions, Organizations and Strategy- Food and Agribusiness Program-FAUBA, Argentina
> Jacques Trienekens, Personal professor in Management Studies, Wageningen University, Netherlands
VIAPlenary Sessions
09.15-17.00Student Case Competition (16 graduate teams, 9 undergraduate teams)VIAStudent Events
09.15-11.00Academic tracks 1 (7 concurrent sessions) + Publishing Strategy Workshop (PSW)

> PSW: How to Get your Research Published in an International Scientific Journal
> Peter Goldsmith, Editor-in-Chief IFAMR, USA
VIAPlenary Sessions
11.00-11.15Coffee BreakVIANetworking/Food
11.15-13.00Academic tracks 2 (6) + IFAMA Teaching Case (ITC 1)

> ITC 1: Vegoganic: The Dilemma of Arsenic in Rice Products
> Presenters: Julia P Rotter and Cecilia Mark-Herbert, Swedish University of Agricultural Science, Sweden
> Brent Ross, Michigan State University, USA (moderator) and Francesco Braga, University of Guelph, Canada and CEO of IFAMA
VIAPlenary Sessions
13.00-14.00Lunch & IFAMR Editorial Board MeetingVIANetworking/Food
14.00-15.45Academic tracks 3 (6) + IFAMA Teaching Case Discussion (ICD)

ICD: cases:
> Kumanu Lamb – How to capture a premium for the world’s best lamb (Nic Lees)
> A developing country scenario for the milk value chain (Sosheel Godfrey)
> Harvest Products Lt (Marcos Vega)
> No One Does It Like Frisby Does It (E.R. Brenes )
> GC Corporation (E.R. Brenes )
> To comply not to comply: The case of Regulation (EC) 1924/2006- (S. Khedkar)
Brent Ross, Michigan State University, USA (moderator) and Francesco Braga, University of Guelph, Canada and CEO of IFAMA
VIAPlenary Sessions
15.45-16.00Coffee BreakVIANetworking/Food
16.00-17.45Academic tracks 4 (6) + IFAMA Teaching Case Workshop (ICW)

ICW: Teaching Cases Methods Workshop: How to Write and Use Cases
> Brent Ross, Michigan State University, USA
> Francesco Braga, University of Guelph, Canada & CEO, IFAMA
VIAPlenary Sessions
17.00-18.00Student Case Competition Judges MeetingVIAStudent Events
19.00-European CEOs and High Level Industry Representatives meet the EU Commissioner (on invitation)
Dress code: Business attire


Theo Camps, Chairman of IFAMA Europe will hand over the ‘EU Strategic Industry-Academia Agenda: Beyond Horizon2020’ to the EU Commissioner
Kromann Reumert Law Firm
Rådhuspladsen 3, 8000 Aarhus C
Networking/Food

Monday, June 20th, 2016

TimeTitleVenueCategory
08.45-09.15Opening Forum & Symposium

> Onno Omta, Chairman of the Conference, Professor in Management Studies, Wageningen University and Research Centre (Netherlands), Executive Committee member of IFAMA and IFAMA Europe
> Johan van Rooyen, Director Standard Bank Centre for Agribusiness Development and Leadership, Professor in Agricultural Economics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, IFAMA President 2015-2019
> Esben Laulund, Chairman of Danish Food Cluster and Senior VP of Innovation at Chr. Hansen A/S
> Lone Ryg Olsen, CEO Danish Food Cluster (moderator)
RadissonPlenary Sessions
09.15-10.45Keynote Discussion 1: Sustainable Water, Nitrogen and Energy use in Agriculture

> Margrethe Jonkman, Corporate R&D Director FrieslandCampina, Netherlands
> Markus Frank, BASF Crop Protection: Sustainability Assessment, Germany: Towards sustainable N management - improving nutrient efficiency for optimized yields and environmental health
> John Hollick, President, Conserval Engineering/Solar Wall: Solar technology solutions for agribusiness, Canada: Clean energy
> Francesco Braga, University of Guelph, Canada and CEO of IFAMA (moderator)
RadissonPlenary Sessions
10.45-11.00Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
11.00-12.45Welcome Keynote and Discussion


> Bent Hansen, Chairman of Central Denmark Region (welcome)
> Phil Hogan, European Commissioner for Agriculture and Rural Development (key note)


> Theo Camps, Chairman of the Board of IFAMA Europe, Chairman of the Board of Berenschot Consultancy, professor at TIAS School for Business and Society, Netherlands (welcome discussant)
> Esben Laulund , Chairman of the Danish Food Cluster, Senior Vice President of Innovation at Chr. Hansen A/S, Denmark (welcome discussant)
> Karen Hækkerup , CEO of the Danish Food and Agriculture Council (welcome discussant)
> René Damkjer, CEO Elite Foods, Demark (moderator)
RadissonPlenary Sessions
12.45-13.45Lunch
RadissonNetworking/Food
13.45-15.15Plenary Round Table Discussion 2: How to make Intensive Food Production Sustainable? + Academic tracks 5 (2)

> Ivar Ravn, Executive Director, SEGES Crop & Environment, Denmark
> Chris Brett, Senior Vice President and Head of Corporate Responsibility & Sustainability, OLAM International, UK
> Jack van der Vorst, General Director Social Sciences Group, Wageningen University and Research Centre and Research Centre, The Netherlands
> Stefanie Bröring, Professor in Technology and innovation Management, University of Bonn, Germany (moderator)
RadissonRound Table
15.15-15.30Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
15.30-18.00Case Study FinalsRadissonStudent Events
18.30Dinner with Danes. Dinner at local homes addresses will be providedPrivateNetworking/Food
19.15 - 22.00IFAMA Board Meeting INetworking/Food

Tuesday, June 21th, 2016

TimeTitleVenueCategory
07.00-08.45IFAMA Fellows BreakfastRadissonNetworking/Food
09.00-10.30Keynote Addresses: New Paths in Food Innovation and Sustainability

> Peder Tuborgh, CEO of Arla Foods
> Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Carlsberg A/S and the Carlsberg Foundation, Professor at the University of Aarhus, Denmark
> Jacques de Groot, Head Quality Assurance , VanDrie Group, the Netherlands
> Lone Ryg Olsen, Danish Food Cluster (moderator)
RadissonPlenary Sessions
10.30-11.00Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
10.30-12.30IFAMA 2016 One2One Meetings - Provide by Enterprise European NetworkRadissonNetworking/Food
11.00-12.30Plenary Round Table Discussion 3: Finance and sustainability + Academic tracks 6 (2)

> Niels Dijkman, Head Sustainability Corporate Banking ABN AMRO Bank, Netherlands (speaker and moderator)
> Stefano Pascucci, Co-chair Scientific Symposium, Professor in Sustainability and Circular Economy, University of Exeter Business School, UK
> André Louw Chief Executive Officer & Board Member: Agric Risk Specialist (ARS), Ficksburg, Free State; Honorary Professor: Agricultural Economics, University of Pretoria, South Africa
RadissonPlenary Sessions
12.30-13.30LunchRadissonNetworking/Food
13.30-17.00Company Visits

> Visit to Agro Food Park
> Visit to Danish Crown Horsens
> Visit to DuPont and Danish Technological Institute
> Visit to Research Center Foulum
> Visit to Moesgaard Museum
> Food-Walk in Aarhus

Open Board Meeting IFAMA Europe and International Advisory Board of the Journal on Chain and Network Science
Off Site VisitSocial Events
17.30Reception at Tivoli Friheden

> Kristian Jensen, Danish Minister of Foreign Affairs
> Dorte Bech Vizard, Director, Invest in Denmark

Sponsored by Invest In Denmark
TivoliSocial Events

Wednesday, June 22th, 2016

TimeTitleVenueCategory
07.00-08.45IFAMA Open Board Meeting II (on invitation)RadissonSymposium
08.45-18.00Forum & SymposiumRadissonSymposium
8.45-10.15Keynote Addresses: Food Innovation, HR management and Development

> John Purchase, CEO Agricultural Business Chamber, Pretoria, South Africa
> Jaideep Biswas, Vice President, OLAM International, Nigeria
> W. Scott Hine, Vice President Products & Solutions and Chief Innovation, Novus International, USA
> Johan van Rooyen, IFAMA President, Professor in Agricultural Economics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (moderator)
RadissonPlenary Sessions
9.45-11.45IFAMA 2016 One2One Meetings - Facilitated by Enterprise European NetworkRadissonNetworking/Food
10.15-10.30Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
10.30-12.00Business Round Table 1(2) , Academic Discussion track (1) and Academic tracks 7 (2 concurrent sessions)

BRT 1.1: Food and Health in the City
> Woody Maijers (speaker and moderator) and Gerry Kouwenhoven, InHolland University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
> Nick van den Berg, Strategist Economic Development, Rotterdam, Netherlands
> Henrik Dethlefsen, Green Academy Aarhus (MA, Secretary General EUROPEA), Denmark

BRT 1.2: Food innovation in developing countries
> Johan van Rooyen, IFAMA President 2015 – 2019, Chairman of IFAMA, Professor in Agricultural Economics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (moderator),
> P.G. Chengappa, President of the Agricultural Economics Research Association (AERA) and Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR), National Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Change, India
> Domenico Dentoni, The Global Centre for Food Systems Innovation, Netherlands

Academic discussion track: Potential Winners and Losers from the Russian Food Import Ban: Analysis of Market Impacts
> William H. Meyers, Professor Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute, University of Missouri, USA (speaker and moderator)
RadissonPlenary Sessions
12.00-12.45LunchRadissonNetworking/Food
12.45-13.45Keynote Addresses: Leveraging Big Data in Agriculture to Mitigate Climate Change

> Theo Camps, Chairman of the Board of Berenschot Consultancy, part time professor at TIAS School of Business and Society, Netherlands Chairman of the Board of IFAMA Europe
> Will Martin, Senior Research Fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and President of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE): The use of household data to evaluate short - and long-run impacts of food price changes on poverty
RadissonPlenary Sessions
13.45-17.15IFAMA 2016 One2One Meetings - Facilitated by Enterprise European NetworkRadissonNetworking/Food
13.45-15.15Business Round Table 2 (1), Business Workshop (1) + Academic tracks 8 (3)

BRT 2.1: Big data
> Theo Camps, CEO of Berenschot Consultancy, professor at TIAS School of Business and Society, Netherlands, Chairman of the Board of IFAMA Europe (speaker and moderator)
> Eric Jackson, Chief Sustainability Officer, Conservis, USA
> Steve Sonka, University of Illinois, USA

BRT 2.2 (Workshop): Circular Economy
> Nikolai Milman, Danish Food Cluster (moderator)
> Jan Boeg Hansen, CEO Danish Crown Ingredients, Denmark
> Trine Balskilde Stoltenborg, industrial PhD and project leader at Samso Energy Academy, Energi Akademiet, Denmark
> Christian Selmer Fredsø, Strategic developer, circular economy team, Central Denmark Region
RadissonPlenary Sessions
15.15-15.30Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
15.30-17.00Academic tracks 9 (5) RadissonPlenary Sessions
17.15-18.45Reception at Ridehuset

Welcome by Jacob Bundsgaard, the Mayor of Aarhus
City HallSocial Events
18.45-20.30Presidential Awards Banquet

> Best Paper Award & Innovation Awards
> Student Case Competition Awards
> Distinguished Service Award
> Fellows Award
> Presentation IFAMA World Forum and Symposium 2017 and 2018: New Zealand and Argentina
RadissonSocial Events

Thursday, June 23th, 2016

TimeTitleVenueCategory
8.45-10.15Keynote Addresses: Food innovation through clusters in Europe

> Roger van Hoesel, Managing Director Food Valley NL, Netherlands
> Lone Ryg Olsen, CEO Danish Food Cluster
> Lotta Törner, VD Skaane Food Innovation
> Erik Sejersen (moderator), Head Food Section Central Denmark Region
RadissonPlenary Sessions
10.15-10.30Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
10.30-12.00Business Round Table 3 (1) + IFAMA Teaching Case 2 + Academic tracks 10 (3)

BRT 3.1: Sustainability, finance and crowdfunding

> Michael Nieuwesteeg, Managing Director NVC, Netherlands
> Niels Dijkman, Head Sustainability Corporate Banking, ABN.AMRO Bank, Netherlands


HCS 11: King’s Hawaiian: Managing the Supply of Aloha Spirit for Every Household, Every Day
Presented by: Brian A. Bourquard and Allan W. Gray, Purdue University, USA
> Brent Ross, Michigan State University, USA
> Francesco Braga, University of Guelph, Canada & CEO, IFAMA
RadissonPlenary Sessions
12.00-13.00LunchRadissonNetworking/Food
13.15-14.45Keynote Addresses: Food security through new tech, new crops and reducing food waste

> Bo Damgaard, VP of Marketing, FOSS, Denmark
> Selina Juul, Stop Wasting Food NGO, Denmark
> Arjen van Tunen, CEO Keygene, Netherlands
> Anne Maria Hansen, Head of innovation at Danish Technological Institute
RadissonPlenary Sessions
14.45-16.15Business Roundtables 4 (3) + Academic tracks 11 (3)

BRT 4.1: Chemicals for food, feed and health

> Francesco Braga, University of Guelph, Canada and CEO of IFAMA (moderator)
> Marcos Capdepont, Director Agro YPF, Argentina


BRT 4.2: New Crops for the Future: Disruptive Innovations for Food Security

> Arjen van Tunen, CEO KeyGene(speaker and moderator)
> Martin Toft, CEO Original Chia, Denmark


BRT 4.3: Food Security and Waste

> Frances Fortuin, Food Valley NL, Netherlands
> Selina Juul, Stop Wasting Food NGO, Denmark
> Simone Le Ray, Analyst at the Economics and Trade Section of the French Embassy in Denmark
RadissonPlenary Sessions
16.15-16.30Coffee BreakRadissonNetworking/Food
16.30-18.00Academic tracks 12 (4) + Poster Presentation track (1)

RadissonPlenary Sessions
18.00Conference Closure

> Johan van Rooyen, Director Standard Bank Centre for Agribusiness Development and Leadership, Professor in Agricultural Economics, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, IFAMA President 2015-2019
> Onno Omta, Professor in Management Studies, Wageningen University (Netherlands)
> Lone Ryg Olsen, CEO, Danish Food Cluster
Aarhus UniversitySocial Events
18.30- 20.30IFAMA Board Meeting II
18.30- 19.15Transport to Aarhus UniveristyAarhus University ParkSocial Events
19.15- 20.30Festive Closure of the Conference

Welcome by Niels Christian Nielsen: Dean of Science and Technology, Aarhus University, Denmark
Aarhus University ParkSocial Events
20.30- 22.00Festive Danish Midsummer "Burning of the Witch" BonfiresAarhus University ParkSocial Events

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