Programme

03 October, Thursday
08:00-19:00 Registration – check in to the AVEC G.A. at Budapest Merriott Hotel
09:00-12:00 Turkey Group Meeting
12:15-13:45 Lunch (for Turkey Group and Board Meeting Participants)
14:00-18:00 Board Meeting of AVEC
20:00-23.00 Get-Together Evening – Welcome Reception at Budapest Marriott Hotel
04 October, Friday
08:00-18:00 Registration
09:00-16:00 62nd General Assembly
Main topic of the G.A.: FOOD IN THE FUTURE
09:00-09:05 Warm welcome
Paul Lopez, President of AVEC
09:05-09:30 Opening remarks
Dr. Istvan Nagy, Hungarian Minister of Agriculture
09:30-09:50 President’s speech
Paul Lopez, President of AVEC
09:50-10:20 Delivering on EU Food Safety and Nutrition in 2050
Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety
European Commission
or
Anne Bucher, Director General, Health and Food Safety,
European Commission
10:20-10:50 Coffee break
10:50-11:10 Will it be OK to eat meat in 2030?
Peter Sandøe, Professor
University of Copenhagen, Department of Food and Resource (IFRO)
11:10-11:30 A world without livestock farming makes no sense
Jean-Louis Peyraud, President, Animal Task Force
11:30-12:15 Panel discussion
12:15-13:30 Lunch
13:30-13:50 The global effects of a purely plant-based diet – consequences for the economy, environment and world food security
Michael Schmitz, Professor
Institute of Agrobusiness, University of Giessen, Germany
13:50-14:10 Taste and price of a message
Attila Forgács, Professor
Corvinus University of Budapest, Hungary
14:10-14:30 Coffee break
13:30-14:50 The communication scarcity in agriculture
Jessica Eise, Director of Communication
Purdue University, USA
14:50-15:10 The new AVEC strategy
Paul Lopez, President of AVEC
15:10-16:00 Panel Discussion
General Assembly Closure
19:30-22:30 Culinary Evening (Optional Programme)
Tasty Poultry, Good Wines, Delicious Sweets on the “Gróf Széchenyi” (“Count Szechenyi”) Boat.
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05 October, Saturday
08:00-16:00 Touristic Programme
19:00-23:00 Gala Dinner with entertainment and dance
06 October, Sunday
Check out/Departure of the AVEC G.A participants

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