CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 

 

OPENING CEREMONY

 

The Opening Ceremony was carried out with the presence of authorities and representatives of the different Committees responsible for organizing the Conference.

Rui Vicente Oppermann - Dean of The Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS (Brazil)

Jamie Morrison - Strategic Programme Leader of Food Systems Programme, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (Italy)

Lino Moura: Technical Director of the Technical Assistance and Rural Extension Company - EMATER-RS (Brazil)

Potira V. Preiss - Executive Coordinator of the III Conference on Agriculture and Food in an Urbanized Society (Brazil)

Gianluca Brunori – Chair of the International Scientific Committee of the III International Conference on Agriculture and Food in an Urbanized Society (Italy)

Cleonice Back - Representing the National Scientific Committee of the III International Conference on Agriculture and Food in an Urbanized Society (Brazil)

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PANELS

 

Renowned academics, experts, government representatives, international institutions, and social movement leaders were the main speakers in the panels, that reflected and debated on different views on theories, practices, and processes related to sustainable and resilient agrifood systems, contributing to the articulation and construction of a new agenda of research, studies, and actions.

September 17th

The contribution of agriculture and food to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)

9:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations – FAO

Chair: Sérgio Schneider - General Coordination of the III International Conference Agriculture and Food in an Urbanizing Society (Brazil)

Vilenia Venâncio Aguiar - Secretariat of Women of the National Confederation of Agricultural Workers - Contag (Brasil)

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September 18th

The multiple dimensions of food consumption: diets, politics, and governance

9:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

September 19th

Creating sustainable food systems in the face of Climate change

9:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

September 20th

Food and agriculture in an urbanized society: a multi-actor agenda

9:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee

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Hannah Wittman - Academic Director Center for Sustainable Food Systems at the University of British Columbia (Canada)

Gianluca Brunori – Professor at the Department of Agriculture, Food and Environment at the University of Pisa (Italy)

Chitpasong Kousonsavath – Professor at the National University of Laos (Vietnam)

Alvir Longhi – Family farmer of Rede Ecovida (Brazil)

Judith Hitchman - President of the International Network Urgenci - Community that Supports Agriculture (France)

Guido Santini – Technical Adviser to the Food Program for the Cities of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations - FAO (Italy)

September 21st

Food security and sovereignty: challenges to nurture the world

8:30 am – Venue: Great Hall (A)

Organization: Organizing Committee