11 September 2015Event

AREPO seminar at Expo Milano 2015

 12.00 am
 World Exposition Rho, Milano, ITALY

INNOVATING AND ORGANISING RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND TRAINING FOR SUSTAINABLE GIs

On September 11th, in the framework of the DG AGRI Week of Stakeholders at Expo Milano 2015, AREPO hold with numerous partners a seminar on GI : “Innovating and Organising Research, Education and Training for Sustainable GIs”, that took place in the EU pavilion at EXPO Milano. 

This seminar aimed to bring together stakeholders from the research, education and training sectors in order to exchange experiences and practices and to define future priorities for the sustainable development of Geographical Indications (GIs).

INTRODUCTION:

Welcome address by Vincent Labarthe, President of AREPO, Vice-president of Midi-Pyrénées Region in charge of Agriculture

Key-note speechDeveloping sustainable geographical indications: the role of research, teaching and training by François Casabianca, researcher at INRA Corte and coordinator of SYAL network

I PANEL: Research on GIs inside the EU and in non-EU countries, Chairman Filippo Arfini, University of Parme, Italy

II PANEL: Education on GIs inside the EU and in non-EU countries, Chairman Olivier Beucherie, Consultant, France

III PANEL: Training on GIs inside the EU and in non-EU countries, Chairman Laurent Gomez, Secretary General of AREPO, France

CONCLUSIONS

  • Barna Kovacs, European Commission
  • Florence Tartanac, FAO
  • Laurent Gomez, Secretary General of AREPO

Press Release available here

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