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Towards improved quality in organic food production

- 5th Intl QLIF Training and Exchange workshop


Preliminary programme

NB: Updated 25th November, 2008 - also available as printable pdf

> Wednesday 21 January 2009
13:00
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13:30
arrival and Registration
13:30
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14:00 Welcome and Introduction
14:00
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15:00 Product quality, the alpha and omega for further development of organic agriculture
Geert-Jan v.d. Burgt
Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands

15:00
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15:30 Tea Break
15:30
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16:30 Fusarium in wheat
Bart Timmermans
Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands

16:30
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17:30 Mycotoxins in cereals
Carlo Leifert
Newcastle University, UK
17:30 End of first day


 > Thursday 22 January 2009
08:30
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09:30
Quality of organically produced plant products
Ewa Rembialkowska
Warsaw University of Life Sciences, Poland
09:30 - 10:30 Micro-nutrients, pesticides, heavy metals and/or vitamins/antioxidants in a range of crops
Carlo Leifert
Newcastle University, UK
10:30
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11:00 Coffee break
11:00
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12:00 Why is the chemical composition of organic and conventional plant products different ?
Søren Husted
University of Copenhagen, Denmark

12:00
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13:00 Bioavailability of nutrients and health promoting substances in organically plant products investigated in an animal model
Charlotte Lauridsen
Aarhus University, Denmark
13:00
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14:00 Lunch break
14:00
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15:30 Consumer perception of the sensory quality of products - with practical exercises
Bob Cramwinckel
Centrum voor Smaakonderzoek (Centre for Taste Research), Netherlands
15:30
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16:00 Tea break
16:00
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17:00 Topic still open
17:00
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18:00 Relation between grassland management (organic managed long term or short term grassland and botanical composition) and bovine milk quality
Håvard Steinshamn
Bioforsk Økologisk, Norway
Conference Dinner


> Friday 23 January 2009
08:30
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09:30
Implications of a calmative handling procedure for cattle preliminary to transport and slaughter and the implications of animals behaviour, blood parameters and meat quality
Johanna Probst
FiBL, Switzerland
09:30
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10:30 Milk quality
Jan de Wit, Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands
10:30
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11:00 Coffee break
11:00
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12:00 Outlook to health: Effects of diet type on chicken health
Machteld Huber
Louis Bolk Institute, Netherlands

12:00 - 13:00 Final session: conclusions and main findings, indicate future research needs and priorities
13:00 Lunch and departure

Towards improved quality in organic food production

5th International QLIF Training and Exchange workshop


Introduction

Preliminary programme

Location and hotels

Cost and registration

Bursaries