2nd FOOD 2030 High Level Event "Research & Innovation for Food and Nutrition Security – Transforming our food systems“ 14-15 June 2018, Agricultural University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
The Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of EU is organising a Flagship Conference dedicated to Research and Innovation (R&I) as a driver of sustainable food systems transformation. Such a transformation requires a new way of doing science, research and innovation that puts the food system at the centre. The systemic approach, as called for by FOOD 2030, requires linking land and sea; connecting producers to consumers - and back, towards achieving four overarching priorities: nutrition for healthy and sustainable diets, climate and environmental sustainability, circularity and resource efficiency, innovation and empowering communities.
During this event the European Commission will present an update of the FOOD 2030 process and vision towards shaping tomorrow's nutrition and food systems.
The event will provide a platform for dialogue, feedback and recommendations towards:
The conference program will feature plenaries with keynote speakers, parallel breakout sessions with interactive panel debates, a cultural performance and an exhibition space showcasing innovative research initiatives, networks, start-ups and sustainable food technologies. More side events will take place on the day before (13th June).
The online registration will open soon. Expect more information on eu2018bg.bg or send your inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bulgarian Presidency Team
Kalin Mutavchiev (Mr.)
“Transnational research initiatives” Department
Ministry of Education and Science
2A, Kniaz Dondukov Blvd., 1000 Sofia
Tel. + 359 2 92 17 691;
+ 359 878 461 653