PRE-EVENTS

  • CDAIS conference: 13 & 14 May, 2019
  • 14 May, 7pm: Agrinatura Board of Directors – Dinner (only for members of the Board of Directors)

DAY 1 – Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Agrinatura General Assembly – Espace L.S Senghor

9.00am
Word of Welcome by the Host

9.15am
Opening
Approval of the Agenda
Approval of Minutes
Approval of the Statutes (notary)
Directors’ Activity Report
Financial Report 2018
Approval of Budget 2019
New Agrinatura Members, new Board of Directors, Changes in membership

10.30pm
Coffee break

11.00am
Activity (tbd) on ongoing projects and projects in preparation

12.30pm
Lunch break and Group Photo

2.00pm
Agrinatura Working Groups

4.00pm
Coffee Break

4.30pm
Presentations of the Working Groups

5.00pm
Concluding words for the Day

Agrinatura Reception

7.00pm – 9.00pm
Agrinatura reception in the abbey palace

DAY 2 – Thursday, 16 May 2019

Agrinatura Workshops – Espace L.S. Senghor (open to the general public)

9.00am
Registration

9.30am
Welcome and Opening

Workshop 1 – Agro-forestry with agro-ecology approach

10.00am
Presentations and discussions

  • Chair : Prof. Jean-Louis DOUCET (ULiège)
  • Corentin BOLYN (Office économique wallon du bois) and Philippe LEJEUNE (ULiège) : « How to map trees outside the forest ? »
  • Baudouin MICHEL (ERAIFT Kinshasa and ULiège) : « Agroforestry in the Democratic Republic of Congo »

11.00am
Break-out groups: Higher Education / Research

12.30pm
Lunch Break

Workshop 2 – Green chemical processes applied for both agricultural and forest co-products

2.00pm
Presentations

  • Chair : Prof. Aurore RICHEL (ULiège)
  • Prof. Florent ALLAIS (AgroParisTech) : « Green processes to transform biomass into high-value added chemicals »
  • Stéphanie BAUMBERGER (INRA Versailles) « How to exploit diversity and reactivity of lignins for a better valorisation of lignocellulosic co-products »

3.00pm
Discussions

4.00pm
Final thoughts and conclusions

DAY 3 – Friday, 17 May 2019

Agrinatura EEIG Meeting – Salle des Conseils (restricted to EEIG members only)

9.00am – 4.00pm
Agrinatura European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG)
Members Annual Meeting (MAM)