Final Conference Krakow – preliminary program

 18 – 19 March 2019


Location: Department of Sociology building

Jagiellonian University

Kraków,  52 Grodzka Street
(map below)

Available hotels
Parallel sessions

MONDAY, March 18, 2019

12:00 – 13:00 – visit to the Jagiellonian University Museum (optional), at 15 Jagiellońska Street (see the map)

13.30     Arrival and registration – coffee service (Dept. of Sociology, at 52 Grodzka Street) (see the map)

14:30     Welcome – (room 79)
Tessa Avermaete (KU Leuven)

14:40     SUFISA introduction – the key findings in a nutshell – (room 79)
Erik Mathijs, KU Leuven

15:00     Panel discussion about sustainability and future farming strategies – (room 79)
Moderator: Steven Van Passel (Hasselt University)
Members of the panel: Mauro Vigani (Senior Research Fellow at the University of Gloucestershire), Egon Noe (Professor at University of Southern Denmark), Pierre-Marie Aubert (Coordinator of the European Agriculture Initiative at Institut du Développement Durable et des Relations Internationales) Emi Tsakalou (Researcher at Agricultural University of Athens)

15:50     Coffee break

16:20    Keynote speaker: Mr Jan Falkowski, Unfair trading practices in the food supply chain – some challenges ahead (room 79)

16:55    Keynote speaker: Mr Czesław Adam Siekierski, Member of the European Parliament  (room 79)

17:30     Closing and instructions for the workshops for Tuesday (room 19)

18:30     Afternoon meal at the Czeczotka Restaurant (see: the map)  sponsored by City of Kraków and Dept. of Sociology

19: 30 SUFISA – GET – TOGETHER – PARTY at the “Stary Port – Tawerna Żeglarska”, 27 Straszewskiego Street (see: the map).
Snacks and the first drink (beer) is supported by the Department of Sociology. Further drinks should be individually paid by participants (!!!)


TUESDAY, March 19, 2019 – Dept. of Sociology building at 52 Grodzka Street, rooms: 79, 81, 82

9:00        Parallel sessions

  • Workshop 1.1: Supply chain arrangements: new perspectives from European agri-food economies (convened by Damian Maye, Mauro Vigani, Hannah Chiswell (UoG, UK) and Pierre-Marie Aubert (IDRI, France)) -> Read more
  • Workshop 1.2: Evidence-based Policy: How Experiments can improve the CAP Evaluation tool box
    Chair: Isabelle Bonjean (KU Leuven)

10:30     Coffee break

11:00     Parallel sessions

  • Workshop 2.1: Responding to change – strategies in a diverse and evolving landscape
  • Workshop 2.2: Aquaculture
    Chair: Susanne van Muenchhausen and James Kirwan (HNEE)

12:30     Lunch break at the Department of Sociology building

Poster sessions on the case study work

14:00     Parallel sessions

  • Workshop 3.1: Territorial differentiation – CAP doesn’t really address this issue. Novel pathways for regional agricultural policies.
    Chairs: Fabio Bartolini (UNIPI), Daniele Vergamini (UNIPI)
  • Workshop 3.2: Financial instruments, agricultural processes and Future expectations – forecasting – what steers our expectations ?
    Chairs: Egon Noe (SDU), Mikelis Grivins (BSC) and Martin Thorsoe (AU)

15:30     Coffee break

15:50     Plenary session : SUFISA recommendations

The voice of SUFISA researchers

16:45     Closing the conference

17: 30 – 19:30 – dinner at the restaurant CZECZOTKA, Main Market Square (


Farewell to Krakow