SAI PLATFORM ANNUAL EVENT 2018
SUSTAINABILITY THROUGH INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY
HOW TO ADVANCE SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE AT LANDSCAPE LEVEL
24-26 APRIL 2018
AARHUS, DENMARK

Schedule of events

Please note this programme will be regularly updated, you will receive the final version via mail

AM: SAI PLATFORM ENGAGEMENT SESSIONS (OPEN TO ALL)

Time Content
08:30 – 09:00 Registration and coffee
09:00 – 09:30 SAI Platform – meeting sustainable agriculture objectives through collaboration
SAI Platform’s unique role in promoting sustainable agriculture: Insights on SAI Platform’s work now and in the future to drivechange in food production worldwide
09:30 – 10:30 Crop production (Arable, Vegetable, Fruit & Nuts) 
Discussion on sustainability challenges, opportunities and common practices. Case studies and learnings from China and other countries.
Dairy 
Discussion on sustainability challenges, opportunities and common practices in the dairy sector. Case studies and learnings from China and other countries.
10:30 – 11:15 Technology and Innovation for small holder farmers in China and Asia: discussion of key findings from collaborative SAI Platform & GIZ research
11:15 – 11:30 Coffee Break
11:30 – 12:00 FSA Programme: Panel discussion on SAI Platform’s flagship programme on facilitating improved sustainability performance at the farm level
12:00 – 13:00 Lunch and networking Working lunch for the Executive Committee & the Advisory Council

 

PM: GENERAL ASSEMBLY (SAI PLATFORM MEMBERS ONLY)

Time Content
13:00 – 13:15

Welcome, anti-trust statement and roundtable of the participants:

  • Welcome from Ulrike Sapiro, SAI Platform President
  • Anti-trust statement and roundtable of the participants
13:15 – 14:15

President and Treasurer Reports, Work Plan and Budget 2017

  • Approval of last General Assembly’s minutes (vote)
  • Report of SAI Platform President, Ulrike Sapiro
  • Report of SAI Platform Treasurer, Adrian Greet
  • Approval of accounts 2016 (vote)
  • Approval of year plan and budget 2017 (vote)
  • SAI Platform proposed governance review (vote)
14:15 – 15:15

Progress updates:

  • FSA Programme
  • Working Groups and Committees
  • SAI Platform Brazil Committee
  • SAI Platform Australia
15:15 – 16:00 Networking Coffee Break
16:00 – 16:45 Panel Presentations and discussion:
Panel discussion between executives and farmers on sustainable agriculture and sourcing: challenges ahead of us and ways to address them.
16:45 – 17:00 Closing remarks from Ulrike Sapiro, SAI Platform President