Program

Call for abstracts now is open. Abstracts may be submitted via a system designed by Wageningen Academic Publishers. Please submit your abstract to: Wageningen Academic Publishers Abstract and Congress Management Application.

Conference Themes:

2010 provides us with a privileged observatory for the 3rd Millenium challenges to agricultural sciences and biosciences. Ethical and legal issues related to the food security, animal welfare as well as the prevention of food born diseases are going to be, among others, the object of cross-disciplinary reflection and debate in the 9th EurSafe Congress.

These questions and many more will be examined under the Congress sub-themes:

1. Climate change policies and food security
2. Sustainable agriculture and aquaculture for global food security
3. The role of local breeds and traditions in sustainable agriculture and aquaculture
4. Alleviating hunger and poverty: Role of agri-food research
5. The role of biotechnology in food security
6. Ethical and legal aspects of bioscience patenting
7. Eating, nutrition and health: Ethical and legal considerations
8. Food labelling and consumer protection
9. The role of ethical engagement and public participation in EU food governance
10. Ethics of bioenergy production
11. Ethical, welfare and legal status of farm and laboratory animals in the EU
12. Teaching ethics, animal welfare and law for the biosciences and agri-food sector
* Open call – Animal, Agriculture and Food Ethics

Abstracts should address one of the defined conference themes or a specific aspect of the ethical dimensions of food and agriculture.