The 1st International Conference on Biodynamic Research

Evolving agriculture and food biodynamic research

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Evolving Agriculture and Food – Opening up Biodynamic Research

will take place in Dornach, Switzerland: September 5th to 8th 2018

This new biannual conference will gather academics, scholars, PhD students, graduate students, farmer-researchers and action researchers from around the world to discuss the latest and most pressing issues in biodynamic agriculture, moreover discussing related fields such as agroecology and food and nutrition, dedicating significant attention also to new and alternative researching methods.

The partners of the organizer, the Section for Agriculture at the Goetheanum, are: The Faculty of Organic Agricultural Sciences of the University of Kassel (Germany), the Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL, Switzerland) and the Forschungsring (Research in Biodynamic Agriculture, Darmstadt, Germany).

Confirmed keynote speakers: Prof. Dr. Jürgen Hess, University of Kassel, Germany; Dr. Silvia Ivemeyer, University of Kassel, Germany; Mechthild Knösel, Hofgut Rengoldshausen, Germany; Prof. Geraldo Deffune G. de Oliveira, Federal University of Fronteira Sul, Brazil; and Dr. Anet Spengler, FiBl, Schweiz

Programme committee:
Dr. Christopher Brock (Forschungsring, Germany)
Dr. Petra Derkzen (Demeter International, Netherlands)
Dr. Jürgen Fritz (University of Kassel, Germany)
Dr. Anet Spengler (FiBL, Switzerland)

Organising committee:
Jean-Michel Florin, Ueli Hurter, Verena Wahl