Monday, September 20th, 2021

Prof. Dr. Miranda Meuwissen 
“Sustainability and resilience of Europe’s diverse farming systems”
Miranda Meuwissen

Prof. Dr. Miranda Meuwissen
Wageningen University & Research, the Netherlands
Miranda Meuwissen is professor of risk management in food supply chains at the Business Economics group of Wageningen University, the Netherlands. She is a senior scientist of Wageningen Graduate School of Social Sciences and organises the Summer School ‘Risk analysis and risk management in agriculture: updates on modelling and applications’. She coordinates the H2020 SURE-Farm project on resilience of EU farming systems.


Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Prof. Dr. Douglas A. Landis 
“Designing Agricultural Landscapes for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services”
Douglas Landis

Prof. Dr. Douglas A. Landis
Michigan State University, USA
Douglas A. Landis is a University Distinguished Professor of Insect Ecology in the Department of Entomology at Michigan State University. His research focuses on the role of landscape structure in shaping insect and plant interactions in agricultural landscapes and the implications for pest suppression and pollination services. He is the author of 168 peer-reviewed journal articles, 25 book chapters and 58 Extension bulletins.


Sessions highlight the state of the art in agricultural landscape research and promote critical exchange on pathways to more resilient and sustainable agriculture. Each session will last 90 minutes and include 3-6 presentations (decided by session organisers).

Masterclasses are interactive sessions to show, learn and discuss new tools, methods or emerging topics in hands-on intensity. Masterclasses are organised and chaired by 1-2 persons, they last 3 hours (refreshments in between) and host about 15-40 participants (prior registration). Masterclasses attract senior and junior researchers alike. They are an excellent way to spread and test scientific ideas and to reinforce scientific networking. Conference participants are asked to sign up to one of the parallel masterclasses when registering to the conference.

We will organise a special format to support the dissemination of science-based tools and products. Researchers and external parties have the opportunity to exhibit their projects, businesses, tools and products related to agricultural landscape management at the landscape market place. We invite you to present your solutions such as apps, decision support tools, private governance solutions and discuss your ideas with hundreds of scientists.
You are invited to apply for an online market booth by filling in the respective template.

Post-conference workshops
We offer you the opportunity to organise your own workshop, specifically adapted to your target audience. The only condition is that your topic should be related to agricultural landscapes or diversification in a wider sense. The workshops are taking place on Thursday, September 23rd, 2021 from 09:00 to 17:00. If you are interested, you need to apply and describe the objective and topic of the workshop. The call for post-conference workshops will open in September 2020. Selection of workshops will be done by the scientific committee.

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