Origo 2018 edition will be held in connection with Cibus 2018, the International Food Exhibition that will take place in Parma, Italy, on the 8th May 2018
The first ORIGO Global Forum on Geographical Indications held in Parma in April 2017 was a success: over 350 participants from more than 20 countries testify it. The forum has clearly shown that the global and multi-stakeholder approach meets the expectation to create an open and challenging environment where researchers, policy makers, representatives of farmer organization as well as food companies, cooperatives and consortia, international organizations and GI networks, can positively address very diverse topics related to the GI world. The general aim of the second edition of Origo Global Forum is to strengthen the relationships among these different stakeholders focusing effectively some selected key issues that will be addressed.
10:00 Session I
11:00 Session II
12:00 Session III
The issue of innovation is crucial for the agri-food sector: new needs and new opportunities are a challenge for the future of GIs. What kind of innovation is needed and/or useful for GIs in order to strengthen time, tradition, sustainability and competitiveness all at the same? This session will provide the opportunity for a multi-stakeholder discussion on this topic.
13:00 End of works speech with Commissioner Phil Hogan