Organic Conference

September 4th, 2020

City Gallery, Wellington

11am - 6pm

Sharing knowledge is caring for a better tomorrow

A one day conference with an aim to share knowledge, information, experiences and skills amongst all stakeholders in the organic sector here in New Zealand. 

This conference will also be made available for live stream

We will discuss;

  • Organic production as  one viable contribution to mitigating climate change

  •  Meeting policy changes

  •  National organic regulation updates

  • Projections for certification requirements

  • Biodiversity and crop production

  • Organics in practice

SPEAKERS

Selva Selvarajah

BAgSc (Hons) PhD CPAg

Consulting Researcher & Chair RMA Hearing Commissioner

Can organic farming be an effective environmental mitigation tool in New Zealand?

Mike Joy

Senior Researcher, at the Institute for Governance and Policy Studies at Victoria University Wellington

Freshwater and farming, the science, the policy and opportunities

Andre Leu

International Director, Regeneration International

Why Accept 2oC Warming When We Can Reverse Climate Change?

Julia Schmack

Ecologist

Biodiversity improves crop production

Damien O'Connor

Minister of Agriculture

National Organic Regulation

Donald Nordeng

CEO, BioGro NZ

Beyond Organic Certification: What the future holds for brands and organics

Panel Discussion

Noel Josephson - Ceres Organics

Tim Chamberlain - Organic Farm Holdings

John Vosper - Jersey Girls Organics

Catriona White - Coastal Kiwis

James Millton - Millton Vineyards

Organics in practice

 
 

AGENDA

Friday 8th May

11:15am

02:30pm

Opening Remarks

11:30am

Julia Schmack

03:00pm

Selva Selvarajah

12:10am

Afternoon Tea

03:20pm

Mike Joy

12:50am

Andre Leu

04:00pm

Lunch

1:30am

Panel Discussion

05:00pm

Damien O'Connor

2:00pm

Closing Remarks

05:10pm

Donald Nordeng

Nibbles & Drinks

SPONSORED BY

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Contact Us

 robyn@biogro.co.nz