European Regional Workshop
Internet-based communication support for ESCORENA
Thematic Knowledge Networks in Agriculture
10-12 April 2008
Objective: To define achievable goals for establishment of Internet-based knowledge sharing approaches for the ESCORENA thematic networks.
Participants: Coordinators and Leaders of ESCORENA networks
Venue: Institute of Natural Fibres (INF), Poznan, Poland
Organizers: Institute of Natural Fibres, Poznan
FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia, Budapest, Hungary
Day 2 – Friday 11 April
08:30 Guests depart hotel
09:30-11:00 Working Groups Session 2: Participants work in three groups with facilitators, with inputs from individual participants to be discussed within the groups.
Topic: Future prospects and feasible objectives for Internet-based collaboration in ESCORENA networks.
11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-12:30 Working Groups report outcomes in Plenary and Discussion
13:00 Lunch at INF
14:00-15:30 Hands-on Internet Session
15:30-15:45 Coffee break
15:45-16:30 Plenary Crystal ball” Discussion: possible vision for establishment of Internet-based platforms for ESCORENA networks to enhance participation from experts and increase worldwide visibility.
16:30-17:30 Summary and Recommendations
Day 3 – Saturday 12 April
09:30 Study Tour: Departure from hotel
Option 1: Experimental Factory of INF, Steszew, and Museum of Agriculture in Szreniawa.
Option 2: Castle in Kornik (ca 30 km from Poznan).
Option 3: Sightseeing in Poznan: Old Market, the Cathedral, historical churches, sites and museums.
Agenda ESCORENA Workshop
© 2008 Jorge R. Barriga-Bedoya