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

 

 

DRAFT PROGRAMME

 

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

 

Evening:                  Dinner

 

 

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