Programme of the First SolACE Stakeholder Event

June 27, 2017, Montpellier

The First SolACE Stakeholder Event took place in Montepllier on June 27, 2017, during the SolACE kick-off meeting.

A video of the Kick-off meeting and the stakeholder event is available from SolCE project partner LEAF.

Programme of the First SolACE Stakeholder Event

8:00 to 8:30 am: Registration of Stakeholders

8.30 to 9:30 am: Presentations

9:30 – 10:30 Group work – Session 1 (= two 30-min slots)

  • Theme 1: What potential combinations of water and nutrient stress is your biggest concern (e.g. prolonged drought, extreme events)?
    • Facilitator: Helena Gomez-Macpherson
    • Rapporteur: Davide Cammarano
    • Minute taker: Laura Tippin
  • Theme 2: Which plant traits and characteristics help to improve the efficiency of water and nutrient use?
    • Facilitator: Philippe Hinsinger
    • Rapporteur: Xavier Draye
    • Minute taker: Helga Willer
  • Theme 3: Which management tools do you currently use or are aware of to improve the efficiency of water and nutrient use on farm?
    • Facilitator: Alice Midmer
    • Rapporteur: Angela Sessitsch
    • Minute taker: Helga Willer
  • Theme 4: What are the breeding strategies helping to respond to shortages in water and nutrients?
    • Facilitator: Glyn Jones
    • Rapporteur: Nicola Pecchioni
    • Minute taker: Adriana Voicu
  • Theme 5: How can farmers and researchers collaborate to design and test new breeding and management strategies that can be applied across Europe? And where do we need to apply site-specific solutions
    • Facilitator: Dora Drexler
    • Rapporteur: Julia Cooper
    • Minute taker: Simon Moakes

10:30 to 11:00: Coffee break

11:00 – 11:30 Group work – Session 2

  • Theme 1: What potential combinations of water and nutrient stress is your biggest concern (e.g. prolonged drought, extreme events)?
  • Theme 2: Which plant traits and characteristics help to improve the efficiency of water and nutrient use?
  • Theme 3: Which management tools do you currently use or are aware of to improve the efficiency of water and nutrient use on farm?
  • Theme 4: What are the breeding strategies helping to respond to shortages in water and nutrients?
  • Theme 5: How can farmers and researchers collaborate to design and test new breeding and management strategies that can be applied across Europe? And where do we need to apply site-specific solutions

11:40-12.30: Summary of work groups

  • Moderation: Alice Midmer, Philippe Hinsinger
  • Minutes: Adriana Voicu, Helga Willer

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