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Program Green Rio 2017


The full schedule of the Green Rio Conference is available, including panels and speakers during the three-day event. There will be more than thirty presentations on topics such as organic products, healthy gastronomy, cooperativism, organic seeds, bioeconomy, natural cosmetics, fashion and sustainability, biodiversity, agrarian law, green markets and school feeding.

May 11 – Thursday

10h – Opening
Roberto Rodrigues
Cooperativism & Bioeconomics

14h – Organic Seed Market: Opportunities and Challenges
Realization: CI Organics and Green Rio
Rogério Dias – Agroecology Coordinator Ministry of Agriculture
Luiz Rebelatto – Analyst Sectoral Service Unit – Agribusiness – SEBRAE
Carlos Thomaz Lopes – Director Grãos Orgânicos Ltda
Luiz Carlos Demattê – General Coordinator of the Center for Research in Natural Agriculture of the Mokiti Okada Foundation
Paulo Christians – Director Bejo Sementes do Brasil Ltda
Sebastião Wilson Tivelli – UPD AE / APTA Researcher
Moderation: Sylvia Wachsner – CI Organics Coordinator

3:30 pm – Cosmetics and Biodiversity
Jean-Luc Ansel – Chief Executive Officer Cosmetic Valley – France
Forest Based Cosmetics of the Amazon – Sebrae

4:30 pm – Beauty, Fashion and Sustainability Panel
Nina Braga – Director Institute and
Mandy – Crystal Hair Salon Partner
Fabiana Pereira Leite – Sebrae Fashion Coordinator – Rio de Janeiro

May 12 – Friday

10h – Bioeconomics in Industry and Agribusiness
José Vitor Bomtempo – Professor of Studies in Bioeconomics – UFRJ
Augusto Togni – Manager Sectorial Attendance Unit – SEBRAE Agribusiness
Vice-President ABIOGÁS
Helga Hissa – Technical Coordinator Rio Rural

11:30 am – Sustainability and Agrarian Law
Marco Pavarino – Secretariat of Family Agriculture and Agrarian Development
Frederico Grechi – Agrarian Law Group of the National Society of Agriculture

14h – Green Markets and Sustainable Purchases
SESC – Sustainable Procurement and Socioenvironmental Standards as Agents of Transformation
GIZ – Green Markets and Sustainable Consumption
SESCOOP – Speaker President of SICOOB FLUMINENSE, Neilton Silva

16h00 – Bioeconomics in Latin America and the Caribbean
Nexus Water / Agriculture / Energy
Ingo Plöger – President CEAL Council (Latin American Business Council)
Ramiro Wahrhaftig – Director ITAIPU
ECLAC – to be confirmed

May 13 – Saturday

10h – German Brazilian Bioeconomy Workshop

15h – Food Forum: Healthy Food and Healthy School Food
Rogério Dias – Ministry of Agriculture
Rio Sustainable Food / Rio Food Vision
Healthy School Feeding Project
Community Gardens – Prefeitura Rio de Janeiro
Tomorrow’s Food
Valley of the Palms