ATF events in 2019
In 2019, 2 events will be organised on the topic : "Towards a climate smart European livestock farming".
  • The ATF-EAAP Special Session / Ghent, Belgium, on August 26th
  • The 9th ATF seminar / Brussels, Belgium, on November 6th - morning


Programme of the 9th ATF seminar

Format of the ATF seminar

The ATF seminar would like to engage discussion with farmers, industries, scientists, policy makers and with the society. It is a follow up of the EAAP & ATF Special Session held during the EAAP Annual Meeting (see documents of the ATF-EAAP special session below)..
The seminar aims to contribute to:
  • Engage a dialogue with various stakeholders;
  • Address how research and innovation can support the livestock sector;
  • Provide input to European research and innovation agendas and to public policies to secure Europe’s role as a leading global provider of safe and healthy animal-derived products;
  • Support knowledge development and innovation;
  • Foster ownership by farmers and industries.
Wednesday 6th November 2019
Welcome & outcomes of the 7th ATF-EAAP special session of Aug. 26th
By Jean-Louis Peyraud, ATF President - @PeyraudJean
Public policies: Expectations towards livestock farming
By Bas Eickhout, Member of European Parliament - @BasEickhout
Demand driving food systems
By María Sánchez Mainar, FIL-IDF - @FIL_IDF
Having another look on methane
By John Lynch, Oxford University - @OxfordPhysics
The environmental footprint of animal foods: beware of simplifications
By Frédéric Leroy, BAMST - @fleroy1974
C sequestration in soils, restoration of abandoned lands (soils and biodiversity) with pastures, legumes and animals
By Tiago Domingos, Terraprima
IPCC report: expectations towards livestock farming
By Jean-François Soussana, INRA/FACCE JPI - @Inra_Intl  @FACCEJPI
Questions & Answers
Coffee break
Moderated by Martin Scholten, WUR - @mcthscholten   @WUR
with the audience and:
- Tassos Haniotis, DG Agri - European Commission - @EU_Commission
- Dusan Chrenek, DG Clima - European Commission - @EU_Commission   @DusanChrenek
- Angelantonio D'Amario, UECBV - @AngeloDAmario
- Iris Bouwers, LTO - @IrisBouwers   @LTONederland
- Anna Lóránt, IEEP - @IEEP_eu
Conclusion and closing
By Jean-Louis Peyraud, ATF President - @PeyraudJean
University Foundation
Rue d'Egmont 11
1000 Brussels
Report available soon


Organic Innovation Days 2019
Organic Innovation Days 2019
3rd-4th December 2019
TP Organics
[ read more ... ]
Investment Days 2019
Investment Days 2019
17th-18th December 2019
Rome, FAO Investment Centre
[ read more ... ]
All News