Programme 2016

8.30  a   9                Registration

9 a 9.30                 OFFICIAL OPENING

     Domingo Valiente, ESW General Coordinator

     Josep Maria Martí, Deputy Mayor and Environmental Councillor of Vilafranca

     Jaume Gramona, President of the Cava Institute

     Valentí Roqueta, President of the Catalan Wine Association

9.30 a 9.40           PRESENTATION

        Mònica López, Director of the Meteorological Service of the Spanish Public Television

9.40 a 12.20         CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

            Environmental quantification of the potential toxicity of copper treatment in vineyard - Assumpció Anton (IRTA, Research & Technology, Food and Agriculture Research Centre)

       Copper use in vineyards - Audrey Petit (French Institute of Vine and Wine)

       An innovative approach for a sustainable disease management in vineyards - Tito Caffi (Piacenza University)

       Evolution of the phytosanitary protection. From Mikal for downy mildew to Serenade for botrytis - Salvador Lladó (Bayer Cropscience)

10.55 a 11.15      COFFEE BREAK

            Organic agriculture reduces environmental impacts? - Hanna Tuomisto (Oxford University)

            CO2 emissions impact in the use of fertilisers and phytisanitary products in vineyards - German Ferreira (Research Centre for Energy Resources and Consumption)

            Initium, a new molecule for the control of downy mildew - Miquel Sans (BASF)

       Cellar inversions to reduce carbon footprint - Carles M. Gasol (Inèdit Innovació)

12.20 a 12.40       QUESTIONS

12.40 a 14            ROUND TABLE

       Moderator: Daniel Valls, President of the Catalan Council of Organic Production

       Participants:

        Britt Karlsson, co-author of the book Biodynamic, Organic and Natural Winemaking

        Miguel A. Torres, President of Miguel Torres, S.A.

        Ignacio Sánchez Recarte, General Secretary of the European Committee of the Wine Enterprises (CEEV), Brussels

        Salvador Puig, General Director of the Catalan Institute of Vine and Wine (INCAVI)

            Josep Maria Albet, President of Organic Wines Group of the Catalan Wine Association

14 a 14.10            CONCLUSIONS

            By Mònica López, Director of the Meteorological Service of the Spanish Public Television

14.10 a 14.20       CLOSURE

            By Hon. Mrs. Meritxell Serret, minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food