Conference Programme

Monday, May 3

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.30–14.00 Welcome and information

14.00–14.45 Keynote 1: The increasing use of foreign labour in European agriculture: Reflections on some unintended consequences.
Professor em Ottar Brox, Norwegian Institute for Urban and Regional Research, Oslo, Norway

14.45–15.15 Coffee

15.15–17.15 Workshop Session 1

18.15–19.00 Mingle

19.00– Dinner


Tuesday, May 4

08.30–10.00 Workshop Session 2

10.00–10.30 Coffee

10.30–12.00 Workshop Session 3

12.00–13.00 Lunch

13.15–14.00 Keynote 2 Places and spaces between urbanity, network society and traditional rural areas.
Professor Johannes Nørgaard Frandsen, Institute of Literature, Media and Cultral Studies, University of Southern Denmark

14.00–15.00 European rural policy: old wine in old bottles: is it corked? challenges for 2013-20.
Professor John Bryden, Research Professor NILF, Norway Emeritus Professor University of Aberdeen, and UHI President, International Rural Network

15.00–15.30 Coffee

15.30–17.30 Workshop Session 4

18.30– Dinner conference program


Wednesday, May 5

08.30–09.15 Keynote 4 So little time, so much to do! A note on the urgency of futures studies.
Professor Erik Westholm, Institute for Future Studies, Stockholm, Sweden

09.30–11.30 Workshop Session 5

11.45–12.30 Conclusions/Summing up

12.30–13.30 Lunch