Programme (printable pdf)
Updated 29 May 2013


Thursday 6 June

9:00  Registration & coffee

10:00  Opening of the conference
Juha Kaskinen, Director, University of Turku, Finland Futures Research Centre

Welcome address
Kalle-Antti Suominen, Vice Rector, Professor, University of Turku

10:30  Keynote speech: “Food and Environment”
Sirpa Kurppa, Professor, MTT Agrifood Research Finland

11:15  Keynote speech: “By 2060, it will be illegal to use the ground to grow food …and other futures”
James Allen Dator, Professor, and Director, Hawaii Research Center for Futures Studies, USA

12:00  Lunch

13:00  Keynote speech: “Looking back to see the future: changes in global food supply and related land use”
Sanderine Nonhebel, Associate Professor, Center for Energy and Environmental Sciences, University of Groningen, The Netherlands

13:45  Workshop sessions 1-5

15:00  Coffee break

15:30  Workshop sessions 6-10

17:00  End of workshops

19:00 “Carbon Footprint” Conference Dinner, Restaurant Hus Lindman


Friday 7 June

8:30   Coffee

9:00  Workshop sessions 11-14

11:00  Poster session

12.00  Lunch

13:00  Keynote speech: “The (R)evolution of cooking”
Hanni Rützler, Future expert for food trends, Futurefoodstudio, Austria

13:45  Keynote speech: “Cultured beef: concept or cut?”
Mark J. Post, Professor and Chair of Physiology, Maastricht University, The Netherlands

14:30  Coffee break

15:00  Keynote speech: “Sustainable food consumption and production in a resource-constrained world”
Lance O´Brien, Ph.D., Manager, Foresight Unit at Teagasc – the Agriculture and Food Development Authority, Ireland

15:45  Panel Discussion: “Methodological approaches in the study of futures for food”.
Panelists: James Allen Dator, Sirpa Kurppa, Sanderine Nonhebel, Lance O´Brien and Francesca Allievi (Researcher, Finland Futures Research Centre)
Moderator: Johanna Mäkelä, Professor of Food Culture, University of Helsinki, Finland

16:30  Closing words of the conference
Juha Kaskinen, Director, University of Turku, Finland Futures Research Centre

19:00  Additional evening programme:  Dinner cruise



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