Invitation to the technical seminar at Biocultura Madrid 2015

20.10.2015 By: Transfer LBC

On the 12th and 13th of November, at 11 o´clock the participants of the projects ´´Crops for better soil´´ and ´´Operation CO2´´ will conduct a technical seminar and a workshop on Bio fertilization, the alternative to manage soil fertility and health. In addition, preliminary results that have been obtained in the past four years of implementation of the projects will be presented.

Both projects fall under the LIFE + program of the European Union and aim to demonstrate soil improvement through sustainable agricultural practices, combining forest with agricultural plants, cultivating with furrows and avoiding the use of chemicals.

“Bio fertilization, the alternative to manage soil fertility and health"

The seminar is organized by  Asociación VIDA SANA, partner of the project crops for better soil in cooperation with​ Plant Health Cure y Beral Ingeniería partners of the project Operation CO2 and together with the support of the Embassy of the Netherlands.

We make an invitation to all parties that are interested and want to attend the SEMINAR in the conference room N107, in addition you could visit the fair during 12 – November 2015, which celebrates its 31st edition of Bioculture of Madrid, in the Pabéllon/Pavillon 9 of the Fair in Madrid - IFEMA, Campo de las Nacionales in Madrid. Click on the link to get a more detailed description on how to get there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The technical seminar is divided in two days:

  • Thursday 12th of November - SEMINAR (room Hall N 107)         To register click here.

11.00-11.15h Welcome. Tineke Zwitser. Agricultural Counsellor at the Embassy of the Netherlands. 

11.15-12.00h History of the soil and the rizosphere science: the eyes of the world are turned on Spain. Pius Floris. Director of Plant Health Cure.

12.00-12.45h Mycorrhizae and its role in plants. Jaime Olaizola. Director of IDForest.

12.45-13.15h The Life projects “Crops for Better Soil” and “Operation CO2”; SWOT analysis of the impact of extensive agriculture in the Mediterranean. Sven Kallen and Egbert Sonneveld. Volterra Ecosystems. 

13.15-13.45h Presentation and results of actual projects. Pedro Luis Alonso. Beral Ingeniería. 

13.45-14.15h Round table discussion with questions. All participants. Moderator: Juan Pablo del Monte. Professor at UPM.

  • Friday 13th of November - Practical Workshop (room Hall N111) (only for beneficiary partners)

10.30-10.45h Welcome. Montse Escutia. Asociación Vida Sana

10.45- 11.15h The Life projects “Crops for Better Soil” and “Operation CO2”; SWOT analysis of the impact of extensive agriculture in the Mediterranean. Sven Kallen and Egbert Sonneveld. Volterra Ecosystems.

11.15-11.45h Mycorrhizae and its role in plants. Jaime Olaizola. Director of IDForest.

11.45-12.00h COFFE BREAK

12.00-12.30h Bacteria and fulvic and humic acids. Pius Floris. Director de Plant Health Cure. 

12.30-13.00h Presentation and results of actual projects. Pedro Luis Alonso. Beral Ingeniería. 

13.00- 14.00h Talleres paralelos.

  • Biología de suelo a través del microscopio. Pius Floris. Física del suelo y aperos. Pedro Alonso.
  • Cultivo amigo de los árboles (Agroforestería). Jaime Olaizola

14.00-15.30 PAUSA COMIDA

15.30-16.30 Parallel workshops 

  • Soil biology through a microscope. Pius Floris Soil physic and its tools. Pedro Alonso
  • Crop-friendly trees (Agroforestry). Jaime Olaizola

14.00-15.30 BREAK WITH LUNCH

15.30-16.30 Continuation of parallel workshops

16.30-17.00 Round table discussion with questions. All participants. Moderator: Juan Pablo del Monte. Professor at UPM.

We make an invitation to all parties that are interested and want to attend the event in the conference room N107 y N111, in addition you could visit the fair during 12 – November 2015, which celebrates its 31st edition of Bioculture of Madrid, in the Pabéllon/Pavillon 9 of the Fair in Madrid - IFEMA, Campo de las Nacionales in Madrid. Click on the link to get a more detailed description on how to get there. 

To see the invitation in pdf click here