Wednesday 4 October

Members' dialogue session  

 

Programme

9:00                 

Welcoming words

 

Sjur Baardsen, Dean, Norwegian University of Life Sciences
Bjørn Håvard Evjen, Director, Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research
(NIBIO)
(
presentation )

9:30

Networking session: implementing EFI Strategy
This session will be chaired by Knut Øistad, Chair of the EFI Board

 

( background document for this session)

 

New EFI ecosystem

( presentation)

  Introduction 10' 
Marc Palahí, Director, EFI
  Strategy implementation plan 10'
Robert Mavsar, Deputy Director, EFI
  EFI Communication 10'
Anne Autio, Head of Communications, EFI
 

Q&A

 

Structures

  Bioeconomy Programme 10' ( presentation)
Pekka Leskinen, Head of Bioeconomy Programme, EFI
  Resilience Programme 10' ( presentation)
Georg Winkel, Head of Resilience Programme, EFI
 

Q&A

11:05

Coffee

11:35

Instruments

 

( background document for this session)

 

New EFI Network Fund 45'  ( presentation)
Robert Mavsar
Q&A

 

Evaluation report of the Policy support Trust Fund 15' ( presentation)
Peter Mayer, Chair, Evaluation Panel, Austrian Research Centre of Forests

( background document for this session)

  Policy support Trust Fund 15' ( presentation)
Lauri Hetemäki, Assistant Director, EFI
 

Q&A

13:00

Closing the session

13:05 - 14:15 

Lunch

14:15 - 17:30

Official decision-making session, Provisional agenda

 

 (for representatives of EFI member organisations only)

Item 1  Opening of the Conference (5')

           a) Registration of the Participants
           b) Adoption of the Agenda

Item 2  Election of the Officers of the Conference (5')

            a) Vice‐chairs
            b) Minute‐checkers
            c) Vote‐checkers

Item 3  Board report to the Conference (15')

Item 4  EFI Reports and Plans (35')

            a) Review and adoption of the Annual Report 2016
            b) Approval of the audited financial statements 2016
            c) Approval of the Work Plan for 2018

Item 5  Election of Auditors of Accounts of 2018 (15')

15:30 - 16:00

 Official photograph and coffee break

 

Item 6  Board members 2017-2020 (25')

            a) One vacant seat for the period of 2017-2020

Item 7  Venue of the Annual Conference 2018 in Alghero, Sardinia (15')
             ( presentation

Item 8  Conference and Membership Issues (20')

            a) A welcome to new members 
            b) Membership fees for 2018
            c) EFI Network Fund           

Item 9  Any Other Business (15')

            a) EFI fellowships

17:30

Closing of the Decision-making session

19:15

Gala dinner