Soils as Natural Capital

Symposium

08-02-2021

Online

Soils as Natural Capital

Activiteit in het kader van de Denkerscyclus 

This is the final event of the KVAB Thinkers' Programme on "Soils as Natural Capital", focussing on three themes: healthy soils for sustainable land management in the 21st century, the importance of soils in a changing climate and the appropriation of soils as a natural capital.

'Thinkers-in-residence' Joke van Wensem and Richard Bardgett will present their findings, followed by a Q&A and reflections from policymakers.

This will be an online event. Registration is compulsary to receive the participation link. 

Programma: 

08-02-2021

1 Welcome 17:00 - 17:05
Elisabeth Monard, President KVAB (speaker)

2 Introduction 17:05 - 17:15
Kris Verheyen, KVAB, Coordinator of the Thinkers' Programme (speaker)
3 Perspective on the Thinkers' Report and its findings, followed by a Q&A 17:15 - 17:55
Richard Bardgett, Thinker-in-residence (speaker)
Joke van Wensem, Thinker-in-residence (speaker)
Pascale Mertens, VRT (moderator)
4 Reflections from policymakers 17:55 - 18:15
Hilde Crevits, Flemish Minister for Agriculture (panel member)
Zuhal Demir, Flemish Minister for Environment (panel member)
5 Closing 18:15 - 18:30
Willy Verstraete, KVAB, Chair of the Thinkers' Programme (speaker)