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International Symposiumon Work in Agriculture_ISWA - Clermont-Ferrand - New dates : March 29th - April 1rst, 2021

Provisory Program (January 2021)

ISWA : March 29 th - April 1 rst, 2021

The 2nd Symposium welcomes research, education and extension contributions. It proposes conferences ; workshops including oral presentations and poster sessions ; round tables ; participatory discussions and a tool bazard to debate on the different dimensions of work, to explore cross cutting issues, dealing with a deep understanding of the work in agriculture continuities and changes, exploring future scenarios and providing resources for the future.

The language of the Symposium will be English / La langue du symposium sera l'anglais

Nota : March 31th is the only bilingual day with simultaneous translation French-English / Seule la journée du 31 mars sera en traduction simultanée français-anglais

The program is presented in french time (CET)

* Monday March 29th, 2021

10:00 - 10:30 :

Opening session : Introduction / program / tools forum "what is startling" ; forum "future of work" (plenary)

10:30 - 11:15 :

"Setting the scene" (1) (plenary)


 * Priscilla Malanski (UEM) : Mapping the scientific communities on work in agriculture

11:15 - 11:30 :


11:30 - 1:00pm :

Workshops session 1 (parallel)


3:00pm - 3:45pm :

"Setting the scene" (2) (plenary)

* Peter Wöbst (FAO) : Work in agriculture : the FAO perspective

3:45pm - 4:00pm


4:00pm - 5:30pm

Workshops session 2 (parallel)

 * Tuesday March 30th, 2021

10:00 - 10:30 :

Summary of the previous day / Forum "what is startling" (plenary)

10:30 - 11:15 :

"Stimulating and supporting changes" (1) (plenary)

* Bruno Losch (Gov’inn, CIRAD) : The contribution of public policies to decent employment

11:15 - 11:30 :


11:30 - 1:00pm :

Workshops session 3 (parallel)


3:00pm - 3:45pm :

"Stimulating and supporting changes" (2) (plenary)

 * Sylvie Cournut et al. (Vetagrosup, INRAE) : Work facing multiple changes : what frameworks to accompany
    the transformations ?

3:45pm - 4:00pm :


4:00pm - 5:30pm :

Workshops session 3 (parallel)

* Wednesday March 31th, 2021

 bilingual day, with simultaneous French / English translation

10:00 - 10:30 :

Summary of the previous day / Forum "what is startling" (plenary)
Résumé du jour précédent / Forum « quoi d’étonnant et remarquable » (plénier)

10:30 - 11:30 :

Operational tools session 1 (parallel)
Outils opérationnels et expériences de terrain session 1 (en parallèle)

11:30 - 11:45 :


11:45 - 1:00pm :

Round Table with experts : "The future of work, employment and activities in agriculture"
Table ronde avec des experts :  "le futur du travail, de l'emploi et des activités dans l’agriculture française"


3:00pm - 4:00pm :

Operational tools session 2 (parallel)
Outils opérationnels et expériences de terrain session 2 (en parallèle)

4:00pm - 4:15pm :


4:15pm - 5:00pm :

"Creating jobs" (1) (plenary)
"Créer de l’emploi" (1) (en plénier)

* Alishan Arlsan (IFAD) : Creating opportunities for rural youth for inclusive rural transformation
   Créer des opportunités d’emploi pour les jeunes pour des transformations rurales inclusives

5:00pm - 5:15pm



5:00pm - 5:30pm

International Association on Work in Agriculture_IAWA Meeting Session 1

* Thursday April 1rst, 2021

9:00 - 9:45 :

International Association on Work in Agriculture_IAWA Meeting Session2


9:45 - 10:00 :


10:00 - 10:30 :

Summary of the previous day / Forum "what is startling" (plenary)

10:30 - 11:15 :

"Creating jobs" (2) (plenary)


 * Luc Christiaensen (World Bank) : What can the role of agriculture, as a source of employment, be in the future?

11:15 - 11:30 :


11:30 - 12:00 :

Scientific Announcements : events, special issues…

12:00 -  1:00pm :

The future of work part 1 : the Scientific Committee contribution (plenary)


3:00pm - 4:30pm :

The future of work part 2 : participatory building (plenary)

4:30pm - 5:00pm :

Closing session

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