Moderator: Mindaugas Maciulevicius, Member of European Economic and Social Committee
Chairman of the COMAGRI or the European Parliament Mr Czesław Adam Siekierski - The role of agriculture for rural life
DG Agri Director-General Mr Jerzy Bogdan Plewa
Director of IFAD's Global Engagement, Knowledge and Strategy division Mr. Ashwani Muthoo - "Innovative financing for agriculture and rural development: Addressing the financing gap."
Vice-minister of agriculture of Armenia Mr Armen Harutyunyan - "Transformation of agriculture in 21th Century"
Vice-Minister of agriculture of Moldova Mr Ion Paria
Group 1: Ministers and high officials - Agriculture for Rural Development
Group 2: Risk management and support measures in rural sector
Group 3: Animal husbandry in rural development (Moderated by Prof. David Arney, EMU)
16.45 - 17.30 Summarising key-note presentation "Agriculture for rural development: Attempts of a synthesis." by Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. i.R. Harald von Witzke (Humboldt University of Berlin, Professor and Chair for International Agricultural Trade and Development and President, Humboldt Forum for Food and Agriculture Department of Agricultural Economics and Social Sciences)
The efficiency and influence of support measures offered by Estonian Rural Development Foundation to Estonian rural regions. Goals of the EU CAP in the future - Raul Rosenberg (Estonian Rural Development Foundation)