Experience tour | 6 november 2019

Meet the experts

This tour will give you an unique opportunity to take a look behind the scenes of the latest developments and innovations at WUR

Join our experts during our exlcusive experience tour at the Wageningen Campus, worlds best agricultural university. The attendees of the tour will be divided into four different groups of max. 25 persons. All the groups will visit all the tours in a different sequence.

08.30 - 09.15 | Welcome & start tours - Phenomea building (no. 125)

09.15 – 11.00 | Tour 1: The Circularity Challenge (Phenomea building – no. 125)

The lighthouse farm project, building bridges to close the “think-do gap”.

Rogier Schulte, Professor Farming Systems Ecology
Annemiek Pas Schrijver, PhD in Human Geography
Donatella Gasparro, Teaching assistent Farming Systems Ecology

11.15 – 12.30 | Tour 2: Digital Twins (Unifarm, Greenhouses)

The latest plant growing experiments Netherlands Plant Eco-phynotyping Centre (NPEC)

Rick van de Zedde, Sr. Scientist Phenomics & Automation
Tom Theeuwen, PhD Laboratory of Genetics

12.45 - 13.45 | Lunch (Phenomea building - no. 125)

 13.45 – 15.00 | Tour 3: The Protein Transition (Phenomea building – no. 125)

Insects for food and feed

Erwin Beckers, Project Manager Food & Biobased Research
Dennis Oonincx, Researcher Animal Nutrition

15.30 – 17.00 | Tour 4: Healthy Nutrition, Food as Medicine (Helix, Health Research Unit)

Scientific insights on nutrition and physical activity personal and applicable in healthcare

Menrike Menkveld, Coordinator Nutrition & Healthcare Alliance
Mark Boekschoten, Manager Health Research Unit & Laboratories
Elbrich Postma, PhD Human Nutrition & Health

17.15 - 19.30 | Closing drinks and walking dinner (Impulse)