Some of the conference presentations are available below. Read also the post Maria Gaura of OFRF did on professor Heikki Hokkanens talk at the OECD conference:
Researcher Enlists Honeybees as “Flying Doctors” Against Crop Disease

Welcome/Opening Sessions

The OECD Co-operative Research Programme (CRP)
Dr. Hans-Joachim Weigel OECD-CRP SAB member
Presentation of USDA NIFA: Organic Agriculture Funding & Priorities in the U.S.
Dr. Mathieu Ngouajio
The International Centre for Research in Organic Food System (ICROFS) of Denmark.
Dr. Louise Jackson, UC-Davis, Member of ICROFS International Board

Global Perspectives of Organic Food Systems, Sustainable Production and Ecosystems Services

Eco- functional intensification and food security: Synergy or Compromise?
Niels Halberg, International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems, Denmark

Long-Term Organic Comparisons in the U.S.
Kathleen Delate, Depts. of Horticulture and Agronomy, Iowa State University

The role of livestock in eco-functional intensification of organic agriculture
Mette Vaarst, Institute of Animal Sciences University of Aarhus


Opportunities for Meeting Ecosystem Services Challenges with Organic Farming

Designing organic cropping systems for improved nutrient cycling and soil health

Prof. Derek Lynch, Dalhousie University, Canada

Soil health and related eco-system services in organic agriculture.

Prof. Lynette Abbott, University of Western Australia, Australia

Optimizing Cropping Techniques for Nutrient and Environmental Management in Organic Agriculture

Prof. Ulrich Köpke, University of Bonn, Germanyt

Organic No-Till with Roller/Crimpers: Agroecosystem Services and Practical Applications

Dr. Stefano Canali, Agricultural Research Council, The Research Centre for the Soil-Plant System (CRA-RSP), Italy

Managing bees for delivering biological control agents and improved pollination in berry and fruit cultivations

Prof. Heikki Hokkanen, University of Helsinki, Finland

Cover crops: Opportunities and challenges to realizing ecosystem services in organic agriculture

Dr. Steven Mirsky, USDA-ARS, USA

Water Quality in Organic Systems

Dr. Cynthia Cambardella, USDA-ARS, USA

Functional biodiversity in organic systems: the way forward?

Prof. Paolo Barberi, Sant’Anna School of Advanced Studies, Italy

Are organic farm input restrictions sufficient to secure ecosystem services? Lessons from New Zealand’s ARGOS and Sustainability Dashboard project

Prof. Henrik Moller, University of Otago, New Zealand

Research and Innovation Challenges in Organic Production for Sustainable Development and Ecosystem Services

From organic to agro-ecosystem research – a challenge

Prof. Urs Niggli, Director, FIBL, Switzerland

Supporting innovation in organic agriculture: A European perspective?

Dr. Susanne Padel, the Organic Research Centre (ORC), Elm Farm, United Kingdom

Enhanced yields in organic crop production - a role for crop diversification in ecofunctional intensification?

Prof. Erik Steen Jensen, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden

Keeping the organic system learning: the role of organic farmers’ experiments

Prof. Christian R. Vogl - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Meeting top challenges of producers – innovations in organic research and policy

Dr. Catherine Greene - Economic Research Service, USDA