4th Organic conference, *NJF 495 Seminar, June 19-21, 2017, Mikkeli, Finland

Extended deadline for paper submission to 15 April!

Dear Colleagues and Friends,
It is with great pleasure we announce the 4th Organic conference, NJF 495 Seminar: ORGANICS for tomorrow´s food systems, on the topic of organic production and food systems, to be held in Mikkeli, Finland on the 19th-21st of June, 2017.
The Conference aims to gather experts in the multidisciplinary field of organic research and is dedicated to provide a forum for a discussion on the following topics:


  • sustainable organic production
  • organic food, human health and wellbeing
  • organics in our societies
  • organics - the development of tomorrow's food systems


Participants will have the opportunity to present short talks and posters on their work and discuss their research in a relaxed, multidisciplinary and scientific environment. We also offer four interesting key-note lectures by internationally recognized scientists (presented at the conference website) working in areas connected to the conference topics.


We will be delighted to see you in Mikkeli in June! Mikkeli region is the area of beautiful Lake Saimaa nature and organic, local and fresh food. http://www.visitmikkeli.fi/en

The NJF conference in Finland is coordinated by the Finnish Organic Research Institute, in cooperation with partners in Nordic and Baltic countries, University of Helsinki & Natural Resources Institute Finland, EPOK­–Centre for Organic Food and Farming, SLU (Sweden), ICROFS-International Centre for Research in Organic Food Systems (Denmark), NORSØK–Norwegian Centre for Organic Agriculture, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Lithuanian Institute of Agrarian Economic and Latvia University of Agriculture. The Symposium is sponsored by NKJ, the Nordic Joint Committee for Agricultural and Food Research.

On behalf of the Scientific Committee,

Chair of the Scientific Committee, Adjunct Professor Carina Tikkanen-Kaukanen, PhD

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Vice chair, Director Maria Wivstad

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Abstract Submission and Registration

Visit the website for paper submission (deadline 31.3.2017) and registration:  http://njf.nu/seminars/mikkeli2017 

and the direct link for registration – pleace note, places are limited:  https://www.lyyti.in/4th_NJF_Organic_Conference_Organics_for_tomorrows_food_systems_9094

(for early bird until 30.4. 2017) 

You also find us on www.facebook.com/NJF2017Mikkeli

*Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists

See conference leaflet