Northern Cereals Conference

NEW MARKETS FOR A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT

Excursions - March 8th

Project Meeting - March 6th

Project Workshop - March 6th

Conference - March 7th

Cereal Product Workshop – Food producers, farmers and scientists

Tuesday March 6th 2018

Location: Matis, Vinlandsleid 12, IS-113 Reykjavik, Room 311-312

Organizers: Ragnheiður Héðinsdóttir, Valur N. Gunnlaugsson and Ólafur Reykdal

Purpose: Tasting of barley food products and beverages and knowledge exchange between countries. Malt is accepted and whole grain can be on display.

14:00 - 14:15
Introduction
Ólafur Reykdal
14:15 - 15:30
Presentation of Products and Tasting
Time for presentation of each product will be determined according to the number of products. Producers that wish to have their products at the workshop should inform Ólafur Reykdal by E-mail (olafurr@matis.is) and send a product information sheet not later than February 27th. A Power Point file (max 6 slides), which is optional, should be sent at the same time.
15:30 - 16:00
Short presentations by Matis staff
on production of cereal products and / or more presentations by producers if needed.
16:00 - 17:00
Speed-dating
For knowledge exchange between countries (Groups: Cereal cultivation, baking, beverage production etc.).

Products will be described in a short report prepared by the organizers of the Product Workshop. Topics for the description are innovative uses of domestic cereals, how the products reflect local circumstances and possibilities to produce added value food and feed. Information on all products will be made available on the Internet. Journalists will be invited/notified, interest from the press is expected.
People are free to drop in and leave during the workshop.

Northern Cereals Conference

Wednesday March 7th 2018

Location: Matis, Vinlandsleid 12, IS-113 Reykjavik, Room 311-312

Chairperson: Þóra Valsdóttir, Matis
9:00 - 9:15
Welcome
Arnljótur Bjarki Bergsson, Chief Impact Officer, Matis
9:15 - 9:30
Project review
Ólafur Reykdal, Matis
A. Cereal Cultivation
9:30 - 10:00
Keynote - Barley cultivation progress in Iceland
Sæmundur Sveinsson, Agricultural University of Iceland
Country Progress - Outcomes
10:30 - 10:45
Norway
Barley cultivation progress above the Arctic Circle - Sigríður Dalmannsdóttir, NIBIO
10:45 - 11:00
Orkney
The value of domestic production - Peter Martin, University of the Highlands and Islands, Orkney
11:00 - 11:15
Faroe Islands
Challenges after 50 years of no barley cultivation - Jens Ivan í Gerðinum, Búnaðarstovan
11:15 - 11:30
Newfoundland
Lessons from the Newfoundland Cereal Programme - Vanessa Kavanagh, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador
11:15 - 11:30
Iceland
The outcomes - Sæmundur Sveinsson, Agricultural University of Iceland
11:45 - 12:10
Sustainability and barley production
Birgir Örn Smárason, Matis
11:45 - 12:10
Discussion
12:30
Barley theme lunch
B. Barley Products
13:30 - 14:00
Keynote - Products and markets
Peter Martin, University of the Highlands and Islands, Orkney
14:00 - 14:30
Countless possibilities for barley products - Review of outcomes
Hilde Halland, NIBIO, Norway
New Products - Outcomes Examples 1
14:30 - 14:45
Norway
A story on bakery products
14:45 - 15:00
Norway
A story on beverage products
15:00 - 15:15
Orkney
A story on beverage products
15:15 - 15:30
Faroe Islands
Possibilities for cereal products
15:30 - 16:00
Coffee, tea and cereal products
New Products - Outcomes Examples 2
16:00 - 16:15
Newfoundland
New cereal products
16:15 - 16:30
Iceland
A story on beverage products
16:30 - 16:45
Iceland
A story on beverage products
16:45 - 17:00
Iceland
A story on bakery products
17:00 - 17:15
Discussions and review of submitted cereal products
Ragnheiður Héðinsdóttir, Federation of Icelandic Industries