Theme & Tracks

WICaNeM 2018 offers conference theme tracks, general theme tracks, and project-based tracks. Scholars and practitioners are also encouraged to propose new tracks around specific topics of interest and to invite their networks to attend. Tracks will run in smaller or larger formats, dependent on submissions and wider popularity. The following tracks are currently being organized:

Conference theme

- Managing Sustainability and Innovation in Networks and Chains

General theme tracks

- Economics and Organization of Agribusiness

- European Innovation Partnership and agricultural innovation networks

- Resilience of food networks in fragile areas

- Networks and digital platforms in food business and agriculture

- Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Emerging Economies

- Responsible Innovation in Chains and Networks

Project-based tracks

- Accelerating the Development of the Biobased Economy

- Crop diversification and low-input farming across Europe: from practitioners’ engagement and ecosystems services to increased revenues and value chain organization