As part of conference the local host is planning a field day that would showcase around 230 wheat landrace varieties.Read more
The 1st International Conference of Wheat Landraces for Healthy Food Systems brings together like-minded scientists to discuss the topics of landraces, including modern populations, ancient and heritage wheat with a focus on health and nutrition as well as natural flavors and aromas.
These scientists have recognized the many problems that many modern wheat varieties are causing and have been studying alternatives to this kind of modern wheat as well as current industrialized farming systems and high speed, high volume food processing models. Read the invitation letter
Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, Italy
June 13 - 15, 2018
Welcoming coffee and snacks.
Welcomes by hosts, organizers and sponsors.
Robert M. Quinn (conference chair) and Giovanni Dinelli (Chair of the Scientific Committee); invited dignitaries introduced: Mirko Degli Esposti (Deputy Rector), Simona Caselli (Regional Minister for Agriculture, Hunting and Fishing at Regione Emilia-Romagna); opening conference address by Robert M. Quinn.
Co-Chairs: Calvin Qualset (University of California, USA) and Igor Loskutov (N.I.Vavilov Institute of Plant Genetic Resources, Russia)
Co-Chairs: Robert M. Quinn (Kamut International, USA) and Giovanni Dinelli (University of Bologna, Italy)
Chair: Santina Romani (University of Bologna, Italy)
Co-Chairs: Francesco Sofi (University of Florence, Italy) and Enzo Spisni (University of Bologna, Italy)
Co-chairs: Robert M. Quinn (Kamut International, USA) and Giovanni Dinelli (University of Bologna, Italy)
* Morning sessions will be held at the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences. The farm visit will be at the farm “Podere Santa Croce" (Argelato, BO). Busses will be provided to take delegates to the Department of Agricultural and Food Sciences from the center of the city and then to the farm and back to the city center after the banquet. Please consult the map to see the bus pick up locations.
Co-chairs: Giovanni Dinelli (University of Bologna, Italy) and Bruce D Pearce (Organic Research Centre, UK)
Led by Giovanni Dinelli
The farm visit will be at the farm “Podere Santa Croce" (Argelato, BO).
KAMUT® khorasan wheat pie with vegetables
Millet balls with hot sauce
Stuffed barley balls with onion cream and balsamic vinegar sauce
Einkorn grain with seasonal vegetable
Spelt flour pasta with vegetarian sauce
Roasted “Bianca Modenese" veal meatballs
Grilled or sautéed vegetable garden
KAMUT® khorasan wheat tart with seasonal ancient fruit jam
“Virgo" ancient common wheat cake
Led by Robert M. Quinn