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Invitation to online event "Towards Ragusa SHWA 2021" 15th September 2020


RAGUSA SHWA 2020 on line event:

Towards RAGUSA SHWA 2021

Safety, Health and Welfare in Agricultural and Agri-food Systems

Dear Colleagues, dear Friends,

We would like to invite you to this interesting on line event on 15 September 2020 from 15:00 to 18:00 CEST.

The participation is free on Zoom platform.

The event will consist of Lectio Magistralis, Main Communications and discussion, in accordance to the usual format of RAGUSA SHWA.

Contents have been chosen in the light of present events affecting the entire world and considering the future challenges concerning Safety, Health and Welfare in Agriculture and Agri-Food Systems.

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Chairman: Giampaolo Schillaci, University of Catania, Italy

Moderator: Remigio Berruto, University of Torino, Italy

15:00 - Opening


Field research in the time of COVID-19
John Rosecrance
Colorado State University, USA

What about health and safety in Swedish agriculture
in the time of COVID-19 - a national report 2020
Peter Lundqvist
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

Chemical risk assessment in agriculture
Celsino Govoni
Department of Public Health - Local Health Unit of Modena, Italy

16:30 – Discussion

16:50 – “Virtual” coffee break


Leveraging on end users to reduce cybersecurity risks
Giuseppe Santucci
Department of Computer, Control, and Management Engineering
Antonio Ruberti at Sapienza University of Rome,

EU OSHA review on the future of Agriculture and OSH

   Annik Starren

Project Manager PRU (prevention and Research Unit) European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA), Bilbao. Spain


"Do landscapes act on lifestyles?" resources, perception and choices
Gioia Gibelli
Italian society of Landscape Ecology - Italian region of IALE International Association for Landscape Ecology, Italy

17:45 - Final discussion


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