The Fourth congress of the European Society for Agricultural and Food Ethics
20-22 mars 2003

The main theme of the congress is the ethical dimension of Agrifood policies. Through a series of plenary lectures the theme will be approached at different levels: local, national/regional and global. The keynote speakers are prominent social scientists, philosophers and policymakers.

On top of the plenary sessions there is a very rich programme of contributed papers. 64 paper have been selected, covering the following subjects: Animal Bioethics (12), Plant Genomics and Ethics (4), Ethics and Public Debate (8), Ethics of Food Chains (4), Property Rights (3), Precautionary Principle (5), From Consumer attitude to Consumption Policies (10), Ethics relating to International Trade and Public Policies (9), Ethical Tools (9).

Furthermore the conference offers you the opportunity to participate in workshop covering the following subjects: Teaching bioethics, Economy and ethics and Creativity in ethics.

To participate you will have to register. The registration form can be downloaded from

The form can be send by mail or fax to Madame Christine Barbace (e-mail:, fax: (+33) 05 62 88 14 51). Notice that until 14 February you can register at a reduced rate of 265 Euros.

To book a Hotel for the conference you need to download the following form
Notice that the  conference starts in the Morning of Thursday March 20. Therefore you will need to arrive on Wednesday where there will also be a welcome party. The conference ends Saturday 22 March at 5 pm.

Further and updated information about the conference can be found on the conference home page: