8:00 - 10:00 Registration of participants
10:00 - 10:30 Congress opening ceremony
  Marek Sawicki - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
  Janusz Piechociński – Deputy Prime Minister of Poland – Minister of the Economy
  Professor Marek Ratajczak – Secretary of State in the Ministry of Science and Higher Education
10:30 - 12: 30 PLENARY SESSION I
10:30 - 11:10 Expectations towards science in the process of implementation of the current and design of future Common Agricultural Policy and Common Fisheries Policy
  Marek Sawicki - Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
  Mihail Dumitru - Deputy Director General for Agriculture and Rural Development of the European Commission
11.10 - 11:30 The competitiveness of the Polish agri-food sector under conditions of globalisation
  Professor Andrzej Kowalski - Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics - National Research Institute in Warsaw
11.30 - 11:50 Bioeconomy - innovative technologies as a chance to improve the competitiveness in the agri-food sector and rural areas

Professor Eugeniusz Chyłek - Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

  Professor Stanisław Bielecki - Łódź University of Technology
11:50 - 12:10 Natural technologies – innovation, tradition, future and safety
  Professor Krzysztof Kud - Rzeszów University of Technology
  Professor Leszek Woźniak - Rzeszów University of Technology
  Ph.D. Sylwester Lipski – Poland Chamber Technology and Natural Products in Warsaw
12:10 - 12:30 Traditional and new features of rural areas in country’s  development
  Ph.D. Jacek Pijanowski – University of Agriculture in Kraków
  Professor Urszula Litwin - University of Agriculture in Kraków
12:30 - 13:00 Press conference
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch
14:00 - 16:00 PANEL SESSIONS
  Panel session I
  Directions of scientific investigations arising out of improving the competitiveness of the national agri-food sector
  Panel session II
  Integrated development of rural areas in Poland – possibilities and barriers
  Panel session III
  Conditions and prospects of development of the various fields of agricultural production and their impact on the environment and quality standards of production
  Panel session IV
  Directions of development of agriculture in the conditions of diversified agrarian structure in Poland
  Panel session V
  The management of fisheries and aquaculture
  Panel session VI
  Safe food - healthy person
  Panel session VII
  Natural technologies and their impact on sustainable development of the agri-food sector and rural areas
16:00 - 16:30 Coffee break
16:00 - 16:30 Poster session
16:30 - 18:30 PLENARY SESSION II
16:30 - 17:45 Discussion panel Relations between "science – business – agriculture"; new challenges in the context of shaping the Common Agricultural Policy
17:45 - 18:00 Conclusion and findings of the Congress
  Proposals for the strategic directions of research in support of the process of shaping the Polish vision of the Common Agricultural Policy and the Common Fisheries Policy
18:00 - 18:30 Closing ceremony of the III Congress of Agricultural Sciences together with honour award "For Services to Agriculture"