12:00 – 12:35 WELCOMING SPEECH 

Moderator:   Natia Kuprashvili – Head of Journalism Resource Center (JRC)

12:00-12:10   Meuwly Monteleone Danielle – Regional Director of the Swiss Cooperation

12:10- 12:15  Giorgi Khanishvili – Official representative of the Ministry of Environmental  Protection and Agriculture of Georgia

12:15-12:25  Armin Huttenlocher. Independent consultant in Agri communication and Agri journalism Germany    

12:25 – 12:30 Vakhtang Tsivtsivadze – Deputy Rector in the Field of International Relations of Caucasus   International University (CIU)

12:30-12:35   Film –  Teaching Agricultural Journalism in Caucasus

PLENARY SESSION:  MODERN APPROACHES TO THE TEACHING OF AGRICULTURAL JOURNALISM AND AGRICULTURAL COMMUNICATION EDUCATION

Moderator:   Nino Chalaganidze – Head of CIU Multimedia Center

12:35-12:45  Tatiana Hovhannisyan – Brusov State University. Head of the Scientific and Educational Center for Journalism ‘Ways of Implementation and Development of Agricultural  Journalism within the Curriculum’

12:45-12:55  Zaza Tsotniashvili – CIU Professor – Usage of Hybrid Teaching in the Field of Agricultural Communication

12:55-13:05 Suliddin Baghirov – Master of Arts / Freelancer Journalist – Usage of Multimedia Tools  in Agri Journalism

13:05-13:15 Discussion

13:15– 13:25     Break

PANEL 1: AGRICULTURAL JOURNALISM AND AGRICULTURAL COMMUNICATION IN PRACTICE.

Moderator: Nino Tchanturaia JRC Educational Programmes Manager

13:25-13:35  Khachik Danielyan – ‘ALT’ TV Editorial Office – Director – Issues of Agricultura  Journalism and Agricultural Communication and educational approaches in Armenia

13:35-13:45 Tea Tatenashvili – Samtskhe-Javakheti University. Head of Quality Assurance Service   Promoting the Development of Agricultural Journalism and Agricultural Communication Samtskhe-Javakheti University example

13:45-13:55   Sabit Bagirov, Ph.D., The President of the Entrepreneurship Development Foundation in Baku, Azerbaijan. And Nino Elizbarashvili – President of Georgian Association ‘Women in Business’: Joint initiatives to support women

13:55-14:05   Eka Tkhilava – Tsereteli University / CIU – ‘Father’s Debt’ – Political and Moral Aspects of Agricultural Journalism in the Soviet and post-Soviet Period

14:05 – 14:15  Discussion

PANEL 2: AGROBRANDING AND PROMOTION

Moderator: Giga Abuladze – Chairman of the Neighborhood Agro Guild

14:20-14:30   Mzia Tadumadze – Associate Professor of the Department of Social Sciences, Head of  the Field of Journalism in Kutaisi State University. Agricultural Branding and Modern Media Communication.

14:30-14:40   Kostyantin Lotsman – Producer of the Volinsk Branch of AT ‘National Public TV and Radio Company of Ukraine’ – Ukraine: Experience of Ukraine

14:40-14:50   Irina Shlaeva – LikTV  Founder. Moldova   – Experience of Moldova.

14:50-15:00    Ketevan Shoshitaishvili – Associate Professor – Perspectives for the Development of  Terrace Territorial Culture in Georgia.

15:00-15:10: Final summarizing