Bioacademy – European summer conference on organic farming
The main organiser of the European conference on organic farming is the PRO-BIO union. Other partners participating in the preparation and professional cooperation are, above all, BIO Austria, FIBL Switzerland, Bioinstitut o.p.s. and Palacky University Olomouc. The event takes place under the auspices of, and with the financial contribution of, the Czech Ministry of Agriculture, the Austrian Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, Environment and Water Management and the Slovak Ministry of Agriculture.
The Bioacademy is aimed at interested persons from both the professional and lay public in the Czech Republic and abroad, those interested in organic farming, organic consumers and people interested in a healthy lifestyle and nature. The Bioacademy regularly takes place in Lednice, in the picturesque surroundings of the Lednicko–Valtické estate.
Bioacademy 2008 included the 1st Scientific Conference. Many European research institutes presented new outcomes of their research projects.
In the 2009 the 2nd Scientific Conference took place on the Bioacademy within the framework of the 9th European Summer Academy on Organic Farming.