The 2nd workshop for end-users is postponed for December 4-5, 2020 in Kyiv, Ukraine

The event will be hosted by National University of Life and the Environmental Science in Kyiv, Ukraine

Governmental officials, farmers, professionals and young researchers will be trained in different aspects of Miscanthus phytotechnology with biomass production which has been developed within NATO SPS MYP G4687.

Trainers from KSU(USA); UJEP (Czech Republic), NUBIP (Ukraine) and NULP (Ukraine) will share knowledge and skills when the technology has been applied at the military sites in USA, Ukraine and Czech Republic.


2nd workshop

for end-users and practitioners

Event is supported by NATO Science for Peace and Security Program, Multiyear Project G4687

New Phytotechnology for Cleaning Contaminated Military Sites”

Date: December 4-5, 2020

Venue: National University of Life Sciences and the Environment, Kyiv, Ukraine

Tel.+38 063 433 5791; +38 050 462 1299

Language: Ukrainian and English (with translation)

Zoom Connection with UJEP, Czech Republic: December 4, 11.00-12.30 (10.00am-11.30pm Central European time: UTC+2) and 13.30-17.00 (12.30pm-4.00pm Central European time)

Zoom connection with IPBB, Kazakhstan: December 4, 13.30-17.00 (4.30 pm-8.00pm ALMT-Almatu time: UTC+6)

Zoom Connection with KSU, USA: December 4: 15.00-17.00 (7.00am-9.30am Midwest time, UTC-6)

Time (Ukrainian, UTC+3) December 4, 2020, Friday Notes
10.4011.00 Registration, connection via Zoom
11.00-11.05 Welcomes:

tba, NATO Information and Documentation Centre in Ukraine

11.05-11.15 Training main goals and expectations

Valentina Pidlisnyuk, NDP, UJEP, Czech Republic

Tetyana Stefanovska, PPD, NULES, Ukraine

11.1511.45 Session 1. Mediator: Valentina Pidlisnyuk, UJEP, Czech Republic

Production of miscanthus biomass

Establishing, growing and harvesting miscanthus on regular soil Valeryi Kotilevsky, FO “Kotilevskyi”, Ukraine and

Invite speaker (tba)

11.45-11.55 Coffee break Catering
11.55-12.30 Session 2. Mediator: Pavlo Shapoval, NULP, Ukraine

Quality and Energy capacity of biomass, factors impacted:

Artem Medkow, NULES, Ukraine

Andriy Herz, TNPU, Ukraine

Vytalyi Stadnik, NULP, Ukraine

12.30-13.30 Lunch break Catering
13.30-14.50 Session 3. Mediator: Tatyana Stefanovska, NULES, Ukraine

Practical implementation of phytotechnology with miscanthus biomass production:

Valentina Pidlisnyuk, UJEP, Czech Republic

Asil Nurzhanova, IPBB, Kazakhstan

Biological indicators of the process: soil microbial community- Josef Trogl, UJEP, Czech Republic

14.50-15.00 Coffee break Catering
15.00-16.50 Session 4. Mediator: Larry Erickson, KSU, USA

Building soil carbon stocks and soil health while producing biomass, Kraig Roozeboom, KSU, USA

Production of miscanthus on heavy metals contaminated soil Ganga Hettiarachchi, KSU, USA

Production of miscanthus on petroleum contaminated soil, Lawrence Davis, KSU, USA

16.50-17.00 Wrap up of the First day: Valentina Pidlisnyuk, UJEP, Czech Republic
December 5, 2020, Saturday

Excursion to the Laboratory of Plant Protection, NULES

Responsible persons: Ludmila Kava and Svitlana Yanchuk, NULES

Meeting point-entrance to Building 1 of NULES,

Gerojiv Oborony 13, Kyiv at 9.45

12.00-13.00 Round Table discussion: Policy issues

Mediator: Volodymir Garazd, Mayor, Dolyna city, Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Auditorium at the Laboratory
13.00-13.55 Lunch Catering
13.55-15.00 Field trip to the Research miscanthus field at NULES

Responsible persons: Maria Ovruch and Artem Medkow

Meeting point: entrance to the Laboratory, 13.55
15.00-15.30 Wrap-up. Certificates’ award. Tatyana Stefanovska, NULES, Ukraine Auditorium at the Laboratory
15.30 Departure of the Ukrainian participants


UJEP, CZ: Jan Evangelista Purkyne University in Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic

NULES, Ukraine: National University of Life Sciences and Environment, Ukraine

NULP, Ukraine –National University “Lvivska Polytechnika”, Ukraine

TNPU, Ukraine –Ternopil National Pedagogical University, Ukraine

KSU, USA: Kansas State University, USA

IPBB, Kazakhstan- Institute of Plant Biology and biotechnology, Kazakhstan

FO- farmer organization

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