Event overview


15 October 2024

For all participants

9.00 – 18.00
Study visits will be organised around the Catalan Pyrenees. More information and the programme of the study visits will be available at a later date for you to choose your visit when you register.

For Euromontana and NEMOR members

9.00 – 15.00
Study visits will be organised around the Catalan Pyrenees. Euromontana and NEMOR members will be proposed shorter study visits.

15.00 – 16.00
General Assembly of NEMOR (for NEMOR members only).

16.00 – 18.00
General Assembly of Euromontana (for Euromontana members only).

DAY 2 - 3 - 4

16 - 17 - 18 October 2024

The 2024 Convention will combine high-level panels, inspiring keynotes and parallel thematic workshops.

Interactive discussions on how to overcome the challenges and seize the opportunities of mountain areas are a staple of the European Mountain Conventions. The programme will feature several interactive workshops aimed at finding solutions to a range of issues. A total of 8 interactive workshops will be organised to collectively find solutions to 4 overarching challenges.

The future of European mountain value chains

How to bring more value to mountain agricultural products?

From raw materials to processing: how to bring the secondary sector back into mountain territories?

Towards diversified mountain economies

How to tap into the potential of digitalisation for mountain economies?

How to foster entrepreneurship?

Working for and with mountain nature

Working with nature: how to rethink tourism in mountain areas?

Working for nature: how to quantify and remunerate ecosystem services from agro-pastoral activities?

Laying the foundations for success: attracting and retaining workers

What makes mountain communities tick? Is it only about access to services?

Overcoming barriers to attractiveness: how to tackle housing and access to land?

More info

The full programme will be available shortly.

The conference will start on the morning of the 16th and finish on the 18th at midday.

Interpretation in English, French, Catalan, Aranese and Spanish will be provided for all plenary sessions. Limited interpretation will be available for interactive workshops, depending on the needs of each session.

For any question or assistance, please contact