10th MAY 2018

TRANSFERS SERVICE (BY BUS)

 

 08.20-08.40 H

Pick-up service from the hotels to the Congress (Tinglado Nº 1):

 08:20H Hotel Tarraco Park

 08:30H Hotel AC Tarragona

 08:40H Hotel SB Ciutat de Tarragona

 

WELCOME

 

  09.00-09.30 H

REGISTRATION and Welcome Coffee

 

 

PANEL 0

 

 09.30-10.00 H

OPENING SESSION

 

 10:00-10:40 H

INAUGURAL TALK

 

 FEEDING FEARS

 Dr. José Miguel Mulet

 Degree in Chemistry and PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from the University of Valencia

 

 10.40-11.00 H

COFFEE-BREAK

 

 

PANEL 1

 

 11.00-12.30 H

THE PORT AND THE LOGISTICS. KEY STEPS IN THE SUPPLY OF RAW MATERIALS FOR THE FOOD CHAIN

 MODERATOR:

 Mr. José Llorca 

 State Ports President 

 SPAIN
 

 Comparing the efficiency of Spanish and European ports. Models for the future.

 Ms. Genoveva Climent

 Port of Tarragona  Commercial Director 

 SPAIN

 

 Customs handling of agri-food products.

 Mr. Carlos Arola

 AROLA, Aduanas y Consignaciones, S.L. CEO 

 SPAIN

 

 The fleet, present and future.

 Mr. Troy Yu Lewis

 Howe Robinson Partners Senior Research Consultant

 UNITED KINGDOM

 

 Agri-food dry ports

 Mr. Daniel Larriba

 SAMCA Logistic Director 

 SPAIN

 

 Questions

 

 

PANEL 2

 

 12.30-14.15 H

AGRICULTURAL AND LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION AS THE FIRST LINK IN THE AGRI-FOOD CHAIN

 

 Agriculture in Spain, present and future.

 Mr. Juan Luis Celigueta

 AN Group

 SPAIN

 

 Spain, an importing country. The European market as a supply source.

 Mr. Rory Deverell

 IntFCStone Senior Commodity Risk Manager

 IRELAND

 

Poultry / livestock production and market trends.

 

The world commodities market.

 Ms. Emily French

 ConsiliAgra Managing Director

 USA

 

 Questions

 

 14.15-15.15 H

LUNCH

 

 

PANEL 3

 

 15.15-16.15 H

ANIMAL NUTRITION IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 MODERATOR:

 Mr. Gonzalo González Mateos
 Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Professor of Animal Science
 SPAIN

 

Food security.

 Mr. Gerardo Santomá

 Trouw Nutrition Technical Director

 SPAIN

 

 Antibiotics and European legislation.

 Mr. Mariano Gorrachategui

 Tesercus Director

 SPAIN

 

 

PANEL 4

 

 16.15-17.25 H

THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATIONS IN ANIMAL PRODUCTION

 

The role of manufacturers’ associations in animal production (Spain).

 Mr. Fernando Antúnez García

 CESFAC President

 SPAIN

 

 The role of manufacturers’ associations in animal production (Catalonia).

 Mr. Xavier Solanes

 ASFAC Vice President

 SPAIN

 

 Questions

 

TRANSFER SERVICE (BY BUS)

 

 17.30 H

PICK-UP SERVICE from the Congress to the hotels

 

 from 20.10 H

PICK-UP SERVICE  from the hotels to the restaurant for networking dinner:

 20:10H Hotel Tarraco Park

 20:20H Hotel AC Tarragona

 20:30H Hotel SB Ciutat de Tarragona

 

 20.30 H

NETWORKING DINNER at Hotel Monument Mas Passamaner (La Selva del Camp)

 

  from 23.00 H to 00.45 H

RETURN PICK-UP SERVICE  to the hotels, after dinner.

 

 

 

11th MAY 2018

 

TRANSFERS SERVICE (BY BUS)

 

 08.00 H

Pick-up service from the hotels to the Congress (Tinglado Nº 1):

 08:00H Hotel Tarraco Park

 08:10H Hotel AC Tarragona

 08:20H Hotel SB Ciutat de Tarragona

 

 Luggage room available in the Congress.

 

PANEL 5

 

 09.00-10.40 H

THE AGRI-FOOD MARKETS

 

The futures market in agricultural commodities.

 Mr. Jaime Nolan Miralles

 FCStone President and CEO

 IRELAND

 

Funds and technical analysis as the basis for understanding the markets.

 Mr. Robert Bresnahan

 Trilateral Inc. Vice President OTC & Advisory EMEA

 USA

 

Macroeconomic factors in the global economy.

 Mr. Erik Norland

 CME Executive Director & Senior Economist

 UK

 

 Questions

 

 

 10.40-11.00 H

COFFEE-BREAK

 

 

PANEL 6

 

 11.00-12.20 H

THE CONSUMERS

 

 Communication, a key tool for the food sector.

 Mr. Víctor Yuste

 Foro Interalimentario General Manager

 SPAIN

 

 Are consumers prepared to pay for “sustainable” and “organic” products?

 

Sustainability, the new challenge.

 Mr. Alex Doring

 FEFAC General Secretary

 BELGIUM

 

 12.20-13.45 H

THE FUTURE

 

  Buyers: How to face up to the challenges and uncertainties of the markets.

 

PANEL 7

 

 13.45-14.00 H

CONGRESS CLOSURE

 

 14.00-15.00 H

LUNCH

 

 After lunch, return pick-up service for attendees to the hotels.

 

THANKS!

 

NOTE: This programme is provisional and it is subject to change.