10th MAY 2018

 

WELCOME

 

  09.00-09.30 H

REGISTRATION and Wellcome Coffee

 

 

PANEL 0

 09.30-10.00 H

OPENING SESSION

 

 10:00-11:00 H

INAUGURAL TALK

 

 FEEDING FEARS

Dr. J. M. Mulet

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

 

 11.00-11.30 H

COFFE-BREAK

 

 

PANEL 1

 11.30-12.40 H

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

 

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

 

 Port logistics vs the consumer. Advances in efficiency.

 

 Customs handling of agri-food products.

 

 The fleet, present and future.

 

 Questions

 

 

 

PANEL 2

 12.40-14.00 H

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

 

 Agriculture in Spain, present and future.

 

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

 

Poultry / livestock production and market trends.

 

The world commodities market.

 

 Questions

 

 14.00-15.00 H

LUNCH

 

 

 

PANEL 3

 15.00-16.15 H

ANIMAL NUTRITION IN THE SPOTLIGHT

 

Food security.

 

 Antibiotics and European legislation.

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

 Questions

 

 

 

PANEL 4

 16.15-17.00 H

THE AGRI-FOOD MARKETS

 

The futures market in agricultural commodities.

 

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

 

Macroeconomic factors in the global economy.

 

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

 

 Questions

 

 20.30 H

NETWORKING DINNER

 

 

11th MAY 2018

 

PANEL 5

 

 09.00-10.30 H

CONSUMERS

 

 What do consumers think about food manufacturers?

 

 Communication, a key tool for the food sector.

 

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

 

Sustainability, the new challenge.

 

 Questions

 

 10.30-11.00 H

COFFEE-BREAK

 

 

 

PANEL 6

 11.00-12.30 H

CONGRESS CLOSURE

 

 12.30-13.45 H

TOUR OF THE PORT'S FACILITIES (APERITIF) 

 

 14.00-15.00 H

LUNCH

 

THANKS!

 

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