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

Mr. Josep Fèlix Ballesteros, Mayor of Tarragona

Mr. José Llorca, President of Puertos del Estado

Mr. Ricard Font, Secretary of Insfrastructure and Mobility of Generalitat de Catalunya

Mr. Josep Andreu, President of Tarragona Port Authority

 

 10:05-10:45 H

INAUGURAL TALK

 

 Feeding Fears

 Dr. José Miguel Mulet

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

 

 10.45-11.05 H

COFFEE-BREAK

 

 

PANEL 1

 

 11.05-12.35 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
 

Maritime transport, the new generation of ports.

 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

 

 12.35-14.00 H

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

 MODERATOR:

 Ms. Lola Herrera
 U. S. Soybean Export Council South Europe Representative
 SPAIN

 

 Agriculture in Spain, present and future.

 Mr. Juan Luis Celigueta Commercial Director Cereals Area

 AN Group

 SPAIN

 

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

 Mr. Rory Deverell

 INTL FCStone Senior Commodity Risk Manager

 IRELAND

 

The world commodities market.

 Ms. Emily French

 ConsiliAgra Managing Director

 USA

 

 Questions

 

 14.00-15.30 H

LUNCH

 

PANEL 3

 

 15.30-17.00 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

 

  Animal production: evolution.

 Mr. Gonzalo González Mateos

Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Professor of Animal Science

 SPAIN

 

 Questions

 

TRANSFER SERVICE (BY BUS)

 

 17.10 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

 

21.00 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 4

 

09.00-09.55 H

THE ROLE OF MANUFACTURERS' ASSOCIATIONS IN ANIMAL PRODUCTION

  MODERATOR:

 Mr. Joan Marc Papió
Ership SA Delegate in Tarragona
 SPAIN

 

The role of manufacturers’ associations in animal production.

 Mr. Jaime Piçarra

IACA Executive Secretary

PORTUGAL

 

  Mr. Xavier Solanes

ASFAC Vice President

 SPAIN

 

  Mr. José Luis Esteban

Llotja Barcelona President

 SPAIN

 

 Questions

 

 

PANEL 5

 

 09.55-11.20 H

THE AGRI-FOOD MARKETS

MODERATOR:

 Mr. Javier Massó
Bunge Ibérica SAU Commercial Director
 SPAIN

 

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

 

 

 11.20-11.40 H

COFFEE-BREAK

 

PANEL 6

 

 11.40-13.25 H

THE CONSUMERS

MODERATOR:

 Mr. Joaquin Unzué
Piensos Unzué  Director
 SPAIN

 

Food distribution.

 Mr. Felipe Medina

ASEDAS Food Chain Manager

 SPAIN

  Communication: the pending challenge of the agri-food sector.

 Mr. Víctor Yuste

 Foro Interalimentario General Manager

 SPAIN

 

Sustainability, the new challenge.

 Mr. Alex Döring

 FEFAC General Secretary

 BELGIUM

 

The future from the industry.

 Mr. José Manuel García

De Heus Nutrición Animal SAU General Manager

SPAIN

 

 Mr. Pedro Cordero

Nanta General Manager

SPAIN

 

 Questions

 

 

PANEL 7

 

 13.25-13.45 H

CLOSING CONFERENCE

The agri-food blockchain.

 Mr. Santiago Marquez

Professor of Universidad de Madrid a Distancia (UDIMA)

SPAIN

 

  Questions

 

 13.50-14.10 H

CONGRESS CLOSURE

Mr. Àngel Xifré, Director of the Catalan Regional Government Territorial Services for Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Food in Tarragona

Mr. Josep Andreu, President of Tarragona Port Authority

Mr. Julio Gómez-Pomar, Secretary of State Public Works, Transport and Housing of Ministerio de Fomento

 14.10

LUNCH

 

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

 

THANKS!