EUPPA Conference 2017
24th of May, The Hotel (Brussels)
Here you will have a unique chance to find out more about our industry, its performance, ambition and understand what makes it so competitive around the world.
There will be several interesting speakers and panel discussions about the innovation in our sector, responsibility we take up and of course, the future.
The Conference is also a unique chance for you to get to know different stakeholders and the professionals from our industry who can share several useful and interesting insights with you.
10.30 Registration and welcome coffee
11.00 SESSION I – European Potato Processing: Our vital contribution to the European economy and future aspirations
Welcome and Opening
Kees Meijer, EUPPA President
Introducing the European potato processing sector and its vital contribution to growing productivity in farming and manufacturing, market worth and employment
Europe as driving force for responsible business growth in the world
Jan Huitema, European Parliament
European potato products around the world, competitiveness and future perspectives
Willi Schulz-Greve, European Commission, DG AGRI
The future of Agriculture – precision farming
Dr. ir. Corné Kempenaar, senior research scientist, Wageningen Plant Research
The future of (processed) potato products in a balanced diet in the light of the latest literature
Prof. dr. ir. John Van Camp, Head of the laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Food Quality, Ghent University
13.30 SESSION II – Achieving productivity growth, sustainably and responsibly, through innovation: EUPPA members’ success stories
- Anne Schlewitt, Agrarfrost;
- Jolanda Soons-Dings, Lamb Weston / Meijer;
- Joeri Pergoot, Mydibel;
- Annick Heynderickx, Agristo;
- Lucile Celisse, McCain;
- Nicola Pizzoli, Pizzoli;
- Wojciech Kiedrowicz, FarmFrites Poland
15.30 SESSION III – Panel discussion – lessons for future
Closing remarks and EUPPA next steps
Boulevard de Waterloo 38
Registration is now closed.
Please contact EUPPA secretariat firstname.lastname@example.org