IFOAM Organics Europe meets business

IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business 2021

The event for companies interested & involved in organic

07 Dec
Online
07 Dec
Online

Register now for the upcoming edition of IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business, which will take place virtually on 7 December 2021.

This successful platform for exchange between players from the whole (organic) supply chain – including processors, traders, retailers, and certifiers – brings together IFOAM Organics Europe’s members and their members, as well as companies involved in or interested in organic (e.g. retailers that have an organic range, or processors that are contemplating as to whether to start working with organic products).

Join us and discuss current hot topics and trends in organic. In the morning session, we will talk about organic market development and societal trends, while the afternoon will be dedicated to the new EU Organic Regulation. See full draft programme of the event below.

Interested? Take your chance to exchange and network with participants, policy-makers and (organic) companies, join IFOAM Organics Europe Meets Business!

Stay tuned for event and speakers updates by  following @OrganicsEurope on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook!

Programme

07 Dec
10:00
10:15
Opening remarks - IFOAM Organics Europe & its Interest Group of Organic Processors (IGOP)
Speakers:
• Eduardo Cuoco - IFOAM Organics Europe, Director
10:15
11:10
Organic market development & societal trends
Introduction & Moderation by Eric Gall (tbc) - IFOAM Organics Europe, Deputy Director
Speakers:
• Carlotta Brondi - Nomisma, Market Analyst
• Roberto Pinton - IFOAM Organics Europe, Board Member / Organic consulting
• Valentina Gritti - Slow Food Youth Network, Global Community and Project Manager
11:10
11:40
Coffee break
11:40
12:00
Inspiring stories
Speaker: Andrea Rigoni - Rigoni di Asiago, President & Chief Executive Officer
12:00
14:00
Networking & lunch break
14:00
15:00
The new Organic Regulation
Introduction & Moderation by Emanuele Busacca - IFOAM Organics Europe, Regulation Manager
Speakers:
• Alexander Beck - IFOAM Organics Europe, IGOP Member / AöL, Managing Board Member
• Bernard Lignon - Synabio, Quality and Regulatory Project Manager
• Michel Reynaud - IFOAM Organics Europe, Board Member / Ecocert, Sector Representative for Certification
15:00
15:50
How to deal with pesticide residues?
Introduction & Moderation by Sarah Compson - IFOAM Organics Europe, IGOP chair / Soil Association, International Development Manager
Speakers:
• Marian Blom - IFOAM Organics Europe, Board Vice President / Bionext, Project Leader Knowledge and Innovation
• Bernard Lignon - Synabio, Quality and Regulatory Project Manager
• Jan Groen - Green Organics, Founder-Owner / Bionext, BioNederland, Chairman
15:50
16:00
Quick update on the Regulation Guidelines
Speaker: Emanuele Busacca - IFOAM Organics Europe, Regulation Manager
16:00
16:15
Wrap up & final remarks
Speaker: Eduardo Cuoco - IFOAM Organics Europe, Director
 
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