Program 2018

28th Nov: Technology Tour

On wednesday 28th, we will start the day with a brand-new technology tour for visitors who want to explore the latest technological developments in horticulture practise in the Greenport West-Holland. 

For more information about the Technology tour click here.

Technology Tour Ticket: € 100

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28th Nov: Executive Forum

Change starts at the highest level. Digital transformation of fresh companies management is essential for the next generation of fresh produce. Thought leaders from top companies Microsoft, Labbrand Brand Innovations and Walmart will underline this at the Executive Forum. Tejas Bhatt, Senior Director Food Safety Innovations at Walmart, the biggest retailer in the world, will discuss the future of blockchain and the need for transparency.

This event will be combined with the General Assembly of the Fresh Produce Centre. After the Executive Forum, we will offer plenty of opportunity for networking with a walking dinner.

For more information about the Executive Forum click here.

Executive Forum Ticket: € 100

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29th Nov: Business Forum

The Business Forum consists of a series of interactive activities designed to provide entrepreneurs, managers and experts from the agricultural sector a comprehensive overview of the developments in both individual companies and the fresh produce industry in general as a result of growing technological possibilities.

Together with thought leaders from tech companies (Agrilyst, Dutch Blockchain Coalition) , retail (Jumbo), fresh produce (Rijkzwaan, Capespan, NFO, Fruitmasters) research (TU Delft, KU Leuven) and governance (Rotterdam Food Cluster, European Union), we will address these developments and look at the opportunities and the impact on data management and standardisation.

 You are also welcome to participate in panel discussions, engage with fellow delegates during our network breaks, experience live drone and robotics demonstrations or join our greenhouse tours. 

For more information about the Business Forum click here.

Business Forum Ticket: € 400

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30th Nov: Standards Roundtable

In the roundtable discussions on 30th November, we want to make a general effort to bring more fresh produce projects from GS1, IFPS etc. to the table. 

Therefore, we organise this special roundtable for IFPS members,  their local MO’s (IFPS Global, NZ, Australia, Norway, USA and CAN will be there) as well as members of the GS1 EU F&V group. The programming committee consists of Hans Maurer (IFPS NZ) as chair and Klaus Förderder (GS1) as co-chair.

For more information about the Standards Rountables click here.

The Standards Roundtables are invite only. To register with your invite code click the register button below.



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