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General Programme

Wednesday – 8 August

 

All day: Individual arrival

*For WAPA members only: WAPA interim meeting from 15:00 – 17:30.

19:30 – Gathering at the Double Tree by Hilton Hotel lobby

20:00 – Reception by Adam Struzik (Marshal of the Mazowieckie Voivodeship) and Mirosław Maliszewski (President of The Association of Polish Fruit Growers). The city will offer a cocktail & appetizers to the attendees.

Conference day – 9 August

 

Conference day at Double Tree by Hilton Hotel

8:00 – 9:00 – Registration

9:00 – 10:40 – Session 1

  • 9:00-9:15             Welcome and official opening – Philippe Appeltans (COPA-COGECA) and Mirosław Maliszewski (Association of Polish Fruit Growers)
  • 9:15-10:40           Apple forecast and market outlook 2018 (Fresh, organic, and juice) – Philippe Binard (WAPA), Helwig Schwartau (AMI), other speakers TBC.

10:40-11:15 – Networking break

11:15-12:45 – Session 2

  • 11:15-12:00        Pear forecast and market outlook 2018 – Helene Deruwe (WAPA) and Helwig Schwartau (AMI)
  • 12:00-12:45        Round table on European market outlook for apple and pear – Speakers TBC

12:45-14:30 – Networking Lunch

14:30-16:30 – Session 3

  • 14:30-15:00        Keynote speech – Czesław Adam Siekierski (Chairman COMAGRI, European Parliament) TBC
  • 15:00-15:30        Situation of the Polish apple and pear market (fresh and processing) – Speaker TBC
  • 15:30-16:00        Research and Innovation for apple and pear: Case study EUFRUIT – Speaker TBC
  • 16:00-16:30        Closing remarks and Preview Prognosfruit 2019 – Philippe Appeltans (COPA-COGECA)
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Gala dinner – Thursday 9 August

20:00-23:00        Gala dinner in Double Tree by Hilton Hotel

Technical visit (optional) – Friday 10 August

There are two options for a technical visit:

  • The Association of Fruit Producers FRUIT FAMILY & the laboratory UO Technologia:
    • 8:00: Bus from the hotel
    • 9:00-11:00: The Association of Fruit Producers FRUIT FAMILY
    • 11:30-12:30: The Laboratory UO Technologia
    • 13:00-14:00: Lunch
    • 15:00: Arrival in Warsaw

 

  • The Laboratory UO Technologia & The Association of Fruit Producers RAJPOL
    • 8:00: Bus from the hotel
    • 9:00-10:00: The Laboratory UO Technologia
    • 10:30-12:00: The Association of Fruit Producers RAJPOL
    • 12:30-13:30: Lunch
    • 14:30: Arrival in Warsaw

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