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General Programme

Wednesday – 8 August

 

All day: Individual arrival

Optional technical visit in the afternoon: The Association of Fruit Producers FRUIT Group

  • 14:00 Bus from hotel
  • 15:00 Lunch
  • 16:00-18:00 Association of Fruit Producers FRUIT Group
  • 19:00 Arrival in hotel

*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), Arkadiusz Gaik (President of Fruit Union), 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 (Polish Fruit Growers Association)
  • 9:15-10:40           Apple forecast and market outlook 2018 (Fresh, organic, and juice) – Philippe Binard (WAPA), Helwig Schwartau (AMI), Fritz Prem (Europäische Bioobst Forum), Piotr Podoba (Döhler)

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)
  • 12:00-12:40        Round table on European market outlook for apple and pear – Dominik Wozniak (Rajpol), Georg Kössler (Marlene), Daniel Sauvaitre (ANPP), Gerard PRonk (The Greenery), Dmytro Kroshka (Ukrsadprom), Joan Serentill (Frular), Todd Fryhover (WAC)
  • 12:40-12:45        Preview Prognosfruit 2019 – Philippe Appeltans (COPA-COGECA)

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)
  • 15:00-15:30        Situation of the Polish apple and pear market (fresh and processing) – Bożena Nosecka (Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics), Mirosław Maliszewski (Association of Polish Fruit Growers)
  • 15:30-15:45        Sustainability: European policy and research and innovation opportunities – Helene Deruwe (Freshfel/WAPA)
  • 15:45-16:15        Italian and French perspectives of sustainable apple and pear production – Alessandro Dalpiaz (Assomela) & Daniel Sauvaitre (ANPP)
  • 16:15-16:30        Closing remarks – Philippe Appeltans (COPA-COGECA)
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Gala dinner – Thursday 9 August

19:30-22:30        Gala dinner in Double Tree by Hilton Hotel

Technical visit (optional) – Friday 10 August

There is an optional technical visit on Friday 10 August:

  • 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
    • 16:00: Arrival at Warsaw Chopin Airport
    • 16:30: Arrival at the hotel

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