Program 6 November
11 am Registration Opens
1 pm – 4 pm Round Table Sessions
Join our well-known round tables and discuss with industry experts on one of the following topics. All round tables will last 45 minutes and some of them will be repeated to give you the opportunity to join your favorite topics. We will fix the order of the round tables shortly.
1. RESPONSIBLE USE OF WATER
Retail experts from Ahold, ASDA, Globus, Marks & Spencer, Migros, and Sainsbury’s, together with European and South American producers and NGOs, developed an auditable module for the responsible use of water.
Hugh Mowat, Chairman of the GLOBALG.A.P. Stakeholder Committtee on Responsible Use of Water, Morrisons, UK
Peter Ensor, Abu Dhabi Farmers’ Services Centre
2. MICROBIAL RISKS IN FRUIT & VEGETABLES
The GLOBALG.A.P. Stakeholder Committee has developed a comprehensive and easy-to-use toolkit for assessing microbiological risks in the primary production of fresh fruit and vegetables. This toolkit is the result of work carried out during the last year. It complements the current IFA standard version 4, in which new requirements for risk assessment were included.
Andrew Graffham, Food Technologist, NRI, UK
Ian Harrison, Senior Technologist, International Produce Limited/ASDA, UK
Discuss with committee members the future of GLOBALG.A.P. Aquaculture Certification and Labeling. How should GLOBALG.A.P. address issues like: consumer communication, benchmarking and competition of labels, environment, biodiversity and ecosystems, fishmeal and -oil, animal welfare?
Sandhya Chaudhury, Det Norske Veritas Certification AS, Norway
- Rubiyanto Widodo Haliman, Quality Assurance, PT. Central Proteinaprima, Indonesia
- Mathew Parr, Senior Advisor Business, Economics and Ecosystems, IUCN National Committee, The Netherlands
- Mark Nijhof, Director R & D; Chief Sustainability Officer, Heiploeg Group, The Netherlands
- Pete Southgate, BVetMed MRCVS Recognised specialist in fish health & production, UK
Discuss with committee members the future of GLOBALG.A.P. Livestock Certification. How should GLOBALG.A.P. address issues like: animal welfare, resistance to antibiotics, spread of zoonosis deseases?
David Mainon, Senior Technical Manager, ASDA, UK
- Anne-Corine Vlaardingerbroek, Food Safety and Certification, CBL Dutch Food Retail Association, The Netherlands
- Jürg von Niederhäusern, Head of Social Compliance & Standards, Migros, Switzerland
- Jim O`Toole, Quality Assurance Manager for Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board. Ireland
5. GLOBALG.A.P. RISK ASSESSMENT ON SOCIAL PRACTICE (GRASP)
Learn from two years of experience in implementing GRASP in different countries and discuss with committee members new developments and current thinking.
Raphael Schilling, Project Manager Sustainability, Coop, Switzerland
Laurent Vonwiller, CEO, Green Leaves Green Lights, Switzerland
6. CHAIN OF CUSTODY & TRACEABILITY
Protecting the integrity of the GGN on products: New concepts to assure traceability and product segregation across the entire supply chain. Discuss with GLOBALG.A.P. members and staff how to engage with IT solution providers and post-farm gate certification standards how to provide the necessary levels of transparency.
Moderator: Frederik Callens, Manager Finance, Business Services & Information Technology, GLOBALG.A.P., Germany
Resource Person: Mari Carmen Morales, Quality and Systems Manager, Anecoop, Spain
7. RECRUTING AND RETAINING TALENTS
Want to know and share experience how to engage & retain talented people in the Produce Industry? Join this session!
Moderator: Joep Maussen, CEO, fruitrecruit, The Netherlands
4.30 pm – 6 pm Open Stakeholder Meeting
What have you always wanted to ask GLOBALG.A.P. members and the GLOBALG.A.P. team? Where do you see the program in five to ten years? Let us know how to improve the broadest certification scheme in agriculture.