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7-9 March, 2019

3rd International Exhibition For Cold Chain & Temperature Controlled Logistics

Conference agenda

ColdChain Eurasia - Product Profile

10 April, TUESDAY 


11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. 
Exhibition opening ceremony

noon (12:00) – 1:30 p.m.
Polish food versus global trends
Debate under the patronage of the Polish Federation of Food Industry (PFPZ)
• When does a tradition become an innovation? Definition of innovation. Evolution or innovation?
• Legislative barriers and the phenomenon of protectionism in export, on the EU free market
• Responsible Development Strategy as an opportunity to raise funds for product and process innovations in the agriculture and food industry, as well as for the promotion of high quality food as a future Driver of the Polish economy
• Strategy for the promotion of the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MRiRW) as an opportunity to increase export, to gain new markets
Andrzej Gantner, General Director of the Polish Federation of Food Industry
Czesław Siekierski, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
Andrzej Wojciechowicz, FMCG adviser for the European Commission
Krzysztof Przybył, President of the Board of the Polish Promotional Emblem Foundation ‘Teraz Polska’
Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Quality as a competitive advantage and a chance to build a strong brand on foreign markets
Debate under the patronage of the Union of Producers and Employers of Meat Industry (UPEMI)

• Increased protection of own markets and native products through national quality systems
• Quality systems in other EU countries as market protection and an element of marketing plans of these countries
• Quality systems as part of the control of products imported to Poland
• Joint promotional campaigns: Integration of industry organisations – is it needed and why?
Wiesław Różański, President of the Union of Producers and Employers of Meat Industry,
Sylwester Kuczyński, Director of the Quality Department, Meat Processing Plant Henryk Kania S.A.,
Waldemar Sochaczewski, vice-Director of the National Support Centre for Agriculture KOWR
Jerzy Wierzbicki, President of the Polish Association of Beef Cattle Breeders
2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Changes in consumer needs and awareness
• Private Label
• Delicatessen in discount stores
• Electronic offensive
• Online shopping
Dr Urszula Kłosiewicz-Górecka, Professor at the Institute for Market, Consumption and Business Cycles Research
Piotr Kondraciuk, President of the Board of the ‘Polski Koszyk’ Online Delicatessen
Adam Zdanowski, Co-owner of the Meat Processing Plant ‘Wierzejki’
Waldemar Żółcik, President of Association of Polish Fruit and Vegetables Distributors ‘Fruit Union’

11:30 a.m. – noon (12:00)
Organic food market – a European perspective, a European consumer
Honorata Jarocka, Mintel

noon (12:00) – 12: 45 p.m.
Forecasts for the development of the organic products market in Poland in the light of recent changes
Marcin Fajerski, Ekodostawcy

1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
The rules and methods of organic food production
Justyna Wasilewko, AGRO EKO

1:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
The use of food additives permitted in organic food production
Correct labelling of organic products
Expert, Food Law Centre

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Lactose and gluten-free developments globally versus Polish market
Joana Sokolnik, Euromonitor International

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Allergens in the food industry – legal aspects
Allergens and labelling of food products
Małgorzata Krzepkowska, J.S. HAMILTON 1 EXPERT

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Prospects, opportunities and threats to organic food stores
Karol Przybylak, Biokurier (45 min)

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Import of organic products from third countries
Expert, Food Law Centre

4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
The effect of a microbiota and bioactive whey protein complex on the treatment and rehabilitation of people with digestive and immune diseases
Professor Valentina Nikolaevna Burkova (General Director of the Institute of Scientific Research ‘Biolit’ in Tomsk, RF, doctor of chemical sciences, full professor of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences and member of the Committee for the Expertise of Health Products and Technology of the Biomedical Scientific Council of the Russian Academy of Sciences)


11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Polish products in retail chains
Debate under the patronage of the Polish Trade and Distribution Organisation
Renata Juszkiewicz, President of the Polish Organisation of Trade and Distribution
Krzysztof Gajewski, Member of the Management Board of E.Leclerc
Jarosław Stefańczyk, Senior Category Manager,  Jerónimo Martins
Marek Moczulski, President of the Management Board of Bakalland S.A.
Waldemar Żółcik, President of the Management Board of Activ Sp. z o.o.
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Optimisation of food supply chain. Safety – technology – cooperation (by example of cold chains)
• From chains to a sales network – a cooperative challenge
• From cultivation to consumer awareness: systemic food safety
• From home economy management to circular economy: food waste
• From product models to overall surveillance: a digital revolution in supply chain
Moderator: Andrzej Maria Faliński, President of the ‘Forum Dialogu’ Association
Marek Borowski, President of the Federation of Polish Food Banks
Andrzej Siess, Public Affairs Director, Raben Polska
Tadeusz Wojciechowski, President of the Quality Promotion Office
Aleksander Mackiewicz, President of Pomona Company
Francois Jacquet, President of ArtInLean Sp. z o.o.
Marek Schejbal, President of the EMIXIT.eu e-commerce platform
Weronika Gidel-Asunmaa, Piotr Worsztynowicz, Sensire Ltd
3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Food packaging microflora. Production environment versus plastic films. Case study.

Małgorzata Stachowiak,  J.S. Hamilton Poland S.A.
Conferences organized under the patronage of KRSiO and EHPM

11:00 a.m. – 11:20 am.
Key legal changes for organic food and dietary supplements
Michał Tracz, Associate, Life Sciences Practice, Domański Zakrzewski Palinka Sp. k.

11:40 a.m. – noon (12:00)
EHPM’s Country Profile Project


noon (12:00) – 12:20 p.m.
How to read the Union list of novel food

Grażyna Osęka and Iwona Kowalczyk, Business Partners, Foodie Sp. z o.o. Sp.k.

12:20 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.
List of positive ingredients – how does it work in Italy?

Dr Agnieszka Szymecka-Wesołowska, partner, Food Law Centre

12:40 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Declaration of the country of origin – legislative novelties

Dr Agnieszka Szymecka-Wesołowska, partner, Food Law Centre

1:00 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.
The Regulatory Horizon – Threats and Opportunities

Patrick Ahern, General Director, EHPM

2:20 p.m. – 2:40 p.m.
Industry activities in the field of advertising messages – Code of Good Practice for advertising dietary supplements.

Dr Katarzyna Suchoszek, President of the Management Board of the Polish Council for Supplements and Nutritional Foods (KRSiO)

2:40 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Supplement of trends for brands and packagings

Dr Maciej Konopka and Jakub Śwircz, Partners, Brandy Design
12 April, THURSDAY

11:00 a.m  -  11:45 a.m.
Introduction of Vietnamese Food Industry. Vietnam investment climate.

Vietnam Embassy in Poland

12:00 a.m  -  12:30 a.m.
Malaysia's Food Industry and Culinary Trends

Embassy of Malaysia

11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Culinary shows under the patronage of the National Association of Chefs and Confectioners 
The culinary shows will be run by well-known chefs under the watchful eye of chef Jarosław Uściński, a well-known Warsaw restaurateur, and will include dishes prepared with traditional Polish products and specialties handed over by the Exhibitors.