World Food Forum

WFR&IF - FOOD R-EVOLUTION MADE IN ITALY: “MAKING THE BEST BETTER”

The conference FOOD R-EVOLUTION MADE IN ITALY: "MAKING THE BEST BETTER", organised as opening event of CIBUS, 19th International Food Exhibition, will be held on 7 May 2018, in Parma, Pietro Barilla Hall, Palazzina Uffici - Viale delle Esposizioni, 393, from 10am to 1pm.

The conference is organised in the framework of the World Food Research and Innovation Forum, by ASTER - Emilia-Romagna Region, in collaboration with the National Technological Agrifood Cluster CL.A.N., Federalimentare and CIBUS. National and international speakers from the scientific and business world will discuss new technological challenges and their impact on the agri-food system:

·   Emerging BioTechnologies to improve Made in Italy Agri-Food
·   New technological frontiers: the opportunity to increase productivity, quality and nutritional profile of Italian products
·   The European vision to meet the challenges of new technologies

 

The World Food Research and Innovation provides a dialogue to guide scientific research and food policies based on a globally-shared strategy to ensure safe and sustainable food for everyone. The WFR&IF, is a strategic initiative promoted by the Emilia-Romagna Region, launched in the framework of EXPO Milano 2015 "Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life" which has received the contribution of many authoritative institutions and organisations at the European and global level.

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Conference FOOD R-EVOLUTION MADE IN ITALY:
"MAKING THE BEST BETTER"

May 7, 2018 - Cibus Parma
Interview with Sanjaya Rajaram
President Resource Seeds International and 2014 World Food Prize Laureate
Interview with Robert Jan Hamer
Vice-President R&D Discover Foods and Director Unilever R&D Vlaardingen, President FoodNexus Consortium
Interview with Hugo De Vries
Director, UMR IATE-Unité Mixte de Recherches Ingénierie des Agro-polymères et Technologies Émergentes, INRA & CIRAD

What

A unique Platform gathering worldwide policy makers and experts from research and business communities representing the entire food stakeholder community, an opportunity for an exchange of strategic views and dialogue on food security, safety and sustainability issues.

Who

Academics, researchers, entrepreneurs, CEOs, executive and managing directors, policy makers, certification and accreditation bodies, regulatory and government officials, public authorities and international organizations.

Why

The World Food Research & Innovation Forum delivers a fresh format that will inspire strategic visions for the next global challenges on food and nutrition.
It is a unique venue to discover the latest scientific and technology trends, learn about new policy approaches and interact with world leaders.