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Conference Program

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International Conference Agritech Perú 2015
“Agricultural Competitiveness by 2021”

Date: October 21st – 23rd 2015

Location: Jardín Vivero del Jockey Club (Lima)

 

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Title of Conference

 

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Wednesday, October 21, 2015  

 

10:15- 10:45 

Welcome Remarks

Ismael Benavides, Innova Rural (15’)

Prema Zilberman, Kenes Exhibitions (15’)

10:45 -11:30 The Miracle of Agriculture Rafael Quevedo, TALSA (35’)
  Questions and Answers (10’)  
11:30 -13:00 Opening  
13:00 -14:15   Break (15’)  
14:15 – 15:00 Mechanization of Production of Cocoa José Basilio, CEPLAC (Brazil) (35’)
  Questions and Answers (10’)  
15:00 -15:50 Challenges to Increase Productivity of Alternative Crops

Geni Fundes, Central Cafe y Cacao (20’)

Angela García, IMSA Cafe y Cacao (20’)

  Questions and Answers (10’)  
15:50 -16:05 Break (15’)  
16:05 -16:55 Optimization of the Irrigation System to Strengthen Agricultural Productivity

Luiz Dimenstein, ICL Fertilizer (Brazil) (20’)

Juan Francisco Miranda, PSI (20’)

  Questions and Answers (10’)  
16:55 -18:00 Tools to Promote Agricultural Competitiveness Ministry of Agriculture and Irrigation
  Questions and Answers (20’)  

 

Thursday, October 22, 2015  

 

10:00 -11:00 Tools for Agrarian Innovation

Alejandro Bernaola, PRODUCE (10’)

Alejandro Afuso, Innóvate Perú

Maritza Acosta, NOVAGRI (10’)

Ysabel Montoya, BIO LINKS (10’)

Karina Rivas, Ciencia para la Sanidad del Agro (10’)

11:00 – 11:30 Break (30’)  
11:30 -12:30 Quality Standards and Supply Chain

Daniel Mesta, Supermercados Peruanos (25’)

Jackson Melo, ASIFRUT (Colombia) (25’)

  Questions and Answers (10’)  
12:30 – 14:15 Break (45’)  
14:15 – 15:00 Postharvest Handling: Quality versus Losses Daniel Chalupowicz, Volcani Center (Israel) (35’)
  Questions and Answers (10’)  
15:00- 15:50 Optimization of Food Export

Marisol Rosemberg, NSF (20’)

Rocío Enciso, Camposol (20’)

  Questions and Answers (10’)  
15:50 -16:20 Break (30’)  
16:20 -17:10  Challenges to Sustainable Agriculture

Carolina Porras, CNTA (20’)

John Preissing, FAO (20’)

  Questions and Answers (10’)  
  Climate Change and El Niño

Abraham Levy, Meteorologica SAC (20’)

Manuel Pollack Velásquez, Entomology Consultant “Lamas Prize 1997” (20’)

  Questions and Answers (10’)