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21-23 April, 2020
7th INTERNATIONAL FOOD & DRINK
EXHIBITION
EXPO XXI

Warsaw, Poland

 

2018 Programme

WorldFood Warsaw Business Programme

7.03.2019 THURSDAY
CONFERENCE FORUM 1
Hall 1

 
11:00 -11:30 The Opening Ceremony
 
11:30 -13:00 Opening Debate: Food safety and quality as a challenge for food business operators
Debate under the patronage of the Polish Federation of Food Industry
 
Panellists:
  • Jan Krzysztof Ardanowski, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Czesław Siekierski, Chairman of the European Parliament’s Committee on Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Andrzej Gantner, vice-president of the Polish Federation of Food Industry
  • Jarosław Pinkas, Main Sanitary Inspectorate
  • Andrzej Romaniuk, Agricultural and Food Quality Inspection Main Inspectorate
  • Andrzej Wojciechowicz, FMCG adviser for the European Commission
  • Wiesław Różański, the president of the UPEMI

Debate under the patronage of Association of Economic Dialogue Forum
 
13:30 – 14:30 Consumer behaviour on the food market - assessment of the state, directions of changes, impact on the food industry
 
Panellists:
  • Urszula Kłosiewicz-Górecka, PhD, Professor at the Institute for Market, Consumption and Business Cycles Research; vice-president of Association of Economic Dialogue Forum
  • Marek Moczulski, Chairman of the Board, Bakalland S.A
  • Jarosław Król, Chairman of the Board, MERCATUS ET CIVIS Foundation
  • Prof. Krystyna Gutkowska, Faculty of Human Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Warsaw University of Life Sciences
  • Kamil Dąbrowski – Pluskwa, president of  Consumer Federation
 
14:40 - 15:40 Food trade - opportunities and threats
 
Panellists:
  • Andrzej Maria Faliński, president of Association of Economic Dialogue Forum
  • Renata Juszkiewicz, president of the Polish Organisation of Trade and Distribution
  • Monika Tyska, vice-Director of the National Support Centre for Agriculture KOWR
  • Maciej Ptaszyński,  General Director of the Polish Organisation of Trade and Distribution
  • Grzegorz Rykaczewski, Santander Bank Polska, food&agri sector analyst
 

CONFERENCE FORUM 2
Hall 3

 
11:30 – 12:00 Quality system Certified Product (CP) as a tool for the promotion of fruit and vegetable products
Barbara Groele, Secretary-General, National Union of Juice Producers (KUPS)
 
12:00 – 12:30 In vitro meat - a threat or an opportunity for the food sector? Legal problems
Daniel Szostek, Patryk Kalinowski, Food Law Centre
 
12:30 – 13:00 Innovative waste-free food processing - Zero Waste
Marianna Pinczés, CEO, Grapoila - Virgin Oil Press Kft.
 
13:00 – 13:30 Potential directions of development of the organic food market. Where is the market heading?
Karol Przybylak, Biokurier
 
13:30 – 13:45 Changes in the structure of distribution of eco-products
Michał Nowak, Ekodostawcy
 
13:45 – 14:00 Awareness of Polish consumers about eco-food
Karolina Kałdońska, Ekodostawcy
 
14:00 – 15:00 Organic Food - the strongest competitive advantage of the decade. What value does it offer consumers?
Żaneta Geltz, Hipoalergiczni
 
15:00 – 15:30 Superfoods, vegan, eco and “free from” - new consumer trends
Małgorzata Krześniak, SYS
 
15:30 – 16:00 Small company, great potential - plant star-ups conquer the market
Witek Sysiak, SYS
 

8.03.2019 FRIDAY
CONFERENCE FORUM 1
Hall 1

 
10:00-14:00 Panels dedicated to supply chains and technological chains (focusing on Cold Chain)
Debate under the patronage of Association of Economic Dialogue Forum
 
Moderator:
Andrzej Maria Faliński, president of Association of Economic Dialogue Forum
 
Cooperation and technologies in FMCG supply chains
 
Panellists:
  • Prof. Benjamin Nitsche, Berlin University of Technology. Dep. of Logistics
  • Andrzej Wojciechowicz, vice-president of Association of Economic Dialogue Forum, FMCG adviser for the European Commission
  • Prof. Halina Brdulak, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Andrzej Dzięciołowski, independent auditor
  • Prof. Grażyna Śmigielska, Cracow University of Economics
  • Przemysław Nowak, Pomona Company, trade director
Quality and safety in FMCG supply chains
 
Panellists:
  • Prof. Stanisław Kowalczyk, Warsaw School of Economics
  • Dr Janusz Liber, security advisor
  • Artur Jadeszko, president of ATC Cargo S.A
  • Andrzej Siess, Raben, Public Affairs director
  • Joanna Kozłowska, vice-president, BRONISZE Warsaw Agricultural-Food Wholesale Market
 
Law - politics - business. Food exports to the USA.
FDA requirements for food exporters to the US market in the light of the Food Safety Modernisation Act (FSMA)
Presentation: Jacek Sztabowski, ProFOOD Consulting; open discussion

14:00 – 15:00 Panel of the Polish E-mobility Association

Renewable energy sources, Energy Efficiency, electromobility as a response to rising energy prices

Moderator:
Adrian Małachowski, Polish e-mobility Association
 
Panellists :
  • Daniel Raczkiewicz, an independent energy expert
  • Jacek Bzdurski, Chairman of the Board, IEN S.A.
  • Sylwia Koch-Kopyszko, Chairman of the Board, Union of Producers and Employers of Biogas Industry UPEBI
  • Michał Baranowski, an expert on electromobility, a journalist of Menedżer Floty, PSEM expert, the president of ELOCITY
  • Rafał Bielas, Warsaw University of Technology - Faculty of Electrical Engineering
 

CONFERENCE FORUM 2
Hall 3

 
Conferences organized under the patronage of KRSiO

10:30 – 10:40 Opening Panel       
Piotr Kciuk, Vice-President, The Polish Council for Supplements and Nutritional Foods

10:40 – 11:00 Notification of food supplements – practical issues
Agnieszka Szymecka-Wesołowska, PhD, Partner, Food Law Center A. Szymecka-Wesołowska, D. Szostek sp.j.

11:00 – 11:20 Selenium yeasts - discussion of the latest biotechnological research and discoveries
Marek Kieliszek, PhD,Assistant professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Microbiology and Food Evaluation, Warsaw University of Life Sciences

11:20 – 11:40 Dietary supplementation as a way to maintain proper immunity of the organism
Krzysztof Błecha, PhD, Laboratory of Natural Medicine BONIMED Krzysztof Błecha
 
11:40 – 12:00 Dietary supplements - trends, fashion or necessity?
Daniel Modnicki, PhD, Colfarm S.A.
 
12:00 – 12:20 Advertisement of dietary supplements and advertisement addressed to specialists
Joanna Uchańska, PhD, Managing Associate, Legal Counsel, Chałas I Wspólnicy
 
12:20 – 12:40 Dietary supplements - role and quality from the pharmacist's perspective
Michał Byliniak, master of pharmacy, president of ORA in Warsaw, the District Chamber of Pharmaceutical
 
12:40 – 13:00 The role of KRSiO in creating a socially responsible food supplement industry
Piotr Kciuk, Vice-President, The Polish Council for Supplements and Nutritional Foods
 
13:00 – 13:20 CDMO – more than only manufacturer. Contract development and manufacturing of food supplements
Anna Michalak, PhD, R&D Director, Curtis Health Caps sp. z o.o.
 
13:20 – 13:40 Recent research trends in searching for the innovative dietary supplements         
Karolina Rudnicka, PhD, Department of Immunology and Infectious Biology, University of Lodz

13:40 – 14:00 Authorization of health claims
Grażyna Osęka, Msc., Food Consultant, Partner, Foodie Sp. z o.o. Sp.k.
 
14:00 – 14:20 Authorisation of additives
Iwona Kowalczyk-Andrzejewska, Msc., Food Consultant, Partner, Foodie Sp. z o.o. Sp.k.

14:20 – 14:40 Examples of strategic design practices supporting brands   
Jakub Śwircz, Maciej Konopka PhD, Partners, Brandy Design

14:40 – 15:00 New procedure of novel food authorization
Marta Łanoch, Senior Lawyer, Partner, Food & Pharma Legal Wawrzyniak Zalewska Radcy Prawni sp.j.

15:00 -15:20 New Regulation on indicating of the country or place of origin of food ingredient
Magdalena Wawrzyniak Legal Counsel, Partner, Food & Pharma Legal Wawrzyniak Zalewska Radcy Prawni sp.j.

15:20 -15:40 Export of dietary supplements - legal challenges and how to meet them
Michał Tracz, Associate, Life Sciences Practice, Domański Zakrzewski Palinka sp. k.
 
15:40 – 16:00 Current threats in the EU regulatory System: safety assessment as a tool for product classification?          
Michael Horn, Chair, European Federation of Associations of Health Product Manufacturers (EHPM) (prezentacja w j.angielskim)
 
16:00 – 16:20 Effective outsourcing  of CDMO services in Poland
Małgorzata Dolžan, Business Development Director, Sensilab Polska Sp. z o.o.
 

9.03.2019 SATURDAY
CONFERENCE FORUM 1
Hall 1

 
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.
                                                                          

CONFERENCE FORUM 2
Hall 3


 
11:30 – 12:00 Gluten-free diet –  is it for everyone?
Anna Wojtasik, PhD, Institute of Food and Nutrition
 
12:00 – 12:30 Dietician as the most demanding customer of the food industry
Justyna Bylinowska, PhD, Dietetycy.org

12:30 – 13:30 Take certificates for allergy sufferers seriously
Żaneta Geltz, Hipoalergiczni


Free registration: www.worldfood.pl/registration