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The International Spice Conference has emerged as the most sought after platform for the spice fraternity with more than 800 delegates from 45 nationalities, over 50 speakers and 35 exhibitors.

ISC 2018 AGENDS

INTERNATIONAL SPICE CONFERENCE 2018

International Spice Conference - 2018
Crowne Plaza, Jaipur, Rajasthan
February 4, 5, 6 & 7, 2018

MANAGING DISRUPTIONS THROUGH TRANSFORMATION & COLLABORATION

  • Registration

    1000 - 1700 hrs
  • Inaugural Session

  • Welcome:

    Mr. Prakash Namboodiri
    Chairman, All India Spices Exporters Forum.
    1700 - 1710 hrs
  • Lighting of the Lamp

    1710 – 1715 hrs
  • Inaugural Address:

    Ms. Arancha Gonzalez
    Executive Director, International Trade Centre, Geneva.
    1715 – 1735 hrs
  • Presidential Address:

    Transformation in Spice Research and Cultivation
    Dr. Trilochan Mohapatra.
    Director General , Indian Council of Agricultural Research
    1735 – 1755 hrs
  • Felicitations:

    Mr. Shaji Varghese
    President, Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
    1755 – 1805 hrs
  • Setting the context of business session:

    Mr. Rajiv Palicha
    Chairman– Business and Conference Committee.
    1805 – 1815 hrs
  • Theme Address:

    Mr. S. Sivakumar
    Group Head – Agri and IT Businesses , ITC Limited
    1815 – 1840 hrs
  • Vote of Thanks:

    Mr. Rajiv Palicha
    Vice Chairman, All India Spices Exporters Forum.
    1840 – 1845 hrs
  • Inauguration of Exhibition:

    Ms. Arancha Gonzalez
    Executive Director – International Trade Centre.
    1845 – 1915 hrs
  • Welcome Dinner

    1915 hrs Onwards
  • Session on “Transformation”

  • Keynote Address on Transformation:

    Mr. Anurag Mehrotra
    Managing Director,Ford India.
    0930 - 1000 hrs
  • Session on Transformation

    Mr. MSA Kumar
    Chief Catalyst – Catalyst 360
    1000 – 1015 hrs
  • Farming – Transforming Agriculture to serve the customer better

    Mr. Sanjiv Sarin
    Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer – TATA Coffee.
    1015 – 1045 hrs
  • Changing Business Landscape key objectives transforming the Global Spice Industry

    Mr. Nils Meyer Pries
    Chief Executive Officer - Fuchs Gruppe.
    1045 – 1115 hrs
  • Tea Break

    1115 – 1130 hrs
  • What needs to be done to meet the aspiration goals of Global Spice Industry?

    Mr. Brian Griffith
    Executive Chairman – Griffith Foods
    1130 – 1200 hrs
  • Disruptive changes in the market place and fast changing consumer needs and expectations – How does Industry meet them?

    Mr. K. Radhakrishnan
    Founder, Tata Starquik.com
    1200 – 1230 hrs
  • Interactive Session

    1230 – 1330 hrs
  • Lunch Break

    1330 – 1430 hrs
  • Breakout session 1: Panel Discussion on Allergens- Chaired by – Mr. Sanjeev Bisht

    Mr. Steve Clemenson
    Group Quality Assurance and Regulatory Manager Nedspice Group.
    Ms. Holly Buchanan
    President - Buchanan Trading Inc.
    1430 – 1530 hrs
  • Breakout Session 2: Panel Discussion on Organic Spices - Chaired by Mr. Gulshan John.

    Mr. Cole Daily
    Vice President – Global Sourcing, Frontier Corporation.
    Mr. Rajashekar Seelam Reddy
    Founder and Managing Director - Sresta Natural Bioproducts Pvt. Ltd.
    Dr. A.K Yadav
    Advisor (NAB) - Agricultural and Food Product Export Development Authority.
    1530 – 1630 hrs
  • The Sustainable Spice Initiative (SSI) Session - Chaired by – Mr. Alfons Van Gulick & Mr. Pramit Chanda

    Mr. Donald Pratt
    Managing Director, McCormick Global Ingredients Ltd.
    Mr. Colin Gillie
    Group Sourcing Director – Kerry Group
    Griffith Foods*
    1630 – 1730 hrs
  • IOSTA Meeting

    1730 – 1800 hrs
  • Session on - “Collaboration”

  • Keynote Address

    Ms. Karen Cvitkovich
    Global Leadership Consultant.
    0930 - 1030 hrs
  • Panel Discussion – on Collaboration amongst Strategic Stakeholders

    Chaired by Mr. Ram Kumar Menon
    Chairman World Spice Organization and Member Managing Committee AISEF

    Panelist:

    Ms. Cheryl Deem
    Executive Director - American Spice Trade Association
    Mr. Simon Cripps
    President - European Spice Association (ESA)
    Mr. Govind Venu Prasad
    Coordinator SITA - International Trade Centre, Geneva.
    Dr. Pranjib K. Chakrabarty
    Assistant Director General (PP), ICAR.
    Ms. Robynne Anderson
    President and CEO - Emerging Ag.
    Mr.Prakash Namboodri
    Chairman – All India Spices Exporters Forum.
    1030 – 1145 hrs
  • Tea Break

    1145 – 1200 hrs
  • Panel Discussion – on Collaboration amongst Operational Stakeholders

    Chaired by – Mr. Geemon Korah
    Member Managing Committee – All India Spices Exporters Forum.

    Panelist:

    Mr. Pramit Chanda
    Country Director- India & Project Director - BCI Growth & Innovation Fund.
    Dr. AK Singh
    Deputy Director General (Horticulture) - Indian Council of Agricultural Research.
    Mr. John Hill
    Technical Director - British Pepper and Spice.
    Mr. Joerge Lickfett
    Strategic Account Manager - Eurofins Food Testing Germany.
    Dr. Murthy
    Horticulture Commissioner - Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
    1200 – 1330 hrs
  • Lunch Break

    1330 – 1430 hrs
  • Polo Match

    1430 – 1730 hrs
  • Gala Dinner

    1900 hrs onwards
  • Session on - “Crops and Markets”

  • Keynote Address

    Mr. Siraj Chaudhry
    Chairman, Cargill , India.
    0930 - 1000 hrs
  • Presentation by YES BANK of Report on Spice Industry

    Mr. Nitin Puri
    Senior President, Food and Agri Strategic Advisory & Research, YES Bank
    1000 – 1010 hrs
  • Crops and Market

    Chaired by: Mr. G. Uppiliappan
    COO, Indian Products Pvt. Ltd.
    1010 – 1020 hrs
  • Presentation on Cumin:

    Mr. Bhavik Desai
    Regional Manager - Jayanti Herbs and Spice.
    1020 – 1040 hrs
  • Presentation on Turmeric:

    Mr. S.Chandrashekar
    Business Head - Olam Agro India Ltd.
    1040 – 1100 hrs
  • Presentation on Ginger:

    Mr. Anil Kumar Kannan
    Head of Procurement – AB Mauri India Pvt Ltd.
    1100 – 1120 hrs
  • Tea Break

    1120 – 1140 hrs
  • Presentation on Herbs:

    Mr. Mostafa Bedair
    General Manager, Giza Seeds and Herbs.
    1140 – 1200 hrs
  • Panel Discussion :

    Mr. Yogesh Mehta
    Chief Executive Officer, SPICEXIM.
    Mr. Nipulal
    Managing Director – N2N Ingredients Pvt. Ltd.
    1200 – 1220 hrs
  • Open House Discussion:

    1220 – 1240 hrs
  • AV on Onion & Garlic - chaired by

    Mr. Chandrashekar
    Business Head - Olam Agro India Ltd.
    1245 – 1300 hrs
  • Panel Discussion:

    Mr. Raza Vakil
    Managing Director - Kings Dehydrated Foods Pvt Ltd.
    1310 – 1330 hrs
  • Lunch Break

    1330 – 1430 hrs
  • AV on Red Pepper – chaired by Mr. Sanjeev Bisht

    Mr. Adityan KB
    Senior Manager – Procurement - Plant Lipids Pvt Ltd.
    1430 – 1515 hrs
  • AV on Black Pepper – chaired by

    Mr. Alfons Van Gulick
    Chairman of SSI & CEO of Nedspice Group
    Mr. Sven Stamer
    Managing Director, STAMER Gmbh.
    Mr. Giridhar Rao
    Director Sustainable Spices, Griffith Foods Private Limited.
    1515 – 1600 hrs
  • Valedictory session – Chaired by

    Mr. Santosh Sarangi I.A.S*
    Joint Secretary , Ministry of Commerce.
    Summary of the Business Sessions by – Mr. Rajiv Palicha
    Vote of thanks – Mr. Prakash Namboodiri
    1600 – 1630 hrs

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