BUSINESS SESSIONS

BUSINESS SESSIONS

Beyond Traditions: Shaping a New Spice World

Day 1

10:00 - 16:00 hrs

Registration

15:30 - 16:30 hrs

Pre-Conference Meeting for Speakers

17:30 - 19:15 hrs

Inaugural Session

Prayer

Welcome Speech

Mr Rajiv Palicha
Chairman
All India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF)


Lighting the Lamp

AV - AISEF/WSO

Address by Chief Guest

Ms. Rita Teaotia
Chairperson
Food Safety & Standards Authority of India
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India


Building a Platform for a New Spice World

Shri D Sathiyan IFS
Secretary
Spices Board India


Address by Head of DFID UK

Mr. Oliver John Keetch
Head Strategy, Corporate, and Global Partnership
Department for International Development (DFID) India, United Kingdom


Felicitation by President of The Cochin Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Mr V.Venugopal
President
The Cochin Chamber of Commerce & Industry


Presentation of Life Time Achievement

Vote Of Thanks

Mr Cherian Xavier
Vice Chairman
All India Spices Exporters Forum(AISEF)


Inauguration of Exhibition

Shri D Sathiyan IFS
Secretary
Spices Board India


19:15 hrs Onwards

Dinner

Day 2

09:00 - 13:30 hrs

Business Session 1 - Emerging Trends and New Applications.

Introduction and Setting the Context

Mr Cherian Xavier
Vice Chairman
All India Spices Exporters Forum(AISEF)

Address by Presidents of Spice Associations

Industry Perspective - Emerging Trends & Changes in the USA

Mr David Solomon
President
American Spice Trade Association( ASTA)

Industry Perspective - Emerging Trends & Changes in China

Mr Adam Lee
China Spice Association

Industry Perspective - Emerging Trends & Changes in Europe

Keynote Address

Evolution of Spices as Palate of Paradise

Mr. Hermann Grossbichler
Executive Chef
Grand Hyatt

10:45 - 12:50 hrs

Presentations

Chairman of the Session

Mr. John Nechupadom
Managing Director
Plant Lipids Pvt Ltd.

Emerging Trends and New Applications in Food -3D Food Printing

Dr Swathi Vurrakula
Business Development Manager India
Wageningen Food & Biobased Research
Wageningen University & Research

Spices & Seasoning - Global Perspective

Mr. Satish Rao
Chairman & Managing Director
Firmenich India

Spices & Seasoning Market in Africa

Mr Sunil Thampy
Director and CEO
Wabisabi Consulting

Emerging Trends and New Applications in Nutraceuticals

Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharya
Co-Founder & President
OmniActive Health Technologies

Emerging Trends and New Applications of Spices in the Personal Care Sector

Dr Alain Khaiat
President
Seers Consulting

Usage of Spices and Herbs in Alternative Medicine

Ms Sara Chana Silverstein
Master Herbalist (AHG),
Board Certified Lactation Consultant IBCLC & Author, NewYork.

12:50 - 13:20 hrs

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion and Q & A - Emerging Trends and New Applications in Food- 3D Food Printing, Spices & Seasonings, Nutraceuticals, Personal care & Alternative Medicine

Closing Remarks by the Chairman of the Session

Mr. John Nechupadom
Managing Director
Plant Lipids Pvt Ltd.

13:30 - 14:30 hrs

Lunch

14:30 Onwards

Free for Networking

15:00 - 16:00 hrs

The International Organization of Spice Trade Associations(IOSTA) Meeting

Day 3

9:30 - 11:30 hrs

Business Session 2A(Panel Discussion) -
Face Off: Quality Issues in the Spice Sector and Appropriate Solutions

Setting the Context

Chairman of the Session

Mr. S. Chandrasekar
Management Committee Member
All India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF)

Panel Discussion

Mr Adam Lee
China Spice Association

Mr Georgie Ferreira
Vice-President
Tanzania Spices Association. (TASPA)

Ms Holly Lyaruu Buchanan
Canadian Spice Association

Ms Laura Shumow
Executive Director
American Spice Trade Association (ASTA)

Dr. Martin Einig
Secretary-General
European Spice Association (ESA)

Mr Milan Shah
Arbitrator
The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA)

Dr K J Venugopal
Management Committee Member
World Spice Organisation(WSO)

Q & A

11:30 - 13:30 hrs

Session 2B - Sustainability & Climate Change

Chairman of the Session


Mr. Govind Venuprasad
Coordinator
Supporting Indian Trade And Investment For Africa (SITA)
International Trade Centre

Presentation of Paper on Sustainability

Presentation of Paper on Climate Change

Dr Ashish Chaturvedi
Director - Climate Change
GIZ India, Delhi.

Panel Discussion

Q & A

Presentations

AISEF - Making a Difference

Mr Rajiv Palicha
Chairman
All India Spices Exporters Forum.

National Sustainable Spice Program:Collaborate, Transform - WSO Initiative

Mr Philip Kuruvilla
Advisor
All India Spices Exporters Forum(AISEF) & World Spice Organisaton (WSO)

Q & A

13:30 14:30 hrs

Lunch

Free for Networking

14:30 19:00 hrs

14:30 - 16:30 hrs

FSSAI Quality Standards & How are MRLs fixed?

Chairman

Dr S K Malhotra
Agriculture Commissioner
Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Government of India

Co-Chair

Dr. Debabrata Kanungo MD, FCGP
Chairman, Scientific Panel on Food Additives & Member of Scientific Committee,
Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)

Q & A

15.30 17:30 hrs

Boat Race

19:00 hrs Onwards

Gala Dinner

Day 4

9:30 - 13:35 hrs

Business Session III Crops and Markets:

Audio Visuals (AV) & Panel Discussion - Pepper, Chilli & Cumin

PowerPoint Presentations- Cinnamon, Cassia & Nutmeg, Onion & Garlic, Turmeric & Ginger and Seed Spices.

Introduction and Setting the Context by Chairman of the Session

Mr Ashwin Shah
Chairman
Indian Products Pvt Ltd

Keynote Address

Representative,KPMG

10:00 - 11:45 hrs

Crops and Markets - Audio Visuals & Panel Discussion.

Crop AV of Pepper followed by Panel Discussion and Q& A

Anchor - Mr Bhavik Desai
Commercial Head
Indian Products Pvt Ltd

Crop AV of Chilli followed by Panel Discussion and Q& A

Anchor - Mr Sanjeev Bisht
Business Head-Spices
ITC - ABD - ILTD

Crop AV of Cumin followed by Panel Discussion and Q& A

Anchor - Mr. Rajiv Palicha
Director,
Nedspice Processing India Pvt Ltd

11:45 - 13:20 hrs

Presentations

Cinnamon

B. Sarada M. De Silva
Chairman
B. Darsin De Silva & Sons Pvt Ltd , Srilanka.

Cassia & Nutmeg

Mr. Steven Winarto,
Director
PT.Gorom Kencana, Indonesia

Onion & Garlic

Mr. Bhuwan Saurav
Country Head, Olam Egypt

Turmeric & Ginger

Shibu Anandarajan
Chief Procurement Officer
Akay Natural Ingredients Private Limited

Seed Spices(Coriander ,Fennel & Fenugreek )

Mr. Cemal Saralp
Commercial Director
Steamlab Sterilization Food A.S, Izmir, Turkey

13:20 - 13:30 hrs

Q & A

13:30 - 13:35 hrs

Closing Remarks

Mr Rajiv Palicha Chairman , All India Spices Exporters Forum (AISEF)
Chairman
AISEF

13:35 - 14:35 hrs

Lunch


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