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

India's move towards Sustainable Spices

Shri D Sathiyan IFS
Secretary
Spices Board India


Address by Chief Guest

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.

Seting the Context

Audio - Video Introduction

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

Address by Presidents of Major Spice Associations

Address by President ASTA

Industry Perspective - Emerging Trends & Changes in the USA

Mr David Solomon
President
American Spice Trade Association( ASTA)

Address by President Chinease Spice Association

Industry Perspective - Emerging Trends & Changes in China

Mr Adam Lee
CEO
China Spice Association

Address by President ESA

Industry Perspective - Emerging Trends & Changes in Europe

Mr Simon Cripps
President
European Spice Association(ESA)

Evolution of Spices as Palate of Paradise"This session will be followed by Q& A

The session will be followed by Q&A.

Chef Hermann Grossbichler
Executive Chef
Grand Hyatt

10:45 - 12:50 hrs

Presentations

Chairman of the Session(Chairman will speak on the content)

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

Spices & Seasoning Market in Africa

Mr Sunil Thampy
Director and CEO
WabiSabi Consultants

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 NewYork.
Master Herbalist (AHG) & Author
NewYork.

12:50 - 13:20 hrs

Panel Discussion

Panel Discussion on Emerging Trends and New Applications -Food,Flavours &Seasonings,Nutraceuticals Personal Care and Alternative Medicine

Closing Remarks by 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

IOSTA (The International Organization of Spice Trade Associations) Meeting

Day 3

9:30 - 11:30 hrs

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

Introduction

Mr Ramkumar Menon
Chairman
World Spice Organisation(WSO)

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)

Mr Martin Einig
Secretary General
European Spice Association (ESA)

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

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


Dr Viju Jacob
Managing Director
Synthite Industries Ltd

Presentation of Paper on Sustainability

Mr Alfons van Gulick
Sustainable Spice Initiative (SSI),CEO & Managing Director
Nedspice Group (TBC)

Presentation of Paper on Climate Change

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

Panel Discussion & Q& A

Panelist from ITC
Geneva / Dr Govind Venuprasad

Q & A

Presentations

Action Taken by AISEF'

Mr Rajiv Palicha
All India Spices Exporters Forum.

Action Taken by WSO on National Networking - Sustainable Spice Programme

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

Q & A

13:00 14:30 hrs

Lunch

Free for Networking

14:00 19:00 hrs

13:10 19:00 hrs

Technical Session on Quality - FSSAI Quality Standards & How MRL's are fixed?

Chairman

Dr Suresh K Malhotra
Agriculture Price Commissioner & Chairman
Central Insecticide Board

Co-Chair

Dr Debabrata Kanungo
Chairman
Scientific Panel on Pesticide Residues and Antibiotics

Boat Race

Gala Dinner

Day 4

9:30 - 13:35 hrs

Business Session 3 & 4 - Crops and Markets-AV and Panel Discussions And Presentations of Other Major 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 - 12:00 hrs

Business Session 3 - Crops and Markets - Audio Visuals & Panel Discussion.

AV & Panel Discussion - Crop AV - Pepper

Anchor - Mr Bhavik Desai
Commercial Head
Indian Products Pvt Ltd

AV & Panel Discussion - Crop AV - Chilli

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

AV & Panel Discussion - Crop AV - Cumin

Anchor - Nedspice
Managing Director
McCormick Global Ingredients Ltd.

12:00 - 13:40 hrs

Business Session 4 - Other Spices - PPT

Cinnamon

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

Cassia & Nutmeg

Mr Winarto Oei
Director
PT.Gorom Kencana, Indonesia

Onion & Garlic

Olam Spices

Turmeric & Ginger

Akay Flavours

Seed Spices(Coriander ,Fennel & Fenugreek )

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

Q & A

13:35 - 13:40 hrs

Closing Remarks

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

13:40 - 14:40 hrs

Lunch