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Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Morning

09:30 – 10:00

Registration and Welcome Coffee

10:00 – 10:10

Welcome Address

Julian Hilton-Johnson, Vice-President Corporate Relations & Chief of Staff to the President, McDonald's Europe

10:10 – 10:20

Keynote Presentation

Anna Maria Corazza Bildt, Member, European Parliament

10:20 – 10:30

Keynote Presentation

Eric Poudelet, Director, Safety of the food chain, DG Health and Consumers, European Commission

10:30 – 11:15

Panel I: - How can we prevent food waste?

This panel will discuss current trends and initiatives in the prevention of food waste. It will consider initiatives proposed in relevant studies and policy papers. It will address the questions of what can be done to prevent waste in the supply chain and how to educate and inform consumers.

Moderator: Jacki Davis, Managing Director, Meade Davis Communications

Eric Poudelet, Director, Safety of the food chain, DG Health and Consumers, European Commission
Adela Torres Calatayud, Environment Manager, Mercadona, S.A.
Else Krueck, Director, Environment & CSR, McDonald´s Europe
Richard Swannell, Director of Design & Waste Prevention, WRAP
Sophie Hieke, Consumer Insights Manager, European Food Information Council

11:15 – 11:30

Coffee Break

11:30 – 12:20

Panel II: - Putting waste to good use?

Whilst the prevention of waste is the first priority, making good use of the unavoidable waste can have major benefits and play a role in meeting EU sustainability goals. This panel discussion will discuss the importance of activity in this area, current best practice and again future possible innovation.

Moderator: Jacki Davis, Managing Director, Meade Davis Communications

Ben Caspar, Coordinator of the EU Sustainable Food Communication DG Environment, European Commission
Philippe Thery, VP sourcing & manufacturing , McCain, Continental Europe
Richard China, Director, Liaison Office with the European Union and Belgium, Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations
Jan Broeze, Senior Scientist, Sustainable Processing, Wageningen UR Food & Biobased Research and FUSIONS project
Olaf Fennis, Project Developer, Waste to Biobased, Attero

12:20 – 12:30

Summing up by moderator

Moderator: Jacki Davis, Managing Director, Meade Davis Communications

12:30 – 13:30

Close and Networking Lunch

Logistics

When

Tuesday 5 March, 2013
09.30 to 13.00

GMT +1

 

Where

Stanhope Hotel

Rue du Commerce 9
B-1000 Brussels

Tel: +32 2 506 91 11

Fax: +32 2 512 1708

info@stanhope.be

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