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DAY 1 - 9 DECEMBER 2019


  • 13:30 pm - 14:00 pm

Registration and Networking

  • 14:00 pm - 14:45 pm

Opening Ceremony & Keynote Speeches

  • Mr. Werner M. Dornscheidt, President and CEO, Messe Düsseldorf
  • Dr. Ashraf El Sayed, Chairman, Nile Fruits
  • Eng. Amr Abo Freikha, Chairman, Engineering Export Council
  • Eng. Ahmed Gaber, Chairman, Chamber of Printing & Packaging Industries
  • Eng. Ashraf Gazayerli, Chairman, Chamber of Food Industries
  • Dr. Sherif El Gabaly, Chairman, Chamber of Chemical Industries, Federation of Egyptian Industries
  • Mr. Jan Noether, CEO, German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Eng. Ibrahim El Araby, Chairman, Union of African Chambers
  • H.E. Eng. Amr Nassar, Minister of Trade & Industry
  • 14:45 pm - 15:30 pm

Sustainable Packaging & Circular Economy; shifting towards a circular economy in the MENA region and Africa

Chairman: Dr. Sherif El Gabaly, Chairman, Chamber of Chemical Industries, Federation of Egyptian Industries

 

  • Mr. Ashok Chaturvedi, Chairman, Flex Films
  • Dr. Maha Misbah, Group Quality & R&D Director, Juhayna 
  • Eng. Nadim Elias, Chairman, Sahara Printing
  • 15:30 pm - 16:15 pm

The Role of Packaging in the FMCG Industry

Chairman: Dr. Khaled AbdelAzim, Executive Director, Federation of Egyptian Industries

 

  • Mr. Ahmed El Afifi, CEO, Coca - Cola Bottling Company
  • Ms. Dina Aly, Managing Director, Matters
  • Dr. Hussein Mansour, Chairman, National Food Safety Association
  • 16:15 pm - 17:00 pm

Renewed Efforts for Food Loss, Waste Reduction and Management

SAVE FOOD Initiative – FAO & Messe Düsseldorf

 

Chairman: Mr. Nasredin Hag ElAmin, FAO Representative in Egypt

  • Mr. Werner M. Dornscheidt, President and CEO of Messe Düsseldorf 
  • Mr. Friedbert Klefenz, Ex-CEO Bosch Packaging Group, Member of the Advisory Council of interpack 2020 and Chairman of the Board TPG (The Packaging Group GmbH).
  • Jozimo Santos, Agro Industry Officer, FAO Regional Office for the Near East and North Africa
  • Clemens Bresinger, Country Programme Leader, IFPRI, Food Loss and Waste 
  • Dr. Moez El-Shohdi, Founder and CEO, Egyptian Food Bank
  • 17:00 pm - 17:45 pm

A Look into the Future Trends of Packaging; value added to packaging, design and innovation

Chairman:  Dr. George Nubar, Faculty of Applied Arts, Helwan University

  • Guillermo Font , EMEA Brands and Agencies Lead, HP Graphics 
  • Friedbert Klefenz, Ex-CEO Bosch Packaging Group, Member of the Advisory Council of interpack 2020 and Chairman of the Board TPG (The Packaging Group GmbH).
  • Mr. Monther Al Harthi, Chairman of the board, Arab Beverages Association, Saudi Arabia
  • Mr. Hesham Basha, Deputy Director for Innovation, Industrial Modernization Center (IMC)
  • Mr. Mohamed Abbas, Manager Innovation and Incubation Programme, NilePreneurs Initiative

DAY 2 - 10 DECEMBER 2019


  • 12:00 pm - 13:30 pm

The Road Map to Africa - African Continental Free Trade Agreement (Switched with ERAS)

Moderator: Mrs. Madiha Nasr, Executive Director, Egyptian Junior Business Association - EJB

  • H.E. Dr. Hesham Tawfik , Minister of Public Business Sector (TBC)
  • H.E. Abou Bakr El Hefny, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs for Africa
  • Minister Plenipotentiary Mr. Ahmed Bedewy, Head of Africa Department, Egyptian Commercial Service, Ministry of Trade & Industry
  • Mrs. Noha Nofal, General Manager of the Regional Trade Agreements
  • Mr. Ahmed El Fendi, CEO Sima for Food Industry 
  • Mr. Mohamed Abdel Sabour, CEO, Elmasiria for Food Investment 
  • Mr. Ahmed Abdel Gawad, CEO, UNITRANSS Global Logistics
  • Mr. Akef EL Maghraby, Vice Chairman - Banque Misr
  • Mr. Richard Clemens,  Managing Director, German Association of Machinery Manufacturers (VDMA) 
  • 14:00 pm - 15:30 pm

Ezdhar Success Stories (by Chamber of Food Industries) - Success Stories of SMEs in the Food Sector

Moderator: Mr. Mahmoud Bassyouni, Executive Director, Chamber of Food Industries – CFI

  • Al Rahik Co.
  • AL Kobeisy Co.
  • Recipe Co.
  • 16:00 pm - 17:30 pm

New Export Rules & Regulations

Moderator: Dr. Ashraf El Sayed, Chairman, Nile Fruits Group

  • Dr. Hussein Mansour, Chairman, NFSA
  • Eng. Hani Berzi, Chairman, Food Export Council
  • Eng. Ashraf Gazayerli, Chairman, Chamber of Food Industries
  • Eng. Abdel Hamid ELDemerdash, Chairman of Agriculture Export Council
  • Dr. Ahmed El Attar, Head of Agriculture Quarantine Authority
  • Mr. Kamal Negm, Head of the Egyptian Customs Authority
  • 11:45 am - 13:30 pm

Interpack Exhibition Presentation - By invitation & pre registration only

  • Jan Noether, CEO, German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce
  • Dr. Sherif El Gabaly, Chairman, Chamber of Chemical Industries, Federation of Egyptian Industries
  • Mr. Ahmed Gaber, Chairman, Chamber of Printing  and Packaging Industries
  • Eng. Hassan Akef, Chairman, Packteck SAE
  • Werner M. Dornscheidt, President and CEO, Messe Düsseldorf
  • Markus Rustler, President & CEO, Theegarten – PACTEC GmbH & Co. KG
  • 14:00 pm - 15:30 pm

Dates Africa; Harvest Business Growth

Moderator: Dr. Amgad El Kady, Executive Director, Food and Agro-Industries Technology Center (FAITC)

  • General Mohamed El Zamalout, Wadi El Gedid Governor
  • Dr. Abdul Wahab Zayed, Secretary General, Khalifa International Date Palm & Agricultural Innovation
  • Eng. Abdel Gawad Abdel Bary, General Manger, Grace
  • Dr. Adel Sabry ,Dates Expert–United Nations for Industrial Development - UNIDO
  • El Foah - UAE
  • Zadna - KSA
  • Mr. Alaa Al Tahaan, Chairman, Tahaan Co.
  • Eng. Khaled El Hagan, Chairman , Haggan Group & Board Member, HEIA

DAY 3 - 11 DECEMBER 2019


  • 12:00 pm - 13:30 pm

National Food Safety Authority – NFSA Awareness Session

Dr. Hussein Mansour, Chairman, NFSA

  • 14:00 pm - 15:30 pm

Launch of Strawberries Value Chain by Bashaier Networks

  • Dr. Dorra Fiani, President, Bashaier Networks/Knowledge Economy Foundation
  • Haj / Hussein Abd Elrahman, President, Farmers Syndicate  
  • Eng. Hassan Zayed, Deputy Director, Ministry of Agriculture and Land Reclamation, Kaliubeya governorate
  • 12:00 pm - 14:00 pm

Food Export Council Innovation Competition Prizes

  • 14:30 pm - 15:30 pm

Feed the Future project – Technical Assistance to the Agro Processing Industry – USAID (switched with Trade Map to Africa)

Moderator: Mrs. Manar Nasr, Executive Director, Food Export Council – FEC

  • Dr. Walid Salam, Project Manager, ERAS Project
  • Eng. Eric Mansour, Vice Chairman, Givrex
  • Mr. Hatem EL Tawil, Head of Agriculture Department 
  • P & J for concentrates
  • Dr. Khaled Shaker, CEO, Bostana For Food Industry
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