Date: 20 November 2013
Location:
Veiling Hoogstraten

The TOUR 2013 event in Hoogstraten was held in collaboration with the National Technical Working Groups The Netherlands/Begium.

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Program, Download Presentations:

09:00 – 09:45 Guided Tour at the Auction (optional)
09:30 Welcome Coffee/Tea
10:00 OFFICIAL CONFERENCE OPENING
Guy Callebaut, Chairman of the GLOBALG.A.P. Board, VBT, Belgium
10:10 TAILORING GLOBALG.A.P. FOR THE FUTURE
Kristian Moeller, Managing Director, GLOBALG.A.P. Germany
10:30 CURRENT DISCUSSIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS IN THE NETHERLANDS
Ad Klaassen, Chairman National Technical Working Group, The Netherlands
10:40 CURRENT DISCUSSIONS AND ACHIEVEMENTS IN BELGIUM
Ann De Craene, Stafmedewerker, VBT – Verbond van Belgische Tuinbouwcoöperaties, Belgium
10:50 POINT OF VIEW OF THE DUTCH FOOD SAFETY AUTHORITY NVWA
Hans Beuger, NVWA, The Netherlands
11:10 Coffee Break

11:25 DUTCH RETAILERS COMBINING FOOD SAFETY AND SUSTAINABILITY IN PRIMARY PRODUCTION 
Leon Mol, Agronomist, Ahold European Sourcin, The Netherlands
11:45 BELGIAN RETAILERS RESPONDING TO CONSUMER DEMANDS
Xavier Degrieck, Delhaize, Belgium
12:05 TRANSLATING CONSUMER REQUIREMENTS INTO AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION - A PRODUCERS PERSPECTIVE
Jan Zegwaard, Tomato Grower, Greenco, Netherlands
12:25 FUTURE MARKET TRENDS AND ROOM FOR INNOVATION - A View from Trendwatchers Consumers & Society
Marc Soumillion, Research Institute Res-sense, Belgium
12:45 Networking Lunch
13:45 PARALLEL SESSIONS
 

CROPS

LIVESTOCK

13:45 - 14:15 Session I

MICROBIOLOGICAL RISKS IN PRIMARY PRODUCTION  
Mieke
Uyttendaele and Liesbeth Jacxsens, University Gent, Belgium

INTEGRITY OF PRODUCT AND PROCESS / CHAIN OF CUSTODY
Bert Urlings,
Vion Food, The Netherlands and GLOBALG.A.P. Board Member

14:15 - 14:45 Session II

RESPONSIBLE USE OF WATER
Sandra Verheijden and Jack Jacobs , Policy Advisors, both from Brabantwater

SOCIAL ISSUES IN LIVESTOCK
Anne Corine Vlaardingerbroek, Project Manager Sustainability, Jumbo Supermarkets

14:45 -15:15
SessionIII           

PEOPLE, PLANET, PROFIT
Michaël Wilde, Manager Sustainability and Communication, Eosta, Netherlands

GLOBALG.A.P. BENCHMARKING
Richard Soons, CoMore, Netherlands

15:15 - 15:45

Coffee Break

15:45

Feedback from Parallel Sessions

16:45

Closure with Drinks & Snacks
Official G.A.P. Awards Winner Announcement

18:30

Conference Dinner