Tickets & Accommodation Update

 The SUMMIT 2018 conference hotel Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center has reserved 200 rooms for our delegates at a very attractive price, but you must reserve your room before 2 September. After that date, prices will almost double and rooms will be subject to availability, as the high season in Peru starts in October. To take advantage of the excellent offer at the Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center, please click here.

A reminder that non-members can still save 300 EUR on the event ticket by applying for GLOBALG.A.P. membership today at www.globalgap.org/membership. Enjoy the additional range of benefits exclusive to our members, including an invitation to the SUMMIT 2018 member-only dinner on Monday, 5 November. Get your tickets at www.summit2018.org/tickets.

Find attractive flights and our FAQs on www.summit2018.org

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Visit a GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Farm in Peru!
Announcing the SUMMIT 2018 Farm Visits

We have organized visits to 5 GLOBALG.A.P. certified farms in Peru as part of our post-conference day program on 8 November 2018.

Farm visits give you a behind-the-scenes view of what it means to run a successful GLOBALG.A.P. certified operation. You can speak directly with the farm owners/managers, learn about their innovative solutions, and see how they have implemented the GLOBALG.A.P. system into their farm production, staff, and business management.

The farm visits are full-day events that include lunch. We have organized trips to the following farms:

(Click on the links below to read about each farm.)

  1. Beta – Ica
  2. Duna Corp – Santa Rosa/Huaral
  3. Camposol – Chao (Trujillo)
  4. Camet – Chilca: Fields
  5. Camet – Chilca: Nursery

As space is limited, we strongly urge you to reserve your seat as soon as possible. For information about each of the farms, prices and conditions, please click here.

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Confirmed Speakers/Panelists and Their Sessions

Sabbir Nasir, Executive Director of Bangladesh Supermarket leader Shwapno, shares his findings on his new private label for vegetables:

We do quite extensive work in the fields and display the farmers next to the products in our store with planting and harvest days as well as last crop production product application date .”

Learn more in this interview with Kristian Moeller, CEO of GLOBALG.A.P., here.

About Plenary Session IV - Transparency Unlimited? The Future of Food Retailing

Date: 7 Nov., 4-5 pm.
Is there a limit to transparency? In an era where integrity and trust are being challenged, where do we draw the line? And is there a limit to the power of certification when it comes to online selling? C-level speakers will share their innovative success stories to unlock barriers of traditional markets and supply chains.

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Introducing A Brand New Session Series to Complement the Round Tables

Global Trade Sessions – The Challenges of Creating and Finding New Markets

With a focus on the business and market aspect of the industry, global buyers and sellers will share their expertise on finding attractive markets for selling safe and responsibly grown foods and flowers, as well as leveraging new production areas and technologies, and anticipating consumer trends and the opportunities they unfold. The new series covers all GLOBALG.A.P. product categories: Fruit & Vegetables, Crops, Flowers & Ornamentals, Livestock and Aquaculture.  

Date: 5 Nov., 1-6 p.m.

Read more about these and other smart solutions that will be presented at the SUMMIT 2018 at www.summit2018.org/program.

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Young Academics Program – Call for Applications

The competition invites young researchers to submit original and relevant research pieces on subjects related to Good Agricultural Practices for presentation in the form of a poster at the SUMMIT 2018. The winner will be invited to give a presentation at SUMMIT 2018, and the top 5 finalists will get a free ticket to the conference. Learn more at www.summit2018.org/young-academics-program.