Confirmed speakers, session overviews, and more: here’s our monthly roundup of the latest news and developments on the SUMMIT 2018!

Special Announcement: The President of Peru Opens the Conference!

The President of Peru, Mr. Martin Alberto Vizcarra Cornejo, will officially open the SUMMIT 2018 in Lima! We are very honored to receive such high-level acknowledgement for our efforts to spread Good Agricultural Practices, and wish to thank the President for his commitment and support.

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Tickets & Accommodation Update

The SUMMIT 2018 conference hotel Westin Lima Hotel & Convention Center has extended its attractive discount on rooms for our delegates till 4 October 2018. But rooms are limited as the high season in Peru starts in October. To reserve your room at this excellent offer, please click here.

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 flight and our FAQs on www.summit2018.org

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New Session for Certification Bodies and Farm Assurers

Requirements & Business Opportunities with GLOBALG.A.P. Add-ons
This session is specifically tailored to the needs of certification bodies and farm assurers. Participants will receive an overview of all the new GLOBALG.A.P. Add-ons plus an update on the existing ones, as well as a Q&A session to gain specific information about all of GLOBALG.A.P.’s products and services.

Date: Pre-Conference Day, 5 November, 5-6 p.m.

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Confirmed Speakers/Panelists and Their Sessions

“Non-GM has become an important requirement from our German customers and we are beginning to implement the GLOBALG.A.P. NON-GM(Ohne GenTechnik) Add-on in our Norwegian sites.”

Randi Nordstoga Haldorsen, Food Safety Manager, Global R&D and Technical Department, Marine Harvest ASA, and Chairperson of the GLOBALG.A.P. Technical Committee Aquaculture, on organizing Marine Harvest’s supply chain to comply with the rules of the VLOG label.

About Breakout Session 4D - Non-GM Choice?

Date: 7 Nov., 11 a.m. - 12.00 p.m.

The German government developed a Non-GM label in line with EU legislation and licensed it out to the association VLOG e.V. Since 2017, German retailers have begun introducing a number of products labeled with Non-GM VLOG. In cooperation with VLOG e.V., GLOBALG.A.P. has developed the GLOBALG.A.P.  NON-GM (Ohne GenTechnik) Add-on for the aquaculture and livestock sector . Salmon producers from Norway are among the first GLOBALG.A.P. members to adopt this solution. Randi Nordstoga Haldorsen and other panelists will share experiences and discuss opportunities for the Non-GM choice in different markets.

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Visit a GLOBALG.A.P. Certified Farm in Peru!

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.

Book one of our farm visits that take you behind-the-scenes of 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. As places are limited, we strongly urge you to reserve your seat as soon as possible. The farm visits are full-day events and include lunch. For information about each of the farms, prices and conditions, please click here.