SEPTEMBER 10, 2013
INTERCONTINENTAL HOTEL, BUCHAREST
DEBATE THE CHALLENGES
AND OPPORTUNITIES

IN THE AGRICULTURE FIELDS
EVENT
PROGRAM
SPEAKERS
REGISTRATION
VENUE
PARTNERS
CONTACT
   
A Business Conference from

 

 

with the support of

United States Department of Agriculture
Foreign Agricultural Service
 
Embajada de la República Argentina
Forum Program

 

8:30 – 9:00 Registration

9:00 – 9:30 Opening remarks from authorities
  Valentin Olimpiu Soneriu, Secretary of State, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development
Duane Butcher, Charge D’Affaires, United States Embassy
H.E. Mr. Claudio PÉREZ PALADINO, Ambassador of the Argentine Republic to Romania
09:30 – 11:15          Section I
Efficient use of agricultural resources in response to new global challenges

Chairperson: Prof. Univ. Dr. Toma Dinu, Dean Faculty of Management, Economic Engineering in Agriculture and Rural Development

Topics:

  • “Solutions for Sustainable Intensive Agriculture”, Dominique Zygmont,Head Corporate Affairs South East-Europe, Syngenta (presentation)
  • “Using efficiently each drop of water” – Eugen Diaconu, Field Operation Lead Monsanto Romania (presentation)
  • “Modern agricultural biotechnology: Advances in Genetic Improvement of Plum” , Dr. Ralph Scorza, Research Horticulturist and Lead Scientist, United States Department of Agriculture (presentation)
  • “Plenish TM high oleic soybean oil: The first biotech soybean product with consumer nutrition benefits” – Macy Merriman, Senior Government Affairs Manager, Europe, DuPont Pioneer (presentation)
   
11:15 – 11:30 Q&A session

11:30 – 11:45 Coffee Break

11.45 – 13:15 Section II
Post 2013 legislation and financing the agricultural sector

Topics:

  • Farmer support in the context of the new CAP, direct payments, support through pillar II, mutual funds - Elena Tatomir, General Manager Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (presentation)
  • Best agricultural practices – Manuel Coronado, CEO &Founder Quality Crops International (presentation)
  • Challenges and strategic views regarding agricultural land operations - Ana Maria Goga, Partner at Pachiu& Associates (presentation)

13:15 – 13:30 Q&A session

13:30 – 14:30 Networking lunch

 

 

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