Europatat Congress 2019 – Speakers

Under the title “The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food”, the congress will explore the potential for innovation within the sector now and into the future as well as Norway’s special trade relations with the EU. Key speakers from both the business and the Norwegian public authorities will share with the audience their insights on these important topics.

Wednesday 12 June

Europatat Commission’s meetings
Early potatoes commission
Cedric Porter,  Editor World Potato Markets
Packers commission
Johannes Daae, EcoDesign advisor Grønt Punkt Norge
RUCIP Commission
Willem Meuwissen, Agrementor Antwerp Lawyers & mediators
Seed potatoes commission
Ola Nøren Johansen, Senior adviser Norwegian Food Safety Authority
Packers commission
Peter Janssens, Regional Sales Manager TOMRA Sorting 
Seed potatoes commission
Nina Dobrzyńska, Director at Polish Ministry of Agriculture
Technical & Regulatory affairs commission
Jan Arne Broen, Agro Adviser Maarud

Thursday 13 June

Europatat Congress
Linda Hoff
Motivational speaker & coach 

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Gilles Fontaine
President of Europatat 

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Espen Gultvedt
Chairman NFGF
Marianne Borgen
Mayor of Oslo

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Arne Ivar Sletnes
Head of International Affairs Norwegian Agricultural Cooperatives
Ingeborg Flones
Åsmund Bjertnæs
CEO Bjertnaes & Hoel
Anita Krohn
Norwegian business executive & former CEO Innovation Norway
Borghild Glorvigen
Project Manager Norwegian Potato Forum
Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago
Europatat Managing Director