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Fresh Park Venlo-v2

CCA Global Perishable Conference 2019

The Cool Chain Association is excited to announce that our upcoming Global Perishable Event will take place at the largest fresh and food hub in Europe: Fresh Park Venlo

“The Green Gateway to Europe”

Check out the video to find out more about this amazing place that will host our conference. Part of the program is a Site Visit, an unique opportunity to see the facilities and operations.

Evening Monday 13th May 2019 19:30 - Networking Drink

The Program: Day 1 - Tuesday 14th May 2019

10:00Registration and Coffee
10:30Annual General Meeting 2019 - Closed session for CCA members only
12:00Buffet Lunch and registration for non-members
Opening Remarks by Stavros Evangelakakis - Chairman CCA
13:15CCA Project Presentation - Food Waste
By: Philippe Schuler - CCA Researcher
Q&A + Group Discussion
14:00Importance of Standards & Requirements within the Perishable Industry 
By: Vijan Chetty - Perishable Product Export Control Board (PPECB) of South Africa 
Q&A + Group Discussion
14:30Blockchain: Sharing the Value while Constructing a Social Network
By: Philippe Julien - AF/KLM Cargo Digital Innovation
Q&A + Group Discussion
15:15Coffee & Networking
15:45CEIV Fresh 
By: Andrea Gruber - IATA 
Q&A + Group Discussion
16:30Round Table Discussions
17:00Panel Discussions & Conclusions Day 1
18:00End of Day 1
20:00Networking Dinner

The Program: Day 2 - Wednesday 15th May 2019

08:30Registration and Coffee
09:00Introducing Fresh Park Venlo
By: Jan Vorstermans
12:00Buffet Lunch
14:00What Happens with Food once it is Waste  
By: Saskia Louwen - Archea New Energy 
Q&A + Group Discussion
14:45Insurance & Certification Aspects in the Cool Food Chain 
By: Wolfgang Engel - DQS 
Q&A + Group Discussion
15:30Coffee & Networking
16:00Round Table Discussions & Table Summaries
16:45Conclusions Day 2
17:00End of Day 2

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Van der Valk Hotel Venlo

The CCA have made a group reservation at the Van de Valk hotel in Venlo. Rooms are held for us until 10th April for EUR 114,- (standard room, single occupancy, including breakfast, wifi and parking). Upgrades to Comfort Rooms are available for an extra EUR 15,- per room.

After 10th April, prices and availability are not guaranteed, so book right now.

Make your own reservation directly on the hotel website here

Please use our special CCA code: VEN-Coolchain

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