FOOD & BEVERAGES + AGRO & AGRO-PROCESSING +

MILLING & FEED + HOSPITALITY & FOODSERVICE

 

AFMASS KENYA EDITION - Nairobi, KENYA

April 25-27, 2018

AFMASS ZAMBIA EDITION - Lusaka, ZAMBIA

October 3-5, 2018

                    

 

INGREDIENTS. EQUIPMENT. PACKAGING. LABORATORY & POST-HARVEST SOLUTIONS

AFRICA MANUFACTURING & SAFETY SUMMIT (AFMASS) - KENYA EDITION

VENUE: Visa Oshwal Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

DATE: April 25-27, 2018 

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCES PROGRAMME

DAY ONE – April 25, 2018

Joint Conference sessions

TIME
SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
07.30-8.30

Refreshments and registration of delegates [Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

08.30-08.40  OPENING CEREMONY
08.40-09.00 KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1 – To be announced soon
09.00-10.30

Session 1 - PACKAGING [Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

In this session, presentations will cover the various aspects of packaging with a focus on cost reduction, sustainability in packaging and new technologies.

(Consists of three 25-minute presentations, and 15 minutes of questions)

10.30-11.00 

Health Break at the Exhibition Area

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

11.00-13.00

Session 2 – INDUSTRY FOCUS PANEL DISCUSSIONS

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

11.00-12.00 - Panel Discussion: Infusing innovation into Africa’s dairy industry to meet changing market fundamentals

In this session, dairy industry leaders and suppliers will discuss the opportunities and challenges that must be overcome to improve innovation in the dairy products space, while taking into consideration a changing consumer landscape, continued need to reduce cost of dairy products and an increasing competitive environment.

12.00-13.00 – Case Study Panel Discussion: Making Energy Management work for your process and the bottom line

In this session, industry leaders from various sectors share how they have incorporated energy management systems into their operations and how they have reaped the benefits - while avoiding the pitfalls.

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break at the Exhibition Area

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

14.00-17.00

Session 3 – SUSTAINABILITY

(Consists of three 25-minute presentations, and 15 minutes of questions)

During this session manufacturers, technology providers, retailers and other stakeholders will share how they are implementing sustainability initiatives in their organisations

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

17.00-18.00

Health Break at the Exhibition Area

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

DAY TWO – April 25, 2018 - TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS DAY

Separate Conference sessions  

07.30-8.00 - Refreshments and registration of delegates

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

   
08.00-10.30

Session 4 - TECHNICAL SESSIONS

08.00-08.30 KEYNOTE 2A: To be announced soon    KEYNOTE 2B: To be announced soon 
08.30-10.30

Nutrition & Health 

(Consists of four 25-minute presentations, and 20 minutes of questions)

In this session, presentations will center on nutritional aspects of food and beverage products, covering the dairy, beverages, meat, processed food and horticulture sectors; and provide ways to improve nutritional quality and health of consumers

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available] 
  

Processing & Formulations Management

(Consists of four 25-minute presentations, and 20 minutes of questions)

This session will highlight technologies to improve productivity, processing and formulations in the grains, milled products, extruded products, snacks, baked goods and animal feed products

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]  
10.30-11.00

Health Break at the Exhibition Area

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]  

11.00-13.00 Session 5 - TECHNICAL SESSIONS  
11.00-12.00 

Food Safety & Systems Management

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

(Consists of two 25-minute presentations, and 10 minutes of questions)

This session showcases how improvement tools, technologies, regulations and practices can ensure safe products and facilities with a focus on the food, beverages and food service and hospitality industry. 
 

Commodity markets, Nutrition & Food security

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

(Consists of two 25-minute presentations, and 10 minutes of questions)

This session will highlight industry and Governmant regulators' action plans to improve food security and nutrition in the region while seeking for ways to remove barriers to international and regional trade and uplift standards in Africa's grains industry. 
12.00-13.00

Panel Discussion: Innovating in the beverage industry while meeting health needs of consumers

Industry stakeholders discuss the opportunities available for beverage companies to use locally available resources and latest technologies to deliver safe and healthy beverage products to consumers who are on the lookout for healthier beverage products.

 

Panel Discussion: The Status of Grain Markets in Eastern & Central Africa

Industry stakeholders, grain trade associations and Government agencies from the region discuss the current status of key grains (maize, wheat and soybean) in the Eastern & Central Africa region, seeking for ways to boost production and regional trade in the face of recent drought and El Nino.

13.00-14.00

Lunch Break at the Exhibition Area

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

14.00-16.00

Session 6 – TECHNICAL PRESENTATIONS

 

Processing & Formulations Management (Consists of four 25-minute presentations, and 20 minutes of questions)

This session will highlight technologies to improve productivity, processing and formulations with a focus on the food and beverage industry, including dairy, beverages, horticulture, meat, sugar and candy and other processed food products.

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available] 
 

Food Safety & Systems Management (Consists of four 25-minute presentations, and 20 minutes of questions)

This session showcases how improvement tools, technologies, regulations and practices can ensure safe products and facilities in the grains, milling, baking and feed industry

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available] 
16.00-16.30

Health Break at the Exhibition Area 

16.30-18.00

FOOD BUSINESS AFRICA INDUSTRY EXCELLENCE AWARDS CEREMONY

(Please note the Awards ceremony moves to the AFMASS Conference & Expo venue from the 2018 edition)

 18.30-21.00

Official Event Dinner & Awards Celebration

Southern Sun Mayfair Hotel   

DAY THREE – April 27, 2018

Joint Conference Sessions 

8.00-8.30

KEYNOTE SPEAKER 3 – To be announced soon

8.30-10.30

Session 7 - WOMEN IN THE INDUSTRY BREAKFAST & DISCUSSIONS

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

10.00-10.30

Health Break at the Exhibition Area

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

10.30-13.30

Session 8 – INDUSTRY FOCUSED PANEL DISCUSSIONS

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

 

10.30-11.30 - Young Entrepreneurs’ Panel Discussion 

Young entrepreneurs in the food & beverage and milling & feed industry and which have been invited to participate in the Innovators’ Zone at AFMASS discuss their innovations and investments, challenges and opportunities that they see in their chosen field of investment, and meet industry leaders who give them advice on the best way to achieve their goals.

11.30-12.30 - Regulatory Panel Discussion 

Industry leaders, and Government regulators and other stakeholders discuss a number of recent regulatory policies and their expected impact on the industry, while seeking ways that the industry can chart the way forward.

12.30 – 13.30 - Panel Discussion - Industry Business Leaders’ Forum Panel Discussion

CEO-level business leaders from various sectors of the food, beverage, milling and feed industry reflect on the key happenings in the last year in Africa and the World (investments, people, regulations) and the effect these happenings affected or are likely to affect their businesses; and discuss the short and long term opportunities and challenges in the industry in Africa. 
13.30

Conference Closes

Lunch at the Exhibition Floor

[Sponsorship opportunity for this session is available]

Exhibition continues till 17.00 Hours 

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