Agenda


Thursday February 6th (Tentative Agenda)

  • During the day
    Participants arrive to Cancun
  • 09:00 – 17:00
    Registration
    Place: Coral Sea 2
  • 10:00 – 17:00
    Sponsors set up their displays
    Place: Coral Gallery
  • 19:00 – 21:00
    Welcome cocktail reception
    Place: Sunrise Terrace

Friday February 7th (Tentative Agenda)

  • 07:30 – 07:50
    Participants arrive to the ballroom
    Place: Coral Gallery
  • 07:50 – 8:00
    Welcome
    Rebecca Bratter – Executive Director USDBC
  • 08:00 – 08:25
    February 10th International Pulse Day
    Roman Kutnowski - Global Pulse Confederation
  • 08:25 – 08:50
    Dry Beans R&D Food Innovation Trends
    Ph.D. Kantha Shelke - Corvus Blue Consulting
  • 08:50 – 09:15
    Mexico Agro-Economic Outlook
    Ing. Gabriel Alvarez – Agri Tendencias
  • 09:15 – 09:40
    USA Dry Bean Production and Market Trends
    Judd Keller - USDBC Industry Member
  • 09:40 – 10:05
    USA Dry Pea, Lentil, Chickpeas Production and Market Trends
    Jeff Rumney - USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council
  • 10:05 – 10:30
    Coffee break
  • 10:30 – 10:55
    USA Sunflower production and market trends
    Lori McGehee - USA Sunflower Association
  • 10:55 – 11:20
    USA popcorn production and market trends
    Sam Krug - USA Popcorn Board
  • 11:20 – 11:45
    US Dry Bean markets Central & South America
    Ellen Levison - USDBC international representative for the Americas and emerging markets
  • 11:45 – 12:10
    Mexico Dry Bean Spring Summer Cycle Update
    José Ma. Hernández - Consultant
  • 12:10 – 12:35
    Mexico Dry Bean Fall Winter Cycle Update
    Felipe Sandoval - BEGRAIT
  • 12:35 – 13:00
    Healty Eating Opportunities with Pulses
    Guillermo Oropeza - Foodmates
  • 13:00 - 13:25
    Mexico´s New Retail Labeling Changes
    Raul Caballero - USDBC Rep Mexico
  • 14:00
    Group lunch
    Place: La Joya Restaurant
  • 19:00 – 22:00
    Sponsor´s cocktail & casino
    Place: Mortero Restaurant (Across the street fron the Hotel)

Saturday February 8th (Tentative Agenda)

  • 08:00 – 15:00
    One on one business meetings
    Place: Coral Gallery
  • End of Congress

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