Wednesday, 10 October 2018
12:00 - 20:00Welcome of Members and Registration (Hotel lobby)
12:00 - 13:30WUWM Board of Directors Lunch (Hotel Restaurant-Italian Restaurant)
13:30 - 16:00WUWM's Board of Directors Meeting (Venue Site - Recharge Room, First Level)
19:30 - 21:30Delegates Welcome Dinner (Venue Site - Pool Side Lawn)
Thursday, 11 October 2018
08:00 - 17:00Partners programme available
08:00 - 09:00Registration of Delegates Continues (Venue Site: Lobby Level)
09:30 - 10:45Conference Opening Ceremony (Westin Vatika Ball Room): Hon'ble Chief Minister Haryana/Hon'ble Minister for External Affairs (GOI) and WUWM Chairman [More Info]
10:45 - 11:15The Wholesale Markets in the Digital Era: Challenges and Opportunities [More Info]
Keynote Speaker: Mr Nilesh Dattani, Professor of Managerial Economics, London School of Economics, London
11:15 - 11:45Coffee Break (Lobby Level: Nurture Room & Patio Area)
11:45 - 12:45Plenary Session 1: Modernisation, New Technologies and Market Networking. [More Info]
11:45 - 12:15The Indian Networking Model: New Technologies and Supply Chain Efficiency [More Info]
Speaker: P Srinivasu, Dr., Global Head Digital Farming Initiatives, TCS Hyderabad
Speaker: Capt. Pawanexh Kohli, CEO, National Center for Cold Chain development (NCCD), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
12:15 - 12:45An Overview of the Indian Electronic National Agricultural Markets System (e-NAM) [More Info]
Speaker: Ashok Dalwai, CEO, NRAA, chairman Committee on Doubling of Farmers Income, Govt. of India
Speaker: Sumanta Chaudhuri, MD, Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC)
12:45 - 15:15Plenary Session 2: Reshaping Markets, Strategies and Operations. [More Info]
12:45 - 13:15Technology Driven Legal and Statutory Reforms in Agricultural Marketing [More Info]
Speaker: Rui Paulo Figueiredo, CEO SIMAB (Portugal)
13:15 - 14:15Lunch
14:15 - 15:15Panel Discussion: Market Reform: Past Experiences and Future Challenges [More Info]
15:15 - 16:45Plenary Session 3: Models of Integration and Innovation [More Info]
15:15 - 15:45Inter-Market and Intra Market Integration: Experiences from Europe, New Paths for Developing Markets [More Info]
Speaker: John Triantafyllis, CEO Central Markets and Fishery Organizaion SA (Greece)
15:45 - 16:45Panel Discussion: Adding Value for the Future: Strategic Planning for Digititalisation and Suitable Legal Framework for Future Wholesale Markets [More Info]
16:45 - 17:15Tea and networking
18:15 Cultural Programme
20:00 - 21:30Reception Dinner (Venue Site - Pool Side Lawn)
Friday, 12 October 2018
08:00 - 17:00Partners Programme available
07:00Buses leave for Azadpur Market, New Delhi- Technical Visit
08:00 - 09:00Visit to Fruit & Vegetable Market, Azadpur, Delhi
09:00Buses leave for Sonepat Market
10:00 - 11:30Visit to F&V e-NAM Market, Sonepat and India International Horticulture Market, Ganaur, Sonepat
12:00 - 13:30Lunch at Ethnic India Restaurant, Rai, Sonepat and return to Gurugram (around 14:30)
15:00 - 16:00WUWM Regional Meetings [More Info]
16:00 - 17:00WUWM Membership Meeting (Westin Vatika Ball Room)
19:00 - 19:30Closing Ceremony (Westin Vatika Ball Room) [More Info]
20:30 - 22:30Gala Dinner (Westin Hotel)
Saturday, 13 October 2018
07:00For International Delegates Optional Tour: Check out from Hotel after Breakfast and Departure to Jaipur (arrival at 11:00 a.m.)
09:30Tea at Highway King Hotel, Kotputli
11:00 - 13:00Visit to Amer Fort and Jaigarh Fort, Jaipur
13:00 - 14:00Lunch at Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur (hosted by RSAMB & NIAM)
14:00 - 16:30Visit to City Palace, Jantra Mantra and Hawa Mahal, Jaipur
16:30Departure for National Institute of Agriculture Market, (NIAM) Campus, Jaipur
17:00 - 18:00Interaction with NIAM Faculty and Students with Academic Presentation
18:30Check in at Chowki Dhani, Jaipur
19:00 - 20:30Chowki Dhani, Village visit
20:30 - 22:00Dinner (Hosted by Rajasthan SAMB)
22:00Stay at Chowki Dhani
Sunday, 14 October 2018
06:30 - 07:00For International Delegates Optional Tour: Check out from Jaipur Hotel after breakfast and visit to Fatehpur Sikhri, Agra (Uttar Pradesh)
11:30 - 12:30Visit at Fatehpur Sikhri, Agra
13:00 - 14:00Lunch ( Hosted by Uttar Pradesh Marketing Board)
14:30 - 16:30Visit to Taj Mahal, Agra
16:30Departure for New Delhi and drop at International Airport
21:00Arrival at Airport Delhi/ Gurugram (one bus to each location)