Helsinki Conference
Wednesday 22/05/2013
12:00 - 13:30WUWM Board of Directors Lunch
13:30 - 17:00WUWM Board of Directors Meeting [More Info]
12:15 - 18:00Delegate Registration
18:30Ferry trip from Hakaniemi to the Island Uunisaari and Welcome Cocktail [More Info]
19:30Finnish Sauna Optional (Extra Cost) [More Info]
Thursday 23/05/2013
08:30Late registration and coffee
09:00 - 09:15Conference Welcome [More Info]
09:15 - 10:15Session 1: Markets – Ensuring Cost / Price Transparency [More Info]
Mr Kyösti Arovuori, Agricultural Economist, Pellervo Economic Research PTT, Finland
10:15 - 10:30Coffee Break
10:30 - 12:00Session 2: Markets – Promoting Beneficial Food Cultures [More Info]
Mr Ville Relander, Project Manager, Helsinki Wholesale Market, Finland
Professor Johanna Mäkelä, Sociologist & Professor of Food Culture, University of Helsinki, Finland
Mrs Núria Costa Galobart, Head of Communications and International Relations, IMMB, Barcelona, Spain
12:00 - 13:00Lunch
13:00 - 15:00Session 3: The Current Market Customer [More Info]
Mr Alberto Filippino, General Manager, Wholesalers Association, Padua Market, Italy
Dr Francesco Cera, General Manager, MAAP, Padua, Italy
Mr Jyri Arponen, Senior Lead, Finnish Innovation Fund, Finland
Mr Uwe Kluge, Managing Director, Bremen Wholesale Market, Germany
15:00 - 15:15Coffee Break
15:15 - 16:30Session 4: Quality in the Market [More Info]
Mr Juan José Capó Ivars, Managing Director, Mercacódoba, Spain
Mr Stéphane Layani, CEO, SEMMARIS- Rungis International Market, Paris, France
18:00Free Evening. Optional (free) city sightseeing jog or walking tour [More Info]
Friday 24/05/2013
06:00 - 06:30Buses leave for wholesale market technical visit
06:30 - 09:00Wholesale Market Tour and Breakfast [More Info]
10:00 - 11:30Meeting of the WUWM Regional Sections [More Info]
11:30 - 12:30Lunch
12:30 - 15:00WUWM Membership Meeting (Annual General Meeting with Elections) [More Info]
18:30Departure to Helsinki City Hall
19:00 - 22:00Conference Dinner at the City Hall of Helsinki [More Info]
Saturday 25/05/2013
10:00 - 13:00Retail Market and Market Hall Technical Visit [More Info]