2nd day


2nd day

27 September 2018

3rd Session: Protecting and supporting mechanisms of farmers and processors incomes
Are forward contracts the future for European dairy industry?
How to secure the future of the dairy sector? – new forms in supply chain (stocks, platforms, hubs)
The use of transaction insurances, organisational mechanisms and funds to protect the incomes of farmers and processors
Change in the product mix – is it possible to move away from bulk products? (SMP, butter, whey powder, etc.)

4rd Session: Opportunities created by domestic and EU investment funds and stabilisation packages for the sector
Innovative dairy – the opportunity to raise funds for investments (Rural Development Programme ARMA, KOWR)
A new law concerning plastic packagings
Investment opportunities using funds of European Investment Bank through the mechanism EFSI
Practical aspects of investments funding in dairy processing
Innovative dairy products
Investment projects in a dairy enterprise (case study based on a specific company)
20:00 – 2018 DCF Gala Awards
Gala dinner

Results of the 12th Dairy Cooperatives Ranking




1st day

26 September 2018

1st Session: Current state of the dairy sector in context of the implemented and planned policy
Situation on the Polish dairy market and government actions to prevent further crises
The opportunities and threats for EU dairy sector in 2018-2020 with particular reference to Common Agricultural Policy
An analysis of the changes of dairy prices  (butter, SMP)
Agreements and policies shaping dairy trade
Current trends in the dairy sector
The anticipated evolution of trade relations between the EU and United Kingdom after BREXIT

2nd Session: The financial assumptions in the new financial perspective of CAP with particular reference to milk suppliers and processors. The opportunities and threats.
Challanges and conditional of sustainable and  intelligent developmentof  the European agriculture in the context of growing impact of external conditions and importance of innovation
Situation in the dairy sector in light of the new financial perspective
Amendments in the Common Market Organisation – intervention mechanisms and milk package
The conditionality of the direct payments

19:30/20:00 – outdoor dinner

3rd day

28 September 2018

12:00 – check out
The end of the 16th Dairy Cooperatives Forum