3rd day

Agenda

3rd day

28 September 2018

12:00 – check out

The end of the 16th Dairy Cooperatives Forum

1st day

26 September 2018

1st Session: The current state of the dairy sector in context of the implemented and planned policy

Situation on the Polish dairy market and crisis prevention activities

Dairy market situation and skimmed milk powder stocks

Trends in the global milk market

Dairy game changers – trade policy in 2018

Situation on the milk market from EU dairy farmers’ perspective

Development of global trends and perspectives for the dairy sector

The importance of agri-food trade between Poland and the UK

2nd Session: The financial assumptions in the new financial perspective of CAP with particular reference to milk suppliers and processors. Opportunities and threats.

Challenges and conditions of sustainable and smart development of the European agriculture in the context of growing impact of external conditions and importance of innovation

Changes in the “Common Market Organisation" – what futures for intervention & co?

Will the reform of the CAP imply a reform of EU dairy?

19:30/20:00  – outdoor dinner

2nd day

27 September 2018

3rd Session: Opportunities created by domestic and EU investment funds and stabilisation packages for the sector

Directions of innovations in the dairy industry and potential support for them

Packaging for dairy industry in the light of circular economy

Investment opportunities with the use of loans granted by the European Investment Bank for Polish dairy industry

Investing in the future: Case Valio

Energy efficiency as a competitive advantage

4th Session: Farmer’s and processors’ income support and protection mechanisms

How to deal with increasing dairy price volatility in Europe: the role of futures, new dairy price models, and other risk management strategies

Futures Exchanges and their role in the evolving market for dairy price risk management

Managing risk and securing income: Prespectives from a New Zealand based Dairy Cooperatives

20:00 – 2018 DCF Gala Awards
Gala dinner
Results of the 12th Dairy Cooperatives Ranking