Main Speakers at the Europatat 2019 Congress Announced
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organized by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, is set to take place in Oslo, Norway between June 12-14, 2019. Recently, the organizers have announced the main speakers at the Congress.
Anita Krohn Traaseth, a writer, business executive and former CEO of Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government’s main instrument for innovation and development, will join the discussions. Other speakers include Marianne Borgen, Mayor of Olso, Arne Ivar Sletnes, from the Norwegian Agricultural Cooperatives, Ingeborg Flones, CEO of HOFF SA, and Åsmund Bjertnæs, CEO of Bjernæs & Hoel, a family company that won the Norwegian enterprise development award for agriculture in 2017.
The event will take place under the slogan “The Timeless Potato: A Dynamic and Innovative Food,” and will explore the potential for innovation within the sector now and into the future, as well as Norway’s special trade relations with the EU.
“This year we are looking at a very exotic edition of our Congress in Norway, a unique market for potatoes, that will provide a lot of insights for colleagues around Europe and beyond,” said Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago, secretary general of Europatat.