Agenda – III Potato Forum

10:00-11:00 – Guest registration, official opening of the Forum

11:00-11:30 – Speech by a special guest from the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development

Presentation of Potato Poland Lubków 2020 – organizational assumptions and exhibition plan

11:30-12:15 – I conference block – „Circular agroeconomy”

  1. Food production and energy
  • Wojciech Kędzi, deputy director general, KOWR
  1. Potato as an ideal product in the aspect of zero waste
  • Dr. Eng. Agnieszka Przewodowska, president of PMHZ
  1. Consumer patriotism – a balanced distribution of goods
  • Andrzej Sadowski, Center Adam Smith

Discussion panel     

12:15-12:45 – coffee break

12:45-14:00 – II conference block – „Sustainable production and climate change”

  1. Modern crop rotation in the aspect of protection of natural soil resources
  • dr hab. Katarzyna Rębarz, przewodnicząca Komisji Agrotechnologicznej, PFZ dr hab. Katarzyna Rębarz, chairwoman of the Agrotechnological Commission, PFZ
  1. Irrigation systems in Polish environmental conditions
  • dr hab. Rafał Wawer, profesor IUNG – PIB
  1. Key aspects and support instruments in the implementation of irrigation installations in agriculture
  • Krzysztof Łuszczyk, Łukomet
  1. Modern methods of fertilization and plant protection as part of integrated production and biological hazard prediction systems
  • Julian Ćmikiewicz, president of Digital Crops
  1. Benefits of using adjuvants in potato cultivation
  • Adam Wachowski, Agromix

Discussion panel          

14:00-14:30 – coffee break

14:30-15:30 – III Conference block – „Global market, consumer expectations, product innovations”

  1. Global locality – a global return to the roots
  • Marcin Wroński, deputy director general of KOWR
  1. 21st century consumer
  • Bożena Wróblewska, president of the board, Polish Chamber of Commerce
  1. Quality raw materials for direct consumption or highly processed products – new products on the market and food preservatives
  • dr hab. Eng. Robert Tylingo, professor at the Gdańsk University of Technology, Chitone
  1. Retailer 4.0 – selling the future
  • Jarosław Sokolnicki, director of digital transformation, Microsoft

Discussion panel

15:30-16:00 – Summary and discussion

16:00-20:00 – Culinary show and tasting of modern Polish cuisine

The culinary show was financed from the Fruit and Vegetable Promotion Fund