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Rules and strategy, new market opportunities, consumer behavior, innovation, industrial safety and latest standards, recruitment ... Every year, MDD Expo's conferences provide a panorama of issues,combining expert opinions and personal accounts from manufacturers and retailers (Nielsen, shopperMind, Daymon Worldwide, Ania ...)

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2016 CONFERENCES

Wednesday, 30 March 2016
Differentiate your products in the food-processing sector: methods and examples
Speakers :Emmanuel AUDOIN | Project Manager agri-agro France & EuropeBUREAU VERITAS CERTIFICATION | Food Processing DepartmentSeverine FontaineHead of Quality of Fresh and Frozen Products of Animal OriginCarrefour Management Merchandise Supply Chain and Group Systems 1) Overview of differentiating supply chain patterns, particularly...
9h30-10h30
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Toward a brighter future for private label brands
Speaker :Loïc DANEL, Insight Manager, Nielsen Private Label brand have been declining for several years in France in favor of national brands and even more of very dynamic small brands.But their withdrawal is more due to short term reasons and the rebound seems likely to happen…...
10h40-11h40
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What's new in IFS Food in 2016: setting up unannounced checks in the certification protocol.
Speakers :With speakers from retail, food-processing companies, and certification bodies ...
11h50-12h50
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The Cycle of Innovation “Creating added value: concerns everyone!"
Speakers :Armand SARIANDirector of the Crédit d'Impot Recherche service – FIDALAriane VOYATZAKISHead of the food-processing sector – Bpifrance France has a wide range of programs that can finance all innovation activities, from research to development to commercial launch.The majority of grants to finance R&D ...
13h00-14h00
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Does CSR in food-processing cooperatives create economic and social value?
Speakers : Olivier De Carné - Deputy Director COOP DE FRANCE AGROALIMENTAIREThierry Touchais - MD of Good PlanetBertrand SWIDERSKI - CSR Director at CarrefourLionel COLIN, Directeur Qualité Hygiène Sécurité Environnement AQUALANDE. Pascal Ballé - director of the TERRENA cooperative in charge of ...
14h10-15h10
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What is a committed retailer? A committed private label brand? A committed supplier!!
Speakers :Christine BARTHE -  Director General of FEEFPhilippe BRETON - Manager, PHB Consultants ...
15h20-16h20
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Digital transformation: How will manufacturers and retailers exchange in 5 years?
Speakers :Jean-Louis Henriot - CEO of LascomFranck Le Strat - General Director of isatech During this presentation, Jean-Louis Henriot, CEO of Lascom, and Franck Le Strat, CEO of isatech, will share their vision of the digital transformation of exchanges between manufacturers and retailers.Which method should be implemented to consolida...
16h30-15h30
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Thursday, 31 March 2016
The life cycle of a product: the challenges of fighting waste?
Speakers :Antoine VERNIER - Head of the ADEME missionPierre-Yves Pasquier - President and founder of ComersoNicolas CHABANNE - Founder of the Les Gueules Cassées collective ...
9h30-10h30
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What to do after a withdrawal/recall of a private label branded product? Best practices in food safety to avoid the recurrence of a crisis.
Speakers :Patrick Bèle - Technical Services Director France & EuropeMérieux NutriSciences In case of product recall / withdrawal, most of the staff is mobilised in a fire fighting mode and may neglect the corrective actions that are required to avoid such event to occur again. This conference will provide you with an o...
10h40-11h40
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Eco-design of packaging: innovation serving the product and consumers
Speakers : Eco-Emballages : Jan LE MOUX, Director of Eco Design, Materials and RecyclingCatherine GUILLEMOT, Sustainable Development Director at Biscuiterie de l'Abbaye Feedback on eco developemnt approach of the Biscuiterie de l’Abbaye...
11h50-12h50
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The digital era, the impact of connectivity on nutritional purchases?
Speakers :Manon DUPRE - Trends and innovation analyst at MINTEL  Christophe BENAVENT -  Professor at the Université Paris Ouest...
13h00-14h00
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SMEs and middle-size companies in the agri-food industry : « Daring is Growing ». How 25 companies implemented winning growth strategies.
Speakers: Jérôme Lebacle, Head of Bpifrance Le Lab works promotion. The agri-food industry appears as a good performer of the French economy: this sector generates on average a net balance of € 7.5 billion - while France regularly loses ground on every other front. Its 15,800 companies aggregate 493,000 jobs and displa...
14h05-15h05
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“To gain new markets, develop flexibility in your business.”
Speakers :Laurent LE ROUX -  CEO of ForstaffCédric TROADEC -  Director of International Relations and Professional Partnerships at AGROCAMPUS OUEST...
15h10-16h10
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