International food conference IFAMA 2020 Rotterdam

Present day and future challenges in the food sector

By Sharon Janmaat > 14 Feb, 2019

The Rotterdam region will host the 30th edition of IFAMA. This prestigious conference will be held from 15-19 June 2020 and will focus entirely on present day and future challenges in the food sector. The full width of the sector will be addressed: from production to processing and from logistics to research. Set at multiple locations in the Rotterdam region, this conference will showcase all aspects of the food sector.

Meet bright thinkers and talented doers

Food professionals from all over the world will be attending IFAMA 2020: entrepreneurs, scientists, students, policy makers and other stakeholders from the food sector. This provides your company with the opportunity to present itself as both the perfect business partner and employer. Meet bright thinkers and talented doers that can increase your company’s innovative capacity. Speed dates and a career market will offer more than enough possibilities to come into contact with these participants at the conference.

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Your own program at the conference?

Rotterdam Food Cluster welcomes companies that want to share their own expertise and become
involved in the conference. Each conference day consists of two parts, each with a different subtheme. Your company can become ‘owner’ of a part of the day’s program. You will be offered to present your company on stage, submit a case from your own business and put forward a key-note speaker. IFAMA 2020 also offers options for companies that want to employ regular sponsorship options.

Do you want to participate in the IFAMA conference in 2020?

Yes, I will join

Themes: From logistic hubs to upcoming food markets

The first day of the IFAMA conference has a general character. The following four days will focus on different challenges in more detail and will connect theory and practice. Scientists are invited to present their research insights on important topics. The themes for IFAMA 2020 are:

  • Resilience of (upcoming) food markets;
  • Global distribution networks and logistic hubs;
  • Interaction between stakeholders within and between food clusters;
  • Smarter choices for better health and sustainability.
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Rotterdam Food Cluster and IFAMA

The conference is organised by IFAMA and Rotterdam Food Cluster (initiatief van gemeente Rotterdam). IFAMA (International Food and Agribusiness Management Association) brings together academics, students, professionals from food businesses, policy makers and NGO representatives. The goal is to find solutions for the challenges in the food sector.

Will you join us?

Would you like to contribute or do you want more information about IFAMA 2020? Please contact Sharon Janmaat-Bouw from Rotterdam Food Cluster for more information: sj.janmaatbouw@rotterdam.nl or +31 610 699 013.

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14 February 2019

The Rotterdam region will host the 30th edition of IFAMA. This prestigious conference will be held from 15-19 June 2020. Rotterdam Food Cluster welcomes companies that want to share their own expertise and become involved in the conference.

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