PROGRAM

Registration

June 10, Monday | 10:00 – 18:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC Executive Committee Meeting*

June 10, Monday | 10:00 – 15:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
* Only GPC Executive Members 



Welcome Reception

June 10, Monday | 18:00 – 20:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


Opening Ceremony

June 11, Tuesday | 10:00 – 10:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



President’s Opening Address and Welcome

June 11, Tuesday | 10:10 – 10:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Huseyin Arslan 



Keynote Address

June 11, Tuesday | 10:35 – 10:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Mr. Awadhesh Choudhary, Economic Adviser, Department of Consumer Affairs, India 



MOU Singing Ceremony

June 11, Tuesday | 11:00 – 11:15
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Main Sponsor Welcome

June 11, Tuesday | 11:15 – 11:20
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Nilson Balestreri, President, Arbaza 



“Latin America – Africa & The Middle East Trade Corridor”:
The Relevance to the Pulse Trade

June 11, Tuesday | 11:20 – 11:40
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speakers:
H.E. Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman & CEO of DMCC
Sanjeev Dutta, DMCC (UAE) 



World Pulses Day

June 11, Tuesday | 11:45 – 12:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speakers: Ellen Levinson (USDBC), Andac Kolukisa (GPC), and Roman Kutnowski (GPC) 



Promotion of legume-based agricultural systems

June 11, Tuesday | 12:15 – 12:40
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speaker: Dr. Teodardo Calles (FAO), Italy  



Lunch

June 11, Tuesday | 12:40 – 13:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Keynote Speaker

June 11, Tuesday | 13:35 – 13:50
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speaker: Luis María Urriza, Undersecretary of Agriculture of the Ministry, Argentina  





FAO food loss and waste reduction approaches and actions to support member countries

June 11, Tuesday | 15:15 – 15:40
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speaker: Mireille Totobesola (FAO), Francesca Gianfelici (FAO)



Global Green Lentils Outlook



Daily Closing Announcements

June 11, Tuesday | 16:25 – 16:35
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


Welcome Remarks

June 12, Wednesday | 09:00 – 09:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC Pulses Contract Training Session

June 12, Wednesday | 09:10 – 10:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 

Speaker: Andrew Jacobs, Co-Chair Contract Committee, GPC

Global Beans Outlook
(White Beans and Faba Beans)



Optimizing the pulse value chain in East & Southern Africa
A joint initiative of ITC and FAO Presented by International Trade Centre (ITC) & the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

June 12, Wednesday | 11:10 – 11:35
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 





Lunch

June 12, Wednesday | 12:40 – 13:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC Contract #1: Step-by-step Guide to Dispute Arbitration

June 12, Wednesday | 13:35 – 14:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Presenters:
Andrew Jacobs (Co-Chair Contract Committee)
Huseyin Arslan (Co-Chair Contract Committee)
Randy Duckworth (Executive Director) 







GPC Young Professionals

June 12, Wednesday | 16:40 – 16:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 

Panelists:
Andac Kolukisa
Tala Mobayen
Faisal Anis Majeed
Florent Cattaneo
Rita Villafane



Daily Closing Annoucements

June 12, Wednesday | 16:55 – 17:05
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Gala Closing Reception

June 12, Wednesday | 19:00 – 21:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


Welcome Remarks

June 13, Thursday | 10:00 – 10:05
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 







Closing Ceremony

June 13, Thursday | 12:05 – 12:15
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC General Assembly*

June 13, Thursday | 12:15 – 12:35
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
* GPC Members only 



Lunch

June 13, Thursday | 12:15 – 13:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


June 13, Thursday: FOCUS ON BRAZIL


Opening
Marcelo Luders

June 13, Thursday | 13:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Institutional organization of the chain of production of Dry Beans and Pulses
Egon Schaden Junior

June 13, Thursday | 13:20
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Dry Beans, the protein of the future – How to enjoy it?
Marcelo Eduardo Lüders

June 13, Thursday | 13:45
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Popcorn and chickpeas: perspectives 2019-2020
Vinícius Ferrari

June 13, Thursday | 14:15
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



TAA – New Dama variety
José Roberto de Menezes

June 13, Thursday | 14:50
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



IAC – News and advances in Pulses
Alisson Chioratto / Sérgio Carbonell

June 13, Thursday | 15:25
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



IAPAR – News in Dry Beans
Vania Moda Cirino

June 13, Thursday | 15:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



EMBRAPA Meio Norte – Mung Release
Kaesel Damasceno

June 13, Thursday | 16:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



EMBRAPA – News and advances in Pulses
Warley Nascimento

June 13, Thursday | 16:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Closing
Marcelo Eduardo Lüders

June 13, Thursday | 17:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


THANK YOU TO ALL OUR SPONSORS!

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SUPPORT SPONSORS

Registration

June 10, Monday | 10:00 – 18:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC Executive Committee Meeting*

June 10, Monday | 10:00 – 15:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
* Only GPC Executive Members 



Welcome Reception

June 10, Monday | 18:00 – 20:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


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Opening Ceremony

June 11, Tuesday | 10:00 – 10:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



President’s Opening Address and Welcome

June 11, Tuesday | 10:10 – 10:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Huseyin Arslan 



Keynote Address

June 11, Tuesday | 10:35 – 10:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Mr. Awadhesh Choudhary, Economic Adviser, Department of Consumer Affairs, India 



MOU Singing Ceremony

June 11, Tuesday | 11:00 – 11:15
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Main Sponsor Welcome

June 11, Tuesday | 11:15 – 11:20
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Nilson Balestreri, President, Arbaza 



"Latin America – Africa & The Middle East Trade Corridor":
The Relevance to the Pulse Trade

June 11, Tuesday | 11:20 – 11:40
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speakers:
H.E. Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Executive Chairman & CEO of DMCC
Sanjeev Dutta, DMCC (UAE) 



World Pulses Day

June 11, Tuesday | 11:45 – 12:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speakers: Ellen Levinson (USDBC), Andac Kolukisa (GPC), and Roman Kutnowski (GPC) 



Promotion of legume-based agricultural systems

June 11, Tuesday | 12:15 – 12:40
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speaker: Dr. Teodardo Calles (FAO), Italy  



Lunch

June 11, Tuesday | 12:40 – 13:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Keynote Speaker

June 11, Tuesday | 13:35 – 13:50
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speaker: Luis María Urriza, Undersecretary of Agriculture of the Ministry, Argentina  





FAO food loss and waste reduction approaches and actions to support member countries

June 11, Tuesday | 15:15 – 15:40
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Speaker: Mireille Totobesola (FAO), Francesca Gianfelici (FAO)



Global Green Lentils Outlook



Daily Closing Announcements

June 11, Tuesday | 16:25 – 16:35
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12 JUNE 12

Welcome Remarks

June 12, Wednesday | 09:00 – 09:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC Pulses Contract Training Session

June 12, Wednesday | 09:10 – 10:10
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 

Speaker: Andrew Jacobs, Co-Chair Contract Committee, GPC

Global Beans Outlook
(White Beans and Faba Beans)



Optimizing the pulse value chain in East & Southern Africa
A joint initiative of ITC and FAO Presented by International Trade Centre (ITC) & the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

June 12, Wednesday | 11:10 – 11:35
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 





Lunch

June 12, Wednesday | 12:40 – 13:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC Contract #1: Step-by-step Guide to Dispute Arbitration

June 12, Wednesday | 13:35 – 14:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
Presenters:
Andrew Jacobs (Co-Chair Contract Committee)
Huseyin Arslan (Co-Chair Contract Committee)
Randy Duckworth (Executive Director) 







GPC Young Professionals

June 12, Wednesday | 16:40 – 16:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 

Panelists:
Andac Kolukisa
Tala Mobayen
Faisal Anis Majeed
Florent Cattaneo
Rita Villafane



Daily Closing Annoucements

June 12, Wednesday | 16:55 – 17:05
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Gala Closing Reception

June 12, Wednesday | 19:00 – 21:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13 JUNE 13

Welcome Remarks

June 13, Thursday | 10:00 – 10:05
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 







Closing Ceremony

June 13, Thursday | 12:05 – 12:15
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



GPC General Assembly*

June 13, Thursday | 12:15 – 12:35
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 
* GPC Members only 



Lunch

June 13, Thursday | 12:15 – 13:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 


JUNE 13 BRAZIL

June 13, Thursday: FOCUS ON BRAZIL


Opening
Marcelo Luders

June 13, Thursday | 13:00
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Institutional organization of the chain of production of Dry Beans and Pulses
Egon Schaden Junior

June 13, Thursday | 13:20
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Dry Beans, the protein of the future – How to enjoy it?
Marcelo Eduardo Lüders

June 13, Thursday | 13:45
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Popcorn and chickpeas: perspectives 2019-2020
Vinícius Ferrari

June 13, Thursday | 14:15
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



TAA – New Dama variety
José Roberto de Menezes

June 13, Thursday | 14:50
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



IAC – News and advances in Pulses
Alisson Chioratto / Sérgio Carbonell

June 13, Thursday | 15:25
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



IAPAR – News in Dry Beans
Vania Moda Cirino

June 13, Thursday | 15:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



EMBRAPA Meio Norte – Mung Release
Kaesel Damasceno

June 13, Thursday | 16:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



EMBRAPA – News and advances in Pulses
Warley Nascimento

June 13, Thursday | 16:55
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel 



Closing
Marcelo Eduardo Lüders

June 13, Thursday | 17:30
Sheraton Grand Rio Hotel