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High level speaker line-up confirmed for IFOAM EU Zwolle event 

A high level speaker line-up has been confirmed for IFOAM EU’s annual Organic Processing Conference, which will take place in Zwolle, Netherlands, on 16-17 January 2018.

With an overarching theme of ‘Improving Organics: Making It Happen – Digital opportunities for organic processors’, the conference includes plenary sessions on the impact on processors and traders of the new EU Regulation, and on the question of how the next generation can build on existing objectives of the organic sector.

Other sessions will address the opportunities and impacts of digitalisation of the organic sector, and ‘reinventing consumer communications’.

Speakers already confirmed include:

Nicolas Verlet – Head of Unit, Organics, DG AGRI, European Commission

Michel Reynaud – Vice President, Ecocert

Laurence Beck – Quality & OEC Director, Wessanen

Leopold Meurens – CEO, Sipal

Fabian Breisinger – Chair, AÖL Young Entrepreneurs Group

Sascha de Lint – Founder, Greenage & Board Member of Bionext

Jan Groen – CEO, Green Organics & Chair of BioNederland

Check out the full conference programme here.

Photo: last year’s event in Seville, Spain

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Jim Manson

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Jim Manson is editor-in-chief of Diversified Communications UK‘s natural and organic publishing portfolio. He’s written widely on environment and development issues for specialist magazines and national media, including the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Times, and World Bank Urban Age

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