Schedule Of Activities | IFEX Philippines | Asia's Ethnic Food & Ingredients Show | 19 - 21 May 2017 | World Trade Center Metro Manila & Philippine Trade Training Center

19 MAY 2017, FRIDAY

Time Venue Activity Seminars
10:00 AM WTCMM Lobby IFEX Philippines OPENING CEREMONY
10:40 AM WTCMM Hall, WTCMM Tent and PTTC VIP Tour of Exhibits
11:00 AM WTCMM Hall, EU Pavilion EU Pavilion Ribbon Cutting
11:30 AM WTCMM Tent, Food Artisans Villa Food Artisans Village Ribbon Cutting
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM WTCMM Tent, Buyer’s Lounge IFEX Connect (Exclusive)
10:00 AM - 12:00 NN 2F, Hidalgo Room WTCMM KOSHER 2.0: Using Your Kosher Certification to obtain and hold clients in a competitive world market.

Speaker:
Rabbi Joel Weinberger
Country Head-India & South East Asia Operations
Star- K Certification Inc., USA
11:00 AM – 6:00 PM IFEX Activity Area, PTTC Summit of Flavors @ IFEX Kitchen
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Room G PTTC Health and Wellness Importance of Cacao, Cocoa, and Chocolates

Speaker:
Alex Luzano
Owner, Choco Locco
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2F, Hidalgo Room WTCMM Halal Opportunities for the Global Market

Speakers:
Mr. Ronnie Tan
(My Outlets Group of Companies)

Mr. Mohamad Romzi Sulaiman
(Halal Industry Development Corporation)

Ms. Maria Roseni Alvero
(Senior Trade Commissioner– Toronto)
1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Room C PTTC 1ST Organic Coconut Congress

Sponsored by: Organic Coconut Association of the Philippines
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2F, Amorsolo Room WTCMM International Food Protection Training Seminar

Speaker:
Ms. Jenifer Kane
Sr. Industry Advisor,
International Food Protection Training Institute
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM 2F, Luna Room WTCMM Coconut Production, Processing Trends And Business Opportunities

Speaker:
Philippine Coconut Authority
(Sponsored by: The Department of Agriculture)
3:15 PM - 4:30 PM 2F, Luna Room WTCMM Sorosoro Ibaba Development Cooperative Investment Packages
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Room A & B PTTC Indigenous Vegetables in the Philippines: Potentials and Production

Speaker:
Claudette Oraye
Researcher, Vegetable Section
Crop Science Cluster, Institute of Plant Breeding (UPLB)
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Room A & B PTTC R&D on the Production and Potential Applications of Ilocos Norte Black Garlic in the Philippines

Speaker:
Dr. Shirley Agrupis
Professor, Mariano Marcos State University
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM 2F Amorsolo Room WTCMM US Specialty Food Market Seminar

Speaker:
Mr. Albert Lin
Executive Vice President, Khong Guan Corporation/ Managing Director, King Wai Trading Corporation
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Board Room, Satellite Office WTCMM KATHA Deliberation
(For KATHA Judges only)
6:30 PM – 9:00 PM WTCMM Lobby IFEX Philippines Networking Night and KATHA Awarding Ceremony
(For Invited Guests)

20 MAY 2017, SATURDAY

Time Venue Activity Seminars
09:00 AM – 11:30 AM 2F, Hidalgo Room WTCMM ASEAN-KOREA CENTRE Trade Facilitation Workshop in the Philippines

Session 1: Purchasing Trends and Import Procedures of Seafood products
By Mr. YOON Jae-sik
Seafood Merchandiser, CJ Freshway

Session 2: Sourcing Trends and Import Procedures of agricultural products
By Mr. SONG In-su
Assistant Manager, DAESANG

Session 3: Packaging Trend of Food Products and strategy for global market access
By Mr. LEE Young-hwan
Specialist of Strategic Purchasing Team (Packaging team), CJ Cheiljedang
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM WTCMM Tent, Buyer’s Lounge IFEX Connect
(Exclusive)
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Room A & B PTTC Update on Village Level Coconut Water Processing System: Its Prospects and Opportunities

Speaker:

Chief Ofrero Caparino, PhD
Bio Process Engineering Division Philippine Center for Postharvest Development and Mechanization (PhilMech) - DA
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM IFEX Activity Area, PTTC Summit of Flavors @ IFEX Kitchen
10:00 AM - 12:00 NN 2F, Amorsolo Room WTCMM Meetings Incentives, Conventions, Events and Exhibitions (M.I.C.E.) Seminar

Speaker:

Dr. Robert Lim Joseph
Consul General a.h.
Chairman, Philippine Wine Merchants
10:30 AM - 12:00 NN 2F, Luna Room WTCMM Costales Nature Farm’s Farm Tourism Development Investment Program
11:00 AM - 12:00 NN Room C PTTC Coffee Talk: How to start your own coffee business & Discussion of Current Trends in the Coffee Industry

Speaker:

Chef Ernest Martin
Owner of Coffee Empire
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2F, Hidalgo Room WTCMM AKC Business Matching Meetings
(Exclusive)
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM 2F, Luna Room WTCMM Business Opportunities on Livestock Industry

Speaker:
Bureau of Animal Industry
1:00 PM - 2:30 PM Room A & B PTTC Fair Trade to Premium Products:
Cacao and Coconut Sugar in the Philippines


Speaker:
General Manager Petteri Makitalo
The Freefood Co.
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM 2F, Amorsolo Room WTCMM WINE 101/ Basic Wine Training

Speaker:
Director Robert Joseph III
Philippine Wine Merchants
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Room C PTTC The Role of the 21st Century Chef in the Global Food Service Business

Speaker:
Ms. Anne McBride
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2F, Luna Room WTCMM San Miguel Foods Business Opportunities
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM Room A & B PTTC The Wonders of the Miracle Fruit

Speaker:
Dr. Domingo Angeles
Professor of Horticulture - College of Agriculture, UPLB
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM 2F, Luna Room WTCMM Investment Opportunities in High Value Crops

Speaker:

Bureau of Plant Industry
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM Room A & B PTTC Mainstreaming Kaong in the Philippines

Speaker:
Director Lorenzo Lapitan Jr.
Cavite State University Sugar Palm Research Information and Trade (SPRINT) Center
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM Room C PTTC Seminar on the Trends in the European F&B Industry

Speaker:
European Food Companies

21 MAY 2017, SUNDAY

Time Venue Activity Seminars
10:00 AM – 7:00 PM Buyer’s Lounge, WTCMM Tent IFEX Connect
(Exclusive)
10:00 AM – 5:00 PM IFEX Activity Area, PTTC Summit of Flavors @ IFEX Kitchen
10:30 AM – 12:00 NN 2F, Luna Room WTCMM Briefing on HB4688: Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) by: Hon. Jose Maria Clemente “Joey” Salceda
11:00 AM – 12:00 NN Room B PTTC Turmeric - the Holistic Ingredient: Health Benefits and Business Opportunities Seminar

Speaker:
Dr. Candida Adalla
R&D Director of Makiling Organics
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM Room C PTTC Forum on DOST Programs and Services to MSMEs