ABIAF-GCCA Cold Chain Symposium Program

Federal Inspection Service – Challenges and Solutions

09:00 – 09:35
The Federal Inspection Service, known worldwide by its acronym SIF It is linked to the Department of Animal Products Inspection – DIPOA linked to the MAPA – Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Supply. This important organ enables the distribution and ensures the quality of edible products of animal origin and inedible for the domestic and foreign markets, as well as imported products. All related establishments go through the supervision of DIPOA, through word of an agricultural federal tax can get an overview of how is the operation of this service in the Brazilian market, what are the prospects and solutions proposed by the government in order to assist bringing warehouses more efficiency and logistics agility.

Food Service Urban Distribution

09:35 – 10:10
The meals outside the home segment has shown growth increasing the growth rates of traditional food retailing. There are various challenges encountered in the distribution of these products in order to ensure its integrity until it reaches the final consumer. With the participation of Mr. Francisco Moura, director of Comfrio Logistics Solutions and Vice President Southeast ABIAF Capitals we can have the vision of the functioning of the distribution of food service in large cities, challenges and solutions.

The Brazilian Dairy Scenario and The Cold Chain

10:40 – 11:15
Heat treatments, specific packaging, adequate transport systems and other technologies allow dairy can reach the consumer in optimum conditions of use and storage. By Mr. Luiz Augusto Danone’s vision we can know how is the capture, distribution and sale of that product shelf life as short and what the necessary requirements for the logistics is done efficiently ensuring the quality for consumption.

Session Technology Solutions: the Cold Chain of the Future

11:15 – 12:00
This session is designed for suppliers (which are associate members of ABIAF / GCCA) presenting technical solutions to problems encountered in the cold chain industry. The speakers will have 15 minutes each (for a total of three presenters) to share their ideas. This rapid briefing is simply a must!

Cold Chain Connection Luncheon

12:15 – 15:15
Open to all members, the Cold Chain Connection Luncheon will address the biggest issues in the global cold chain industry while providing networking opportunities for participants.

The Cold Chain Café

15:15 – 16:45
The Cold Chain Café takes education to the next level with focused, intimate roundtable discussions. Each participant selects a topic or question from a provided list and joins the table that corresponds to the particular topic or question. The participants at that table discuss the topic for 20 minutes before switching and heading to the next table. We will end with a group debrief of The Cold Chain Café. This format prompts a greater exchange of ideas, best practices, and tools.