6th International Trade Show

25-27
August
2020
Landmark Centre
Lagos , Nigeria
Partner event:
Our Vision Your Future

Conference program: 24 – 26 March 2020

Landmark Event Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos
Presentation and panel discussion platform

DAY 1: Tuesday, 24 March 2020

09.30 – 12.30

Official opening

09:30
Registration & Welcoming coffee
10:30
Official opening session
  • Paul März, Managing Director – fairtrade
  • Nigerian ministries
  • Ambassadors and Consuls
  • Associations
  • Mr. Gboyega Fadowole-Aje, Ag. Head Fund Development, SOS Children’s Villages Nigeria
12:00
Tour of the Exhibition with Guests of Honour
12:30
Break
14:00 – 16:35

The Nigerian agrofood & plastprintpack industries in times of Free Trade

14:00
Presentation: Positioning Nigeria’s agriculture & food processing industry for the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA)

Cyril Azobu (tbc)
Partner / Consumer & Industrial Products & Services Industry Leader, PwC Nigeria

14:15
Panel Session: The African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) – Opportunities & challenges for Nigeria

Panelists:
Emeka Offor
Director, Strategic Communications, Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC)

Adedoyin Salami (tbc)
Chairman, Economic Advisory Council

Dr Dikko Umaru Radda
Director General/Chief Executive, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN)

Dr Muda Yusuf
Director General, Lagos State Chamber of commerce and Industry (LCCI)

Moderator:
Fubara Anga (tbc)
Partner, Aelex

 

15:15
Outlook of the plastics and packaging industry in Nigeria (How new technologies and business models are transforming the industry)

Goodluck Obi (tbc)
Partner & Head, Consumer & Industrial Markets, KPMG

15:35
Panel Session: The need for adopting global packaging standards and collaboration with international partners to boost the food and beverage industry in Nigeria

Panelists:
Ahmed Omah (tbc)
President, Africa Packaging Organisation & CEO/President, Graphics Packaging Communications LLC

Jaiprakash Changrani (tbc)
Managing Director, Sarsoli Industrial Company Ltd.

Engr. Felix Nyado (tbc)
Director, Management System Certification, Standard Organization of Nigeria (SON)

Moderator:
N.N

16:35
End of day 1

DAY 2: Wednesday, 25 March 2020

10:00 - 13:00

Agro-Tech & Food Processing

10:00
Presentation: Setting and enforcing food safety standards to promote export – Which measures have been put in place?

Prof. Christianah Adeyeye (tbc)
Director General, National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration (NAFDAC)

10:15
Presentation: New trends and keeping up the pace - What to do to remain relevant in the FMCG industry?

Nwando Ajene (tbc)
Category Marketing Manager, Nestle Nigeria plc

10:35
Presentation: Addressing the post-harvest loss challenge in Nigeria through an effective cold chain system

Dr Michael (tbc)
Country Director, Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN)

10:50
Panel Session: Nigeria’s food insecurity: Post-harvest losses in the Rice, Potato and Cassava Value chain

Panelists:

Hans-Ludwig Bruns (tbc)
Regional Program Manager, GIZ

Rotimi Williams (tbc)
Founder, Kereksuk Rice Farm

Moses Vou Shutt (tbc)
Lecturer II, University of Jos

Mary Ibukunoluwa Tubi (tbc)
Farmer/Food Nutrition coach

Moderator:
N.N

11:20
N.N

Lola Masha
Executive Director, Babban Gona

11:55
Panel Discussion: Inability to meet domestic food demands in Nigeria – Effects of a flawed transportation and distribution system. Solutions and alternative approach

Panelists:

Dr. Johannes Flosbach
General Manager, Cormat Nigeria Limited (TGI Group)

Dr. Obiora Madu (tbc)
Director General, African Centre for Supply Chain

Segun Ajayi Kadir (tbc)
Director General, Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN)

Nestor Finalo (tbc)
Supply Chain Manager, Nestlé Nigeria

Tayo Oyegunle
VP Global Operations, Kobo360

 

Moderator:
N.N

13:00
Lunch break
14:00 – 16:30

Finance & Digitalization

14:00
Panel Session: Access to finance and how to approach banks for funding

Sebastian Fonseca
Head of German Desk, Access Bank

Sharafadeen Shittu (tbc)
Representative, Commerzbank

Ikenna Mbaekwe (tbc)
Investment Manager, DEG

Moderators:
Chioma Nwagboso (tbc)
Financial Sector Specialist, International Finance Corporation

14:20
Panel Session: Financing opportunities for Agrotech startups

 

Olutosin Oni
Principal, Investments, EchoVC Partners

Charles Anyanwu
Head, Small & Medium Scale Enterprises, Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF)

Taiwo Ajetunmobi
Partner, Passion Incubator

14:40
Presentation: Using technology to optimize productivity in the Agribusiness sector

Mevis Aiyeju (tbc)
Co-Founder & Partner, M.E Solutions Limited

14:55
Presentation: Drone Solutions for Agriculture

Foluke Akinbiyi
Sales & Marketing Manager, DRONE 9JA

15:30
Panel Discussion: Industry 4.0 in Agri Business: The digital transformation of agriculture in Nigeria

Panelists:
Nasir Yammama (tbc)
Founder, Verdant Agritech

Uka Eje (tbc)
CEO, Thrive Agric

Ndubuisi Ekekwe (tbc)
Founder, Zenvus

Moderator:
N.N

16:30
End of day 2

DAY 3: Wednesday, 26 March 2020

10:00 – 15:30

Plastics: Stretching the potential

10:15
Keynote – opening note: Sustainability Investments: Plastics, Planet, People and Profits

Pavan Gwalani
Poly Products Nigeria Ltd. – Nigeria

10:45
Converting Technologies - Anye Chifen, Davis Standard – USA; C4 Technologies, Nigeria

Functions, applications for flexible packaging laminates, (Bags & Pouches, Barrier, Extended Shelf-Life, Laminates, Lidding Films, Non-Food)

11:30
Plastic film: Jivan Nakum, Emeraude international, Nigeria

Understanding resins for optimized plastic film production and the circular economy

12:00
Lunch break
12:30
Sustainability: Daniel Haslinger – Kiefel Technologies, Germany

Sustainability in thermoform packaging for food packaging

13:00
Production: Yatin Bali & Sreejith Ravindranath, TEMPO Packaging, Nigeria

The process chain, converting polymer films for food packaging products

13:30
Market analysis: Mayowa Hambol - Asoko Insight, Nigeria

Overview of the Plastics industry in Nigeria in terms of production, consumption and importation

14:15
Packaging: Water, beer, juice, soft drinks, honey… - choosing the right container based on filling, labeling, hygienic, and sustainability aspects

Benedict Jatto, KHS Nigeria

15:00
Closing Remarks: Anye Chifen