Lisbon, Portugal
12-13 September

2019 European Rice Convention

Register soon to ensure a room in the Convention Hotel

Brings together leaders in the rice business from around the world.
Provides an excellent setting for creating new commercial opportunities.
Offers a high quality conference and an enjoyable social networking environment.

Registration is now open for the largest rice trade event in Europe – the European Rice Convention 2019 – to be held in Lisbon, Portugal on September 12-13. The event will bring together all the major companies involved in the European and international rice business, welcoming some 150 delegates from around the globe for an outstanding opportunity to extend business networks and explore new commercial opportunities. The Convention includes a conference that welcomes renowned experts to present their insights on political events and social trends that will shape the European and global rice marketing in the coming years. Climate change, sustainability, robotics, conflicts in the trading system, the influence of China, Brexit, the growth in personalised nutrition, innovation, consumer attitudes and market trends are among the topics to be discussed. The Convention's social program offers an ideal informal context to build new business. Registration can be completed via the Convention registration page.

Who attends the European Rice Convention?

Speakers will include
Roberto Cingolani
Scientific Director, Italian Institute of Technology
Peter Clubb
Rice Analyst, International Grains Council
Fabio Fornara
Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences, University of Milan
Charley Mathews, Jr.
Chairman, USA Rice Federation
Pierre Sauvé
Senior Trade Specialist, World Bank Group's Macroeconomics, Trade and Investment Global Practice
Barbara J Stewart-Knox
Professor of Psychology, University of Bradford
Dean van Leeuwen
Expert on the future of work, Researcher and Business Strategist
Alex Waugh
Secretary, The Rice Association
Jie Yu
Head of China Foresight, LSE IDEAS - the London School of Economics' Foreign Policy Think-Tank
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