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Europatat Congress 2019 - Main speakers confirmed!

Congress 2019 The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food. (Courtesy: Europatat)

Congress 2019 The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food. (Courtesy: Europatat)

May 13, 2019
The Europatat 2019 Congress, co-organised by the Norwegian Association of Fruit and Vegetable Wholesalers (NFGF) and Europatat, will take place in Oslo (Norway) from 12 to 14 June 2019.

Under the slogan “The timeless potato: A dynamic and innovative food” , the Congress will explore the potential for innovation within the sector now and into the future as well as Norway’s special trade relations with the EU.

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In order to create a meeting for all potato professionals on the edge of a new potato season, Europatat organises its Congress every other year in Brussels, the capital of Europe, and every other year in a different European location.

The organisers are very excited to count with the keynote speech of Anita Krohn Traaseth, writer, business executive and former CEO of Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government’s most important instrument for innovation and development.

Among other speakers, Marianne Borgen, Mayor of Oslo, Arne Ivar Sletnes, from the Norwegian Agricultural Cooperatives, Ingeborg Flones, CEO of HOFF SA, and Åsmund Bjertnæs, CEO of Bjernæs & Hoel, will also join the discussions.

Don’t miss this opportunity to join the entire European potato sector in this unique event in Oslo and register now!

Later in the afternoon, the Europatat Congress will count with the keynote speech of Anita Krohn Traaseth, writer, business executive and former CEO of Innovation Norway, the Norwegian Government's most important instrument for innovation and development.

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Anita Krohn Traaseth: Among other several prizes, she received in 2012 the award for Best Female Leader in the ICT Industry in Norway and she was included in the Top 50 of Most Inspiring Women in European Tech in 2016

The organisers are very excited to have these wonderful speakers come and share their insights.

Raquel Izquierdo de Santiago, Secretary General of Europatat:

“This year we are looking at a very exotic edition of our Congress in Norway, a unique market for potatoes, that will provide a lot of insights for colleagues around Europe and beyond.”
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HOFF Norske Potetindustrier is a Norwegian agricultural cooperative processing and distributing potatoes and potato products.
Europatat was set up by national organisations to represent the interests of wholesale potato merchants at a European level. 
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