November 9th, Huelva, España Barceló Punta Umbría Beach Resort Hotel
Ending this year, we will cross The Atlantic to meet each other in the South of Spain with the European, African and LatinAmericans producers who will go there to visit and learn about the news of the blueberries industry, the high technology and relevant development in the scientific area.
In the warm fields of Huelva we will share different experiences and new knowledge of the blueberries productive process, to position it as a global product in a global market.
SPAIN PROGRAM 2017
* Conference with simultaneous Spanish-English translation
7:30 - 8:30
REGISTRATION AND ACCREDITATION – OPEN COFFEE – INAUGURATION
8:30 - 9:20
European market of Blueberries:
current situation, challenges and commercial opportunities
Mr. Holger Brandt.
Director of International Business Development
9:25 - 10:15
The roots of the plant:
fundamental pillar for productive success
Mr. Antonio Lobato. Ag. Eng.
10:15 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:45
Breaking myths in the blueberries cultivation:
plant nutrition and fertigation
Mr. Iván Frutos, Ph.D.
International Corporate Advisor
11:50 - 12:35
Components and factors that influence the quality of the fruit:
Mr. Gonzalo Allendes. Ag. Eng.
Corporate Technical Director,
Vegetable Nutrition Consultant
12:40 - 13:20
Global situation of Blueberries, the role of Spain, challenges and opportunities
Mr. Cort Brazelton.
Director of Business Development
Fall Creek Farm & Nursery
13:25 - 13:35
Round of questions
13:35 - 15:05
15:05 - 15:55
Cultivation of organic blueberries: Fundamentals of the