CONFERENCE PARTNER

Day - 1

4th December 2019

HALL - 1

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKERS

11:30 AM – 1:00 PM

CURTAIN RAISER : Panel Discussion on ” Issues of Food Processing on the Northeast (problems , prospects, roadmap)

Moderator / Chair

Dr. Bijaya Kumar Behera, Economic Advisor MoFPI

Rapporteurs

Smt. Iadahun Kharkongor, HDO
Dr. Charis Ripnar, TA, DOFP
Shri. Mariadon Pathaw, TA, DOFP

MoFPI
Sunita Rai, APEDA
CFTRI
Country Spices
B.R. Industries
Meat Treat
Sainhun Ventures
Meat Tender
Kara Fruit Preservation Centre

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Shitake - Presentation by the YATS
Mushroom Development Centre combine

Moderator / Chair

Shri. B.K. Syiem Director of Agriculture

Rapporteurs

Shri. Canning Shabong ADA(info)
Smt. Kheinkorlin Lyngdoh ADA

Ms. Aya Suzuki, 2nd Secretary, Embassy of Japan, 
Colonel Ranjeet Singh, Senior Adviser, SFO Technologies
Mr. Kenji Aoki (Marubeni Cooperation)
Dr. Mao

LUNCH  |  2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

3:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Panel discussion on Market potential of NE Food and fruit Products

Moderator / Chair

Shri Amit Lohani, President, FIFI

Rapporteurs

Smt. LabarimaiSyiem ADA
Shri. James Chyrmang, HDO
Smt. Iabadakhamkor War SO

Balachandra Thakur Gondia
NERAMAC
Mr. R.K. Vijay Byrsat, MD, COLKS
Mr.ArindamHazarika, Arohan Foods
Medo Putsure
Bambusa Express

4 PM – 5:30 PM

Panel Discussion on “Supply & Cold Chain Technologies in the Northeast”

Moderator / Chair

Smti. Vasuda Mishra, IAS, Special Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare (TBC)

Rapporteurs

Smt. Serolyne Chyne, ADH
Smt. Baphiralin Kharshiing, ADO

Mr. P. Kohli, CEO, NCCD
Mr.Neeraj Narula, Head of Cold Chain
Danfoss
Naresh Kohli, Vice President, Azadpur Mandi
Sandeep Arora, Vice President, Global Entrade
Dr. S. Ruth Asumi, ICAR
Anabil Goswami, Arohan Foods

HALL - 2

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER

11.30 AM- 12.30 PM

Culinary talk – “Use of Spices then and Now – North East with Pan India”

Moderator / Chair

Vijay Kumar, Principal & Secretary, IHMCTAN

Chef Rajeev Goyal, Indian Culinary Forum (ICF)

12:30 AM – 2:00 PM

Preservation and Bunch cutting of Banana

Moderator / Chair

Director, National Research, Centre for Banana

Rapporteurs

Shri. Benteen Kharkongor, HDO
SWKH
Shri. Demandson Lyngdoh HDO
Smt. Kyrmen Diengdoh
Diary Dev. Officer

Shri B. A. P. Karuppiah, Chairman, Confederation of Farmer Companies of Tamil Nadu
Secretary Gairong Area Banana grower association

LUNCH  |  2:30 pm – 3:30 pm 

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Building sustainable supply chains using hydroponics and CEA(control environment agriculture)

Moderator / Chair

Shri. A. Dkhar, DHO, East Jaintia Hills

Rapporteurs

Smt. Ibadarilin Synrem, ADA
Shri. Victor Khonglah HDO
Smt. Baphiralin Kharshiing, ADO

Shri Sriram Gopalakrishnan, CEO, Future Farms
Dr. Clarissa Challam, CPRS

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Building bamboo business ecosystem for livelihood promotion

Moderator / Chair

Shri. Lambor Dkhar, DAO
Ampati, SWGH

Rapporteurs

Shri. Canning Shabong ADA(info)
Shri. Stanley Mulieh, ADO

Dr. Md. Selim Reza, Tripura Bamboo and Cane development Centre(TRIBAC)
Mr. Tony, CEO, Uravu ISTSC Kerela
Bipul Thangkhiew

Day - 2

5th December 2019

HALL - 1

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKERS

11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Agri & Horti Roadmap with special emphasis on Food Processing in NE – Strategic paper presentation by N.E states

Moderator / Chair

Dr. P. Shakil Ahamed, Principal Secretary, Agriculture Meghalaya

Rapporteurs

Shri. Bashongdor Syiem ADH
Smt. Damaphi Synjri, ADA
Shri. Sumarlang Kharlukhi, ADH

All NE states (Principal Secretary Agriculture/ Commerce Industries of NE states)

LUNCH  |  1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

SIAL SESSION : World Food Trends & Innovations

Moderator / Chair

Amit Lohani, President, FIFI

Rapporteurs

Shri. Iaiskhem Majaw, HDO
Shri. Victor Tariang, ADO

Mme. Adeline Vancauwelaert,
Director, SIAL Paris & India

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Panel on the Apiculture in the Hindu Kush Himalayas & the export potential

Moderator / Chair

Smti. L. Kharkrang, Joint Director, Agriculture

Rapporteurs

Shri. Ian Saiborne, ADA
Smt. Hanna Lyngdoh ADH
Shri. Siljang Sangma HDO

Mr. Shaju Joseph
Prof. Harish Sharma
YSP Solan, COLKS
Dr. Sandip Patra, ICAR

HALL - 2

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER | RESOURCE

10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Potential of meat processing and export potential from NE and related issues

Moderator / Chair

Dr.Mihshwa Tyngkan, Assistant Director, ICDP

Rapporteurs

Dr. (Mrs) Pauline Lyngdoh, Assistant Director (VIPR)
Dr. (Miss) Veronica Hynniewta, Assistant Director (VP)
Dr. (Mrs) W Challam, Senior AH&Vety. officer

Shri B. Suraash, Chennai Abattoir Pvt Ltd
Dr. G. Kadirvel, ABI, ICAR
Dr. Rajendran Thomas, NRCP
Anabil Goswami(Arohan Foods)
Kenneth Fancon, MD Tynrai Farms
Steve Diengdoh, Meat Treat.

11.00 AM – 12.00 PM

Superfood potential of the NE – Vegetables, Millets & others

Moderator / Chair

Shri. D. Lamar, ADA West Jaintia Hills

Rapporteurs

Shri. Victor Kharbuki, ADA
Smt. Ridakerlin Dkhar ADO

H.R. Jayaram, Founder, Green Path
S. Khongsit
NESFAS
Chenxiang rimchi N Marak, Associate NESFAS

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Culinary discussion – ‘Back to Roots: The art of slow cooking in Modern Kitchens”

Chef Prem Ram & Chef Sanjukta Dutta, Indian Culinary Forum (ICF)

LUNCH  |  1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

Panel discussion on the Jackfruit processing potential of NE

Moderator / Chair

Smt. Sainara Nongbet Joint Director of Horticulture

Rapporteurs

Smt. P. Mukhim, ADH(VFT)
Smt. Serolyne Chyne, ADH
Shri. Carlos Sangma HDO

Mr. James Joseph
Mr. Sarva Mitra Sharma – Chairman, Jagran Pehel
College of Home Sciences
Smoky Falls
Dr. I. Singh(CFTRI), Director IIHR
Two prominent jackfruit farmers
processors Garo Hills & Ribhoi

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

Recent developments in Agriculture produce / perishable commodities preservation and dehydration for small units and farmers

Moderator / Chair

Shri. P. S. Kharnaior DHO East Khasi Hills

Dr. P.S.L.V. Narasimham, Teewave Technologies, Hyderabad

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

Food Processing opportunities in Arunachal Pradesh

Moderator / Chair

Mr. Arindam Hazarika, Arohan Foods

Rapporteurs

Smt. Baithiang Mukhim, ADA
Smt. Olivia Susngi, ADO

Likha Maj, Promoter, Mega Food Park Arunachal Pradesh

Day - 3

6th December 2019

HALL - 1

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKERS

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Food Safety and Standards

Moderator / Chair

Amit Lohani, President, FIFI

Rapporteurs

Smt. Agreezia Syndor, HDO
Smt. Ribha Khonglah, TA DOFP

FSSAI

11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Panel on Invest NE – Issues of financing FP projects in NE.

Moderator / Chair

Shri. P. Sampath Kumar, IAS, Commissioner & Secretary, Agriculture

Rapporteurs

Smt. Merginia Dkhar Sr. Manager
Shri. Remdor Dkhar, ADA
Shri. Gerald Kharkrang HDO

NEEA
NEDFI
NABARD
Banks
SIDBI
A K Srivastava, Chief Director NCDC
LEAD Bank
HDFC

12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

Round Table Discussion on “Untapped Northeast in the Context of Act East”

Moderator / Chair

Shri K.N. Kumar , IAS, Chairman, Meghalaya Farmers (Empowerment) Commission

Rapporteurs

Shri. Pranjal J. Dutta ADA(Agron)
Smt. Barishisha Mukhim ADH
Shri. Balawanmon Keri, HDO

Mr Archil Dzuliashvili
Ambassador of Georgia
Mr Claudio Ansorena Montero , Ambassador of Costa Rica
Mr Hector Cueva, Ambassador of Ecuador
Mr Jaun Rolando Angulo Monslave, Ambassador of Chile
Mr. Amit Lohani, President, FIFI
Mr. A. S. Ahuja, President, PPFI
Chef Prem Ram, ICF
DGFT
Principal Secretary
Agriculture
Commerce Industries of NE
states

LUNCH  |  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM

CM’s Conclave  |  3:00 PM – 5:30 PM

Rapporteurs

Smt. J. Lyngdoh, AIO
Shri. Victor Khonglah HDO
Shri. Victor Tariang, HDO

HALL - 2

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKERS

10.00 AM – 11.00 AM

Value adding SUGAR TO SPICE – north east perspective

Moderator / Chair

Smt. K. Lyngdoh, Secretary MSAMB

Moderator / Chair

Smt. Barishisha Mukhim ADH
Smt. Larika Challam, HDO

Mr. Jayachandran Kottarathil, Managing Director, Bhoomi Natural Products & Exports Pvt Ltd
Dr. Jayanta Layek ICAR

11.00 AM-12.00 PM

Entrepreneurship Avenues for Agri, Horti and Allied Food Processing Sector

Moderator / Chair

Shri. K. Pyngrope, Jt. Director of Horticulture

Moderator / Chair

Smt. Syrpai Dkhar, PD ATMA
Shri. Vasant Marak, HDO

ZOPAR
CFTRI
IIFPT
Arohan
ICAR

12.00 PM- 1.30 PM

Panel discussion ” Gastronomic tourism and its relevance to the Hospitality Sector “ Or “Role of Hospitality sector in Promoting culinary tourism”

Moderator / Chair

Shri Vijay Kumar, Principal & Secretary, IHMCTAN
OR
Chef Prem Ram

Rapporteurs

Shri. Bashongdor Syiem ADH
Shri. Ian Saiborne, ADA
Shri. Siljang Sangma HDO

Chef Uttam Thangkhiew
Chef Joel
Chef Bharat Alagh
Chef Gautam Choudhry
E.B. Blah, President, TOAM

LUNCH  |  1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

CM’s Conclave  |  2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

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