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AvoTalks

Expert companies in the avocado sector offer talks that delve into specific topics and provide relevant information to strengthen the entire production chain.

 

Room 1+2

*Agenda subject to change

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. How to optimize postharvest technologies Bruno Defilippe – Director regional research center Inia – Chile
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Lime and Bordeaux mixture, a solution for crops Antonio Cervantes Lopez – Sales Coordinator Calidra
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Water management and sustainability in avocado production Wilian Marcos – District Manager WiseConn Latam Druman y Wiseconn
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Avocado, protector or destroyer of the environment? Camilo Moreno – Sourcing Coordinator carbon project C20
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Branch and trunk borer insects in avocado trees Sebastian Alfonso Guzman Cabrera – Technical Director Sáfer Agrobiológicos Safer
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Avocado oil extraction technology Felipe Masiero Pieralisi
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. A new form of service Jeroen Den Haerynck – CEO Quality studio

Room 3+4

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Phytosanitary admissibility of avocado (Persea americana Mill) Hass variety to international markets Natalia Sánchez – Responsible for the registration program for the export of fresh vegetables. ICA Antioquia Sectioa ICA
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Reduce pest and disease control costs Jose Vicente Triviño – Assistant Manager Comfertil Comfertil
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. ICA registration as a producer of fresh vegetables for export. The key to new markets Natalia Sanchez – Responsible for the registration program for the export of fresh vegetables. ICA Antioquia Section ICA
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. The future of avocado pollination Thai Sade – CEO @Bloomx
y Dror Noy – AgTech Consultant at Biobee
Bichopolis
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. CRIOLLO STYLE. Symptomatic counterpoint Daniela Giraldo y Roberto Aguilar Vitalagro/Consultant
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. CRIOLLO STYLE. Very much of here, very much of me Gilma Orrego Consultant

Room 5+6

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Yeast technology applied to Colombian agriculture Julian Andres Cuspoca Terramia
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. What is divergent fertilization and how to use it to meet the new challenges of the avocado industry? Camilo Ernesto Bohorquez Sanchez – Director Technical and Development Department I.A. MSc Soils and plant nutrition Eurofert
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Environmental impact of Colombian hass avocado, facts and figures to combat market myths Jens Bonkowski – Ibisa Group Operations Manager Ibisa Group/Jardin Exotics
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. LMRS and the export challenge Paulina Marchant Bayer
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Biochemical elicitors for zero-waste agriculture Engineer Christian Riega Abuapara Phytoma
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. CRIOLLO STYLE: How to boost on-farm production of microbial biologics Camilo Andres Ramirez Cuartas – Professor, researcher UdeA
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. CRIOLLO STYLE. Here we go. Local biological control and its value Jose Francisco Lorza – Technical Director (Farms) Westfalia

Room 7+8+9

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. The inclusion of people with disabilities in the labor market and its advantages Jaime Perez Posada Sena, Centro de Comercio Medellín
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Optimizing avocado harvests: The high effectiveness of PazdelRio fertilizers Charlton Henry – Agricultural Engineer, Master in Sustainable Development and Jose Fabian Murcia Muñoz – General Manager of Vivero Versalles Fertilizantes Paz del Rio
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Agronomic considerations in pesticide residuals of avocados for export Marcos Cayotopa Nuñez – Commercial Manager Ceimic HLAC Ceimic
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. How to reduce the impact of avocado cultivation and make it sustainable. Mineral – Organic – Biological Balance Angela Moreno – Director I+D+i Sobiotech Abonamos
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Optimizing avocado quality and condition: Data-driven decisions as a driver of success in agroexports German Sims – Global Sales Manager Liventus
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. AgritecGEO Services: Soil suitability evaluation for avocado cultivation Jonathan Loiza Serna – AgritecGEO Consultant Precisagro

Room 1+2

*Agenda subject to change

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Clonal avocado development in Colombia: first results Jorge Mariñas Vega – Engineer corporate general manager Viveros Genesis Vivero Genesis
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Avocado oil: Every avocado deserves a try Riccardo Stillavatti – Gerente de Ventas Amenduni CITalsa
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Pending confirmation Pending confirmation Pending confirmation
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Market access: lessons learned, challenges and opportunities Luis Carlos Maya – Cartama, Andres Castellanos – Procolombia
y Andres Franco – Exotifruit
Cartama, Procolombia y Exotifruit
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Implementation of precision agriculture for the establishment of Hass avocado plantation designs (roads, layouts, drainage) Juan David Londoño – Head of Engineering Cartama Cartama
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Sectoral talent loyalty study Felipe Leyton Méndez – CEO Colombia
Ido Consulting
Ido-Consulting

Room 3+4

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Pre-cooling systems for fruit Juan Carlos Yepes Ospina – General Manager Sutrak S.A.S. Sutrak
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. The Current Vision of the Rainforest Alliance Certification Program: More Sustainability for More Farm Profits Andrea Paola Leal Castillo – Rainforest Alliance Senior Certification Support Officer RainForest
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Avocado hass and its inclusion in carbon markets, one more step towards sustainability of the sector Esteban Gallo – Chief Operating Officer Forestry Consulting Group Pending confirmation
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Organic solutions to minimize postharvest losses in avocados Dr. Martin Mottura – R&D Manager, Precision Postharvesting Citrosol
3:00 – 4:45 p.m. Savings on additional tare and the value of your energy bill through the refrigeration system.

Ripening beyond ethylene
Engineer Mariana Betancourt, Engineer Andrés Duque y Engineer Benito Sagrredo Refrindustrial, Tao Química y Bohn

Room 5+6

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Yeast technology applied to Colombian agriculture Julian Andres Cuspoca Terramía
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Strategies for responsible production Edwuar Javier Riaño Mendez – Environmental Coordinator Westfalia Farms Colombia Westfalia
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. German bio-nutrition applied to the sanitary and fertilization management of Hass avocado Jose Gutierrez Gonzalez – Crop Product Manager Compo Expert Spain Compo Expert
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. The micronutrients that play a key role in avocado production Juan Carlos Arbelaez – Agricultural engineer and Technical Manager Microfertisa Microfertisa
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Exploring the decarbonization of avocado supply chains: An approach for exporters Alexis Rodriguez – Regional Head of Energy Transition Execution for Latin America Maersk
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. ICA strategic plan Juan Fernando Roa Ortiz – General Manager ICA ICA
5:00 – 5:45 p.m. Financial solutions for the avocado production chain in a changing economic context Hernando Chica Zuccardi – President Banco Agrario Banco Agrario / Croper

Room 7+8+9

Time Subject Speaker Company
10:00 – 10:45 a.m. Pesticide residues in avocados: findings in international markets and molecules of export risk Pablo Andres Acosta Maya – Manager Ceimic Colombia Ceimic
11:00 – 11:45 a.m. Cadmium (Cd), a heavy metal that endangers avocado production Veronica Alvarez Osorio – Technical Assistant Sobiotech Abonamos
12:00 – 12:45 p.m. Safety and sustainability, the road to the future Ma. Camila Gaitan Vasquez Intertek
12:45 – 02:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. Strategies to improve the quality and post-harvest life of avocados for export Engineer Carlos Hernandez Innovak Global
3:00 – 3:45 p.m. Disease management in avocado with zero residues Diego Ivan Garcia Rotam Albaugh
4:00 – 4:45 p.m. Myths and realities about the use of plant extracts in pest control Ina Ruth Cruz Yupanqui – Quality Management Manager NovoAgro AG

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