Buenos Aires, Friday 24 October 2014
"Pasta: Added Value for Family Nutrition - Pasta: Valor agregado para la nutrición familiar”

We are pleased to announce that the World Pasta Day 2014 celebrations and the IPO Annual General Assembly, will be held in Buenos Aires (Argentina) on the 24th of October 2014.

The event will be hosted by UIFRA (Unión Industrial de Fideeros de la República Argentina) to whom we would like to express our sincere gratitude, also on behalf of all IPO Members, for taking care of the organisation of this year's programme.

The IPO Annual General Assembly and WPD 2014 Conference "Pasta: Added Value for Family Nutrition” - Pasta: Valor agregado para la nutrición familiar” will take place at the Universidad Católica Argentina (UCA), Campus Universitario - Edificio San José, Salón Juan Pablo II (Alicia Moreau de Justo 1600 - Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires).

The Conference will feature presentations from internationally recognized experts such as:

  • Luca Fernando Ruini - Health, Safety, Environment & Energy Director at Barilla G.R.F.lli, Expert BCFN, Italy
  • Sara Baer-Sinnott - President Oldways, Boston, US
  • Prof. Sergio Britos
  • Dr. Cyril Kendal
  • Dr. Alberto Cormillot
  • Fabian Weimann - Presidente de "Compañía Molinera del Sur" S.A. (CMSSA)
  • KANTAR - WorldPanel Consulting
  • Dr. Daniel Funes de Rioja - Presidente de la Coordinadora de las Industrias de Productos Alimenticios (COPAL)
  • Juan Braceli - Actor y cocinero de la Televisión Pública Nacional.

For further information about the event, including the provisional program, please visit the official WPD webpage

Please note that registration and hotel booking forms are online at


We are looking forward to seeing you in Argentina.

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