WORLD PASTA DAY 2013

WORLD PASTA DAY 2013
Istanbul, Friday 25 October 2013
“Pasta: The Sustainable, Healthy and Delicious Food”
www.worldpastaday2013.org

World Pasta Day 2013 and IPO Annual General Assembly successfully  took place in Istanbul (Turkey) on the 25th of October 2013, hosted by TMSD (Turkish Pasta Industrialists Association), at the Ciragan Kempinski Palace Hotel.

The Conference featured presentations from internationally recognized experts such as:

  • Chris Gillen - Manager, Marketing and Sales (Europe, Africa & Middle East, Caribbean & Latin America) Canadian Wheat Board, Canada
  • Cagatay Maras - Market Monitoring and Evaluation Branch Manager of Turkish Grain Board (TMO)
  • Claudio Zanao - President IPO
  • Luca Fernando Ruini - Health, Safety, Environment & Energy Director at Barilla G.R.F.lli, Expert BCFN, Italy
  • Prof. Gülden Pekcan, PhD - Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Sara Baer-Sinnott - President Oldways, Boston, US
  • Vedat Besaran - Culinary expert and Chef, President of Culinary Arts Center (YESAM), Turkish Cultural Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey

Click on the titles below to download their presentations:

Program

8.30            Welcome Coffee/Coffee Break Table

9:30-10:30    International Pasta Organisation Annual General Assembly Meeting (IPO Members only)


10:30-11:00  Welcome & Opening


Moderator: Murat Bozkurt, Chairman of TMSD Board of Directors

11:00-11:30    Canadian/World Durum Wheat Outlook

Chris Gillen - Manager, Marketing and Sales (Europe, Africa & Middle East, Caribbean  & Latin America) Canadian Wheat Board

11:30-12:00    Turkish Pasta Market Outlook
Cagatay Maras - Market Monitoring and Evaluation Branch Manager, Turkish Grain Board

12:00-12:30    Pasta Trends and Promotion and Nielsen - Global Consumer 2013.flv.zip
 Claudio Zanao, President IPO

12:30-13:00    Pasta & Sustainability
Luca Fernando Ruini - Health, Safety, Environment & Energy Director at Barilla G.R.F.lli - BCFN Expert

13:00-15:00     Lunch

15:00-16:30    Pasta & Health


15:00-16:00    Pasta and Healthy Nutrition
Gulden Pekcan, Faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Hacettepe University, Turkey

16:00-16:30    Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load and Glycemic Response
                       Sara Baer-Sinnott, President Oldways, Boston, US

Coffee break

16:30-17:00     Pasta & Taste
                        Vedat Besaran, Culinary expert and Chef, President of Culinary Arts Center
                        (YESAM),Turkish Cultural Foundation

17:00               Closing remarks
                        Murat Bozkurt, Chairman of TMSD Board of Directors
                        Claudio Zanao, President IPO



World Pasta Day 2013 Gala Dinner took place at Sait Halim Pasa Yalisi, http://saithalimpasa.com/en/, an historical ottoman residence.

Further information available from www.worldpastaday2013.org
 

I.P.O. International Pasta Organisation Secretariat General c/o AIDEPI - Associazione delle Industrie del Dolce e della Pasta Italiane -
Viale del Poggio Fiorito 61 00144 Roma, Italia Tel. +39 06 8091071 Fax +39 06 8073186 - ipo@internationalpasta.org