Dia Mundial de la Pasta 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 will be held in Istanbul (Turkey) on the 25th of October 2013, hosted by TMSD (Turkish Pasta Manufacturers Association).

The IPO AGM and the WPD 2013 Conference “Pasta: The Sustainable, Healthy and Delicious Food” will take place at the Ciragan Kempinski Palace Hotel http://www.kempinski.com/en/istanbul/ciragan-palace/

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

  • Chris Gillen, Canadian Wheat Board, Canada
  • Luca Fernando Ruini, Barilla G. e R. F.lli SpA, Italy
  • Gulden Pekcan, Hacettepe University, Turkey
  • Sara Baer-Sinnott, Oldways, Boston, US
  • Vedat Besaran, Culinary expert and Chef, President of Culinary Arts Center (YESAM), Turkish Cultural Foundation, Istanbul, Turkey

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    World Durum Wheat Markets Outlook
                       Chris Gillen, Canadian Wheat Board
11:30-12:00    Pasta Trends and Promotion
                       Claudio Zanao, President IPO

12:00-13:00    Pasta & Sustainability
                       Luca Fernando Ruini, Barilla

13:00-15:00     Lunch

15:30-16:30    Pasta & Health
                       Gulden Pekcan, Hacettepe University, Turkey
                       Sara Baer-Sinnott, 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 will take place at Sait Halim Pasa Yalisi, http://saithalimpasa.com/en/, an historical ottoman residence.

Further information available from www.worldpastaday2013.org

We are looking forward to seeing you in Turkey.

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