The 19th International Dairy Cooperatives Forum, the most important event of the dairy industry in Central and Eastern Europe, will be held in Białystok, Poland on September 7-8, 2022.
The 19th International Dairy Cooperatives Forum is the most important event of the dairy industry in Central and Eastern Europe. This year’s edition will be held on September 7-8, 2022 in Białystok, Poland, referred to as the center of the Polish dairy industry.
Representatives of the dairy industry as well as experts and agricultural advisers from many countries will gather in Białystok. During the two-day conference, they will discuss the most current topics related to dairy industry, including challenges related to Russia’s attack on Ukraine, the Covid-19 pandemic and European climate plans.
As part of the conference, they will also talk about the condition of the Polish, European and global dairy industry and the challenges posed by the new EU perspective – especially the European Green Deal (achieving climate neutrality of the European Union countries by 2050) and the new Common Agricultural Policy (support from the European Union for farmers). IDCFs community will also consider how the Covid-19 pandemic will change the dairy market. The forum will also promote the cooperative model as optimal for the development of agriculture.
Among the invited guests are Janusz Wojciechowski – European Commissioner for Agriculture, Pekka Pesonen – Copa Cogeca Secretary General, Alexander Anton – European Dairy Association (EDA) Secretary General, Alice O’Donovan Eucolait’s legal and policy adviser, Jerzy Plewa – TeamEurope expert, former director general of DG Agri. Representatives of the American government –the USDA, heads of the largest European organizations and unions of milk processors and producers, as well as agricultural advisers from France, Germany, the Netherlands and many other countries will also be among the participants.