About the Congress
This year's 8th edition of the Food Safety Congress under the slogan "Future of Food"
As part of the event, there will be a conference covering, among others participation:
– In interesting lectures and discussion panels on the latest needs of companies in the field of innovation in sessions: certification, challenges related to microbiology, opportunities to implement the “From farm to fork” strategy, modern technologies as well as domestic and international trade.
– In the presentations of products, services and technological solutions aimed at the development of product innovations.
Congress left to start
Beata Studzińska-Marciniak IFS Standard Manager
A graduate of the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn in 2001.
Marzecowner of the Ewa-Bis Sp. z o.o. and IFS Business Development Consultant CEE
Marek Marzec graduated from the Agricultural University of Warsaw University of Life Sciences - Faculty of Food Technology in 1975
OlejnikCEO "FoodFakty" Project
A graduate of ART Olsztyn (University of Agriculture and Technology), currently the University of Warmia and Mazury (UWM)
ObiedzińskiTÜV SÜD Polska
TÜV auditor, graduate of the Faculty of Food Technology, Warsaw University of Life Sciences. Since 2006, he has been associated with the certification body TÜV SÜD Polska.
OlszynskiFREEGO DRINK SA
A Polish entrepreneur who is a co-owner and shareholder of several companies in Poland and Africa, actively performs high positions on the boards of these companies. Founder of several production and trading companies, but his great private and business fascination is Africa, he has experience in implementing and implementing projects in Africa, such as Congo (Brazzaville), Angola (Cabinda), Nigeria and Guinea (Conakry).
MazurkiewiczBSI Group Polska sp. z o.o.
A graduate of numerous studies with profiles ranging from technical, pedagogical to management-related (MBA). From the beginning of her professional career associated with management systems, an experienced trainer, auditor and BSI expert in the food, packaging and consumer products industries.
Since 2001, he has been working at CID LINES Sp. z o.o. where he performed various functions related to the development of chemical departments. Currently, he is the manager of the food department, where he is responsible for building a partnership trade policy and achieving the company's development goals.
BownikLogopak East Sp. z o.o.
Technical and Commercial Director at Logopak East, responsible for the company's strategy and development.
PhD at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences of the Lodz University of Technology (research subject: enzymatic separation of α-substituted serine derivative enantiomers).
Skrzypkowska-WalasekLogopak East Sp. z o.o.
Anna deals with market analysis in terms of the automation of quality control systems in production processes.
TrompHDE Trade Services GmbH
Currently, he is Deputy Managing Director of HDE, and at the same time Managing Director of a subsidiary of HDE Trade Services GmbH and Managing Director of IFS Management GmbH.
MarkiewiczBureau Veritas Certification
Qualified auditor, trainer and expert of Bureau Veritas Certification in the field of food safety. Experienced food technologist.
NowakPolsko-Kanadyjska Izba Gospodarcza
Director of the Polish-Canadian Chamber of Commerce, where he is responsible for the current activities of the Chamber, as well as advisory support for both those interested in expansion to Canada.
From 2011. associated with the Polish Ecology Association. He supports the Polish Ecology Association in the area of legislation, education and research and development for food. He gained his professional experience working in certification bodies, an accredited research laboratory and at a university.
CEO of Eosta, a Dutch company that is currently Europe's largest importer of fresh organic products and serves the largest stores in Europe, the USA, Canada and the Far East.
A graduate of Warwick University and The City University, London. He worked for the Confederation of British Industry for 16 years, 9 as editor-in-chief of CBI News. He has been cooperating with BPCC since 2002 (as chief advisor since 2011).
PietrasikBureau Veritas Polska
A graduate of the Lodz University of Technology. Master of Science in Biotechnology with a specialization in Technical Microbiology. Auditor and trainer of Bureau Veritas Polska in the field of food safety.
OstapczukDEKRA Certification Sp. z o.o.
A graduate of Food Technology at the University of Life Sciences in Poznań, currently an IFS standards auditor and Assessor IFS Global Markets Food.
MarkowskiLogopak East Sp. z o.o.
Specjalista sprzedaży maszyn drukująco-etykietujących, od ponad 20 lat zajmuje się tematyką etykiet samoprzylepnych.Od ponad 10 lat z sukcesem doradza Klientom w wyborze optymalnych rozwiązań do znakowania opakowań logistycznych.
WrońskiKrajowy Ośrodek Wsparcia Rolnictwa
He has extensive experience in managing companies and public administration units. He was, inter alia, the deputy president of the Agricultural Market Agency in Warsaw and the Provincial Inspector of Plant Health and Seed Inspection in Bydgoszcz.
ByszewskaPolska Izba Produktu Regionalnego i Lokalnego
President of the Board of the Polish Chamber of Regional and Local Products, chairman of the Chapter of the Quality Tradition Mark - the first national food quality system.
He holds the position of Sales Director in the Polish branch of Checkpoint Systems. With over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and modern technologies, he knows the benefits of digital transformation and the ways of achieving it.
President of the Original Foundation, assistant professor at the Institute of Rural and Agricultural Development of the Polish Academy of Sciences, as well as advisor to the board of the Polish Chamber of Regional and Local Products. As an expert and consultant for international organizations and institutions, he participated in the implementation of many projects in Poland and abroad
Maziejuk POLSKA EKOLOGIA
Organic farmer from Beskid Niski, board member of the POLISH ECOLOGY Association. On a daily basis, he cooperates with the "FIGA" Family Ecological Farm, member of the Team for Reconstruction of Agriculture in Mountain Areas.
RadomskiPaństwowy Instytut Badawczy
Currently, the main area of professional activity is the dissemination of the subject of biodiversity of farm animals and food quality certification systems. Author of scientific and popular science publications in domestic and foreign publishing houses.
OlkowskiStowarzyszenie Regionalnych Browarów Polskich
Since 2000, he has been the President of the Association of Regional Polish Breweries and works for the associated breweries, conducts activities aimed at promoting beer culture and promoting the principles of ethics in running a business.
PawlakKrajowa Unia Producentów Soków
Former president of the management board, currently strategy consultant and proxy of Tymbark (Maspex Group). Since 2004, president of the National Union of Juice Producers association representing the juice, nectar and beverage industry as well as concentrated juices in Poland.
KosikTUV NORD Polska
Maria Kosik - a graduate of the AR in Lublin. For 18 years associated with TUV NORD Polska as an auditor and trainer of IFS, BRC, ISO 22000 and GlobalGAP food safety management systems.
Director of the Sectoral Analysis and Policy Office at mBank S.A. Responsible for creating the principles of financing enterprises and determining the industries in which the bank will develop lending. He has many years of experience in cooperation with the largest Polish companies, financing complex investments and acquisitions.
CzarneckiNestle Polska S.A.
Expert in the field of food law, food safety and quality, and consumer communication. At Nestlé Polska, he is responsible for the scope of food legislation and scientific contacts.
MeteraBIOEKSPERT Sp. z o.o.
President of the Management Board of BIOEKSPERT Sp. z o.o., a member of the IFOAM Organics Europe Council, a member of the IOAS Accreditation Committee, the Council for Organic Farming at the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the Monitoring Committee for the Rural Development Program, and the GMO Committee at the Ministry of the Environment.
Kozarzewska Grupa Producentów Owoców „Polskie Jagody”
President of the Fruit Producers Group "Polskie Jagody", a member of the Polish Berry Cooperative. PBC jointly markets and sells fruit under the BerryGood brand, exporting them to over 25 markets on 4 continents. Member of the Board of the Polish Blueberry Promotion Foundation.
Managing Director in the ISOQAR certification body. Leading auditor of food quality and safety management systems.
Founder and President of the Management Board of the dynamically operating Colian capital group, one of the leading companies on the food market in Poland.
RokickiProffico Sp. z o.o.
President of the Management Board and founder of Proffico Sp. z o.o. He has been closely related to the water supply market for 20 years. An expert in the field of water treatment and disinfection as well as sewage sludge management.
GicewiczAmcor Flexibles EMEA
Over 20 years of experience in the flexible packaging industry. Since 2003, he has been working at Amcor Flexibles where he has held various functions related to product development. Currently - technical manager in the plastic film purchasing department at Amcor Flexibles EMEA.
CiechomskaUnia Producentów i Pracodawców Przemysłu Mięsnego
Od wielu lat związana z sektorem branży mięsnej, a szczególnie z wdrażaniem i budowaniem marki Systemu Gwarantowanej Jakości Żywności QAFP. Ekspert w Instytucie Gospodarki Rolnej oraz członek zespołu: „Wysokiej jakości żywności” powołanego przez Ministra Rolnictwa i Rozwoju Wsi w ramach Porozumienia Rolniczego.
For many years associated with the meat industry sector, especially with the implementation and building of the QAFP Food Quality System brand. An expert at the Institute of Agricultural Economy and a member of the team: "High-quality food" appointed by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development under the Agricultural Agreement.
High-class expert in middleware available on the market, solutions in the field of integration and business process management. Currently, he is responsible for the issues of environments based on cloud infrastructure.
President of the "Confederation Lewiatan", the largest organization in Poland associating entrepreneurs. In 2006-2019, he was the vice-president of this organization. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Atlantic Council, a member of the Board of Fundacja Centrum im. prof. B. Geremka, a member of the European Council on Foreign Relations and the GLOBSEC International Advisory Council.
Director of Quality Assurance, Environmental Protection and Work Safety in Poland and tsShe Baltic States. Since 2016, sShe has been effectively implementing quality assurance programs in CCHBC factories. sShe strongly believes in building a culture and quality security.
Quality Assurance and Food Safety Manager Poland and the Baltic States CCHBC. From 2021 he took the position of the quality manager, focusing on the preventive action plan as well as developing a food safety culture based on a behavioral approach.
GantnerPolska Federacja Producentów Żywności Związku Pracodawców
Vice-president of the board, general director of PFPZ ZP, editor-in-chief of the Food-Lex quarterly, member of the Council of the Employers and Entrepreneurs Union, member of the Council of the Polish Chamber of Commerce, member of the Committee of Food Sciences and Nutrition of the Polish Academy of Sciences. Author of numerous publications and analyzes on the food market and the food economy.
Managing Director for Sales at Ebury Polska. From the beginning of his professional career (1997), he has been associated with the currency market. He worked in Raiffeisen and Citibank as a currency dealer, and in 2007-2017 he was the head of the Treasury Department at Deutsche Bank Polska. Associated with Ebury in 2017, where he is responsible for the sale of currency and financing services.
Zacharska Clinical dietitian, author of the book „Chleb współczesny – chleb dla każdego”
He has many years of experience in working with patients, conducts training and classes tailored to the individual needs of patients, nutrition and movement. He specializes in such ailments as: eating disorders, overweight and obesity, autoimmune diseases (hashimoto's, insulin resistance). Please visit my website - dietazacharska.pl
WrykEwa-Bis Sp. z o.o
Management Representative for the Quality Management System at Ewa-Bis Sp. z o.o. Several years of experience in quality management in international trade and the implementation of quality management systems and product development.
Dr inż. Anna Gernand. A graduate of the Lodz University of Technology at the Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, doctor of biotechnology.
Auditor and trainer of quality management systems as well as food, packaging, logistic and commercial standards.
Mrówczyński Bank Pekao S.A.
Economist, for several years of his career associated with units responsible for market and strategic analyzes in leading financial institutions in Poland (Bank Pekao, Bank BPH) and in the Strategy Department of PKN Orlen. On a daily basis, he is responsible for the work of the team analyzing the Polish economy through the prism of its individual sectors. Author / co-author of numerous sector publications and cross-sectional reports on general economic issues.
Cichocka Clinical dietitian
graduate of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, a long-term employee of the Food and Nutrition Institute. Author of many books that are bestsellers, incl. "The DASH diet in theory and application", "100 recipes for diabetics", "Diet in hypercholesterolaemia", "A practical nutritional guide for weight loss, prevention and treatment of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular diseases" (Medyk edition).
KowalskaCarrefour Polska sp. z o.o.
Quality and Sustainable Development Director at Carrefour Polska sp.z o.o. In the company, she has been involved in activities related to responsible business and product safety since July 2003.
A graduate of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. For 15 years associated with the ISOQAR CEE certification body. Leading auditor of quality and food safety management systems as well as energy and information security management. Trainer and lecturer.
48 years of age of which 28 years in the fruit industry. As this is a family trade, I continued in the footsteps of my father and grandfather. I have been working basically in all levels of the fruit industry, from order picking, loading and off loading trucks till importing the fruit from overseas and dealing with wholesalers and retailers across the EU. Also I was at the cradle of Origin Fruit Direct in 2006 when it was established, as I really believe in the way Origin Fruit direct is dealing with their suppliers and customers all over the globe. My field of working is Eastern European countries, retail business, food processing and wholesale business.
For 12 years associated with chromatography, and 5 years with the food industry. At the Intertek laboratory, she works as a Chromatography Specialist.
TarnawskaGrupa Żywiec S.A.
In the years 1999-2002 she was associated with the company McDonald's Polska Sp. z o.o., where she was the Treasury Manager. In 2002, she started her professional career in Grupa Żywiec, where in the years 2002-2017 she held various managerial positions in the field of finance in the country and at the Heineken Group headquarters in Amsterdam. In 2017-2019, she was the Managing Director at ING Bank, where she was responsible for the sale of transaction banking in the entire region of Central and Eastern Europe as well as Turkey and Russia. Currently, he holds the position of Purchasing Director in the function of a Member of the Management Board of Grupa Żywiec S.A.
Junior Quality Specialist, student of postgraduate studies at SGGW in the field of Food Safety and Quality Management Systems; graduate of bioengineering (microbiology and quality management systems).
"The beginning of work with Quality was a master's thesis, in which I implemented a quality management system in a cosmetic company introducing an innovative production process. It turned out to be my passion, which I continue professionally as a one-man quality department in the production area, supervising food safety in a company producing supplements In addition, I privately implement a food quality and safety system for smaller companies. "
With over 15 years of experience I'm implementing innovation and supporting international expansion. Currently working as the director for business development in Poland as part of the EAS (Enterprise Estonia) international team helping Estonian entrepreneurs to expand globally.
Promoting Estonia as the most innovative nation around the globe and the welcoming business ecosystem.
RembiszPASCALL HPP Trade Bridge
For over 25 years associated with the Polish agri-food sector. Currently, he provides advisory services to entrepreneurs from the agri-food industry in the use of HPP technology in the food industry and the directions of development of export activities and investment cooperation. An expert in the field of substantive evaluation under the Polish Technological Bridges projects. In the years 2012-2015, the manager of the industry program for the promotion of Polish food specialties implemented as part of the activities implemented by the Ministry of Development from the Innovative Economy Operational Program.
Since 1998, he has been employed in Lubella - a company that is a leader on the pasta market in Poland and a valued producer of cereal products: breakfast cereals, flour, groats, sticks. He started as the Head of the Export Department, currently he is a Member of the Management Board. As the Logistics Director, he manages the logistics area and is involved in logistics projects in the Maspex group. He participated in the concept and supervised the construction of a distribution center in the form of an automated warehouse with a capacity of 27,000 pallets with an extensive picking area. An active participant in the implementation of SAP and Qguar IT systems, as well as projects related to the development of these systems
PhD in Economics. A graduate of the Faculty of Economic Sciences at the Warsaw University of Life Sciences. In PKO Bank Polski since 2016. Previously, an employee of BGŻ BNP Paribas (2010-2016) and the Institute of Agricultural and Food Economics (2007-2010). Author of numerous scientific and popular publications as well as expert opinions. He specializes in the analysis of the agri-food sector.
KaczmarekPolska Agencja Inwestycji i Handlu
a graduate of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences, for almost 4 years associated with the Polish Investment and Trade Agency, currently a consultant at the Export Center in the Africa and Middle East Team. I support, together with Foreign Trade Offices located all over the world, the export plans of Polish entrepreneurs. In addition to supporting in the region, my team is currently carrying out tasks related to the Dubai EXPO 2020 world exhibition
for over 25 years associated with the food industry, specializing in food flavors and food design. He gained his professional experience in leading companies in the Flavors & amp; Fragrance industry. In addition to training and consulting, it distributes food flavorings. A graduate of WSET Wine & amp; Spiritts Education Trust, the largest training unit dealing with education in the field of wine and spirits.
Since 2008, together with his wife Irena, he has been developing innovative ecological products. In 2011, they launched the production of certified organic food, mainly vegan, under the Poloniak.pl brand. As part of this activity, they have developed many more innovative, ecological food products that do not contain harmful components for the health of consumers. At present, he is the representative of Poloniak.pl sp.z o.o. for development.
political scientist, vice-president of the Consumer Federation, a public benefit organization. She participated in many national and international projects in the field of consumer protection and education. Her main area of interest are issues related to the safety of products for children and the related standardization, sustainable development and consumption as well as corporate social responsibility. She actively participates in the work of expert groups in the European Consumer Organization - BEUC and ANEC - the European representation of consumers in standardization work. In the years 2004-2012 she was a member of the European Economic and Social Committee, where she participated in the consultation and opinion-giving process for the European Commission.
SikorskaHortus Media Owner
Expert in the field of laboratory food analysis. An active advisor helping in the selection of appropriate ranges of food tests tailored to the client's needs. He uses his knowledge and experience to provide clients with the best solutions in the field of food analysis and certification as well as activities resulting from the meeting of these two areas.
Cashy is a platform supporting companies in the optimal use of liquidity - nominated for the Fintech of the Year award by cashless.pl and the winner of the international competition Startup Cup Powered by SAS. Edyta has over 15 years of experience in purchasing and consulting. Recently, she was the head of business development at the Aleo.com platform, belonging to ING Usługi dla Biznesu, where, in addition to purchasing tools, supplier financing was available. Previously, she carried out projects optimizing the procure to pay process in companies from industries, incl. furniture, food and automotive industries.
Discussion panels and lectures
On September 11, 2019, at the ARCHE hotel, congress participants will have the opportunity to choose interesting lectures / discussion panels from the following sessions:
CERTIFICATION, DIETETICS, FUNCTIONAL FOOD, PACKAGING, LOGISTICS, THE EFFECT OF TECHNOLOGY AND RECIPES ON PRODUCT QUALITY, PRIMARY PRODUCTION and TECHNOLOGICAL NEWS
September 12, 2019
The congress will move to the Warsaw Ptak Expo Congress Center in Nadarzyn
and during this day the KOSHER SHOW PL and INNOVATION & INSPIRATION EXPO fairs will take place
The event will be accompanied by business seminars in the form of discussion panels devoted to:
“Financial aspects of running a business”
“Subsidies in practice – processing”
“Preparing the company for internationalization on third country markets”
“Block-Chain technologies in business in terms of food safety.”
“Meeting the requirements: ORGANIC, HALAL, KOSHER and NON-GMO – is it worth it? Big costs or big profits? “
“Innovative, non-thermal methods of food preservation.”
The fair will last until September 14, 2019.
Special lecture at lunchtime “DASH diet as a recipe for a healthy life” Aleksandra Cichocka, Marzena Zacharska. Among the participants of the lecture, we will draw the books by Aleksandra Cichocka “DASH diet in theory and application” 2021, Wyd. Medic and 3 free online dietary consultations with Marzena Zacharska. Lecture participants can take advantage of the measurement of fat and muscle tissue.
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Opinions of participants of previous editions:
“The Food Safety Congress is an ideal place to make new friends in the business field, thanks to the large number of participants representing companies, both from Poland and abroad.”
– Agata Zgódka, Manager of the Quality Management Department, Makro Cash & Carry
“Excellent selection of the topics of the 4th Food Safety Congress, and the speakers showed great knowledge, and at the same time were able to attract the attention of the audience.
– Tadeusz Wojciechowski, President of the Management Board, Biuro Promocji Jakości Sp. z o.o.
“Interesting topics that complemented each other well. Substantive knowledge and preparation of speakers at a high level. Perfect logistic organization of combining discussion panels with substantive ones. “
— Anna Skrzypkowska, Key Account Manager, Logopak East
“Last year’s Food Safety Congress, due to the scope of the topics covered, was a great place to exchange knowledge and experience not only in the aspect of food safety, but also new technologies in the food sector. I am sure that the next 5th edition of the Congress planned for 2018 will be no less fruitful, and the resulting benefits will be enormous. “
— Dr hab. Arkadiusz Orłowski Prof. SGGW, Dziekan Wydziału Zastosowań Informatyki i Matematyki, SGGW w Warszawie
The participants of the Food Safety Congress can use the car park of the Arche Hotel at Krakowska 237