Hear from Soyuzmoloko, Valio, Danon, Molvest, X5 Retail Group at DairyTech 2020

The experienced experts and new faces not to miss at DairyTech 2020

DairyTech 2020 will feature an exciting business programme of talks and sessions aimed at a wide range of dairy industry professionals from 18-20 February.

Key expert speakers include:
  • Olga Abramova, Minister of Agriculture of the Udmurt Republic
  • Artyom Belov, CEO, Soyuzmoloko
  • Elena Kipeneva, Senior Vice President, Valio
  • Alexander Shirinkin, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Tula Dairy Plant
  • Gregory Rose, Expert in ingredients and technology for cheese making, Chr. Hansen
  • Norman Girrow, Marketing Director for Europe, SIG Combibloc
  • Alexander Krivolapov, General Director, Tetra Pak in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Central Asia and the Caucasus
  • Taras Kozhanov, Deputy General Director, Sernursky cheese factory
  • Julia Eliseeva, Director of Technical Regulation, Danone in Russia
  • Olga Panova, President of the Health of Our Children Union and Head of the School Milk Programme in Russia
  • Dmitry Rusakov, Director of Digital and Information Projects Support Department, X5 Retail Group
  • Alexey Mikulich, Head of Marketing Research and Analytics, Santa Impex Brest (Savushkin Product)
  • Elena Melnikova, Head of Technical Development, Molvest (Voronezh Dairy Plant)
  • Denis Afonin, Senior Analyst, Euromonitor International
  • Alexander Sosnovikov, Business Development Manager, Nielsen Russia
  • Alexandra Kalinina, Head, Product Labelling and Traceability Group, Deloitte CIS

The business programme is supported by representatives of renowned research centres including VNIMI: Elena Yurova, Ph.D., Head of Technochemical Control and Irina Makeeva, Ph.D., Head of Standardisation, Metrology and Patent Licensing Works; representatives of state authorities including Vladimir Skvortsov, Deputy Director of the Department of Food and Processing Industry of the Russian Ministry of Agriculture; and representatives of the Eurasian Economic Commission, Rosselkhoznadzor, and Rospo supervision.


The hottest industry topics in new formats 

This year, the show will cover new topics and see a few changes to popular annual events.
  • Trend session
11:30 - 12:30, 18 February, Great Hall

In recent years, the global dairy market has been changing rapidly. Among key trends are two opposite themes – the growing popularity of traditional dairy and the emergence of innovative plant-based alternatives. Market researcher Euromonitor International runs down how these two trends are affecting global retail sales in the dairy industry, highlights the most promising and interesting products, and explains the impact global trends have on the Russian market.
  • Healthy lifestyles and sustainability in dairy businesses’ strategies: new products and successful implementation
10:45 - 13:15, 19 February, Great Hall

This session will cover the environmental requirements for milk processing businesses, the responsibility of manufacturers and importers for responsibly disposing of packaging, the launch of healthy lifestyle products from the point of view of manufacturers and retailers, sustainability and food waste – here to stay or fashionable terms? Moderator: Marina Petrova (Petrova 5 Consulting).
  • The 2-day Quality Laboratory block
11:00 - 13:30, 18 February, Conference Hall L

Learn about case studies of working with the Mercury system, the prospects of introducing digital marking and pose questions to the project operator – the Centre for Developing Advanced Technologies. Moderator: Maria Zhebit (Soyuzmoloko).

11:00 - 13:30, February 19, Conference Hall L

The focus will be on the compliance of technical regulations on paper and in reality, as well as issues of law enforcement and the control of residues of veterinary medicines in milk. Moderator: Julia Eliseeva (Danone in Russia, expert Soyuzmoloko).
  • Membrane Technology Conference
14:00-17:00, 18 February, Conference Hall L

This year the conference continues in the field of ingredients from dairy raw materials as a new driver for developing the dairy industry in Russia. Speakers: Streda Consulting and Molvest (Voronezh Dairy Plant).

5th Discussion Platform for Effective Technological Solutions

13:45 - 17:30, 19 February, Conference Hall L

For the first time, dairy producers Tula Dairy Plant and PepsiCo will share their expertise at DairyTech. There will be three blocks of presentations on: production modernisation errors, clean production - a guarantee of success in the market, and processing curd whey.

11:00 - 16:00, 20 February, Great Hall

The event is entirely devoted to the cheese industry and will cover issues such as developing a range of cheese, global trends, consumer preferences in relation to transitioning from artisanal to small-scale production, ensuring the quality of raw milk and the use of starter cultures and ingredients. Gregory Rosa French expert on ingredients and technologies in cheese making will speak at DairyTech for the first time. Moderator: Elena Vorontsova (AgroMediaGrupp).

All events are free to attend with a ticket to DairyTech 2020.

Use the promocode DAIRYTECHNEWS to register for your free ticket.