KPA -UPASI TECHNICAL SESSION
AT THE LALIT ASHOK, KUMARA KRUPA ROAD, BANGALORE.
ON WEDNESDAY, 31st OCTOBER 2018
9.00 am. to 9.15 am. : INAUGURATION OF EXHIBITION STALLS BY:
Mr. H.T. Pramod, Chairman, KPA, Mr. A.E. Joseph, President, UPASI and others.
9.15 am. to 9.20. am. : INAUGURATION & LIGHTING OF THE LAMP BY:
Dr. Y.Raghuramulu, Director of Research, Coffee Board.
Mr. A.E. Joseph, President UPASI and Mr. Harish Bijoor, Brand Guru & Founder, Harish Bijoor Consults Inc., Bangalore.
9.20 am. to 9.30 am. : WELCOME BY: Mr. H.T. Pramod, Chairman, KPA.
9. 30am. to 9.40 am. INTRODUCTORY REMARKS & PROGRAMME MODERATION BY: Mr. Jeffry Rebello, Chairman, UPASI Coffee Committee.
9.40 am. to 9.50 am. : ADDRESS BY: Mr. Joseph A.E, President, UPASI.
9.50 am. to 10.15 am. : KEY NOTE ADDRESS BY:
Dr. Y. Raghuramulu, Director of Research, Coffee Board, Bangalore.
On “Latest situation of the Coffee Industry, emerging trends and the
10.15 am. to 10.45 am : KPA DIAMOND JUBILEE SPECIAL ADDRESS BY:
: By Mr. Harish Bijoor, Brand Guru & Founder Harish Bijoor Consults
On “Estate Branding, Value Addition and New Marketing Strategies in
10.45 am. to 11.15 am. : Dr. Steve Philips, Global Director, Precision Agriculture International Plant Nutrition Institute, USA
On “Precision Agriculture in Coffee Plantations.”
COFFEE BREAK 11.15 AM to 11.30 AM
11.30 am. to 12.00 Noon : Mr. Subbanna Kannur, General Manager, Au Bon Bon Pain, Bangalore & Vice President, Walmart.
On “Food, Beverages & Retail Opportunities in Coffee.”
12.00 Noon. to 12.30 pm : Mr. Kennath Blades, KJB Agro, Citrus Specialists, Ooty.
On “Income enhancing opportunities in plantations through Citrus and other Food Crops.”
12.30 pm to 12.50 pm : Dr. P.G. Chengappa, Former Vice Chancellor, UAS, National Professor ICAR & RAB, WNRF Member & Board Member, Tata Coffee Ltd.
On “Reflections on Technology & Sustainability in Coffee Production.”
12.50 pm to 01.05 pm : M/s. I.M.T. Technologies Ltd., Pune.
01.05 pm to 01.20 pm : Mr. K.B. Patil, Senior Vice-President, M/s. Jain Irrigation, Jalgaon.
On “More Coffee Per drop with Jain Drip & Jain Tissue Culture Coffee Plants.”
01.20 pm to 01.30 pm : Mr. Sanjeev Kanwar, Managing Director, Yara Fertilizers India Pvt. Ltd.,
LUNCH BREAK 01.30 PM to 02.00 PM
02.00 pm. to 02.30 pm. : Dr. M.N. Venugopal, Former Head, Cardamom Research Centre, Appangala, Kodagu District.
On “High yielding Pepper Varieties, Cultural Practices and Pests & Diseases in Pepper.”
02.30 pm. to 03.00 pm : Dr. N. Surya Prakash, Divisional Head, Plant Breeding and Genetics, Central Coffee Research Institute, Coffee Research Station, Balehonnur, Chikmagalur District.
On “Latest promising varieties, Collaborations with World Coffee Research
& Nestle regarding import of Coffee varieties.”
03.00 pm to 03.30 pm. : Dr. Nirmal Bharadwaj, Chairman, Founder & CEO Resurgent Business Pvt. Ltd, Bangalore.
On “Sustainability of Coffee Plantations.”
3.30 pm to 03.45 pm : Professor K.J. Joseph, Holding the Ministry of Commerce Chair, Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum,
On “Research study on Adoption Pattern of Chandragiri Variety of Coffee.”
3.45 pm to 04.00 pm : Sri H.S. Dharmaraj, Geetha Estate, Ballupet, Sakleshpur Taluq.
On “Achieving high productivity in Coffee & Pepper. ”
04.00 pm to 04.30 pm : Dr. Sunil Tamgale, Chairman, Scientific Agro Technologies, Bangalore.
On “Post Harvest Management and Value Addition in Pepper.”
04.30 pm to 04.40 pm : VOTE OF THANKS:
By Mr. M.B. Ganapathy, Vice Chairman, KPA.
4.40 pm : C O F F E E
Note: Presentations – The above time includes Question & Answer.
The detailed programme can be downloaded in the below given link.