WUWM Florence 2021 Conference FRESH FOOD DISTRIBUTION
IN THE POST COVID-19 WORLD

About The Event

WUWM’s conference titled: “Fresh food distribution in the post Covid-19 world: Challenges, opportunities and pathways to ensure resilient and sustainable food systems and access to healthy diets” in Florence is happening on June 25th. This will be a key event to connect and to work together with all major stakeholders of the fresh food sector (farmes, international organisations, wholesalers, wholesale markets, experts, NGOS) to envision together a pathway to a more sustainable food system.

WHERE
Florence Chamber of Commerce – Auditorium
Piazza dei Giudici 3, Florence, Italy

WHEN
Thursday to Saturday
June 24 to 26, 2021



“Florence is looking forward to welcoming you. This conference will create the necessary energy to explore the future of our food systems and understand in depth the important role that wholesale markets have in the post Covid-19 world”

 

Giacomo Lucibello
Chairman of Mercafir Scpa


The Conference

During the past year we have witnessed disruptions of food supply chains around the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has upset the food system like never before. From logistical issues, a shortage of workforce, to radical changes in demand, each country shared challenging moments.

Are you ready to participate?


About WUWM

WUWM aims to facilitate access to healthy diets for everyone in the world by delivering more sustainable, inclusive, and high-quality fresh food supply systems.

We exchange ideas, share best practices and work with international organizations, governments, and consumers.

We raise awareness and education to help everyone eat better and contribute to a healthier, more resilient, and sustainable international food system.

Previus editions of WUWM took place in: Rome 2017, Gurugram 2018, Belgrade 2019


WUWM Conference 2021

Conference Schedule

  • Day 1

    June 24, 2021

  • WUWM Board of Directors and participants from International markets to register at Grand Hotel Baglioni. Italian Markets and members of Italmercati to register at Hotel Ambasciatori
    Where
    Grand Hotel Baglioni | Hotel Ambasciatori

  • By invitation only
    Where
    Location (tbc)

  • By invitation only
    Where
    Grand Hotel Baglioni | Sala Carrega

  • Shuttle service, van 7 seats - Due to Covid regulations 4 passengers allowed
    Where
    Location (tbc)

  • Selection of Italian wines and appetizers
    Where
    Location (tbc)

  • Unique culinary experience by Galateo
    Where
    Location (tbc)

  • Day 2

    June 25, 2021

  • The WUWM Conference will take place in the Florence Chamber of Commerce. Access and registration Via Lungarno Generale Diaz – 20 min walk from both hotels
    Where
    Florence Chamber of Commerce

  • Gedac Wake cup - Coffee and refreshments
    Where
    Rooftop Terrace - Florence Chamber of Commerce

  • Welcoming speech and Presentation of WUWM FLORENCE 2021
    LIVE Streaming
    Where
    Florence Chamber of Commerce - Auditorium

  • High level plenary
    LIVE Streaming
    Where
    Florence Chamber of Commerce - Auditorium

  • Coffee available

  • Plenary session II
    LIVE Streaming
    Where
    Florence Chamber of Commerce - Auditorium

  • La Contrada Toscana - Selection of Italian delicatessen with homemade artisan bread
    Where
    Florence Chamber of Commerce - Rooftop Terrace

  • Round table thematic sessions | Group 1 Auditorium
    ON-LINE round table
    Where
    Chamber of Commerce, Auditorium

  • Round table thematic sessions | Group 2 Sala della Borsa
    ON-LINE round table
    Where
    Chamber of Commerce, Sala della Borsa

  • Round table thematic sessions | Group 1 Auditorium
    ON-LINE round table
    Where
    Chamber of Commerce, Auditorium

  • Round table thematic sessions | Group 2 Sala della Borsa
    ON-LINE round table
    Where
    Chamber of Commerce, Sala della Borsa

  • After the round table thematic sessions the closing speech will take place in the Auditorium
    LIVE Streaming
    Where
    Florence Chamber of Commerce – Auditorium

  • Day 3

    July 26, 2021

  • A unique tour of the Uffizi Gallery - By invitation only
    Where
    Uffizi Gallery

Our Speakers

Location

Florence Chamber of Commerce - Auditorium

Located between Piazza dei Giudici, Lungarno Diaz, and Piazza Mentana, the Florence Chamber of Commerce headquarters is a 9,000-sqm property. It was home to the first Chamber of Commerce of Italy, established on 1 February 1770 by Grand Duke Pietro Leopoldo. The building is located where the Wool Guild’s pullery stood in the Middle Ages.

Don't miss out!

Experience the conference wherever you are. Register now for online access and to participate in the round table thematic sessions.

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