THE 7TH INDONESIAN INTERNATIONAL COCOA CONFERENCE & DINNER 2019

The future of cocoa small-holders and industry: Challenges for resilient production and a sustainable cocoa industry in a new era
THE WESTIN RESORT NUSA DUA, BALI 14-15 NOVEMBER 2019

Time table (Tentative)

Thursday, 14th November 2019

08:00 – 09:00       Registration

09:00 – 09:15       Welcome dance

09:15 – 09:25       Welcome speech – Mr. Arie Nauvel Iskandar, Chairman of Indonesian Cocoa Association

09:25 – 09:50       Opening speech Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia

09:50 – 10:10       Press conference - Coordinating Minister for Economic Affairs, Republic of Indonesia

09:50 – 10:15       Cocoa break

Session I – Challenges AND OPPORTUNITIES for smallholder production

10:15 – 10:20       Moderator – Forewords - Mr. Marc Donaldson, Cocoa Association of Asia

10:20 – 10:40       Keynote Speech 1: How can chocolate company contribute towards improved cocoa smallholder economy – Mr. Frank Mars, Board
                            of Director of Mars Incorporated

10:40 – 11:00       Keynote speech 2: The global supply - demand challenge - Mr. Michel Arrion, Executive Director of International Cocoa Organization

PANEL SESSION

11:00 – 12:00      1.   Cocoa Life program and its impact on farmers’ welfare - Ms. Cathy Pieters, Global Cocoa Life Director of Mondelez International

                           2.   Resilient, sustainable smallholders cocoa farm management introduced in Polman, Sulawesi: A challenge – Prof. Sikstus Gusli,
                                 Hasanuddin University, Indonesia

                           3.   Adaptive technology for smallholder cocoa farmers in the changing climate environment - Dr. Agung Wahyu Susilo – Director of
                                 Indonesian Coffee and Cocoa Research Institute

                            4.   Malaysian cocoa industry dynamics: Challenges and solutions – Mr. Ravi Muthayah, Deputy Secretary General Commodities,
                                 Ministry of Primary Industry, Malaysia

12:00 – 12:15       Question and Answer

12:15 – 13:15       Lunch Sponsored by Mars Cocoa Enterprise

Session II - Challenges for A Sustainable Cocoa Industry: from FARM TO factories

13:15 – 13:20       Moderator ForewordsMr. Manfred Borer, Koltiva

13:20 - 13:40        Keynote Speech 3: The challenges to a sustainable cocoa industry from the

                             factory perspective Mr. Niels Boetje, Cargill International

13:40 – 14:00       Keynote Speech 4: The challenges to sustainable cocoa industry from the farm perspective. – Mr. Jeff Nielsen, University of Sydney
                            Australia

PANEL SESSION

14:00 –15:00        Challenges for Cocoa Quality Improvement 

                           1.   Olam International perspective - TBC

                           2.   Mars Global perspective – Ms. Choo Fay Fay, Mars Cocoa Enterprise

                           3.   Barry Callebaut perspective - TBC

                           4.   Guan Chong Sdn. Bhd. Perspective – TBC

                           5.   Cargill International perspective – Mr. Alvin Lee

15:00 – 15:15      Question and Answer

15:15 – 15:30      Cocoa break  

SESSION III – ECONOMIC RESILIENCE AND SUSTAINABILITY

PANEL SESSION

15:30 – 15:35      Moderator – Mr. Wahyu Wibowo, Cocoa Sustainability Partnership

15:35 –16:15       1.   Access to finance for smallholder cocoa farmers: untangled the thread – Mr. Nyoman Yogi, International Finance Corporation

                           2.   Lessons learned from internationally certified cocoa production in Bali: where are we heading to?Mr. I Ketut Wiadnyana,
                                 Chairman of KSS Cooperative, Jembrana, Indonesia

16:15 – 16:30      Question and Answer

16:30 – 16:35      Closing

17:00 – 19:00      Welcome cocktail

 

 

Friday, 15th November, 2019

08:00 – 08:15      Opening Show

Session IV – RegulationS to Support A Sustainable Cocoa Sector

08:15 – 08:20      Moderator  Forewords – Mr. Ross Jaax, Swisscontact Indonesia

08:20 – 08:40      Keynote Speech 5: – Mrs. Musdhalifah Machmud, Deputy Minister for Food and Agriculture of Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs,
                           Republic of Indonesia

08:40 – 09:00      Keynote Speech 6: – Ms. Cathy Pieters, Mondelez International

09:00 – 09:20      Keynote Speech 7Indonesian government policy on cocoa sector – Dr. Kasdi Subagyono, Director General of Estate Crops of 
                           Ministry of Agriculture, Republic of Indonesia

PANEL SESSION:

09:20 – 10:20      Moderator: Mr. Noel Janetski

Cocoa-related regulations (subsidized specific fertilizer, fiscal, transfer technology, price standard, etc.):  

                          -   Lesson learned from Vietnam – Mr. Gricha Safarian, Puratos Vietnam

                          -   Lesson learned from Ecuador – Ms. Gabriela Robalino, Instituto Nacional Autonomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP)

                          -   Lessons learned from Phillipines – Mr. Simon Bakker, Kennemerfood Phillipines

                           -   Lesson learned from Europe Union perspective – Ms. Maria Suman-Negut, European Cocoa Association

                          -   Lessons learned from Indonesia – Dr. Soetanto Abdoellah, Indonesian Cocoa Board

10:20 – 10:35      Question and Answer

10:35 – 10:50      Cocoa break

Session V – A Paradigm Shift for the Cocoa Sector in the Global, digital Era

10:50 – 10:55      Moderator – Forewords – Mr. Chandra Panjiwibowo, Country Lead of Rainforest Alliance

10:55 – 11:15      Keynote Speech 8: Cocoa in a changing world – Mr. Gerard A. Manley, Olam International

11:15 – 11:35      Keynote Speech 9: Indonesian cocoa industries tree: potential vs reality – Mr. Abdul Rochim, Director General of Agroindustry of 
                           Ministry of Industry, Republic of Indonesia

11:35 – 13:15      Lunch Sponsored by Mondelez International

PANEL SESSION:

13:15 – 14:15      1.   The expansion from cocoa to chocolate industry – Barry Callebaut

                           2.   Trends of specific produced chocolate (organic, single origin, etc.): How does it improve smallholder economy? – Juli Effendy
                                 & Devina Andrea Raharjo, Swiss German University

                            3.   From farm to artisan and craft chocolate bar: a potential means for increased smallholder income – Ms. Ida Ayu Pratiwisari
                                 Pidada, Corporate Executive Chef of Mason Gourmet Chocolate, Bali

14:15 – 14:30      Question and Answer

SESSION VI – WHAT NEEDS TO CHANGE TO ENSURE SUSTAINABILITY OF COCOA SMALLHOLDER PRODUCTION AND INDUSTRY? TALKSHOW

14:30 – 14:35       Moderator – Zulhefi Sikumbang

14:35 – 14:55       Keynote speech 10: Should cocoa farm produce cocoa only? Mono- vs Multi-layer crops? – Prof. Meine van Noordwijk, University of 
                            Wageningen

14:55 – 15:50       Talkshow       

                             1.   ICCO – Mr. Michel Arrion

                             2.   CAA – Mr. Richard Fahey

                             3.   MCB – Dr. Ahmad Kamil

                             4.   ICB – Mr. Dwiatmoko Setiono

                             5.   ECA - Ms. Maria Suman-Negut

15:50 – 16:05        Conference Conclusions/Outcomes – Prof. Sikstus Gusli – Hasannudin University, Indonesia

16:05 – 16:15        Signing of Partnership Agreement between Indonesian Cocoa Association and Coordinating Ministry for Economic Affairs of Republic of 
                             Indonesia

16:15 – 16:30         Closing – Dr. Soetanto Abdoellah – Steering Committee

17:30 – 19:00         Pre-dinner cocktail at Mangupura Foyer - The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Hotel

19:00 – 22:00         Cocoa Gala Dinner at Mangupura Hall - The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Hotel

                             1.   Welcome dance

                             2.   Speech – Chairman of INCA & MC

                             3.   Sponsor Speech – Olam International

                             4.   Keynote speech – President, Republic of Indonesia

                             5.   Toast & Dinner

                             6.   Performance & Entertainment

                             7.   Dress Code: Indonesian Batik

Saturday, 16th November, 2019

Option 1 – USD 200/pax

Option 2 – USD 50/pax

07:30–finish   Cocoa Golf Tournament 

                      at Bali National Golf Club & Resort, 

                      Nusa Dua

  







08:30–10:00    Travel to Ubud

10:00–12:30    Visit Mason Gourmet

                       Chocolate Ubud (lunch included)

13:30–15:30    Visit Art Galery Ubud

15:30–16:30    Back to hotel