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

08:00 - 09:00   Registration
09:00 - 09:15   Welcome dance
09:15 - 09:25   Welcome speech – Mr. Arie Nauvel Iskandar- Chairman, Indonesian Cocoa Association
09:25 - 09:50   Opening speech – Minister of Coordinating Economics, Republic of Indonesia
09:50 – 11:10   Press conference – Minister of Coordinating Economic, Republic of Indonesia
10:10 – 10:20   Cocoa break
     
SESSION I – CHALLENGES FOR SMALLHOLDER PRODUCTION
10:20 – 10:30   Moderator – Forewords – Mr. Marc Donaldson –  Executive Director, Cocoa Association of Asia
10:30 – 10:50   Keynote speech 1:  Mr. Frank Mars – Board of Director, Mars Incorporated
10:50 – 11:10   Keynote speech 2: The global supply-demand challenge – Mr. Michel Arrion – Executive Director, International Cocoa Organization
     
PANEL SESSION    
11:10 – 12:10
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The experience of farmers’ cooperative to produce qualified fermented cocoa beans in Bali – Mr. I Ketut Wiadnyana – Chairman, KSS Cooperative, Jembrana, Bali, Indonesia;
 
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Cocoa Life program and its impact on farmers’ welfare - Ms. Cathy Pieters – Global Cocoa Life Director - Mondelez International;
 
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Resilient, sustainable smallholders cocoa farm management introduced in Polman, Sulawesi: A challenge – Mr. Prof. Sikstus Gusli - Hasanuddin University, Indonesia;
 
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Adaptive technology for smallholder cocoa farmers in the changing climate environment – Mr. Dr. Agung Wahyu Susilo – Director, Indonesian Coffee and Cocoa Research Institute:
12:10 – 12:30   Question and Answer
12:30 – 13:20   Lunch Sponsored by Mars Global Chocolate
     
SESSION II - CHALLENGES FOR THE SUSTAINABLE COCOA INDUSTRY-FROM AGRICULTURE AND FACTORIES
13:20 – 13:30   Moderator – Forewords – Mr. Manfred Borer - Chief Executive Director of PT Koltiva
13:30 – 13:40   Keynote speech 3: Mr. Niels Boetje – Cargill International
13:40 – 14:20   Keynote speech 4: Is cocoa still a wise choice for smallholder farmers? How should we proceed?  Mr. Jeff Nielsen – University of Sydney Australia
     
PANEL SESSION    
14:20 – 15:20   Quality improvement:  The special case of fermented beans challenge in Indonesia:  
 
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Olam International perspective -
 
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Mars Global perspective – Ms. Fay Fay Choo – Mars Southeast Asia
 
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Barry Callebaut perspective - 
 
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Guan Chong Sdn. Bhd. Perspective - 
 
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Cargill International perspective – 
15:20 – 15:40   Question and Answer
15:40 – 16:00   Cocoa Break
     
SESSION III – Resilience and Economic Sustainability
16:00 – 16:10   Moderator – Forewords – Wahyu Wobowo – Executive Director, Cocoa Sustainability Partnership 
16:10 – 16:30   Keynote speech 5: Agricultural business financing – Musdhalifah Machmud -Deputy of food and agriculture coordinating ministry of economic affairs Republic of Indonesia;
     
PANEL SESSION    
16:30 – 17:15
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Access to finance for smallholder cocoa farmers: untangled the thread – Mr. Yogi - International Finance Corporation;
 
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Micro finance for agriculture - Bank Rakyat Indonesia;
 
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Heavy metals: Threats to economic viability that damage potential demand – Ms. Brigitte Laliberte - Bioversity International, Rome;
17:15 – 17:25   Question and Answer
17:25 – 17:30   Conclusion of the first day – Wahyu Wibowo – Executive Director, Cocoa Sustainability Partnership 
17:30 – 19:00   Welcome cocktail
19:00 – 22:00   Indonesian Night
08:00 – 08:15   Opening Show
     
SESSION IV – Regulation to Support the Sustainable Cocoa Sector
08:15 – 08:25   Moderator – Forewords – Mr. Ross Jaax  – Program Director, Swisscontact Indonesia;
08:25 – 08:45   Keynote Speech 6 – Ms. Cathy Pieters – Global Cocoa Life Director - Mondelez International;
08:45 – 09:05   Keynote Speech 7: Indonesian government policy on cocoa sector – Mr. Kasdi Subagyono – Director General of the Plantation
     
     
PANEL SESSION    
09:05 – 10:00   Cocoa-related regulations (subsidized specific fertilizer, fiscal, transfer technology, price standard, etc.):  
 
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Lessons learned from Ghana - Ghana Cocoa Board
 
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Lesson learned from Ecuador – Ms. Gabriela Robalino - Plantation Director, Instituto Nacional Autonomo de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIAP)
 
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 Lessons learned from Ivory Coast – Centre National de Recherche Agronomique (CNRA)
 
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Lessons learned from Indonesia - Indonesian Cocoa Board – Mr. Soetanto Abdoellah, Experts Indonesian Cocoa Board
10:00 – 10:20   Question and Answer
10:20 – 10:35   Cocoa Break
     
SESSION V –  A Paradigm Shift for the Cocoa Sector in the Global, digital Era
10:35m- 10:40   Moderator – Forewords –
10:40 – 11:00   Keynote Speech 8: “Cocoa in a Changing World” – Mr. Gerard A. Manley – Chief Executive Officer of Olam Cocoa
     
PANEL SESSION    
11:00 – 12:00
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The expansion from cocoa to chocolate industry – Barry Callebaut
 
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Global chocolate industries – Catherine Entzminger, ECA
 
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Trends of specific produced chocolate (organic, single origin, etc.) – 
    Information technology for cocoa and chocolate business
12:00 – 12:15   Question and Answer
12:15 – 13:15   Lunch Sponsored by Mondelez International
     
SESSION VI – What do you think needs to change in order to ensure the survival of small holder production, and the cocoa industry in Indonesian over the long term? TALK SHOW
13:15 – 13:20   Moderator – Forewords - Mr. Zulhefi Sikumbang – Indonesian Cocoa Association;
13:20 – 13:40   Keynote speech 9 – Developing rural chocolate home industry: A Trenggalek experience – Mr. Emil Dardak, Vice Governor of East Java, Indonesia;
    Talkshow
13:40 – 14:40
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ICCO - Mr. Michel Arrion
 
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CAA -  Mr. Richard Fahey
 
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FCC - Mr. Philip Siglye
 
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ICB -  Mr. Dwi Atmoko Setiono
 
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ECA - Ms. Catherine Entzminger
 
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WCF - Mr. Barry Parkin
14:40 – 14:50   Conference Conclusions/Outcomes – Prof. Sikstus Gusli – Hasannudin University, Indonesia
14:50 – 15:00   Closing – Mr. Soetanto Abdoellah – Steering Committee
     
17:30 – 19:00   Pre-dinner cocktail at Mangupura Foyer - The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Hotel
19:00 – 22:30   Cocoa Gala Dinner at Mangupura Hall - The Westin Resort Nusa Dua Hotel 
    Welcome dance
    Speech –  Chairman of INCA & MC
    Sponsor speech – Mr. Gerard A. Manley – Chief Executive Officer of Olam Cocoa
    Keynote speech – President, Republic 0f Indonesia
    Toast & Dinner
    Performance & Entertainment
    Dress Code: Indonesian Batik
Option 1
07.00 – 08.00 Travel to Tabanan
08.00 – 10.00 Visit cocoa plantation at Tabanan 
10.00 – 11.00 Travel to Ubud
11.00 – 12.30 Visit Mason Gourmet Chocolate Ubud
12.30 – 13.30 Lunch 
13.30 – 15.30 Visit Art Galery Ubud
15.30 – 16.30 Back to hotel
 
Option 2
07.30 – finish Cocoa Golf Tournament at Bali National Golf Club & Resort, Nusa Dua