• 2018 UECBV AGM & YEMCo autumn conference programme

    UECBV Belgian Members -FEBEV, FNCB, BVK, VVV- and UECBV President, Philippe Borremans, are delighted to invite you to the 2018 UECBV AGM and YEMCo autumn conference.

    It will be a special event thanks to the outstanding level of speakers expected to deliver on the thorny issue of “Think Globally but act locally”. Specific attention in the debates is given also to the African Swine Fever concern.

    Moreover, it will be an election year.

    The event will unfold in three days:

     

    I. Wednesday 5 December - Technical meetings

    Venue: Residence Palace, 155 rue de la Loi, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium

    Day

    Meeting

    Working language

    Meeting room

    Time

    Wednesday

    5/12

    Working Group on Veterinary Issues  (VET)

    EN

    Magritte

    10:30-15:30

    Meat Industry Section (MIS)

    EN/FR

    Maelbeek

    13:45-15:30

    MIS/VET Joint Meeting

    EN/FR

    Maelbeek

    15:30-17:00

    Livestock Trade Section (LTS)

    EN/FR

    Passage

    15:00-18:00

    AEMB

    EN/FR

    Passage

    12:30-16:30

    Steering Committee (SC)

    EN/FR

    Passage

    18:00-20:30

    The agenda will be published soon on this page or on the UECBV website www.uecbv.eu / Meetings

    Technical meetings are for UECBV members ONLY.

     

    II. Thursday 6 December 2018 - Conference day - “Think globally but Act locally”

    Venue: Residence Palace, 155 rue de la Loi, 1040 Bruxelles, Belgium; phone: +32 2 235 21 11

    a. Political Session with high level speakers such as EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, Denis Ducarme and Pieter De Crem from the Belgian federal Government

    b. Technical session:

    1. Global trade and sustainability
    2. Crisis management: how to preserve trade flows. Case study: African Swine Fever

    c. Internal AGM - Elections

    Reception & walking dinner at the outstanding Royal Museum of Fine Arts of Belgium, with special guests from EU Institutions, including representatives of Permanent Representation to the EU.

    By registering, you will sign up for networking, relaxation, tasting, all in a unique cultural place.

    The draft programme is available:

    EN: Programme

    DE: Programm

    ES: Programa

    FR: Programme

    IT:   Programma

    NL: Programma

    RO:Program

     

    III. Friday 7 December 2018 - Visit day

    Option 1: Colruyt

     

    Colruyt is a Belgian chain of supermarkets well-known for its meat department and its specific policy, driven by consumer expectations and sustainability.

     

    9:00                     Departure from Brussels

     

    10:00-12:30       Visit of Colruyt meat unit in Halle

                               Edingensesteenweg 300, 1500 Halle (Hal)

     

    12:30-13:30       Lunch, kindly offered by Colruyt

     

    Return at 2:30 pm to Brussels and / or airport

     

     

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    Option 2: Ciney

     

    7:00                 Departure from Brussels

     

    8:00-9:30         Visit of Ciney livestock market and light breakfast

                             Rue du Marché Couvert, 1

    5590 Ciney (MAP)

    Phone: +32 83 21 57 00

     

    10:00-12:00     "Association Régionale de Santé et d’Identification  Animales"             

                             ARSIA: presentation and exchange of views on dematerialisation

                             Allée des Artisans, 2

                             5590 Ciney (MAP)
                             Phone: +32 83 23 05 15

     

    12:30-14:00     Lunch

         Vivaco Grill Restaurant

         Saint-Gilles, 67

         5590 Ciney (MAP)

         Phone: +32 83 21 25 54

     

    Return at 3 pm to Brussels and / or airport

     

    OR, for those who won’t need to take the bus back to Brussels, possibility to visit a “Belgian Blue” cattle farm

     

    Ferme du Bois de Rémont

    5370 Porcheresse (MAP)

    Phone: +32 478 27 29 26

    http://fabroca.com

     

    The complete programme is available: HERE

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    Event venue address

    Résidence Palace 155 rue de la Loi 1040 Bruxelles Belgium

    Directions:

    At the right side of the "Europa" building, the main seat of the European Council and the Council of the EU.

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