Wednesday, 1 March 2023
Time Topic Speaker
09:00 – 10:30 Official Opening  
10:30 – 11:00 Actual state and solutions to develop the fruit sector in Vietnam Mr. Le Van Duc – Deputy Director General, Department of Crop Production, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Vietnam (MARD)
11:00 – 12:00 Vietnamese fruit development confronted with success and challenges – 10 years of development Mr. Nguyen Hong Son – Director
Vietnam Academy of Agricultural Sciences
13:00 – 13:50 Leveraging CEA Automation to reduce manpower, increase yield and maximize profits Mr. James Igglesden – Head of Global Marketing Bluelab (Finom)
14:00 – 14:45 Fresh Studio; 15 Years bringing horticulture technologies to Vietnam,
Our impact and solutions for the challenges of tomorrow
Mr. Lo Xuan Dung – R&D Manager Crops
Mr. Rene Van Rensen – Managing Partner Fresh Studio
14:00 – 15:00
(VIP Lounge)
Israeli Advanced Agrotechnology
Embassy of Israel in Vietnam
15:00 – 16:30 Vietnam and the Netherlands working together towards a sustainable horticultural sector The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Vietnam:
– Introduction  – by Ms. Ingrid Korving, Agricultural Counselor
– Opening speech, by Mr. Kees van Baar, Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Vietnam
– Scene setting on Vietnamese horticulture – by Mr. Le Van Duc, Deputy Director General, Crop Production Department
– Presentation on results of study reducing the use of pesticides – Ms. Huynh Minh Tam, Open Asia/Larive
– Benefits of biological control for sustainable horticulture – Mr. Rob Rippens, Koppert
– Organic agricultural production – Mr. Rene van Rensen, Fresh Studio
– Let’s make greenhouses greener – Mr. Arjen Janmaat, Ridder
– Closing speech – by Ms. Ingrid Korving, Agricultural Counselor


Thursday, 2 March 2023
Time Topic Speaker
10:15 – 11:00 From initiation to success. Modern agricultural projects Netafim Khang Thịnh
11:00 – 12:00 Bringing the Vietnamese horticulture sector to the next level by applying sustainable horticulture solutions which support in adapting to the climate change Ms. Mai Hong (NVHBP)
Ms. Mirjam Boekestijn (NVHBP)
Mr. Arjen Janmaat (Ridder)
Ms. Hang Nguyen (Koidra)
Mr. Paul Onings (Onings Holland Flowerbulbs)
Netherlands Vietnam Horti Business Platform (NVHBP)
13:00 – 15:00 Best practices for growers Mr. Friso Klok – Chain Manager SEA Rijk Zwaan
Mr. Manuel Madani – Head of Priva SEA
15:00 – 16:00 Integrated farm management to improve the quality of tropical fruit Mr. Peter Prins
Land Water Food Consult BV


Friday, 3 March 2023
Time Topic Speaker
09:30 – 10:15 Overview of Myanmar’s horticulture and floriculture sector Myanmar Fruit, Flower and Vegetable Producer and Exporter Association (MFVP)
10:15 – 11:00 Bio Pro – On the path to sustainable horticulture Mr. Lê Viết Quang – Sales Biopro Supervisor – Bio Pro by Dalat Hasfarm
11:00 – 11:45 Fruits and vegetables from Chile to Vietnam  Reimex


Friday, 3 March 2023
Time Topic Speaker
10:00 – 12:00 Experiences and knowledge from growers, exporters and experts in the fruit and vegetable industry Hosted by: Mr. Lê Thanh Tùng – Deputy Director of the Department of Crop Production; Mr. Dang Phuc Nguyen – General Secretary of Fruit and Vegetable Association; Organizing Committee

*Tentative program, subject to change