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[CLMV Hybrid Seminar] From Farm to Japan’s Table: Trends in Sustainable Packaging and Exporting Agri-Products

Date held
Location
Hybrid

The ASEAN-Japan Centre, in collaboration with the Vietnam Trade Promotion Agency (VIETRADE), will organize a hybrid seminar and workshop on “From Farm to Japan’s Table: Trends in Sustainable Packaging and Exporting Agri-Products”. This event is tailored for stakeholders in the CLMV (Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Viet Nam) food, agriculture, and packaging industries. It will cover topics on the current trends in sustainable packaging and exporting of Agri-products to Japan.

The event features a networking dinner among the in-person participants. Simultaneously, our online participants may opt for a pre-arranged online meeting with Vietnamese companies of their choice. A list of participating companies will be distributed to registered participants prior to the event.

Registration is free! To register, please visit: [https://bit.ly/3utEbRP

Date: March 15th, 2024 (Friday)
Time: 14:00-17:00 *Viet Nam Time (GMT +7)
Venue: Grand Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
Languages: English, Japanese, Vietnamese (simultaneous interpretation)

Highlights include

  • Overview of Japan’s Food Packaging Regulations (Mr. Tamotsu Imanishi, Deputy Director, Food Safety Standards and Evaluation Division Public Health Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan) 
  • Keynote Address on Sustainable Food Packaging Standards and Trends (Mr. Chihiro Sakamaki, Executive Director, Japan Food Packaging Association) 
  • Understanding insights from buyers, sustainable strategy, and collaborative approaches with AEON 
  • Workshop on Sustainable Food Packaging (Mr. Yoshinobu Tateyama, Manager, Kanto Sales Office, Pack Style Co., Ltd.) 
  • Networking Dinner for in-person attendees 
  • Online exchange with Vietnamese companies via Zoom is to be also available for those unable to attend in person. 

Event Information

Venue: Hotel Grand Saigon, 8 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
    Online via ZOOM (simultaneous broadcast)

Date: 15 March 2024 (Friday) 14:00-17:00 (Registration starts at 13:30)  
   *Viet Nam Time (GMT +7) 

Organizers: ASEAN-Japan Centre, Department of Trade Promotion (VIETRADE)

Target Audience: People interested and  involved in CLMV’s agricultural products, food,
Packaging industries, or those looking for factories and suppliers. 

Registration Fee: Free 

Languages: English, Japanese, Vietnamese (simultaneous interpretation)

Program

14:00 – 14:05 Opening Remarks (VIETRADE)  
14:05 – 14:10 Welcome Remarks (Dr. Kunihiko Hirabayashi, Secretary-General, ASEAN-Japan Centre) 
14:10 – 14:30 Vietnam Food and Agriproducts: Adapting to sustainable trends (Mr. Le Thanh Hoa,
       Deputy Director General, Department of Quality, Processing and Market Development,
       Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development of Viet Nam) 
14:30 – 14:45 Food Packaging Regulations in Japan (Mr. Tamotsu Imanishi, Deputy Director, Food Safety
       Standards and Evaluation Division Public Health Bureau, Ministry of Health, Labour and
       Welfare of Japan)  
14:45 – 15:15 Keynote speech: Global Standards and Trends in Sustainable Packaging: Solutions and
       Practices in Japan (Mr. SAKAMAKI Chihiro, TOPPAN Holdings Inc./ Managing Director,
       Japan Food Packaging Association) 
15:15 – 15:20 Q&A 
15:20 – 15:30 Tea break 
15:30 – 15:45 Insight from buyers: Sustainable strategy and collaborative approaches with AEON 
15:45 – 15:50 Q&A 
15:50 – 16:50 Mini Workshop: Design for Sustainability (Mr. Yoshinobu Tateyama, PACK STYLE Co., Ltd.) 
16:50 – 17:00 Wrap-up, move to networking session 
17:00 – 19:00 Networking Dinner (Zoom meeting for Online participants)          

※ Please note that the program is subject to changes. 
※ A list of companies will be sent to registrants in advance. 

To register, please visit: https://bit.ly/3utEbRP      
Deadline of Registration is on 8 March 2024 (Friday) 

For more information, contact: ASEAN-Japan Centre Strategic Country Support Team  Address: 1F Shin Onarimon Building, 6-17-19 Shinbashi, Minato-ku, Tokyo  

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