World Pasta Day & Congress: ecco il programma

10 Agosto 2015 Off Di Pastaria

Pubblichiamo il programma del World Day & Congress, l’importante evento in programma a Milano, dal 25 al 27 ottobre, di cui Pastaria è media partner ufficiale.

Mancano esattamente due mesi e mezzo al 25 ottobre 2015, il giorno di inizio del World Pasta Day & Congress, che coinvolgerà gli operatori del settore in una intensa tre giorni ricca di approfondimenti e di contributi di esperti e celebrità internazionali.

Pubblichiamo di seguito il programma del World Pasta Day & Congress.



Free EXPO 2015 tour for the participants

3:30 p.m.

Registration of participants

4:00 p.m.

Welcome greetings

President AIDEPI – Mr. Paolo Barilla

PresidentIPO – Mr. Riccardo Felicetti

Moderates Alex Thomson, British Journalist and chief correspondent for Channel 4 News

4:20 p.m.

Greetings of Government and other Authorities (UNESCO, Caritas)

5:30 p.m.

Alex Thomson

Recalls the misconceptions about carbohydrates and pasta. Which is the current perception about pasta and its role in the extent of theEXPO lessons we learned?


Jamie Oliver (tbc), UK Celebrity Chef, Media Personality

The role of pasta in answering to the big challenges and to the

growing needs of the planet

6:10 p.m.

Massimo Bottura (tbc), Italian Celebrity Chef

Interpreting new pasta recipes: the merge of tradition and modernity


Wrap up of Alex Thomson and closing of proceedings

7:00 –11:00 p.m.

World Pasta Day cocktail/dinner

Palazzo Italia -EXPO “Peck Restaurant

Bruno Serato, American Chef of Caterina’s Club

Award Ceremony of Pasta makers to the Chef who

feeds the children”


Monday’s sessions take place at

SALA MARTINI, Congress Center Stella Polare

Fiera Milano Rho

10:00 a.m.

Registration of participants

IPO Annual General Assembly (IPO Members only)

10:30 a.m.

Opening of Monday’s Sessions 

Sessions’ Moderator Alex Thomson 

10:45 a. m.


International Pasta Organisation: The Truth About Pasta

IPO President Riccardo Felicetti

Presentation of the Conference Sessions

11:10 a.m.

Pasta is global: overview of wheat and pasta market trends

Wheat and pasta markets trends at a global level

Jack Skelly, Packaged Food Analyst at Euromonitor International

11:50 a.m.

Pasta beyond tradition and innovation

Fernanda Roggero, WIRED

Victoria Spadaro Grant, Chief R&D and Quality Officer at Barilla Group

Carmen La Macchia, Professor of Foggia University(Italy)

Presents the out come of a recent research on “Gluten Friendly” pasta

12:30 a.m.

CongressLunch at the Fiera Milano Club House

2:00 p.m.

Pasta is good for the planet

Worldwide environmental and sustainability experts present reports on the very low impact on the environment of whole pasta production process form the farm to the fork

Duncan Williamson, WWF UK

Riccardo Valentini, Professor of Tuscia University (Italy)


Wrap up of Alex Thomson and closing of proceedings


Tuesday’s sessions take place at

SALA MARTINI, Congress Center Stella Polare

Fiera Milano Rho

10:00 a.m.

Registration of participants

10:30 a.m.

Opening of Tuesday’s Sessions

Moderates Alex Thomson

10:45 a.m.

Pasta is good for your health

Scientific experts on nutrition and health from all over the world will provide evidence of the healthfulness of pasta, of the nutritional benefits of pasta meals and its central role int he Mediterranean diet

David Katz (tbc), Nutritionist and the founding director of the Prevention Research Center at Yale University

Describes the potential of lifestyle as disease prevention

11.30 a.m.

Presentation of Scientific Consensus Statement

Sara Baer-Sinnott, President Oldways

Introduces and presents the Panel of nutritionists

Kanta Shelke, Principal at Corvus Blue LLC (Chicago,USA)

Presents the 2015 Scientific Consensus Statement on Healthy Pasta Meals

12.30 a.m.

Official hand over of the Scientific Consensus Statement to the Italian Health Ministry Beatrice Lorenzin

13:00 a.m.

Wrap up of Alex Thomson and closing of proceedings

13:15 a.m.

Congress Lunch at the Fiera Milano Club House