DATE TIME TOPIC            SPEAKER
Day One
26th June, 2019
SESSION CHAIR: MASTER OF CEREMONY
07:30am – 09:00 am Registration of Delegates
09:00am – 9:30am Climate setting and briefing by Master of ceremony
9:30am-   9:45am Welcome remarks by the Chairman, Uganda Tea Association
9:45am -10:00am Remarks by the Managing Director of EATTA
10:00am-10:15am Remarks by the Chairman of EATTA
Tea Break
10:45am – 11:00am National Anthem
11:00am – 11:20am Entertainment
11.20am – 11.30am Opening ceremony by Minister of Agriculture – Uganda  
11.30am – 11.50am Presentation of awards
11:50am – 12.30pm Key note address by the guest of Honour H.E President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni
12:30pm – 01:00pm Guided tour of the exhibition
Lunch Break
SESSION CHAIR: MR. GIDEON MUGO -CHAIRMAN EATTA
14:15pm – 14:45pm The Uganda Tea Story  Mr. Gregory Mugabe
14:45pm – 15:15pm Uganda Investment climate
15:15pm – 15:45pm Trends in the global tea market (Plenary session)

a)       Exporting country issues

b)       Consumer country issues

Mr. Manuja Peiris
Tea Break
16:15pm – 16:45pm  Business support and Trade facilitation (Plenary session)  TMEA/Ms. Rosemary Owino/Solidaridad
 

Welcome Cocktail

 

Day Two: 27th June, 2019

Award Ceremony

 

 

SESSION CHAIR: MR. GREGORY MUGABE, CHAIRMAN, UTA

08:30am-09:00am Changes in the global dynamics that pose risks for East Africa  Mr. Jibran Qureishi
09:00am – 09:30am  Tea swaps Mr. James Montlake
09:30am – 10.00am Low Carbon tea production in Kenya –

Case study of initiatives championed by youth

Mr. Joseph Wagura

Mr. Edward Muriuki

Tea Break
SESSION CHAIR: MANUJA PEIRIS – CHIEF EXECUTIVE INTERNATIONAL TEA COMMITTEE
10:30am – 11.00am Adaptation and mitigation to climate change Prof. Francis Wachira
11:00am – 11:30am Branding and marketing of tea for the 21st century customers including millennials Dr. Dick Waswa
11.30am – 12.00pm Cost of production analysis in producer countries Mr. L. Tiampati /UTCL
12.00pm – 12.30pm Overview of the dynamic regulatory environment in the tea industry (case of Kenya, India, Sri Lanka, China) Ms. Rosemary Owino/

Tea Board of India/

Sri Lanka Tea Board

12.30pm – 1.00pm Use of technology to enhance market access Mr. Gideon Mugo/

Tea Board of India

Lunch Break
SESSION CHAIR: MR. EDWARD MUDIBO – MANAGING DIRECTOR EATTA
14:15pm – 14:45pm Market access barriers (Case of Iran)

Impact of BREXIT on tea exports

 

Ms. Mitra Mobayen

Mr. Ian Brabbin

14:45pm – 15:15pm Repositioning value-added teas through origin branding and geographical indicators  Ms. Premala Srikantha

Sri Lanka Tea Board

15:15pm – 15:45pm Proliferation of Certifications
Tea Break
 16:15pm – 16:45pm  Competing Beverages & Marketing strategies- “Tea marketing strategies in a highly competitive business environment”  Mr. Ian Brabbin
Gala Dinner
Day Three: 28th June, 2019                     Venue: Serena Hotel, Kampala
SESSION CHAIR: MR. TIMOTHY KABAZA
 8.30am – 9.15am Innovative technologies in tea production, product diversification, and value addition  Prof. Subhash Barua
9:15am – 09:45am Tea Consumption for Health, food and nutrition Security Dr. Simon Ochanda- Tea Research Institute
Tea Break
10:15am – 11.00am Business to Business

Topic 1. Market access to Europe

 

Topic 2. Continuous Withering Systems

 

Topic 3. Use of renewable energy in tea   processing

 

 

 

Mr. Nishant Garg

 

Mr. Shadrack Kiprono

11.00am – 11.30am Conclusion and Recommendations
11:30am – 12.00pm Recognition of competition participants and sponsors
12.00pm – 12:30pm Closing Remark by Hon. Minister of Trade and Industry

Vote of thanks

12.30pm – 2.30pm Lunch and preparation for Social Events