Conference programme

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Tuesday 19th November

10.30 a.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Official Opening of the 28th SIMEI
                                                             Technology Innovation Award “Lucio Matroberardino” SIMEI Ceremony

2.30 p.m. Winebar pav. 11 - Olivier Chadebost
Architecture and wineries: tools and objects
The relationship between architecture and wineries changes: for Chadebost wineries must be first of all useful, but they must not neglect the collateral damage of beauty, and above all must represent the identity and the union between ground and man.


Wednesday 20th November

10.00 a.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Tofwerk
Vocus Cork Analyzer
Business presentation

10.00 a.m. Conference room pav. 9 - University of Milan -  Disaa Department of Agricutural and Environmental Sciences
Non Distructive technics for viticulture and wine-making: challenges and opportunities in industry sector
10.30 a.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Unione Italiana Vini
Sparkling wines and sustainability: How Franciacorta, Cava and Champagne are responding.
What traditional method sparkling wines are doing to make themselves more competitive in the face of climate change and its effects on the environment through the sustainable management of vineyard practices and winery processes. Three best practices compared and the perspectives of national and European policies.

10.30 a.m. Winebar pav. 11 - Spirits Valley
Spirits Valley: la Silicon Valley dei distillati
Half of the worldwide production of Super-Premium spirits is produced within the valley of the river Charente, in France. This conference is designed to give you an overview of the most impressive concentration of “savoir-fare » dedicated to the excellence in distilled spirits industry.

2.00 p.m. Conference room pav. 9 - Unione Italiana Vini
Ring Test Lab

2.00 p.m. Conference room pav. 9 - Haifa
Optimization of precision fertilization in the vineyard, experimental results and applicative aspects 

2.30 p.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Unione Italiana Vini
Wine & Wood: work tables
Discussion sessions about aspects and prospects of wood use in wine making, preparing the world conference scheduled the day after. Experts from different countries will discussabout the subject during workshops open to SIMEI visitors.

3.00 p.m. Conference room pav. 9 - Federlegno Assoimballaggi
Project of Shared Review among analysis laboratories  of share checks cork (#ShareCheckCork)

3.00 p.m. Winebar pav. 11 - Associazione Nazionale Le Donne del Vino
Forum of the women in wine worldwide
Networking, exchanging information, measuring skills by increasing our general knowledge, studying markets and female consumption styles. All topics on the table at the first world convention of Women in Wine. An all-Italian idea, that of the world convention, which starts from considering the need to share mutual knowledge to make a contribution to the growth of the sector. It will be a chance for discussion between women in wine all over the world working to give women more opportunities and give wine more advantages from the presence of women



Thursday 21st November

10.00 a.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Associazione Nazionale Le Donne del Vino
Women in Wine: opportunities and challenges

10.00 a.m. Conference room pav. 9 - Valoritalia
Sustainable wine: an opportunity for the company, a value for the market

10.30 a.m. Winebar pav. 11 - Unione Italiana Vini
Wine and wood: aging strategies. Where does the future lie?
After the barrels fashion we are back to large casks, but consumers are also asking for “no oak”. Is there a future for wood in wine? And what will that be? Large producers and wine experts of international renown will share ideas in an original world conference connected with the project „2019 – the year of wood“ by Unione Italiana Vini – the weekly of Unione Italiana Vini.

1.30 p.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Maureen Downey
Wine Fraud Threats to the Wine Market
 
 
2.00 p.m Winebar pav. 11 -  Olivier Chadebost
The existence of wines in the new codes oft he lifestyle universe, from labels to brands

3.00 p.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Olioofficina e Mercacei
The Italy/Spain comparison on packaging and the visual design of olive oils
Quality cannot refer to the oil alone, it must also concern the appearance, meaning the containers and content shown on shelves in shops and tables in restaurants and consumers’ homes.

3.00 p.m.  Conference room pav. 9 - Unione Italiana Vini
"Mal d'Esca" Grapewine trunk disease

4.00 p.m. Winebar pav. 11 - Associazione Enoturismo in Sardegna
25th Edition Gallura Award

4.00 p.m. Conference room pav. 9 - Unione Italiana Vini
Enovitis in campo 2020 presentation


Friday 22nd November

10.00 a.m. Conference room pav. 9 - University of Milan -  Disaa Department of Agricutural and Environmental Sciences
At what point is precision viticulture?

10.30 a.m. Winebar pav. 11- Vinidea
Enoforum, innovation and excellence
The winner of Sive-Oenoppia Award and a selection of more than 100 technical-scientific novelties presented in Vicenza during the 2019 May edition. Preview of 2020 edition in Zaragoza (Spain) and Vila Real (Portugal).

10.30 a.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Assoenologi
Let's start from the roots: oringin, characteristcs and intetest in the genetic improvement of rootstocks

11.30 a.m.  Conference room pav. 15 - Assoenologi
Innovative and sustainable approaches for the prevention of photo-induced faults in white and sparkling wines (Enofotoshield)  

1.30 p.m. Conference room pav. 15 - Marmoinox
The CE Mark is an illusion
Business presentation