The ISE project is organising this Brexit & New Regulations online event for food & drink companies, in collaboration with the Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce EU Transition Conference.
This interactive event will include short presentations and a Q&A session. Food & drink companies from the ISE regions will be able to talk about transition related issues they may be facing when trading between the EU and UK – as well as be signposted to the relevant information if necessary.
This event will also bring together cluster members to consider some joint working and collaboration activities with businesses from the UK, France, Belgium & the Netherlands which could be developed after the end of the ISE project.
Presentations from three experts in the ISE partner regions around EU withdrawal will be included:
• The Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain (FAVV)
Dr. Jan Van Seghbroeck
•The Netherlands Chamber of Commerce (KvK)
• Kent County Council, Specialist Food Officer
Event programme (starting at 09:50am UK / 10:50am CET):
09:50 / 10:50 Welcome & ISE Overview – Tudor Price, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
Updates for food & drink companies trading – important changes that will take place in January 2021 what we know so far and how to plan (from UK & EU experts):
09:55 / 10:55 Overview from Kent County Council – Nathan Martin, Specialist Food Officer
10:05 / 11:05 Overview from FAVV – Dr. Jan Van Seghbroeck, Federal Agency for the Safety of the Food Chain, Belgium
10:15 / 11:15 Overview from the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce – Marc Groothuijse, KvK, the Netherlands
10:25 / 11:25 Q&A session - to discuss transition related issues & signpost to the relevant information if necessary
10:45 / 11:45 Final comments & closing remarks – Tudor Price, Kent Invicta Chamber of Commerce
10:50 / 11:50 Close
Please note, this online session will take place virtually over Zoom on Wednesday 2nd December from 09:50am to 10:50am UK / 10:50am to 11:50am CET. Once you have registered your interest to attend (below), you will then receive a link to join this session the day before the event via email.