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Themes for Plenary Sessions

  1. 22 February 1999 - Inaugural Plenary

  2. 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
    Keynote Address: Trends, Challenges and the Outlook of World Cane Sugar Production and Markets
    Dr. Patrick du Genestoux, Managing Director, Ersuc, Paris

    1.1 Presentation
    Sugar Research Institute, Australia
    1.2 Indian Sugar and Sugarcane Research
    Mangal Singh, Executive Director, Bajaj Hindustan and Dr. B.K. Tripathi, Director, Sugarcane Breeding Institute, Coimbatore

  3. 23 February 1999

  4. 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
    Sustainable Stewardship of the Environment

    Convenor and Chairman:
    Dr. P. W. Rein, Tongaat-Hulett Sugar,South Africa

    2.1 International Trends in Environmental Regulation in Relation to Sugar Enterprises
    Karin Ireton, Industrial Environment Forum, South Africa

    2.2 Sustainable agricultural practices
    Dr. Jean-Claude Autrey, Director, MSIRI

    2.3 Control of Sugar Factory Wastes and Emissions
    Ken Miller, Sugar Research Institute, Australia

    2.4 Organic Sugar Production
    Jocelyn Deville, MSIRI

  5. 24 February 1999

  6. 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
    Improving Productivity in the Sugar Industry

    Convenor and Chairman:
    Dr. C.C. Ryan, BSES, Australia

    3.1 International productivity comparisons
    Dr. James Fry, Managing Director, LMC International, UK

    3.2 Opportunities for Improving Sugar Cane Yields in High-Input Farming Systems
    R.C. Magarey, A.L. Garside, T. Bull, Australia

    3.3 Productivity Increases in Sugar Mills through New Technology
    Stephen Clarke, Florida, USA

  7. 25 February 1999

  8. 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
    Globalization - Challenges and Opportunities

    Convenor and Chairman:
    Mr. D. M. Sawhney, Triveni Engineering & Industries, India

    4.1 Global Infodustrial Society : The Impact of IT and Communications on the Sugar Industry
    DM Sawhney, Chairman and Managing Director, Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd, India

    4.2 What does Globalization Mean to Sugar ?
    Peter Baron, Executive Director, ISO, UK

    4.3 Internationalisation of Sugar Industry R&D
    Dr. Graeme Bullock, General Manager, SRi, Australia

    4.4 A Level Playing Field in the World Sugar Market : The Implications for some of the Main Sugar-Producing Nations
    Dr. James Fry, Managing Director, LMC International Ltd, UK

Updated on 20 December 1998

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