Conference speakers are experts and authorities in their fields, and will update delegates on the latest scientific findings focusing upon applied solutions coming from both within the industry and without.
Other agricultural production faces similar challenges but not all have a comparable advance time for planning that is necessary in vineyard investment.
Former Vice President Al Gore is the founder and chairman of The Climate Reality Project, a nonprofit devoted to solving the climate crisis.
President of Bodegas Torres. Miguel joined the Torres family business in 1962, after studies at universities in Barcelona and Dijon, where he specialised in Oenology and Viticulture.
President and CEO of leading US wine importer Banfi Vintners and the internationally renowned Castello Banfi vineyard estate in Montalcino.
Director of Food technology at Marks & Spencer, one of the UK’s leading retailers. Food quality has always been at the heart of M&S story, leading the way ever since becoming the first British food retailer to appoint a Food Technologist in 1948.
Kaj Török is Chief Reputation Officer and Chief Sustainability Officer at MAX Burgers, the World’s First Climate-Positive Burgers.
Richard is co-founder and COO at Wine Intelligence. He leads the company’s strategy practice and works closely with multinational clients on product development, branding and routes to market projects.
Director of the Evenstad Center for Wine Education, holds the Evenstad Chair in Wine Studies, and is a professor and research climatologist in the Department of Environmental Studies at Linfield College.
Associate Professor of Sustainability Science at Lund University in Sweden. She studies how to manage natural resources to both support a good life today, and leave a living planet for future generations.
Director of Research and Development at Sogrape. He holds a Master degree in Enology from UTAD university and lectures for courses and master classes in several universities around the world.
PhD, wine scientist and the Stephen Sinclair Scott Endowed Chair in Enology in the Department of Chemical Engineering at U.C. Davis
London-based winewriter who is currently wine columnist with UK national newspaper The Sunday Express. His first book, Wine Science, won the Glenfiddich Award for Drinks Book in 2006, and a second edition was released in 2014.
Director of the Viña Concha y Toro Center for Research and Innovation since 2014, Gerard is a widely experienced agronomist-enologist from Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.
PhD, wine scientist and the Stephen Sinclair Dr José Vouillamoz is one of the world’s leading authority on the origin and parentage of grape varieties through DNA profiling.
Carlos Miranda, Ph.D, is Associate Professor and researcher in the Department of Agrarian Production at Public University of Navarra (UPNa) in Pamplona (Spain).
Curriculum Manager of the Wine Division at Plumpton College. Whilst in Bordeaux, he managed the family vineyard in the Entre-Deux-Mers and worked in in Sauternes and St. Émilion, becoming Winemaker for the GFA Leclerc vineyard group.
Today Heinrich works as a Soil Scientist for VinPro which represents the South African wine industry by providing wine farmers with expert advice. His main field of expertise are soil classification and GIS mapping.
Director of Sustainable Resource Management at Department of Agriculture: Western Cape.
CEO of Almar Water Solutions. He is responsible for strategic management of the company, whose main investor is Abdul Latif Jameel, to implement and promote its activity in the water sector.
Johnson-Bell has been a wine writer, author, jury member, speaker and consultant for 25 years. She is presently the CEO of the Wine and Climate Change Institute in Oxford.
As COO, Cindy DeVries oversees sustainability, viticulture, grape sourcing, wine production, supply chain and regulatory compliance operations at Fetzer Vineyards, a leading marketer of multi-origin wines, with products sold in over 50 countries globally.
After graduating in 1985 in Madrid as Technical Specialist Oenology and Viticulture, Jaume Gramona finished his Diplome National Oenologie in 1987 and became Technical Director in Gramona, taking over as CEO in 1995.
Chairman and CEO of Corticeira Amorim, graduated from Birmingham University, having concluded post-graduate studies in Management at INSEAD, Stanford and Columbia Universities as well as in Oenology at the University of Bordeaux.
As the founder and director of the Wine Climate Change and Biodiversity Program of Chile she engages the wine industry in the conservation of the Chilean Mediterranean Ecosystem, important not only for wineries that depend on the provision of ecosystem services that sustain production and wine quality.
Joined Bollinger in 2003 as Assistant Production Manager, before becoming successively Vineyard and Sourcing Manager, then Technical Director. Now in charge of blending, he watches over Bollinger’s 164 hectares of vineyard and is also in charge of production, from the sourcing of the grapes through to shipping.
Patrick Spencer is the Executive Director of the Cork Forest Conservation Alliance a nonprofit forest conservation organization, whose mission is to preserve and protect the Mediterranean cork forests. He earned his BS in Environmental Sciences from Connecticut State University.
Chaiman of BA Glass, a reference supplier to the main food & beverage industries, where it stands out due to the quality of its products and the ability to, together with the customers, find innovative and flexible solutions.
Global Head of Sustainability Services at PricewaterhouseCoopers, and leads a global team of some 700 sustainability and climate change experts, with over 100 based in the UK.
Editor of The Wine Economist blog and author of more than a dozen books including Wine Wars (2011) and Around the World in Eighty Wines (2018). He is a sought-after speaker at wine industry meetings both in his native United States and internationally.
leading expert from the South of France recognized by all wine lovers. As a wine-grower and owner of flagship estates, he has acquired a unique expertise in the terroirs of Languedoc-Roussillon.
Executive Director, Food & Agribusiness Research at Rabobank, working to support the bank’s efforts in the beverage sector and further strengthen Rabobank’s long-standing relationships with major beverage clients around the world.
President and Chief Executive Officer at KRUG. In 2017, she has been appointed President of the MH Estates & Wines division. She is responsible of the development of seven Domains around the world.
Director of New Services at JF Hillebrand Group, the global leading service provider in the forwarding, transport and logistics of beverages and other products requiring special care.
National Sustainable Development Expert at IFV, the French Institute of the Vine and the Wine
CEO of Taylor’s Port
Technical Director at Uvasdoce, a specialist on table grape varieties, in charge of the Alicante company’s center for testing and selection of new varieties to grow in the Vinalopó Valley.
Founder and current technical director of the World Bulk Wine Exhibition and Enofusion.
OPENING OF THE TRADE SHOW AREA
COCKTAIL AT THE TRADE SHOW AREA
SESSION 6: “A REPORT FROM ADVICLIM”
Speakers: Carlos Miranda (ES) | Chris Foss (UK) | Jöel Rochard (FR)
TRADE SHOW AREA
SESSION 3: “CONSUMER EXPECTATIONS & SENSIBLE MARKETING”
Speakers: Paul Willgoss (UK) | Kaj Török (SE)
LUNCH AT THE TRADE SHOW AREA
SESSION 7: “WATER MANAGEMENT”
Speakers: André Roux | Carlos Cosín
SESSION 1: “NEW RESPONSES TO CLIMATE CHANGE”
Speakers: Miguel Torres (ES) | Cristina Mariana-May (IT) | Margareth Henriquez (VEN) | Gerard Bertrand (FR)
SESSION 4: “WINERIES OF THE FUTURE”
Speakers: Roger Boulton (USA)
SESSION 8: “ENERGY ISSUES”
Speakers: Cindy DeVries (USA) | Jaume Gramona (ES)
SESSION 2: “HOME AND AROUND THE WORLD”
Speakers: Kim Nicholas (SE) | António Graça (PT) | Gerad Casaubon (CL)
SESSION 5: “VINEYARD DEVELOPMENTS”
Speakers: Valentina Lira (CL) | Francisco López (ES) | Gilles Descôtes (FR)
SESSION 9: “SUSTAINABILITY, BIODIVERSITY & SOIL MANAGEMENT”
Speakers: António Amorim (PT) | Olga Barbosa (CL) | Heinrich Schloms (SA)
SESSION 12: CLOSING REMARKS SESSION
SESSION 10: ‘PACKAGING & TRANSPORTATION”
Speakers: Carlos Moreira da Silva (PT) | Pierre Corvisier (FR)
SESSION 11: “EFFICIENCY & ECONOMICS – CALL TO ACTION”
Speakers: Malcom Preston (UK) | Stephen Rannekleiv (USA)
LUNCH AT THE TRADE SHOW AREA
To be announced
SUMMIT OPENING REMARKS & PORTO PROTOCOL
CLIMATE CHANGE LEADERSHIP PORTO 2019 DINNER
To be announced
To be announced
“A DATE WITH THE OCEAN” – The world’s largest beach clean-up project
Speakers: Afroz Shah (IN)
“PORTO PROTOCOL – A CASE FOR OPTIMISM ON CLIMATE CHANGE”
Speakers: Al Gore
to all sessions
to the Summit with premium seat
of attendance upon completion of an online survey
welcome cocktail, strolling lunch from the 5th through the 7th March.
to the trade show area
The Conference will feature an extensive Trade Show and Sponsors Area where companies will have the opportunity to display their products and services. This area is trageted principally to companies from all areas of business with an interest in protecting the environment, sustainability and fighting climate change.
Enjoy unsurpassed networking opportunities with senior executives, wine buyers and specialized media from around in a unique and entertaining environment.
The perfect platform to make new contacts, increase brand awareness and promote your initiatives, especially those related to the environment. It also gives you and your company the opportunity to become a member of the important Porto Protocol, the most important initiative to unite the international wine industry to help adapt to climate change.
Sponsor brands will be marketed before, during and after CCL through the event website, a world-wide media campaign, social media and benefits from dedicated on-site signage and materials throughout the 3-day event.
To CEOs, operations managers, senior management, wine buyers, wine media, winery owners and policy makers from the international wine and environmental industries. By partnering with us, your company will have high visibility and direct access to these attendees, who offer huge business potential.
Enjoy unsurpassed networking opportunities with senior executives; a unique and entertaining learning environment, with tremendous networking opportunities during scheduled Coffee Breaks, Welcome Ceremony and Official Dinner.
Credible positioning as a leader in sustainability among peers and business partners.
Brand association with the most prestigious names of the wine industry.
Engagement with wine buyers, high-level executives, stakeholders and decision makers with shared vision for climate solutions.
Direct access to world leaders and international wine buyers.
Show the leadership role of your company in the fight against climate change and protecting the environment.
All the amounts presented in this Sponsorship Manual have no VAT included (the present legal rate in Portugal is 23%). The reservation of any item of sponsorship is valid only after receipt by the Conference Secretariat of the Application Form available for this purpose. The Organising Committee will allocate the sponsorship in bases of “first-come, first-served” and after approval.
All the amounts presented in this Sponsorship Manual have no VAT included (the present legal rate in Portugal is 23%). // The reservation of any item of sponsorship is valid only after receipt by the Conference Secretariat of the Application Form available for this purpose. // The Organising Committee will allocate the sponsorship in bases of “first-come, first-served” and after approval.
Located along the Douro river estuary in Northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and its historical center was proclaimed a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996.
Since 1999, the city has been part of the Great Wine Capitals network, promoting the wine regions of Vinhos Verdes, Douro Wines and Port Wine.
One of Portugal’s internationally famous exports, port wine, is named after Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the packaging, transport and export of the fortified wine.
With a incomparable cultural wealth, Porto combines its friendly and conservative character with its contemporary and creative side, in the streets, architecture, museums, leisure spaces, terraces and shopping areas.
In 2012, 2014 and 2017, Porto was elected The Best European Destination by the Best European Destinations Agency.
Located along the Douro River in Porto’s historic city centre, the historic Alfândega Conference Centre received the Business Destination Travel Award for Europe’s Best Meetings & Conference Centre in 2014 and 2015.
The keynote speech will take place at Coliseu Porto. It will be open to delegates attending the conference as well as to the local business community, policy makers, dignitaries, celebrities and students.
Located in a former wine warehouse, the Baron’s Gallery is a large space capable of hosting memorable events. With dark beamed ceilings and stone walls, lit with indirect lighting and standard lamps, this historic events space is perfect for large gatherings looking for an intimate atmosphere.
Established over three centuries ago in 1692, Taylor’s is one of the oldest of the founding Port houses. Based in Oporto and the Douro Valley the company is closely involved in all stages of the production of its Ports, from the planting of the vineyard and the cultivation of the grapes to the making, ageing, blending and bottling of the wines.
The family’s commitment to the future of Port is demonstrated in its single minded dedication to the highest standards in Port production, its continued investment in all aspects of the firm’s operations and its determination to preserve the unique environment of the Douro Valley through the promotion of sustainable and responsible viticulture.