Food Distribution Research Society Spain Study Tour and Symposium (FDRS)

Venue: Madrid and Valencia

Location: Madrid and Valencia, Spain

Event Date/Time: Jun 20, 2004 End Date/Time: Jun 26, 2004
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The Food Distribution Research Society Study Tour to Spain will focus on food distribution and retailing in Spain and the international markets. The program schedule starts with arrival into Madrid on Sunday June 20, 2004 staying in Madrid for the nights of Sunday, June 20; Monday, June 21; and Tuesday June 22, departing for Valencia on Wednesday, June 23 where the group will stay overnight for the nights of Wednesday, June 23, Thursday, June 24, and Friday, June 25, departing on Saturday, June 26, 2004.

The Food Distribution Research Society Study Tour to Spain will conclude with an international symposium on Friday, June 25. The symposium is intended to provide an opportunity for food industry representatives and academicians from around the world to present seminars on current issues in food distribution. One aspect of the symposium will focus on the successes of value-added and food cooperatives in both Spain and the United States. It is anticipated that the symposium will begin at 8am and conclude no later than 2pm, with each presentation being 20 minutes, followed by 10 minutes of questions. Paired presentations providing international relationships (i.e. US and Spain, Spain and France, US and Italy, etc.) are strongly encouraged. The best papers will be considered for publication in a special issue of The Journal of Food Distribution Research.