In an era of rapid globalization and evolving consumer demands, the importance of a robust cold chain infrastructure cannot be overstated. Goa, a tropical paradise and a hub of agriculture, fisheries, and pharmaceutical industries, recognizes the need to strengthen its cold chain network to ensure the preservation and safe transport of temperature-sensitive goods. To address this pressing concern, the “Goa Cold Chain Conference” is all set to take centre stage on August 11, 2023, at Hotel Fortune in Miramar. This event is organized with a special focus on the crucial aspects of Infrastructure, Technology, and Capacity Building.
The conference has been graced with the presence of Goa’s Hon’ble Chief Minister, Dr Pramod Sawant, who will inaugurate the event. His visionary leadership and commitment to the state’s development are bound to inspire attendees from various industries, researchers, technologists, and policymakers alike. The esteemed presence of the Hon’ble Minister of Industry, Shri. Mauvin Godinho, as the Guest of Honor, underscores the significance the government places on fostering innovation and growth in Goa’s industrial landscape. The challenges are multifaceted, encompassing gaps in infrastructure, outdated technology, and a lack of skilled personnel.
Revamping the cold chain infrastructure is the foundation for a prosperous future. The conference will delve into strategies for constructing state-of-the-art cold storage facilities, processing centres, and distribution networks. Special emphasis will be laid on exploring public-private partnerships to mobilize resources efficiently and accelerate project implementation.
The convergence of technology and the cold chain industry holds the key to unlocking unprecedented potential. The conference will showcase cutting-edge advancements, such as IoT-enabled temperature monitoring, blockchain-based traceability, and AI-driven predictive maintenance. By integrating these innovations, Goa can leap forward in ensuring the integrity and safety of its cold chain logistics.
The Goa Cold Chain Conference aims to excite the entire world into action, catalyzing transformative change and garnering global support for the state’s efforts. The event aspires to serve as a catalyst for collaboration, with stakeholders, both national and international, coming together to devise sustainable solutions and share best practices.
The Goa Cold Chain Conference on August 11, 2023, will stand as a beacon of hope, bringing together visionaries, policymakers, and industry leaders to drive Goa’s cold chain transformation. By addressing challenges related to Infrastructure, Technology, and Capacity Building, this conference will leave a lasting impact, securing a brighter and more prosperous future for Goa’s economy and the well-being of its citizens. Let us unite and answer the wake-up call, inspiring a paradigm shift in the global cold chain landscape.
Date: August 11, 2023
Venue: Hotel Fortune, Miramar, Goa
Time: 10:30 AM onwards
Registration Link: https://forms.office.com/r/nkgnzgd4tHj