Conference: The “Fake News”: consequences for companies and for consumers Actions from the European Union
Monday April 16 from 5pm to 7pm
Gran Via, Hall 3, The Alimentaria Hub – Sala Ágora
The “Fake news” have appeared to stay. The consumer accepts them without further ado if they agree with their beliefs. They destabilize the economy and affect the credibility of science and confidence in the food system.
The current situation will be addressed, the recent results of a public survey on the Fake news online made in the European Union will be presented and concrete actions will be proposed.
The session will be conducted by different experts with a transversal approach to the problem: science, food security, communication and the economy.
Inauguration of the day José Luis Bonet, President of Alimentaria
Abel Mariné: Expert in communication – Professor Emeritus of Nutrition and Bromatology (UB)
Buenaventura Guamis: Professor of Food Technology (UAB)
Fernando Moner: President Association of Consumers (CECU)
Antonio Ortí: Periodista
Luis Gonzalez Vaqué: Ex-consejero DG Mercado Interior Comisión Europea
Marc Amorós: Journalist
The session will be moderated by José Mª Sumpsi, Deputy Director General of FAO (2007-2010) and President of FUNDACIÓN TRIPTOLEMOS and Juan Julián Lopez, Vocal of Communication and Institutional Relations of AECOSAN (Spanish Agency of Consumption, Food Security and Nutrition)