Madrid – The second Forum of Women Bakers will take place Feb. 17-20, 2024, as part of the International Bakery, Confectionery, Ice Cream, Coffee and Equipment Exhibition – InterSICOP 2024 – organized by IFEMA Madrid.
The event will feature roundtable discussions and demonstrations that aim to highlight the role of women in the baking industry. Fifteen professionals from the sector will be demonstrating the skills they have honed at the helm of their bakeries. It is organized by the InterSICOP, in conjunction with the publication Pan de Calidad / Panorama Panadero.
The roundtables, which take place Feb. 19, will feature Mª José San Román, CEO of Grupo Gourmet; Beatriz Echeverría from El Horno de Babette; Carmen Saiz of Harinera Saiz; Ferida Ruggeri of Sermont Maquinaria. All these discussions on the topic of the Challenges Facing Women in the Baking Industry are taking place from 11:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m.
Paloma Silvestrin from Doble Uve Obrador; Marta San José R&D technician; María Reyes from Tolosana Aso Panadería / Pastelería Tolosana, and Gladys Oslé of Oslé Panadería Gajano will be talking from 12:15 pm and 13:15 pm on Female Entrepreneurship.
Irene Gómez of Panadería Gustos de Antes, Carmen Gómez from Doctora Pan; Asunción Coyo from Panadería Farré de L’aigua, and Yasmina Lafaja of Horno Guiral will be analyzing Future Opportunities and Challenges between 12 noon and 12:45 p.m.
In addition, the Spanish Confederation of Bakeries, Patisseries and Cake Shops (CEOPPAN) will have a Demonstration Area, which will feature exhibitions by Noelia Verdú from Panadería Maruja, on Feb. 17; Aida Fuentes from Iza Okindegia, on Feb. 18, and Anna Bellsolà from Baluard, on Feb. 19. These demonstrations are scheduled to take place between 4:30 p.m. and 6 p.m.
For more information, visit intersicop.ifema.es.