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Add to My Calendar 2018-09-07 12:00:00 2018-09-08 18:00:00 Europe/Kiev Grain Ukraine 2018 Международная зерновая выставка Одесса, Украина GRAIN UKRAINE [email protected]

ABOUT CONFERENCE


The GRAIN UKRAINE Conference is an international industry platform for the dialogue between the largest representatives of the agro market, leaders of Ukrainian agro-food companies, commercial and investment banks, and technological trendsetters in the agricultural sphere. Here, the latest trends of the agrarian market are discussed, as well as the development of sustainable business models and implementation of technological agricultural innovations.


The GRAIN UKRAINE Conference is a brand new format involving key players in the world agricultural market, which provides a new level of discussion.
This conference has been held since 2016.


Grain Ukraine is more than just a conference. ALL AGRICULTURAL MARKET WILL MEET HERE AGAIN!

 

LOCATION
7 september – Presentations Day. Concert-hall «Sady Pobedy».
8 september – Relax Day with Grain Ukraine.

PAST EVENTS

PROGRAM 2018

INNOVATION AGENDA

INVESTMENTS IN AGROSPHERE

HEDGING OF RISKS

SALES AND CONSUMPTION MARKETS

GLOBAL TRENDS AND FORECASTS

INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

SPEAKERS 2018

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SCHEDULE 2018

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Registration of participants and morning coffee

9:00-09:50

Grand opening of the conference

09:50-10:00

Opening speech of officials:

Maksym Stepanov, Governor of Odessa region
Andrey Stavnitser, CEO of TIS Group of Terminals
Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration

Special topic “Export Potential of Ukraine”. Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration

10:00-10:30

SESSION 1. “GRAINS MARKET: UKRAINE AND THE WORLD”

Moderator – Nikolay Gorbachov, President of Ukrainian Grain Association

10:30-11:45

“ANALYTICS-2019: FORECASTS VS REALITY”

Block participants:
“World grains and oilseeds markets in 2018/19 – Quo vadis?”. Miriam Morath, Senior Economic Analyst, International Grains Council (UK)

“US – China trade war – Opportunities for the Black Sea region?”. Zsolt Vincze, Senior Vice President, R.J. O’Brien (US)

“Global economic trends and their impact on agrarian business: What to expect and what to prepare for”. Oleg Ustenko, Executive Director, The Bleyzer Foundation

10:30-11:15

PANEL DISCUSSION “GRAIN TRADE: HOW TO SQUEEZE THE MOST OUT OF THE SEASON 2018/2019”

Block participants:
“Destination markets for grains from the Black Sea region in 2018/19 marketing year”. Vladimir Osadchuk, General Manager, COFCO Agri Ukraine
“Peculiarities of crop 2018 and issues on the way to progress”. Vasile Varvaroi, General Manager of the Danube region/Ukraine, Cargill

11:15-11:45

Coffee break

11:45-12:15

SESSION 2. “SALES MARKETS EXPANSION FOR THE BLACK SEA GRAIN AND NEW INSTRUMENTS”

Moderator – Ivanna Dorichenko, Managing Director at TRADAIDE (UK)

12:15-14:00

PANEL DISCUSSION “PECULIARITIES OF WORK IN THE REGIONS WHICH ARE PROMISING FOR UKRAINE”

Block participants:
Hazem Saker, Senior Trader, Promising International Trading Co. DMCC (UAE)
Roman Rusakov, Black Sea Trader, Olam International
Oleg Levchenko, CEO of GrainCorp Ukraine LLC

12:15-13:00

PANEL DISCUSSION “NEW TRENDS IN PRICING AND HEDGING OF RISKS FOR THE BLACK SEA GRAINS”

– The present and future of futures for the Black Sea wheat and corn on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME): How do these instruments work today? What are the pitfalls in their use?
– How do market players see the future of these instruments?

Block participants:
“Present and future of futures and options on the Black Sea wheat and corn”. Jeffry Kuijpers, Executive Director, CME Group (UK)

“Black Sea Pricing – Use of Platts’ price assessment both in physical and futures markets”. Alexandre Bobylov, Senior Pricing Specialist of the Department of Agriculture at ЕМЕА, S&P Global Platts (UK)

Topics for discussion:
– How do these instruments work today? What are the pitfalls in their use?
– How do market players see the future of these instruments?
Jeffry Kuijpers, Executive Director, CME Group (UK)
Alexandre Bobylov, Senior Pricing Specialist of the Department of Agriculture at ЕМЕА, S&P Global Platts (UK)

Matt Ammermann, Commodity Risk Manager – Vice President Eastern Europe/ Black Sea Region, INTL FCStone Financial Inc. FCM Division (US)

Aleksandr Solovey, CEO of Spike Trade Group

13:00-14:00

Lunch

During the lunch – one-on-one meetings and business negotiations

14:00-15:00

SESSION 3. LARGE AGRARIAN PANEL “UKRAINIAN AGRIBUSINESS IN SEARCH OF OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY”

Moderator – Andrey Dligach, Director of Advanter Group of companies, Co-founder of “Nova Kraina” civil platform

Block participants:
“Digitalization and automation of agribusiness and their impact on operational efficiency”. Yevgen Osypov, CEO of Kernel

“Operational efficiency: Measuring, managing and dealing with challenges”. Sergiy Bulavin, Vice President of AgroGeneration

“Agriculture effectiveness and efficiency”. Anton Yakovenko, CEO of Agroscope International

“Farm size and productivity”. Egor Sklyarov, co-founder of “Seim-Agro” company

“Sustainable development in agribusiness: New requirements for grain suppliers”. Sanjay Sethi, Director Sustainability, Phoenix Group (UAE)

15:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

Presentation “Container Block Trains Development”. Yuriy Krasovskyy, CEO at MTA SERVICE

17:00-17:10

SESSION 4. PANEL DISCUSSION “INFRASTRUCTURAL CHALLENGES: THE RESCUE OF A DROWNING MAN IS THE DROWNING MAN’S OWN JOB”

(with the support of proAgro)

Moderator – Nikolay Gorbachov, President of Ukrainian Grain Association

– How to bypass the infrastructure restrictions? Mechanisms for solving the main problems: expansion of the port railway stations; construction of grain wagons and traction rolling-stock
– The path of Ukrainian grain to ports: auto-, railway, river. Tariffs for transportation VS Сonditions and quality of services provided
– The partnership of the state and private companies to solve infrastructure problems

Discussion participants:
Andrey Ryazantsev, Director for Economics and Finance of PJSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” (Ukrainian Railways)

Olga Kopiika, Chief Advisor on Legal Issues and Relations with Government of Bunge Ukraine, Cohead of the Logistics Committee of the European Business Association (EBA)

Yuriy Shchuklin, owner of logistic company ZERTEK
Andrii Tsokol, Principal Banker at EBRD

17:10-18:10

Free time

18:10-20:00

CUBANA PARTY – CUBA LIBRE! (hosted by Odessa City Food Market)

20:00-24:00

ROUNDTABLE “INVESTMENTS IN THE AGRO SPHERE”

Moderator – Vladislava Rutitskaya, Vice President of SigmaBleyzer

– Investments in agribusiness: What are the prospects for Ukraine today and in the nearest future?
– Investing in the agricultural supply chain: Challenges in financing farms and the logistic pipeline – An investor’s perspective.
– Mitigation tools to manage risks and financing costs: From rainfall variability to political & regulatory changes.

Roundtable participants:
Christian Joerg, Director, SALIC (UK)
Natalya Zhukova, Head of Agribusiness, EBRD (UK)
Jason Pellmar, Regional Manager, Belarus, Moldova and Ukraine, IFC
Jean-Jacques Soulacroup, Senior Corporate Banker for the Eastern Neighbouring region, EIB (Luxembourg)

12:15-13:30

“Agrarian receipts – an instrument for hedging risks and securing supplies”. Helen Fairlamb, Project manager of Ukraine Crop Receipts Project, IFC

13:30-13:45

Presentation “Why agriculture needs economic steel solutions?”. Peter Remenyi, Executive Sales Manager for Steel Sheet Piles, ArcelorMittal (Luxembourg)

13:30-14:00

Lunch

During the lunch – one-on-one meetings and business negotiations

14:00-15:00

AGROHUB INNOVATION PANEL

(with the support of AgroHub)

Moderator – Kirill Krivolap, Partner of Agrohub

15:00-18:00

“Ukraine – from agro- to AgTech country”. Kirill Krivolap, Partner of Agrohub

15:00-15:15

“Large agribusiness VS start-ups is a myth. MHP accelerator project is about large agribusiness & startups”. Ksenia Prozhogina, HR & Communications Director, agri-industrial holding Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP)

15:15-15:30

Agro-startups pitches:

Alexandr Maschenko
, CEO of Zernovoz.in.ua – platform for fast search of carriers and management of motor transport in agribusiness, and Zernotorg.com.ua – platform for communication of large grain enterprises and farmers
Dmitriy Mikhalchuk, Founder of Graintrack – CTRM-program for managing the companygrain trader
Oleg Rudkovskiy, Co-founder of Sovtes – SaaS solution for profitable freight management
Dmitriy Titarenko, CEO & Founder of Agroport Ukraine – Agroportex.Bio, assistant on the global organic products market”

15:30-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

AGROHUB INNOVATION PANEL (continued)

Alex Panfilov, Business Development Director of Aliro Trade – B2B Marketplace for agricultural commodities
Taratunin Oleksandr, CEO&Co-Founder of Farmer2b – global marketplace for new and used agricultural machinery
Sergey Mazurenko, Sales Manager at MobiMill – “Mobile applications as an effective instrument for a modern farmer”
Andrey Bobyshev, CEO of Ukraine Commodity Clearing – AgroBrokBot, innovative trading platform for efficient trading
Q&A session

17:00-18:00

Velvet season with Grain Ukraine

Velvet season with Grain Ukraine
PlyazhNik Beach-Club

The legendary beach relaxing day with various activities, Holi Festival of Colours, music and video shooting.
This unique networking will allow you to create close friendly ties.

10:00-17:00

BUY TICKET

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WHAT TO EXPECT

“Content”

September 7 – Presentations Day.
fficial program, communication and one-on-one meetings for negotiations and signing of business contracts.
At your disposal will be the meeting rooms of the best hall in Odessa, a recreation area and an outdoor terrace with a bar and a magnificent view of the city.
Evening program will allow you to relax in an informal atmosphere.
September 8 – velvet season with Grain Ukraine conference.
Legendary beach rest with various activities and music.
This is an unique network opportunity, which will help to create close friendly ties.

“Numbers and facts”
    • Participation of the first persons of the agrarian market in the conference;
    • Large agrarian panel;
    • 15+ TOP speakers from all over the world;
    • World Cafe – a new format of work;
    • 400+ participants – professionals in agro market sphere;
    • Evening reception and a bright entertainment program, which will not leave anyone indifferent.
“Location”

Concert Hall “Sady Pobedy” is the most atmospheric place in Odessa for hosting such large international events like Grain Ukraine. An excellent professional world-class sound system and lighting system, convenient meeting rooms, as well as a terrace overlooking the city will provide you communication and networking during our conference.

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QUESTIONS ANSWERS

— How can I get to the venue?

The venue GRAIN UKRAINE 2018 – conference hall “Sady Pobedy”. Address: пл. 10th of April. You can call a taxi using the Uber, Yandex.Taxi or Bond Taxi applications.

— How can I get a ticket?

You can buy tickets on the GRAIN UKRAINE website in the “Buy ticket”! section. Also, you can purchase a ticket by contacting the manager of GRAIN UKRAINE on +38067 975 94 33 or  olga.andre@ideasfirst.info

 

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— What is included in the ticket price?

The cost of the ticket includes participation in the conference on September 7, a package of materials, presentations of speakers, coffee breaks, lunch, evening program from Grain Ukraine and Relax Day with Grain Ukraine on September 8.

— Is there some special conditions for accommodation of participants of GRAIN UKRAINE conference at hotels in Odessa?

We are pleased to offer special conditions for accommodation to the guests of the GRAIN UKRAINE conference – a 20% discount at such hotels as Il Decameron Clubhouse Odessa, Hotel De Paris Odessa – MGalley by Sofitel and M1 club.

To get a discount at Il Decameron Clubhouse Odessa, use the promo code “GU2018” in the process of booking the room on the official website of the site http://booking.ildecameron.com.ua/.

To receive a discount at the M1 club hotel, please fill the hotel registration form and send it to the hotel’s e-mail.
To get a discount at the Hôtel De Paris Odessa – MGallery by Sofitel, please fill the hotel registration form and send it to the hotel’s email address.

Contacts

SALES DEPARTMENT
PARTICIPATION AS A GUEST
+38 044 362 59 14
[email protected]

COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT PAYMENT
PARTICIPATION AS A SPONSOR/ADVERTISER
+38 097 378 52 83
Tatyana Aleksandrova
[email protected]

PROGRAM DEPARTMENT
PARTICIPATION AS A SPEAKER/MODERATOR
+38 044 359 01 58
Irina Bondarenko
[email protected]

PR-DEPARTMENT
PARTICIPATION AS ADVERTISER, PARTNER, MEDIA
+38 097 903 03 94
Irina Latysheva
[email protected]

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