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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

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PROGRAM 2018

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INNOVATION AGENDA

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INVESTMENTS IN AGROSPHERE

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HEDGING OF RISKS

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SALES AND CONSUMPTION MARKETS

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GLOBAL TRENDS AND FORECASTS

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INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES

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OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

SPEAKERS 2018

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SCHEDULE 2018

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Registration of participants and morning coffee

9:00-10:00

Opening speech:

Maxim 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

10:30-12:00

ANALYTICS-2019: FORECASTS VS REALITY

Ukraine in the world and the region: What is happening on the main sales markets?
– World trends and forecasts refinements
– The Black Sea region trends
– Ukrainian trends and updated forecasts for the grain season 2018/2019

Block participants:
“Trump’s Tango with China: The trade war impact on the prospects of the Black Sea grain sales”. Zsolt Vincze, Senior Vice President, R.J. O’Brien (US)

The presentation topic is to be announced. Miriam Morath, Senior Economic Analyst, International Grains Council (UK)

Oleh Ustenko, executive director of The Bleyzer Foundation

10:30-11:00

PANEL DISCUSSION “EXPANSION OF SALES MARKETS AND NEW PLAYERS”

– Overview of the main sales markets for Ukrainian grain (Asia, North Africa, Middle East)
– How can Ukraine strengthen its positions in the main sales markets?
– Look who’s here. New players on the Ukrainian market. How is it possible to win the competition and by what means?

Discussion participants:
Vasile Varvaroi, General Manager of the Danube region/Ukraine, Cargill
“Sales markets’ tendencies for the Black Sea grain in 2018/19 season”. Vladimir Osadchuk, General Manager, COFCO Agri Ukraine

List of other block speakers is to be announced.

11:00-11:45

Coffee break

11:45-12:15

SESSION 2. “GRAIN MARKET: HOW TO SQUEEZE THE MOST OUT OF THE SEASON 2018/2019”

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

– Work peculiarities in the regions which are new for Ukraine: Attention to details and counterparties. Cases of companies in Asian markets.
– How to deal with risks and market threats (macro- and microeconomic factors, grain quality standards, phytosanitary standards, requirements for Ukraine, etc.)

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

List of other block speakers is to be announced.

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?

Discussion participants:
Jeffrey 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

– How to survive in a highly competitive environment?
We will talk about the evolution of management decisions in agribusiness and how agro companies work with operational efficiency.

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

“Measurement and management of operational efficiency”. Sergey Bulavin, Vice President of AgroGeneration

“Transformation of the distribution model”. Anton Yakovenko, CEO of Agroscope International Company

Sanjay Sethi, Director Sustainability at Phoenix Group (UAE)

Medium-sized farmers: Sources of efficiency. Egor Sklyarov, co-founder of “Seim-Agro” company

15:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

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 – Nikolai Gorbachev, President of the Ukrainian Grain Association (UGA)

– 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 Department of Public Corporation “Ukrzaliznytsia” (Ukrainian Railways)

Nikolay Gorbachov, President of Ukrainian Grain Association

The invitation was sent to: Yaroslav Dubnevich, People’s Deputy of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Chairman of the Committee on Transport Issues

Andrey Volik, Deputy General Director for Construction, Fleet Operation, and Safety of Navigation of NIBULON JV LLC

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)

Representatives of TIS Group of Terminals

17:00-18:00

Free time

18:00-20:00

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

20:00-24:00

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

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

“Innovations in the agro sphere”. Ksenia Prozhogina, HR & Communications Director, agri-industrial holding Myronivsky Hliboproduct (MHP)

Startup pitches for traders and logistics companies:
Dmitriy Titarenko, CEO & Founder of Agroport Ukraine – Agroportex.Bio, assistant on the global organic products market;

Oleg Rudkovskiy, Co-founder of Sovtes – SaaS solution for profitable freight management;

“Mobile applications as an effective instrument for a modern farmer”. Sergey Mazurenko, Sales Manager at MobiMill – mobile application for buyers and farmers (optimization of communications, etc.);

Dmitriy Mikhalchuk, Founder of Graintrack – CTRM-program for managing the company-grain trader.

Stanislav Zolotukhin, Founder of Farmer2b – global marketplace for new and used agricultural machinery

15:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

ROUNDTABLE “INVESTMENTS IN THE AGRO SPHERE AND PROGRAMS ON FINANCING”

Moderator – Vladislava Rutitskaya, Vice President of SigmaBleyzer

– Investments in agribusiness: What are the prospects for Ukraine today and in the nearest future?
– Traditional and alternative programs of the agrarian market financing.

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

The list of other roundtable speakers is to be announced.

17:00-18:00

Velvet season with Grain Ukraine

PlyazhNik Beach-Club

The legendary beach relaxing day with various activities and music.
This unique networking will allow you to create the close bond of friendship.

10:00-20:00

BUY TICKET

«Best Deal» RATE— 520€ / 1 TICKET *


** RATE IS VALID UNTIL JULE 31

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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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