INVESTMENTS IN AGROSPHERE
HEDGING OF RISKS
SALES AND CONSUMPTION MARKETS
GLOBAL TRENDS AND FORECASTS
Olga TrofimtsevaDeputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration
Yaroslav DubnevichPeople’s deputy of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, chairman of the Committee on transport issues
Jeffry KuijpersExecutive Director, Agricultural Commodities and Alternative Investments EMEA at CME Group
Matt AmmermannCommodity Risk Management Consultant -Vice President Eastern Europe/Black Sea of INTL FCStone Financial Inc.
Vladyslava RutytskaVice President of SigmaBleyzer Investment Group, LLC., Vice President of Agrogeneration
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Special topic “Export Potential of Ukraine”. Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration10:00-10:30
Moderator – Nikolay Gorbachov, President of Ukrainian Grain Association10:30-12:00
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
“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 Foundation10:30-11:00
– 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?
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
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.)
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
– 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?
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 Group13:00-14:00
During the lunch – one-on-one meetings and business negotiations14:00-15:00
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.
“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” company15:00-16:30
(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
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 Terminals17:00-18:00
Presentation “Why agriculture needs economic steel solutions?”. Peter Remenyi, Executive Sales Manager for Steel Sheet Piles, ArcelorMittal (Luxembourg)13:30-14:00
During the lunch – one-on-one meetings and business negotiations14:00-15:00
(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 machinery15:00-16:30
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.
“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
The legendary beach relaxing day with various activities and music.
This unique networking will allow you to create the close bond of friendship.
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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.
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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 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.