Event 2016 – GRAIN UKRAINE

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ABOUT 2016

In 2016 the GRAIN UKRAINE conference took place for the first time and laid the foundations of further development and effective interaction between the guests. GRAIN UKRAINE 2016 showed that Odessa is a unique and commendable platform, where Ukrainian and global agrimarket’s representatives can meet every year for new information, contracting and chating.

The conference was attended by more than 300 guests. There were 23 speakers such as Roger Janson, John Shmorgun, Klaus Holzinger, David Hightower, Diego Lirini and many others. 7 topic blocks of business were reviewed. The event was joined by more than 30 media.

So, we can say with confidence that GRAIN UKRAINE is the main grain event of summer in Eastern Europe.

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SPEAKER’S GEOGRAPHY

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SCHEDULE 2016

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Opening of the Conference

• CEO of “TIS Group of Terminals”, Andrey Stavnitser
Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladimir Omelyan
• Governor of the Odessa region Maxim Stepanov
Head of the Board of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” Wojciech Balchun 

Acting CEO at Ukrainian Seaports Authority Raivis Vecskagans,
Director of the EBRD Office in Ukraine Shevki Adzhuner

President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine Gunder Andrey

09.30

Opening of the Conference

• CEO of “TIS Group of Terminals”, Andrey Stavnitser
Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine Vladimir Omelyan
• Governor of the Odessa region Maxim Stepanov
Head of the Board of JSC “Ukrzaliznytsia” Wojciech Balchun 

Acting CEO at Ukrainian Seaports Authority Raivis Vecskagans,
Director of the EBRD Office in Ukraine Shevki Adzhuner

President of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine Gunder Andrey

09.30

1: GLOBAL TRENDS IN AGRICULTURE

Mr. David Hightower, USA •
Mr Andrei Agapi
, UK •
Mr. Mykhailo Ponomarenko, Ukraine •

Mr Nazhmidenov Kairat, Hungary •

10.30

Coffee break

12:00-12:20 Presentation of a cloud solution for business of informational legal and communicational platform Liga : Zakon

12.00

2: THE MAIN PLAYERS OF WORLD’S AGROMARKET: EXPORT

Mr. Diego Lerini, Argentina 
Mr. Francisco Cleber Vieira, Brazil 
Me Adel YusupovUSA 
Ms Ivanna Dorichenko, UK 

12.20

Lunch

14.00

3: MAIN PLAYERS OF AGROMARKET: IMPORT

Mr. Hesham Soliman, Egypt 
Mr. Guo Jia HuaChina 
Mr. Mark MagaletskyUkraine 

15:30-16:20 – Case Study: Defaults and their consequences
Interlegal, International Law Service

15.00

Coffee break

16.40

Continuing of Topic 3: MAIN PLAYERS OF AGROMARKET: IMPORT

Mr. Kaveh Zargaran, Iran 
Dr. Rory Deverell, Ireland 
Mr Adel YusupovUSA 

    

17.00

Closing of the first day conference

18.00

Welcoming cocktail and Odessa folk-band “Dengi Vpered”

18:30

Opening of the second day

Undersecretary of Ministry of Food and Agriculture of Ukraine Vladislava Rutitskaya 
Odessa Region Governor Mikheil Saakashvili 

10.00

4: REGULATION AND DEREGULATION

• Mr John Shmorgun, USA
• Mr Alexey Pavlenko,  Ukraine

 

10.30

Coffee break

12.00

5: INVESTMENTS AND FINANCING OF AGRIBUSINESS

• Mr. Roger Janson, USA
• Ekaterina Chechulina, Ukraine
• Tetyana Dovgan, Ukraine
• Mr. Eduard Shteinbuk,  Israel

 

12:20

Lunch

14.00

6: MARKETING IN AGROPRODUCTION

• Mr. Mykhailo Ponomarenko, France
Working practicum-discussion.
• Mr. Guillermo RossiArgentina

15:30-16:20 – The Panama papers : what do we do with nonresident companies?
Interlegal, International Law Service

15.00

Coffee break

 

 

16:40

7: GRAINS AND OILSEEDS: LOGISTICS AND QUALITY

• Mr Vincent Pirot, Belgium
• Mr. Klaus Holzinger, Austria
• Relly Normand, Israel

 

 

 

17:00

Closing of the conference

18:00

Private Party by General sponsor

22:00

Free day

Concert of worlwide-famous group “Okean Elzy”

18.00

REVIEWS 2016

“I am pleased with the reaction of the participants to the speakers, which we had brought from the United States, Argentina, China, Great Britain. I think that foreign experts gave us an advance of trust, many of them first came to Ukraine, and today we are discussing the date for the next GRAIN UKRAINE. I see the demand for such events, it only needs to be adjusted to the market interests. I am sure that next year will be even better. “

1-1

Andrew Stavnitser
CEO of the “TIS” company

“If you incorporate all the information we have learned in two conference’s practical days to the agrarian industry of Ukraine, you can achieve great results and unleash the full potential of this beautiful country.”

2-1

Ms. Ivanna Dorichenko "Clyde&Co LLP", UK

“First of all, I was interested to learn about the dynamics of the Ukrainian grain industry in the framework of the conference, because our company started the implementation of the Ukrainian market this year.”

3-1

Mr. Adel Yusupov
commodity trader at International Feed, USA

“I was very interested in the opportunity to support the conference GRAIN UKRAINE because of participation a large number of international class indisputable experts. Mostly these activities are closed on the experience of Ukrainian agribusiness, but it is not enough for the maintenance of the fast pace of growth of the sector. GRAIN UKRAINE is the basis for an effective bridge between the world experience and our reality with benefits for Ukrainian agricultural sector. “

4-1

Eugene Kravtsov
First Deputy Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine

“Andrew Stavnitser shared with me his conviction and vision of how such conferences should be held, modestly mentioned that the first GRAIN UKRAINE conference is passing not bad. I think this is very cool! Very interesting people, very interesting reports, foreign experience, the Ukrainian experience – I’m thrilled! “

5-1

Daniel Bilak
managing partner of the Ukrainian office of CMS Cameron McKenna

“Today Ukraine is on the right way of development of agribusiness. It’s attracted investments of international agricultural companies and revealed the full potential of the country. Ukraine has all the chances to take a leading position in the global agribusiness soon. It’s extremely important for the country in this period such an event as conference GRAIN UKRAINE, which facilitates the number of international contacts. “

6-1

Mr. Hesham Soliman
president of Mediterranean Star For Trading, Egypt

“GRAIN UKRAINE is an opportunity to share experiences, hear what other countries do, get the best information that will certainly help in solving everyday business problems.”

7-1

Mr. Diego Lerini
origination manager at Molinos Rio de la Plata, Argentina

“Ukraine starts to work according to the rules of the world market, and such a conference as GRAIN UKRAINE only contributes to this!”

8-1

Mr. Mykhailo Ponomarenko Agritel International, Ukraine

“I’m speaker of GRAIN UKRAINE, because I really believe in this country, I know that the agricultural sector should develop faster and better, and this conference provides an opportunity to carry out the dialogue which is required!”

9-1

Mr. Vincent Pirot
general manager of Mitsoumar Consulting and Area Sales manager of Anglo-Belgian Corporation, Belgium

“Thank you ”TIS“ for the conference at which I was fortunate to not only listen to the presentation, but also engage in an open dialogue with both the authorities and with participants from Brazil, China, Argentina and other countries. Special thanks to the hospitality of the city!“

10-1

Mr. John Shmorgun
president of AgroGeneration, USA

“Such events help to focus on the potential and development of agribusiness in Ukraine. A distinctive feature of GRAIN UKRAINE is speakers level and geography!”

11-1

Mr. Andrei Agapi
team leader: Europe and Black Sea Grains S&P Global Platts, UK

“I would like to wish the conference GRAIN UKRAINE continue in the same spirit, to help the development of agro-industries, to launch new processes for quality growth. This is a great platform and a good start! “

12-1

Mr. Klaus Holzinger
owner of HOLZINGER Grain and Biomass Systems, Austria

SPONSORS AND PARTNERS 2016

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Organizer

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Sponsor «GU PRIVATE PARTY»

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Partner

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WI–FI Partner

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Media Partner

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Media Partner

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Media Partner

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Media Partner