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Add to My Calendar 2017-07-07 12:00:00 2017-07-07 18:00:00 Europe/Kiev Зерновая выставка Международная зерновая выставка Одесса, Украина GRAIN UKRAINE [email protected]

ABOUT CONFERENCE


GRAIN UKRAINE is the main summer platform for dialogue between the major representatives of the agricultural market, the leaders of the largest Ukrainian agro-food companies, commercial and investment banks, the trend-setters of agrosphere and managers, the leading business media for discussing the latest innovations in the agricultural market.


The GRAIN UKRAINE conference represents a new format with participation of the main players of the global agricultural market and provides a new level of knowledge.


Speaking about GRAIN UKRAINE, we can safely say – ALL AGRICULTURAL MARKET WILL BE HERE AGAIN!

LOCATION
 July 7 – conference hall “Sady Pobedy”
July 8 – beach complex  “Plagenick”

 

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PROGRAM 2017

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TECHNOLOGICAL TRENDS

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STATISTICS AND ANALYTICS

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CONSUMER MARKETS

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REGULATION AND DEREGULATION

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PROCESSING

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INFRASTRUCTURE

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GLOBAL TRENDS

SPEAKERS 2017

Currently, the list of speakers is in process. Follow our updates.

SCHEDULE 2017

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Regisration

08:00

Opening of the Conference

Maxim Stepanov, Governor of the Odessa region
• Vladimir Omelyan, Minister of Infrastructure of Ukraine
• Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration Issues
Raivis Vecskagans,  Acting CEO at Ukrainian Seaports Authority

 Andrey Stavnitser,  CEO of “TIS Group of Terminals”

* List on the coordination, changes in the program are possible

09:30

Session 1: Global trends in agriculture

Darren Cooper, Senior Economist/Commodities Analyst, International Grains Council, UK
Tamas Benko, Head of corn trading in Europe&Africa, Cargill International SA, Switzerland
Ivanna Dorichenko, Partner, Integrites, UK
Andrei Agapi, Sr Grains Analyst, Platts,  UK

10:00

Coffe-break

11:20

Round table on the topic of lifting the moratorium on land “Land issue: how to open the land?”

11:40-12:00 Presentation of 5 scenarios for the development of the agricultural sector of Ukraine, depending on the design of the conditions for opening the market.

Valery Pekar presents the scenic space
12:00-13:30 Round table. Moderator of the discussion – Valery Pekar

Vladyslava Rutytska, Member of the Ukraine National Council for Reforms

Oleksii Mushak, People’s Deputy, Member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations

Ivan Miroshnichenko, People’s Deputy of Ukraine, Member of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations

Andrey Gordiychuk, Founder of the Svarog West Group corporation, member of the Ukrainian agrarian business presidium, the International Chamber of Commerce Ukrainian National Committee Vice-president for the agro-industrial complex  

Andrey Dlygach, Co-Founder of the “Nova Krajina” Civil Platform, associate professor at the Kyiv National University named after Taras Shevchenko and AdvanterGroup General Director

Daniil Pasko, Founder of Easy Business
Chairman of the “Nova Poshta” Supervisory Board,  Corporate Governance Committee Chairman

Pavlo Rizanenk, People’s Deputy of Ukraine
Chairperson of the subcommittee on securities, stock market, activity of rating agencies and e-commerce of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Financial Policy and Banking

Sergey Fursa, Specialist of sales of debt securities, Dragon capital

Vadym Ivchenko, People’s Deputy of Ukraine
Deputy Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Agrarian Policy and Land Relations

Yuriy Kovalchuk, Director for Corporate Investments at Kernel

Anatoly Miroshnichenko, Member of the High Council of Justice

Vladislav Vinyarskij, Deputy Director General for Strategy and Development of the UkrAgroCom Group of Companies

Sevki Acuner, Director of the EBRD Office in Ukraine

Artem Belenkov, Director of SmartFarming

Yuriy Petruk, Head of the Board AgTech Ukaine

Roman Hrab, Chief of UCAB expert group, Expert on land issues

11:40

Lunch


13:30

Session 2: Origination Markets

Jeffery Xu, General Manager, Overseas China Investment Limited, China
• Karen Braun, Global Agriculture Columnist, Thomson Reuters, USA
Damien Plan, Directorate General for Agriculture and Rural Development at European Commission, Belgium
Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration Issues

*15:00 BLACK SEA PORT: Presentation of the investment project
Ministry of Infrastructure of Ukraine, Administration of seaports of Ukraine

14:30

Dinner


14:00

Session 3: Consumption Markets

• Ezequiel Hajnal, Director, Agrosud S.A, Argentina
• Bogdan Tymkiv, Founder AgroChart.com, Switzerland
• Marcelo Neri, Managing Director 
ft. Arthur Neto,
Partner – Director, Alphamar Shipping Agency, Brasil
Daniel Donner,
Senior Vice President, AGI, Canada

 

15:50

Coffee-break

17:20

Session 4: Investments and financing of agribusiness

David Hightower, President “The Hightower Report”
• Oleksandr Artiushyn, Vice President, Senior Originator Food and Agriculture Business, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, Switzerland
Olivier Bouillet, CEO, Agritel International, France
Cedric Hermann, Managing Partner, EUROP Insurance Brokers, Belgium

17:40

Closing

Evening cocktail
Supported by Ag Growth International

19:00

Gala Event Night

Sponsor GSI
DJ Ravin from Buddha Bar (Paris)scenic space.

20:00

Weekend Risoil Party

Beach Club “Plagenick“

In Programme:

 

Morning Cocktail

Volleyball match

Tournament Latifundia

Time for informal communication

11:00

Registration of participants and morning coffee

9:00-10:00

Opening speech:

Andrey Stavnitser, CEO ‘TAS’ 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

SECTION 1.GRAINS MARKET: UKRAINE AND THE WORLD

10:30-12:00

ANALYTICS-2019: FORECASTS VS REALITY

Moderator is currently being negotiated
Ukraine in the world and the region: what is going on in the main sales markets:
– world trends and forecast refinement.
– trends of the Black Sea region.
– internal Ukrainian trends and updated forecasts for the grain season of 2018/2019.

Participants of the block:
Miriam Morath, Senior Economic Analystat the International Grains Council. Great Britain about global trends

Analysts of the companies and research agencies about the Black Sea region and Ukraine.

Special topic:
Change in climatic conditions and global prospects for agriculture:
Mikhail Malkov, coordinator of programs for the development of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Ukraine

10:30-11:00

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

Moderator – Nikolay Gorbachev, President of the Ukrainian Grain Association
Overview of the main markets for Ukrainian grain: what are the prospects for the season in Asia, North Africa, the Middle East:
– How can Ukraine strengthen its position in the main sales markets?
– How to efficiently deal with market risks and threats (macro- and microeconomic factors, grain quality standards, phyto-sanitary standards, requirements for Ukraine, etc.)

Special topic“Competition”: Agrarian reforms in Argentina: what is the conclusion Ukraine can draw from the steps that its competitor made?
Jesús María Silveyra, Undersecretary of Agricultural Markets at Ministry of Agriculture, Argentina

11:00-12:00

Coffee break

12:00-12:30

NEW SALES MARKETS AND NEW PLAYERS

– Peculiarities of work in regions which are new for Ukraine: attention to detail and counterparties. Cases of companies in the markets of Asia.
– Look, who’s here. New players in the Ukrainian market. How is it possible to win the competition and by what means?

12:30-13:15

SECTION 2. CONTRACT AND PRICE CHALLENGES

PANEL DISCUSSION “THE PRESENT AND FUTURE OF FUTURES FOR WHEAT AND CORN OF THE BLACK SEA REGION”
We will talk on why it did not work in 2012.
How are new instruments traded now? Who and with what purposes is using them today? What pitfalls are available?
What other mechanics could be used?
How do market participants see the future of these tools?

Discussion participants:
Jeffry Kuijpers, Executive Director of CME Group, Great Britain
Representatives ofFCStone
Representatives of ‘Spike Trade’

13:15-14:00

Lunch

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

14:00-15:00

SECTION 3. LARGE AGRARIAN PANEL “AGRARIAN BUSINESS OF UKRAINE IN SEARCH OF OPERATIONAL EFFECTIVENESS”

Moderator: Andrey Dligach, President of Advanter Group of companies, co-founder of Nova Krayina civil platform
How to survive in a highly competitive environment? We will talk about the evolution of management decisions in the agrarian business and how agricultural companies work with operational efficiency.
Participants of the block:
– Measurement and management of operational efficiency (Sergey Bulavin, Vice-President of AgroGeneration)
– Partnership program as a way to increase profitability: what does the investment in seeding from employees and top managers give? (The invitation was sent to: Igor Osmachko, CEO of Agroprosperis)
– Transformation of the distribution model (Anton Yakovenko, CEO of Agroscope InternationalCompany)
– Innovation agenda for Ukraine: diagnostics of agro-companies and finding their priority needs (Julia Poroshenko, co-founder of ‘Radar Tech’technological cluster and founder and project manager of AgrohubProject)
– Medium-sized farms: sources of efficiency.
Speaker is currently beingnegotiated.

15:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

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

(supported byproAgro)
– How to bypass 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 conditions and quality of services provided.
– Partnership of the state and private companies to solve infrastructure problems.
Discussion participants:
Nikolay Gorbachev, President of UGA
Representatives of Nibulon Company
Representatives of Ukrzaliznytsia
Representatives of the EBA Grain Committee
Representatives of TIS

17:00-18:00

Free time

18:00-20:30

Grain Ukraine Party

20:30-24:00

Mellow season with Grain Ukraine

The legendary beach retreat with various activities and music.
This is a unique networking, allowing you to create ties of close friendship.

10:00-20:00

AGROHUB INNOVATION PANEL

Innovation Agenda – results of the analysis of key projects in 2018 (Kirill Krivolap, partner of Agrohub)
Startup pitches for traders and logistics companies:
o GrainTrack – trader process management system (back-office)
o Aliro –platform for trading (orders for purchase, sale, auctions, tenders)
o Tradematic – platform for trading (orders for purchase, sale, auctions, tenders)
o MobiMill – mobile application for buyers and farmers (optimization of communications, etc.)
o Agroportex – platform for trading organic products

15:00-16:30

Coffee break

16:30-17:00

ROUND TABLE “TOPICAL ISSUES OF THE AGRARIAN MARKET”

– Protection of the agrarian business: what happens with tax inspections, how to check counterparties, how to deal with fraud and counteract raider attacks.

– Traditional and alternative programs for financing the agrarian market.
• Representatives of Ukrsibbank, AVAL Bank, Credit Agricole, EBRD,IFC.

17:00-18:30

BUY TICKET

«LAST CALL» RATE — 20 000 UAH / 1 TICKET*


* RATE IS VALID UNTIL JULY 7

50 LAST TICKETS — FOR 15 000 ₴

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WHAT TO EXPECT

“Content”

July 7 is the working day of the conference. You will have the opportunity to communicate, negotiate and sign business contracts during the conference, for this you will have 2000 sq.m. of the best hall in Odessa, meeting rooms, lounge and outdoor terrace with a bar and a city view. July 8 is the day with possibility of communication and business negotiations in an informal environment. This is excellent time to sign new contracts, especially on the eve of the new season.

“Figures and facts”
  • 1 conference – the whole range of agribusiness
  • 4 thematic blocks;
  • 15+ TOP speakers from all around the world;
  • 400+ like-minded professionals and agrimarket specialists
    plus unlimited opportunities for communication at the conference and at evening events.
“Location”

July 7 – concert-conference hall “Sadi Pobedi”. This place is combined a symphony of sound and magic of light. This is the most popular place in Odessa for hosting major international events. Excellent world-class professional sound system, lighting system, several business rooms and halls for free communication, a summer terrace with a city view will be a great place for effactive communication and coworking within the conference framework.
July 8 – Plagenick beach complex on the very shore of the Black Sea will create the best and most comfortable conditions for informal conference guests.

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QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

– How can I get to the venue?

Venue GRAIN UKRAINE 2017 is a conference hall “Sadi Pobedi”. Address: 10th of April square. You can call a taxi using the Uber, Yandex.Taxi or Bond Taxi apps. Also, you can contact the GRAIN UKRAINE manager (tel. +38 067 975 94 33), which will help you arrange a transfer.

– How can I buy a ticket?

You can buy tickets online in the “buy ticket” section. Also, you can buy a ticket by contacting the GRAIN UKRAINE manager by tel. +38 067 975 94 33

— What does ticket price include?

The ticket cost includes the conference participation, materials package, speakers presentations, coffee breaks, lunch, the AGI evening cocktail, the party on the first day of the conference, Weekend Risoil Party participation.

Contacts

SALES DEPARTMENT
PARTICIPATION AS A GUEST
+38 067 975 94 33
[email protected]–ukraine.com

COMMERCIAL DEPARTMENT
PAYMENT
+38 067 654 08 75
Tatiana Omelchenko

PROGRAM DEPARTMENT
PARTICIPATION AS A SPEAKER/MODERATOR
+38 099 124 76 93
Irina Smirnova
[email protected]

PR-DEPARTMENT
PARTICIPATION AS SPONSOR, ADVERTISER, PARTNER, MEDIA
+38 097 488 62 34
Alla
[email protected]

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