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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”

 

PAST EVENTS

PROGRAM 2017

INNOVATION AGENDA

INVESTMENTS IN AGROSPHERE

HEDGING OF RISKS

SALES AND CONSUMPTION MARKETS

GLOBAL TRENDS AND FORECASTS

INFRASTRUCTURE CHALLENGES

OPERATIONAL EFFICIENCY

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

9:00-09:50

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

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

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

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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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