CONFERENCE AGENDA “Black Sea Grain: Trade Must Go On”
  1. Session 1:«Major Regions of Agri Production. Trends and Development»
    • Regional competition. Aiming at maximum effectiveness
    • Sergey Feofilov - UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

    • Low prices and high supplies: Tendencies of the global grain market
    • Philippe Chalmin - Economist, France

    • Buyer vs supplier: Changing preferences of the main grain importers
    • Andrea Cagnolati - Grain Services, Italy

  2. Session 2:«New Leaders of the World Grain Market»
    • South America: New highs in production and exports
    • Guillermo Rossi - Big River, Argentina

    • Triumph of the Black Sea region: For how long?
    • Elizaveta Malyshko - UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

    • Russia in the global grain arena. Prospects of 2017/18
    • Dmitry Rylko - IKAR, Russia

    • Promising markets of Asia and Africa - focus of suppliers
    • Wayne Gordon - UBS, Singapore

  3. Discussion Panel: «Ukraine’s Agri Sector in 2017: Investments Deficit despite High Returns»
  4. Speakers to be confirmed

  1. Session 1: «Black Sea Market Transformation in Terms of Mounting Grain Stocks»
    • Global weather changes: for harm or benefit?
    • Tatyana Adamenko - Ukrainian Hydrometeorological Center

      Mark Lindeman - USDA, USA

    • Dynamics and outlook for change in grain quality. Comparison by regions
    • Gennady Shulga - SGS, Switzerland

  2. Discussion Panel: «Upgrading logistics system as a factor of regional competitiveness»
  3. Speakers to be confirmed

  4. Discussion Panel: «Wind of Change in the Global Market. Quo Vadis?»
  5. Speakers to be confirmed

    Conclusions and Recommendations