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PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE AGENDA “Black Sea Grain 2018: Moving Up the Value Chain”
18April
  1. 08.30 Registration & Coffee
  2. 09.45 Conference opening & Welcoming remarks
  • Sergey Feofilov - Director General, UkrAgroConsult
  • Olga Trofimtseva - Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine
  • Leonid Kozachenko - People's Deputy, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
  • Jean-Paul Piotrowski - Chairman of the Board, Credit Agricole Bank
  • 10.00 – 13.00 Session:«Global Trends in the Agricultural Market»
    Moderator - Matt Ammermann, Vice-president, Eastern Europe/Black Sea Region, INTLFCStone Financial Inc.
    • Black Sea Grain: Development Drivers and Growth Limits
    • Sergey Feofilov Director general, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

    • World Grain Trade: Intensifying Regional Competition for Market Share and Profits
    • Stéphane Bernhard - Director, Invivo Trading, France

    • Global Macroeconomy: To Be On the Eve of a Global Crisis?
    • Erik Norland - Executive Director, CME Group, UK

    • Global Consumption of Food and Agricultural Products: Trends and Changes
    • Dmitry Prikhodko - Chief Economist, FAO

    • Asia: Demand and Consumption of Grains and Oilseeds
    • G Chandrashekhar - Global Agribusiness Specialist, India

  • 13.00 – 14.30 Lunch & Networking

  • 14.30 – 16.30 Discussion Panel: «Black Sea Region. Sources and Limits of Growth in The Agricultural Sector»
    Moderator - Sergey Feofilov, Director General, UkrAgroConsult
    • Agrarian Policy of Ukraine: Further Liberalization
    • Ivan Miroshnychenko - People’s Deputy, Ukraine

    • Comparative analysis of Real Assets Returns - Farmland, Timberland, Infrastructure. International Experience
    • Philippe de Laperouse - Global Food and Agribusiness Practice Director, HighQuest Partners, USA

    • Macroeconomics of Ukraine. Banks and Corporations: Financial and Investment Cooperation. 2018-2025
    • Sergey Budkin - Managing partner, FinPoint, Ukraine

    • Practical experience of crediting agribusiness by Credit Agricole Bank
    • Oleksii Stupak - Head of Corporate Business Development, Credit Agricole Bank


  • 16.30 – 17.30 Drinks & Networking
  • 17.30 Gala Dinner. Celebration of the 15th Anniversary of ‘Black Sea Grain’ Conference GRAIN OSCAR PARTY
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    19April
    1. 09.30 Registration & Coffee

    2. 10.00 - 10.30 Special Presentation «Agribusiness & Cryptocurrency»
    3. Svetlana Zharova - Expert, Cryptocurrency Consulting, Ukraine

    4. 10.45 – 12.30 Session 1: «Main Grain and Oil Crops Suppliers: Key Regional Trends»
      Moderator - Alexandre Tchesnakoff, Deputy Board Member Credit Agricole Bank
      • Latin America: What is next for South American Agriculture? Can the Growth be Sustained?
      • Pedro Dejneka - MD Commodities, Brazil

      • Ukraine-EU: outlook on grain and food products trade
      • Damien Plan - Team Leader Arable Crops Markets, DG Agriculture, European Commission

      • Black Sea region 2018 Outlook
      • Elizaveta Malyshko - Grain Market Expert, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

      • Russia: Grain market outlook 2018
      • Dmitry Rylko - Director, IKAR, Russia

    5. 12.30 – 14.00 Lunch & Networking

    6. 14.00 – 15.30 Session 2: «Grain processing and other sources of additional profits»
      Moderator - Jean-Jacques Herve, Vice–preseident French-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce
    • Viktor Aslanov - Director, Grain&Oilseeds;, Kazakhstan
    • Faik Genç - Director, AgriPro, Turkey
    • Grigoriy Kopilevich - Head of Commercial department, MHP, Ukraine
    • Igor Kobelya - CEO, Ukrainian Flour-Milling Company, Ukraine
    15.45 – 16.45 Case-session: «From Volume to Value»
    Moderator - Bohdan Chomiak, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine
    • Organic farming. Experience of Bulgaria
    • Petar Dimitrov - Agricore, Bulgaria

    • In pursuit of profit. Business transparency vs shadow sector
    • Oleksandr Sakharenko - Kesarev Consulting, Ukraine

    • Legal aspects of profit protection in agribusiness
    • Ivan Kasynyuk - AGA Partners, Ukraine

    Conclusions and Recommendations

    17:00 Closing Cocktail

    Registration