programma

PRELIMINARY CONFERENCE AGENDA “Black Sea Grain: Moving Up the Value Chain”
18April
  1. 09.00 Registration & Coffee
  2. 10.00 – 12.30 Session 1: «Global Trends in the Agricultural Market »
    • Factors determining current state and further development of the global grain market
    • Global consumption of food and agricultural products: trends and changes
    • Asia: demand and consumption of grains and oilseeds
    • World agricultural sector: where lies investor’s focus?
  3. 12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

  4. 14.00 – 15.45 Session 2:«Main Suppliers of Agricultural Products: Key Regional Trends»
    • Ukraine-EU: outlook on grain and food products trade
    • Ukraine, Russia, Black Sea region: further strengthening of positions
    • Latin America: Will dominance in grain and oilseed markets continue?
  5. 16.00 – 17.00 Discussion panel: «Grain processing - a source of additional profits?»

    17.00 – 18.00 Drinks & Networking
  6. 18.00 Gala Dinner. Celebration of ‘Black Sea Grain’ 15th Anniversary
 
19April
  1. 09.30 – 10.30 Registration & Coffee

  2. 10.30 – 12.30 Session 1: «Black Sea Region: Sources and Limits of Growth in The Agricultural Sector»
    • Main factors improving agribusiness margins in the Black Sea region. Profit as a factor, regulating crop structure
    • Macroeconomics of Ukraine. Banks and corporations: financial and investment cooperation. 2018-2025
    • Land market: driver of agri production and investments in technology?
    • Real estate investments: is there an alternative to investing in agricultural land banks?
  3. 12.30 – 14.00 Lunch

  4. 14.00 – 15.15 Session 2: «Effective Ways of Mitigating Risks in The Agri market»
  • Legal aspects of profit protection in agribusiness
  • In pursuit of profit. Business transparency vs shadow sector
  • Logistics as a point of multiplying unexpected costs
15.15 – 16.30 Case-session: «From Volumes to Added Value and Quality»
  • Organic farming. Experience of Bulgaria
  • Ports of Ukraine: investments attractiveness of grain transshipment at the background of lower grain transshipment rate
  • Projects for seed production in Ukraine
Conclusions and Recommendations

16:30 Closing Cocktail

Registration