April 05, 2017

Session 1: “Major Regions of Agri Production. Trends and Development”

Moderator - Bohdan Chomiak, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

   •    Sergey Feofilov - UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine  Regional competition. Aiming at maximum effectiveness
   •    Philippe Chalmin - Economist, France  Low prices and high supplies: Tendencies of the global grain market
   •    Andrea Cagnolati - Grain Services, Italy   Buyer vs supplier: Changing preferences of the main grain importers
   •    Oleksiy Stupak - Credit Agricole Bank, Ukraine  Overview of funding sources for agricultural sector. Financial proposal from Credit Agricole Bank


Session 2: “New Leaders of the World Grain Market”

Moderator - Bohdan Chomiak, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

   •   Leandro Pierbattisti - Federation of Elevators Association, Argentina South America: New highs in production and exports
   •   Elizaveta Malyshko - UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine   Triumph of the Black Sea region: For how long?
   •   Dmitry Rylko - IKAR, Russia  Russia in the global grain arena. Prospects of 2017/18
   •  Wayne Gordon - UBS, Singapore  Promising markets of Asia and Africa - focus of suppliers


Discussion Panel: “Ukraine’s Agri Sector in 2017: Investments Deficit despite High Returns”

Moderator - Sergey Feofilov, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine

  • Natalia Porvina - Credit Agricole Bank, Ukraine
  • Alexander Gavriliuk - KPMG, Ukraine
  • Alexander Skurla - Strategic Advisory Group for Support of Ukrainian Reforms, Cabinet of Ministers, Ukraine
  • Sergey Ushakov - Association of Farmers and Private landowners of Dnepropetrovsk region


April 06, 2017

Session 1: “Black Sea Region under Conditions of Mounting Grain Stocks”

Moderator - Alexander Gavriliuk - KPMG, Ukraine

   •    Gennadiy Shulga - SGS, Switzerland Dynamics and outlook for change in grain quality. Comparison by regions
   •    Viktor Aslanov - Grain&Oilseeds; Kazakhstan   Kazakhstan: agribusiness transformation within current challenges

   •    Mark Lindeman - USDA, USA  Winter grain conditions and 2017 crop production forecast for Ukraine and Russia

   •    Tatyana Adamenko - Hydrometeorological Center of Ukraine   Global weather changes: for harm or benefit?

Discussion Panel: “Upgrading logistics system as a factor of regional competitiveness”

Moderator - Natalia Kruti, PromGruz, Ukraine


Discussion Panel: “Wind of Change in the Global Market. Quo Vadis?”

Moderator - Nikolay Gorbachov, New World Grain (Soufflet Group), Ukraine

  • Elena Voloshyna - IFC, Ukraine
  • Sergey Feofilov - UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine
  • Volodymyr Lapa - State Service of Ukraine on Food Safety and Consumers Protection
  • Jean-Jacques Herve - French-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce