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XV International Conference

Black Sea Grain: Moving Up the Value Chain

Blackseagrain 2018

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Join us in Kyiv on April 18-19, 2018 at the XV International Conference “Black Sea Grain-2018” - a premiere event of the Black Sea region, recognized by global leaders of grain & oilseed industry. 


Black Sea Grain is a major meeting point for the top agribusiness community, 2 days of exclusive market insights from the leading global experts and effective networking with 700+ delegates from 50+ countries.


 April 18

 April 19

08.30 Registration & Coffee

09.45 Conference opening & Welcoming remarks

10.00 – 13.00 Session:«Global Trends in the Agricultural Market »

  • Ukraine: Open Economy and Key Development Factors of the Agri Sector

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»

  • Government Regulation of Agribusiness Development in Ukraine

Ivan Miroshnychenko - People’s Deputy, Ukraine

  • Macroeconomics of Ukraine. Banks and Corporations: Financial and Investment Cooperation. 2018-2025

Sergey Budkin - Managing partner, FinPoint, Ukraine

  • Agri Technologies and Yields. Improving Competitiveness

Dmitry Skornyakov - CEO, Harveast, Ukraine

  • Speaker to be confirmed

16.30 – 17.30 Drinks & Networking

17.30 Gala Dinner. Celebration of the 15th Anniversary of ‘Black Sea Grain’ Conference

09.30 Registration & Coffee

10.00 - 10.30 Special Presentation «Agribusiness & Cryptocurrency»

Svetlana Zharova - Expert, Cryptocurrency Consulting, Ukraine 


10.45 – 12.30 Session: «Main Grain             and Oil Crops Suppliers: Key Regional   Trends»

  • 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

  • Latin America: What is next for South American Agriculture? Can the Growth be Sustained?

Pedro Dejneka - MD Commodities, Brazil

12.30 – 14.00 Lunch & Networking

14.00 – 15.15 Discussion panel: «Grain processing - a source of additional profits?»

  • Evgeniy Radovenyuk - CEO, Grain Alliance, Ukraine
  • Viktor Aslanov - Director, Grain&Oilseeds, Kazakhstan
  • Faik Genç - Director, AgriPro, Turkey
  • Speaker to be confirmed

15.15 – 16.30 Case-session: «From Volume to Value»

  • Organic farming. Experience of Bulgaria

Petar Dimitrov - Agricore, Bulgaria

  • In pursuit of profit. Business transparency vs shadow sector

Mykhaylo Sokolov - Kesarev Consulting, Ukraine

  • Legal aspects of profit protection in agribusiness

Ivan Kasynyuk - AGA Partners, Ukraine

  • Speaker to be confirmed

Conclusions and Recommendations
16:30 Closing Cocktail

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