AGENDA

The premier annual event providing actionable content and networking opportunities for key decision makers in the global oilseed (soybeans, canola/rapeseed, sunflower seed and oil palm) and feed grain (corn, wheat, sorghum and barley) value chains.
 
At-A-Glance
WEDNESDAY 30 SEPT

8:00-1:30 

Organic & Non-GMO Forum: Developing the Supply Chain (separate registration necessary)

 

8:00-12:15 -  Industry Tour

 

8:30-12:30

INTL FCStone Risk Management Short Course

 

12:00-2:00 - Welcome Coffee in Exhibit Hall

 

2:00-2:30

Welcome and Trends in the Global   AgInvesting Landscape
 

2:30-3:15

Global Oilseed Outlook
 

3:15-4:00

The Impact of Financial Markets on Ag Markets Around the World

 

4:00-4:45 - Coffee Break  
 

4:45-5:30

Global Grain Outlook
 

5:30-6:15

Keynote: Unique Perspective on Cuba by Fidel Castro’s Daughter

 

6:15-7:30 - Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall

 

7:30-10:00 - Buyer Dinner

THURSDAY 1 OCT

Track Key

Animal Protein

 Oilseeds & Grains Utilization

Global Trade Logistics

 

8:00-9:00 - Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

 

9:00-9:45 - Concurrent Track Sessions:

Animal Protein Market Round-Up
Consumer Trends Influencing Demand for Ag Commodities
Transportation & Logistics Trends

 

9:55-10:40 - Concurrent Track Sessions:

Addressing Critical Trade & Regulatory Issues

Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable, Organic & Non-GMO Procurement

Origin Market Opportunities in South America

 

10:40-11:25 - Coffee Break    
 

11:25-12:10 - Concurrent Track Sessions:

Managing Global Water Risks in the Animal Protein Sector
Sorghum Outlook
Strategies for Trade Financing

 

12:10-1:50 - Lunch
 

1:50-2:35 - Concurrent Track Sessions:

 

Trends in the Animal Feed Sector

Trends in Vegetable Oil Utilization

Infrastructure Development 

 

2:45-3:30 - Concurrent Track Sessions:


Aquaculture

Trends in Plant Protein Utilization

Capturing the Market Opportunity in Cuba and the Caribbean Basin

 

3:30-4:15 - Coffee Break
 

4:15-5:00 - Concurrent Track Sessions:


Buyers Panel

Biofuels Outlook

Risk Management: Navigating a Volatile Market

 

5:00 - 6:30 - 10th Anniversary

                       Oktoberfest Party! 

8:00-9:00 - Continental Breakfast

 

9:00-9:45

Innovation in Agriculture

 

9:45-10:30

The Impact of Weather on Global Agriculture
 

10:30-11:15 - Coffee break
 

11:15-12:00

The Intersection of Geopolitics, Global Trade and Agriculture
 

12:00-12:15 - Close of program

FRIDAY 2 OCT

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