AGENDA

10:00-6:00        Organic and Non-GMO Forum (additional registration required)

 

1:30 - 5:30        INTL FCStone Financial Inc. Short Course – Price Risk Management 
                            (free for OGTS registrants)​  

 

8:00-9:00        Breakfast sponsored by Women in Agribusiness

 

Breakout Sessions

9:00-9:45         Room A: An Update and Outlook for High Oleic Soy

                                      Richard Galloway, Oilseed Industry Consultant, QUALISOY

 

                           Room B: Prospects for Increased Competition from Brazil and Argentina

                                      José Gobbée, Director, GOAGRO

 

9:55-10:40       Room A: Novel Proteins for Animal Feed 

                                      Panelists:  

                                    Will Kusch, Project Manager, TerViva

                                    Xingen Lei, Professor of Molecular Nutrition, Cornell University

                                    Moderator:

                                    Paul Smolen, Principal, Agri Networks Management, LLC

                         
                          Room B: Food Safety Modernization Act:  Practical Tips for Implementation

                                       Rachael Dettmann Spiegel, Associate, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP

 

 

10:40-11:15     Coffee Break

 

11:15-12:00     AgTech Along the Oilseed & Grain Supply Chain

                                    Patrick Christie, President and CEO, Conservis Corporation

 

12:00-12:45    Risk Management 

                                      Panelists:

                                    Doug Prohaska, Senior Commodity Risk Manager, INTL FCStone

                                    Kevin Shriver, Chief Procurement Officer, Land O’Lakes, Inc.

                                    Edward Woodford, CEO, Seed SEF

                                     

                                     Moderator:

                                     Daniel Hofstad, Director, Cargill Risk Management

 

12:45-1:45       Lunch sponsored by HighQuest Consulting

 

1:45-2:30         Weather Variability and Its Impact on Global Agriculture

                                      John Corbett, Ph.D., Agricultural climatologist and Co-Founder and CEO, aWhere, Inc.

     

2:30-3:15        Keynote: What to Expect for AG Prices in 2017 and the Key Issues Driving Them

                                     David Hightower, Founding Principal of The Hightower Report

 

3:15-3:30         Closing Remarks 

 

PRE-CONFERENCE - Monday, November 14, 2016
Wednesday, November 16, 2016  

 

8:00-10:30        INTL FCStone Financial Inc. Short Course – Price Risk Management 

                            (free for OGTS registrants)​  

                                       Richard A. Jelinek, Vice President Global Education at INTL FCStone Financial

                                       Doug Prohaska, Senior Commodity Risk Manager, INTL FCStone

 

9:00-10:30        Organic and Non-GMO Forum (additional registration required)

 

10:30-11:15      Opening Coffee for OGTS

 

11:15-11:25      Welcome

 

11:25-11:45      Opening comments from Minnesota Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture, 
                            Matt Wohlman
 
11:45- 12:30     Major Trends Driving Change in North American Agriculture

                                        Philippe de Lapérouse, Managing Director, HighQuest Group

 

12:30-1:15         Millennial Food Behavior and What it Means for the Ag Supply Chain

                                         Eve Turow Paul, Author & Consultant, ETP Insights, LLC

 

1:15-2:15           Lunch Sponsored by Highest Consulting

 

Breakout Sessions

2:15-3:00

                           Room A: Animal Protein Outlook

                                       Deborah Perkins, Managing Director, Rabobank

 

                           Room B: Transportation and Logistics - A Supply Chain Perspective

                                      Jim Mikel, International Cargo Ops Specialist, Paxton Van Lines Incorporated

                                      Rob Keller, Director of Feed Grains and Oilseeds, BNSF Railway Company

                                      Marcel van Dijk, Manager Cargo Marketing, Port of Los Angeles

                                      Moderator:

                                      David Headley , Senior Manager, HighQuest Group

 

3:10-3:55

                           Room A: Overview  of Soybean Crush Feasibility for Manitoba, Canada

                                      Marlene Boersch, Owner & Managing Partner, Mercantile Consulting Venture Inc.

                           

                           Room B: Trends and Outlook for Animal Feed

                                      Panelists:

                                     Eduardo Galo, Managing Director North America, Novus International, Inc.

                                     Mark Schuett, ,CEO and Owner, American Natural Soy

                                     Rick Spellins, Managing Director of Commodity Purchasing, Tyson Foods, Inc.

                                     Moderator:

                                     Philippe de Lapérouse, Managing Director, HighQuest Group

 

3:55-4:30          Coffee Break

 

4:30-5:15           Surplus Grains & Oilseeds in 2016, But What Lies Ahead for 2017

                                        Bill Lapp, President and Founder, Advanced Economic Solutions (AES)

 

5:15-6:00           Managing Commodity Risk in Today’s CPG World

                                        David Brown, VP Commodity Price & Risk Management, Mondelēz International

 

6:00-7:30           Pub Night Reception with Trivia Tournament Reception sponsored by INTL FCStone and

                            Soybean Premiums
                                      Mix with the crowd over beers and games, including classic Minnesota highlights with Kirby Puckett and Fran      

                                      Tarkenton. Then grab some teammates and show off your skills with our Trivia Tournament covering pop culture,

                                      sports, current events and ag-industry questions, while enjoying our wing bar and nacho station.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Agenda-at-a-Glance

Pre-conference: Monday - November 14, 2016

10:00-6:00        Organic and Non-GMO Forum (additional registration required)

 

1:30 - 5:30        INTL FCStone Financial Inc. Short Course – Price Risk Management (free for OGTS registrants)​  

8:00-10:30         INTL FCStone Financial Inc. Short Course – Price                                  Risk Management (free for OGTS registrants)​  

 

9:00-10:30         Organic and Non-GMO Forum 

                             (additional registration required)

 

10:30-11:15       Opening Coffee for OGTS

 

11:15-11:25       Welcome

 

11:25- 11:45       Opening comments from Minnesota Deputy                                           Commissioner of Agriculture, Matt Wohlman

 

11:45-12:30        Major Trends Driving Change in North American                                   Agriculture

 

12:30-1:15         Millennial Food Behavior and What it Means for the                              Ag  Supply Chain

 

1:15-2:15            Lunch Sponsored by Highest Consulting

 

2:15-3:00           Breakout Sessions

 

                             Room A: Animal Protein Outlook 

                            

                             Room B: Transportation and Logistics - A Supply                                  Chain Perspective

 

3:10-3:55           Breakout Sessions

 

                             Room A: Overview  of Soybean Crush Feasibility for                              Manitoba, Canada   

                          

                             Room B: Trends and Outlook for Animal Feed

 

3:55-4:30            Coffee Break

 

4:30-5:15            Surplus Grains & Oilseeds in 2016, But What Lies                                Ahead for 2017

 

5:15-6:00            Managing Commodity Risk in Today’s CPG World

 

6:00-7:30            Reception sponsored by INTL FCStone and                                            Soybean Premiums

8:00-9:00        Breakfast sponsored by Women in Agribusiness

 

9:00-9:45        Breakout Sessions

 

                          Room A: An Update and Outlook for High Oleic Soy​

                          

                          Room B: Prospects for Increased Competition from                               Brazil and Argentina​

 

 

9:55-10:40      Breakout Sessions


                          Room A: Novel Proteins for Animal Feed​

                          

                          Room B: Food Safety Modernization Act:  

                            Practical Tips for Implementation

 

 

10:40-11:15    Coffee Break

 

11:15-12:00    AgTech Along the Oilseed & Grain Supply Chain

 

12:00-12:45     Risk Management Panel

                          

12:45-1:45         Lunch

 

1:45-2:30           Weather Variability and Its Impact on Global                                          Agriculture

 

2:30-3:15          Keynote: What to Expect for Ag Prices in 2017 and                               the Key Issues Driving Them

 

3:15-3:30           Closing Remarks 

 

Tuesday - November 15, 2016
Wednesday - November 16, 2016

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