AGENDA

The premiere 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

9:00-12:00 -  Industry Tour
 

9:00-12:00 - Risk Management Short Course
 

2:00-2:30 - Welcome and Trends in the Global   AgInvesting Landscape
 

2:30-3:15 - Global Oilseed Outlook
 

3:15-4:00 - The Role of Financial Markets on     Ag Markets Around the World
Erik Norland, Executive Director and Senior Economist, CME Group
 

4:00-4:45 - Coffee Break  
 

4:45-5:30 - Global Grain Outlook
 

5:30-7:00 - Welcome Reception

THURSDAY 1 OCT

Track Key

Track 1: Animal Protein

Track 2: Oilseeds & Grains Utilization

Track 3: Global Trade Logistics

 

 

9:00-9:45 - Track Sessions

Track 1: Animal Protein Market Round-Up

Track 2: Consumer Trends Influencing Demand for Ag Commodities

Track 3: Transportation & Logistics Trends
 

9:55-10:40 - Track Sessions

Track 1: Addressing Critical Trade & Regulatory Issues

Track 2: Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable, Organic & Non-GMO Procurement

Track 3: Infrastructure Development
 

10:50-11:35 - Coffee Break
 

11:35-12:20 - Track Sessions

AP: The Impact of Exchange Rates on Animal Protein Markets

OGU: Sorghum

GTL: Strategies for Trade Financing
 

12:30-1:45 - Lunch
 

1:45-2:30 - Track Sessions

AP: Trends in the Animal Feed Sector

OGU: Trends in Vegetable  Oil Utilization

GTL: Origin Market Opportunities
 

2:40-3:25 - Track Sessions

AP: Aquaculture

OGU: Trends in Plant Protein Utilization

GTL: Opportunities in Asia
 

3:35-4:20 - Coffee Break
 

4:20-5:05 - Track Sessions

AP: Buyers Panel

OGU: Biofuels

GTL: Risk Management: Navigating a Volatile Market
 

5:05 - 6:30 - 10th Anniversary

                       Oktoberfest Party

9:00-9:45 - Innovation in Agriculture
 

9:45-10:30 - The Impact of Weather on               Global Agriculture
Evelyn Browning Garriss, The Browning Newsletter
 

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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