Two conference days, 6 information sections, 4 panel discussions: the updated agenda of GMD




In nearly one month, Odessa will change from the resort town into the effective business platform, because on May 30 it will bring together representatives of the largest Ukrainian and foreign companies-participants of the grain market, as well as their colleagues from the marine industry.

Becoming of member of the XVIII international conference Grain & Maritime Days in Odessa — it is not only meeting old friends from the linked industries, and not only getting new, useful contacts for business doing. First of all, it is a good chance to become acquainted with the recent market trends, as well as go through the forecasts of their development from the best global experts and analysts.

In the current year, on May 30-31 the conference agenda will cover the following main information sections: "Macroeconomics", "Global grain perspective", "Global shipping perspective", and "Local grain perspective". At the same time, there will be several parallel sections: "International business by new rules", "Crisis on course", "The future is now".

The list of speakers, who already started preparing their reports for the conference: Oleg Ustenko (The Bleyzer Foundation), Suvra Chakraborty (AMC Overseas FZE), leading lawyers of Interlegal, William H. Meyers (FAPRI), Natalya Skuratovich (PETKUS), Andrei Kupchenko (APK-Inform Agency), Oleg Onischenko (SGS Ukraine), Vassilios Logothetis (Hellenic Chamber of Shipping), Paul van Ulam (MTBS), Basil Karatzas (Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co), Martin Benderson (MACN), Ruslan Osipenko (Chinese Commerce Association), Georgios Zouglis (Corinth Canal S.A.), Nikos D. Marmatsouris (GAC Shipping SA), etc.

Also, the agenda includes a number of panel discussions: "How to shield from fraud in grain trading: challenges-2019", "Topical features of the Black Sea shipping", "IT-solutions in the grain and maritime business", and "Features of the Ukrainian market: in 20 mln to 100 mln tonnes". Representatives of the authorities, public enterprises, specialized companies, industry associations, agricultural holdings, and banks, as well as various analysts and experts, will participate in the reporting panel discussions.

In addition, the conference participants will also face the entertaining part of the event. Lifting the veil, we announce the awarding procedure of the companies-winners in the rating "TOP-FACE of the grain market and logistics" according to the organizers, as well as the yacht trip on the first summer day.

Here you can receive more detailed information about the updated agenda of the three-day event by the seashore.


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