"Asia Grains&Oils Conference in Qazaqstan 2021", Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan
Nov 17, 2021
Day 1, November 17

08:30-09:45 Registration. Welcome coffee

09:45-10:20 Opening


Elena Cherednichenko, chief editor, APK-Inform


Serik Saltykov, General Director, UPL – General sponsor


Alisher Makhmudov, expert on agriculture and logistics of Central Asia, General Director of Central Asia Trade House


Saidikram Niyazkhodzhaev, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Uzbekistan to Kazakhstan


Peter Vrublevsky, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to Kazakhstan


Nurlan Ospanov, Chairman, Kazakh Grain Union

Vladimir Nenakhov, General Directod, CELVIT LLC – Gold sponsor


Andriy Vusyk, Deputy General Director, Myande Group – Exclusive sponsor

Alexander Alexandrov, Director, VEKTOR Company Group Holding

10:20-13:00 Session 1. Grain market in 2021/22 MY: global trends, Kazakh realia

Zheruyk conference hall

Alexander Malov, General director, VKZ-Agro LLP

10:20-10:40 Global economic trends and their influence on agricultural complex of Kazakhstan

Representative of Ministry of Agriculture of Kazakhstan

10:40-11:00 Short- and long-term development prospects of Kazakh agroindustrial complex under the influence of weather, economic and geopolitical factors

Asylzhan Mamytbekov, independent expert, ex-Minister of Agriculture of Kazakhstan

11:00-11:20 Kazakh grain market trends: features of the season. How the trade flows will be distributed under export restrictions and tough balance

Alexander Malov, General director, VKZ-Agro LLP

11:20-11:40 Presentation of the general sponsor: UPL as a global leader of sustainable agricultural solutions

Serik Saltykov, General Director, UPL

11:40-12:00 Kazakh durum market in 2021/22 MY: key trends and export destinations

Ivan Malygin, Trader, Grain Partners 

12:00-12:20 Kazakh grain quality and phytosanitary conditions

Gulmira Borsanova, Managing Director of development, Kazakh agrarian expertise LLC

12:20-12:40 Russian grain market in 2021/22 MY: key destinations of export and railway transportation. Agricultural cargo traffic between Russia and Kazakhstan

Igor Pavensky, Head of strategic department, Rusagrotrans

12:40-13:00 Quality of grain in Central federal district of Russia. Export reality

Maria Shostak, director of Altay office of Federal State-Funded Institution "Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain"

13:00-13:20 Logistics of grain and flour export in the Central Asia region in 2021/22 MY


Representative of  JSC "KTZ - FREIGHT TRANSPORT"

13:20-13:30 Discussion

13:30-15:00 Lunch

15:00-17:00 Session 2. Global market of grain and by-products

Andriy Kupchenko, Head of Business project unit, APK-Inform

15:00-15:30 Global grain and oilseed market in 2021/22 MY

Darren Cooper, Senior Economist at the International Grains Council (IGC)

15:30-15:45 Kazakh flour market: current realia
Evgeny Gan, President, Union of Grain Processors of Kazakhstan

15:45-16:00 Trends of global demand for groats and flour products

Andriy Kupchenko, Head of Business project unit, APK-Inform

16:00-16:30 Global market of flour and grain by-products: where does the market go?

Rodion Rybchinskiy, PhD in Grain Processing Technology, International expert, FAO

16:30-17:00 Questions to speakers

17:00-18:00 Communication between participants. Completion of the first conference day

18:00-22:00 Gala dinner


Day 2, November 18

09:00-10:00 Morning coffee break

10:00-13:30 Session 3. Global oilseed market in 2021/22 MY

Zheruyk conference hall


Andriy Kupchenko, Head of Business project unit, APK-Inform

10:00-10:30 Kazakh oilseed market in 2021/22 MY: achievements and challenges of the industry. Key export destinations for Kazakh oilseeds (sunflower seed, flaxseed)

Evgeny Karabanov, Founder of the group of companies Severnoe Zerno LLC, Expert of the Kazakh Grain Union

10:30-10:50 Market of vegetable oils in Kazakhstan: results of 2020/21 MY and drivers of the new season

Konstantin Nevzorov, President, Association “Fat&Oil Union of Kazakhstan”

10:50-11:10 Market of meals and cakes in Kazakhstan, export potential

Yadykar Ibragimov, Chairman, National Association of Oilseeds Processors

11:10-11:30 Mayande’s equipment and technology development for oils and fats production

Andriy Vusyk, Deputy General Director, Myande Group

11:30-11:50 Promissing methonds of fortified vegetable oil production

Zhuldyz Sataeva, Head of experimental production department for vegetable oils production of Seifullin Kazakh Agro Technical University

11:50-12:10 Uzbekistan as a key trend partner of Kazakhstan: development of sunflower seed and oil trade in Central Asia in 2021/22 MY.

Sardor Yakubov, Head of department of feedstock development, Association of fat & oil enterprises of Uzbekistan “Uzyogmoysanoat”, Doctor of Engineering

12:10-12:40 Ukrainian experience in development of fat-amd-oil industry

Alexander Alexandrov, Director, VEKTOR Company Group Holding

Valentin Surmach, Head of the Technical Department, Khorolskiy Mechanical Plant

Vladimir Lifshitz, Director, Kotloenergoproject

12:00-13:00 Global trends of oilseed market: influence of weather, economic and geopolitical factors

David Jackson, Director, LMC International

13:00-13:15 Summing up the conference

13:15-15:00 Lunch

15:00-16:30 Roundtable “Experience of Ukraine in development of agricultural complex by means of advanced technologies”

Di-Hall conference hall



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