9:00- 9:30 Registration of participants, morning coffee
Session 1: Current state and challenges of the plant protection and seed market
Moderator: Anna Platonova, Director of the Kiev Representative Office of APK-Inform Agency
9:30 – 9:50 Topical issues of the supplier and consumer: from state support of buyers of seed in 2019 to methods to combat counterfeiting and fakes
Susanna Grigorenko, Executive Director of ACS
9:50-10:10 Innovations in the diagnosis of phytopathogens from the company "SYngenta"
Yulia Shevchenko, Head of Diagnostic Centers
10:10- 10:30 Phytosanitary condition of the fields - and we all struggle with the consequences
Vladislav Sedik, President of the FAA
10:30 – 10:50 Counteraction to illegal trade in pesticides
Mikhail Malkov, International Consultant, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
10:50 – 11:10 The use of plant protection products: the danger of violation of technology?
Igor Tarushkin, Head of Regional Marketing / Grover & Channel, Manager for Special Crop Protection Technologies, Bayer LLC
11:10- 11:30 Sowing material of grain and oilseeds - wasteful savings and competitors
Mirra Lubenets, Analyst, APK-Inform Agency
11:30- 11:40 Biological products in plant protection
Natalia Gavura, Engineering and Technical Institute "Biotechnology" of the National Academy of Agrarian Sciences of Ukraine
Session 2: Harvest Outlook 2019: Optimists vs Realists
Moderator: Andrey Kupchenko, Head of the Information Service of the APK-Inform Agency
11:40 – 12:00 Market trends in segments of major crops: what, when, to whom and for how much
Andrei Kupchenko, Head of the Information Service of APK-Inform Agency
12:00 – 12:20 Trends in soybean production and medium-term prospects for the market for consumption of processed products in Ukraine
Viktor Timchenko, Ukrainian Association of Soy Producers and Processors
12:20 – 12:40 Weather and crop views 2019
Tatyana Adamenko, Head of the Department of Agrometeorology Hydrometeorological Center of Ukraine
12:40 – 13:30 Lunch
Session 3: Successful marketing strategies in the agricultural sector of Ukraine
Moderator: Svetlana Sinkovskaya, Director of Marketing, APK-Inform Agency
13:30 - 14:00 Anti-kicking - knowledge and experience, which are able to withstand the challenges of agricultural production
Taras Opanasenko, Head of the Research Center, Victoria Oleinik, agrochemist-soil scientist, ASTARTA-KIEV, LLC
14:00- 14:20 Challenges of Ukraine's agricultural production for the next 5 years
Sergey Rizanov, head of agrotechnological support of the group of farms "Eridon"
14:20- 14:40 Innovative solutions to improve the efficiency of crop production: when is it profitable not to save?
Alexander Miglovets, Head of Agronomy Department, UKRAVIT Group of Companies
14:40 – 15:00 Agrologistics or how small and medium producers to go to their own exports of niche crops
Alexander Stefanets, Director of Stef Logistic LLC
15:00 – 15:20 Media preferences of Ukrainian agrarians: what kind of advertising works for you, and how much money is wasted?
Svetlana Sinkovskaya, Marketing Director of APK-Inform Agency
15:20-15:30 Summing up the conference
15:30- 17:00 Final buffet table