"Grain&Maritime Days 2022 in Istanbul", Turkey, Istanbul
May 25, 2022
08:30-09:45 Registration. Morning coffee
09:45-10:00 Opening (Dolmabahçe Grand Ballroom)
Welcoming speech:
Polina Kaiada
Head of global markets department, APK-Inform – Organizer

Irina Voyevodina
Partner, Interlegal, Ukraine – Organizer

Taras Kachka
Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine – Trade Envoy of Ukraine

Vasyl Bodnar
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Ukraine to the Republic of Turkey

Sanzhar Elubaev
President, Astyk Trans – Exclusive Sponsor of the conference

Session 1: Global Grain. Global Transformation
Alexandre Bobylov
Senior Pricing Specialist, EMEA Agriculture at S&P Global Commodity Insights

10:00-10:20 Global multiplicative effects amid limited agricultural exports from Ukraine
Taras Kachka
Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine – Trade Envoy of Ukraine

10:20-10:40 Prospects of Black Sea grain market and its place in the global trade
Alexandre Bobylov
Senior Pricing Specialist, EMEA Agriculture at S&P Global Commodity Insights

10:40-11:00 European and French wheat market: forecasts for 2022/23 MY
Nathan Cordier
Head of analysis, Agritel Company own by Argus Media

11:00-11:20 Global market of pulses

Huseyin Arslan
President of the Global Pulse Confederation

11:20-11:40 Food price formation in the new reality of the world trade

Dr. Oleksandr Perekhozhuk
Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO)

11:40-12:00 Global trends on the market of major oilseeds and vegetable oils in 2021/22 MY. Forecasts for 2022/23 MY
Aaron Hanson
Analysts, LMC International

12:00-12:40 Coffee break

12:40-14:00 Session 2: Turkey and Kazakhstan on the world grain and oilseeds market. Prospects of cooperation
Sanzhar Elubaev
President, Astyk Trans

12:40-13:00 Development of Turkish wheat and feed grains market (barley, corn, soybean): prospects for 2022/23 MY
Veysel Kaya
independent expert, SUNSEEDMAN

13:00-13:20 Kazakhstan's export trade perspectives of the grain and oilseeds market in 2022/23 MY
Yadykar Ibragimov
Chairman, National Association of Oilseeds Processors

13:20-13:40 Kazakh grain market: new logistic routes for development of export potential
Sanzhar Elubaev
President, Astyk Trans

13:40-14:00 Prospects of agricultural cooperation between Turkey and Central Asia countries

Alisher Makhmudov
General Director, Central Asia Trade House


14:00-15:00 Lunch

15:00-17:00 Maritime session. What will happen to the Black Sea shipping?
Irina Voyevodina
Partner, Interlegal Ukraine

  • Black sea shipping market and freight overview. What's happening in the region
  • Changing supply chains. What's going on at the exporters/importers side
  • Sanctions and their impact on regional logistics
  • Security issues for the region
  • Arbitration. How dispuites are solved
  • Observations from Turkey:
    • Neutral status of Turkey
    • Less traffic in the Bosphorus
    • New channel – prospects for future
Nikos Marmatsouris
Senior Marketing Manager, GAC Shipping SA

Oleg Solodukhov
founder, The Charterers

Sergey Senkevych
Selena Shipping Ltd, CEO

Karyna Gorovaya
Senior associate, Interlegal Ukraine

Alberto Batini
Founding Member presso BTG LEGAL Batini Traverso Grasso & Associati, London

Valerian Imnaishvili
Partner, Interlegal Georgia

Mehmet Dogu
Partner, Interlegal Turkey

17:00-18:00 Meetings, negotiations

18:00-22:00 Gala dinner (Bosphorus Junior Ballroom)


Exclusive sponsor
Media support
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Irina Ozip
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Polina Kalaida
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Tatiana Lysenko

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