"Fat-and-Oil Industry - 2018" Ukraine, Kyiv
Nov 6, 2018


November 6

From 9:00 — Registration of participants. Morning coffee

9:45-10:00 — Official opening of the conference. Welcoming speeches of the organizers, sponsors


Block 1.

10:00-12:10 — Sessional part. Oilseed crops in the world: tendencies & prospects. Ukraine — supplier of raw materials, or real player?

10:00-10:20 — Positions of the Ukrainian fat-and-oil industry on the global market: current trends & development prospects

Stepan Kapshuk, General Director, association Ukroliyaprom

10:20-10:40 — European market of GM-free soybeans: opportunities for Ukraine

Bertalan Kruppa, soy market analyst, Danube Soya Organisation

10:40-11:00Trends of the global and European rapeseed markets in 2018/19 MY

Natalya Skuratovich, Key Account Manager, PETKUS Holding GmdH

11:00-11:20 — Risks and hedging

Matt Ammermann, Commodity Risk Manager, INTL FCStone Inc.

11:35-12:10 — Global market of high-oleic sunflower seed. Facts & prospects

Sergei Tymoshenko, Head on development of business solutions for agricultural processing in the CIS countries, Syngenta, Luis Carlos Alonso, Doctor of Agronomics, Global Head of oilseed marketing, Syngenta

12:10-12:25 — Panel discussion

12:25-13:25 — Lunch


Block 2.

13:25-15:45 — Sessional part. Vegetable oils in Ukraine and the world: current condition & prospects for development

13:25-13:45 — Trends of the global market of vegetable oils

Tim Worledge, AgriCensus

13:45-14:05 — India and China — largest consumers of Ukrainian sunflower oil

Viktoria Blazhko, Consultant, Agritel International

14:05-14:25 — African and Persian Gulf countries as the perspective sales markets for Ukrainian sunflower oil

Suvra Chakraborty, AMC Overseas

14:25-14:45 — Innovations on the market of sunflower oil production: how to combine the effectiveness for business and the useful properties of oils in food products for the end consumers

Yuriy Shevchenko, Business Development Director, UKROLIYA LLC

14:45-15:05 — Ukrainian terminals: role of the ports in improving the performance of international trading with vegetable oils

Dmitry Falko, Executive Manager, LLC NE Terminal UPSS

15:05-15:25 — Quality and Safety Challenges in the Oil and Fat Industry

 Georgiy Tykhonenko, Business Manager, SGS Ukraine

15:25-15:45 — Presentation of the information platform on global prices of the commodity market

Igor Tinkov, Regional Sales Manager for Black Sea, AgFlow

15:45-16:00 — Panel discussion

16:00-16:30 — Coffee-break


Block 3.

16:30-17:30 — Sessional part. Market of oilseed meals. Trends and forecasts on the markets of the countries-producers & consumers

16:30-16:50 — Features of sunflower meal shipments in containers: countries of Southeast Asia

Pavel Mirzak, Associate partner, Global Ocean Link

16:50-17:10 — Risk-based management in the case of fat-and-oil enterprises

Elena Ramazanova-Stepkina, Director, International School of Technical Legislation and Quality Management LLC

17:10-17:30 — Prospective sales markets of Ukrainian oilseed meals

Julia Ivanitskaya, Oilseed market analyst, APK-Inform Agency

17:30-17:45 — Panel discussion


Conference hall "New York"

13:00-14:30 — Workshop 1 from Syngenta. High-oleic market

Sergei Tymoshenko, Head on development of business solutions for agricultural processing in the CIS countries, Syngenta

Kateryna Konashchuk, Vice President of Commerce, AgroGeneration

Yuriy Shevchenko, Business Development Director, UKROLIYA LLC

  • High-oleic raw materials in Ukraine: quality and/or premium
  • Market of high-oleic sunflower oil in Ukraine: current condition & prospects
  • Development prospects of the high-oleic industry
  • Estimation of high-oleic sunflower seed cultivation using the case of agricultural company


14:45-16:15 — Workshop 2. Future for the Ukrainian agro-industrial complex: perspective directions of development

  • Climate changes and operational adaptation to new conditions

Tetyana Adamenko, Head of the Agrometeorology department, Ukrainian hydrometeorological center

  • Agrarian receipts: gained experience and prospects of application in the fat-and-oil industry

Oleksandr Mulyar, Business development manager, IFC's Agrarian Receipts Project in Ukraine

  • Profitability of oilseeds production and crop rotation: preferences & opportunities

Andrey Novoselov, CEO, Spike Invest Solutions

  • Counterfeiting of oilseeds seed material and its impact on the harvest quality

Suzanne Grigorenko, Executive Director, Seed Association of Ukraine

  • Who prefers purchasing organic oilseeds from Ukraine?

Tatyana Druz, Analyst, APK-Inform Agency


Afterparty (nightclub TAO)


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