"Seed Forum"
Dec 2, 2021


11:00-11:15 Opening and introduction of speakers
Vladyslava Magaletska, Head of the State Service on Food Safety and Consumer Protection

Reinoud Nuijten, Agricultural counsellor, Netherlands Embassy in Ukraine

Anna Kolakowska, French National Federation of Maize and Sorghum Seed Production (F.N.P.S.M.S)

Viktor Karbovsky, chairman of the board, Seed Association of Ukraine

Kristian Tell, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Seed Association of Ukraine

Siuzana Grygorenko, Executive Director of Seed Association of Ukraine

Session 1. General trends and prospects of seed market in Europe and Ukraine

11:15-11:25 Перспективы семенной отрасли Украины на глобальномрынке

Taras Kachka, Deputy Minister of Economy of Ukraine – Trade Representative of Ukraine

11:25-11:40 European market of corn and sorghum seeds

Pierre Guillaumin, head of economy department, F.N.P.S.M.S.

11:40-11:55 Advantages of equality with the EU standards for Ukrainian seeds

Siuzana Grygorenko, Executive Director of Seed Association of Ukraine

11:55-12:10 Advantages of production of corn seeds in France

Valérie Brochet, director, F.N.P.S.M.S.

12:10-12:30 Enforcement of Plant Variety Protection

Liam Gimon, Managing Director of Anti Infringement Bureau, Enforcement of Plant Variety Protection

12:30-12:45 Offers of seed producers, innovative solutions, seed preparation technologies

Tatiana Dimitriadi, Strategic marketing & portfolio development manager Hybrid Wheat, BASF, EMEA


Session 2. Current issues of seed fund formation in Ukraine

12:45-13:00 Trends of production of main agricultural crops in Ukraine and market capacity

Andriy Kupchenko, head of Business projects unit, APK-Inform

13:00-13:15 Experience of agroholding in seed fund formation
Igor Ermolaev, Purchasing Director, Harveast

13:15-13:30 Current trends in maize breeding for the Ukrainian market
Cedric Poeydomenge, Communication leader in charge of brand strategy, LIDEA
13:30-14:00 Questions and discussion

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