Congress & Exhibition - 2011, Belek, Antalya, Turkey
Mar 10, 2011
Thursday, March 10
14:00 Check-in
15:00-18:00 Registration
19:00 Dinner
Friday, March 11
08:30-09:00 Registration

Opening Ceremony and Welcoming Speeches by

  • Mr. Erhan Ozmen Chairman of Executive Board, Turkish Flour Industrialists’ Federation
  • Ms. Svetlana Sinkovskaya Marketing Director, APK-INFORM
  • Mr. Faik Yavuz, Vice Chairman, Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges
  • Mr. Mesut Kose, Chairman of Executive Board, Turkish Grain Board
  • Mr. Mykola Prysyazhnyuk, Minister of Agricultural Policies, Ukraine
  • Mr. Mehdi Eker, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Affairs
10:00-10:30 Tea - Coffee Break and Expo Opening

Morning Session: World Wheat Production and Trade

Moderator - Mr. Hikmet Boyacioglu, Ph.D., Director, Cereal Foods Institute, Doruk Group

  • Recent Developments of Grain Markets in Turkey and in the World.

    Mr. Kayhan Unal, Head of Department, Turkish Grain Board

  • Russian grain market in 2010 and 2011: Prospects of new grain season

    Mr. Pavel Skurikhin, Head of Grain Producers and Traders Union, Russia

  • FAPRI Outlook for global grain markets to 2020: A volatile and uncertain future

    Mr. Willim Meyers, Howard Cowden Professor of Agricultural and Applied Economics and Co-Director, FAPRI University of Missouri

  • Global Wheat Supply and Demand Situation

    Ms. Teresa McKeivier, Wheat Analyst, Department of Agriculture, Department of Global Research, USA

  • World Wheat Outlook 2011/2012

    Mr. Romuald Veru, Director for Trade, Mediterranean Region, Bunge SA

12:30-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session: Licensed Warehouse, Futures and Options Exchange

Moderator - Mr. M. Ugur Kaleli, Chairman of Trade Board, Konya

  • Licenced Warehouse and Product Expertise Board’ System

    Mr. Ismail Yucel, Director General, Ministry of Industry and Trade

  • Licenced Warehouse and Product Board in Turkey

    Mr.Yahya Toplu, Chairman of Inc.Licensed Warehouse   Polatli Trade Board

  • TURKDEX Wheat Futures: Problems and Possible Solutions

    Mr. Cetin Ali Donmez, Director General, Turkish Futures and Options Exchange

  • Public Warehousing Applications and Services

    Mr. Faik Akturan, Head of Department, Turkish Grain Board.

15:30-16:00 Tea - Coffee Break
  • The Benefits of a Warehouse Licensing and Examination Program

    Mr.Ned Bergman, Chief,Warehouselicense and Examination Division, USA

  • Agricultural Commodities & Alternative Investments, Futures, Hedging and Options

    Mr. Jeffry Kuijpers, Director, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, Director

  • Market for Futures Contracts: New Possibilities for Market Participants

    Mr. Sergey Naumov, Director of National Commodity Exchange (Russia)

  • Isbank’s Financial Supports for Agricultural Sector and Turkish Grain Board Against Warehouse Receipt Loan Application

    Mr. Sezai Sevgin, Head, Commercial Banking Marketing Division, Is Bank

18:00-19:30 Welcoming Cocktail (Sponsored by Victam)
19:30 Dinner
Saturday, March 12

Morning Session: Development of Seed Supply and Certification

Moderator - Mr. Tolga Saltik, Member of Executive Board, Turkish Flour Industralists’ Federation

  • Agricultural Subsidies and Progress in Seed

    Mr. Ali Karaca, Director General, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs

  • Seed Varieties and Breeding Studies

    Doc. Dr. Masum Burak, Director General, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs

  • Procurement Policies of Turkish Grain Board and Quality

    Mr. Hikmet Ozkan, Head of Department, Turkish Grain Board

11:00-11:30 Tea - Coffee Break
  • Devolopment of Seed and its Objectives in Private Sector.

    Mr. Ilhami Ozcan Aygun, President, Chamber of Seed Industrialists and Producers

  • Ukraine's experience in wheat seeds technologies, opportunities for international cooperation

    Mr. Vyacheslav Sokolov, Director, Selection and Genetics Institute, Odessa, Ukraine

  • The Seed Certification System in Germany and New Developments in the Breeding of Quality Wheat

    Dr. Ernst Adolf, German Plant Breeders Associations and Staaten-Union GmbH

13:00-14:00 Lunch

Afternoon Session – Workshop: Risk Management and Trading Derivates

Mr. Jeffry Kuijpers, Director, CME Group, Agricultural Commodities & Alternative Investments

Ms. Lisa Kallal, Manager, CME Group, Agricultural Commodities &Alternative Investments, Client Development & Sales - Commercial/Corporates

16:00 Social events and city tours
20:00 Gala Dinner (Sponsored by Up-Grain)
Sunday, March 13
12:00 Check-out