Preliminary agenda


October 18


8:30-9:30 – Registration of participants, morning coffee


9:30-9:45 – Official opening of the Forum. Welcoming speeches of the organizers and the General Sponsor


9:45-11:50 – Session 1. Black Sea grain market

Moderator: Eugeniu Osmochesku, Head of the IFC project Ukraine Investment Climate for Agribusiness


9:45-10:15 – Global grain markets in the season-2017/18

Natalia Merkusheva, Expert, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO UNO)


10:15-10:30 – Moldavian grain market

Representative of the Ministry of Agriculture and Food Industry of Moldova


10:30-10:50 – Prospects and challenges for the Moldavian grain market

Sergey Koliychuk, Manager of Commercial Department, Agrofloris-Nord SRL


10:50-11:10 – Ukrainian grain market in 2017/18 MY

Rodion Rybchinskiy, Head of Business project unit, APK-Inform Agency


11:10-11:30 – Logistics of the Black Sea grain market

Oleg Nivievskyi, IFC expert


11:30-11:50 – Comparative quality measures of Black Sea grains

Oleg Onischenko, Expert, SGS


11:50-12:20 – Coffee-break


12:20-13:40 – Session 2. Black Sea oilseed market

Moderator: Stella Ostrovetchi, Director General, Floarea Soarelui SA, Trans Oil Group of Companies


12:20-12:40 – Black Sea Sunseed Markets and 2017/18 season prospects

Veysel Kaya, Sunseedman (Turkey)


12:40-13:00 – Export capacities of Moldavian vegetable oils

Dmitriy Lupu, Manager of Commercial Department, Trans Oil Group of Companies


13:00-13:20 – Russian export market of sunflower oil in the season-2017/18

Vladimir Petrychenko, Director, LLC ProZerno (Russia)


13:20-13:40 – Market of sunflower oil in China and India

Svitlana Synkovska, Secretary General, International Sunflower Oil Association (ISOA)


13:40-15:00 – Lunch


15:00-17:00 – Session 3. Prospects for development of the logistic hub Dnieper-Danube-Black Sea

Moderator: Artem Skorobogatov, Partner, Interlegal


15:00-15:20 – Review of the grain cargo logistics by the Danube river

Suncica Savovic, Association Zita Srbije


15:20-15:50 – Analysis of freight rates to the main consumption zones of grain/oilseed cargoes

Alex Sysoev, Freight specialist, Interlegal


15:50-16:20 – Features of disputes in goods shipping by river/marine transport

Anna Averina, Interlegal


16:20-16:40 – Glimpse into the future of logistics at the Danube-Black Sea joint

Volodymyr Kozakevich, AP Marine


16:40-17:00 – Features of freight forwarding and vessels shipping on the Danube river

Dmitry Ishchuk, Commercial Director, LARUS SHIPPING


17:30-19:30 – Evening cocktail-party from the organizers


October 19

Tour and visiting of the Giurgiulești port terminals