May 18, Kiev, "President-hotel Kievsky"
10:00-10:20 Opening of the conference
Session 1. Condition and prospects of the grain markets in the CIS countries
10:20-10:40 Grain market of Ukraine. Features of 2006/07 season
Reporter: Natalia Shelest, analyst of APK-Inform
10:40-10:50 Questions
10:50-11:20 Prospects of the grain market of the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan in 2006/07 MY
Reporter: Natalia Bychuk, analyst of APK-Inform
11:20-11:30 Questions
11:30-12:00 Coffee-break
Session 2. The world grain market
12:00-13:00 Condition and prospects of the grain market of the Northern Africa and the Middle East. Export prospects for grain from the CIS
Reporters: Arslan Sinno, President of Syndicate of Agrifood Traders in Lebanon (Lebanon); Hany Said, commercial manager of "Om El Nour" company (Egypt); Claude de la Caffiniere, director of AGRODEAL company (Algeria)
13:00-13:20 Questions
13:20-13:40 Grain market of EU: both the seller and the buyer
Reporter: Andree Defois, editor-in-chief of Strategie Grains agency (France)
13:40-13:50 Questions
13:50-15:00 Lunch break
Session 3. Global problems of grain market. How to avoid mistakes?
15:00-15:20 Problems of the companies of the CIS countries while international trading
Reporter: Svetlana Synkovskaya, Head of the Foreign Trade Department, APK-Inform
15:20-15:30 Questions
15:30-17:00 All problems have decisions. Practical experience of solving of the conflicts connected with grain trade
Reporters: Eurof Lloyd-Lewis, senior partner of the company Barlow Lyde and Gilbert (Great Britain); Ivanna Dorichenko, senior lawyer of AGA Partners Law Firm
17:00-17:15 Conference first day summarizing
17:30-19:00 Cocktail party from APK-Inform
May 19, Kiev - Yalta - Sevastopol - Kiev
06:30-07:30 Transportation from the "President-hotel Kievsky" to the airport "Borispol"
08:00-09:30 Chartered flight - airport "Borispol" - airport "Bilbek"
09:30-11:00 Transportation to the hotel "Oreanda" (Yalta)
Session 4. Characteristic properties of logistics of Azov-Black Sea region grain cargoes
11:15-11:35 Infrastructure of Ukrainian and Russian ports: condition and prospects
Reporter: Edward Fogel, analyst of APK-Inform
11:35-11:45 Questions
11:45-12:05 Grain terminal "Avlita": yesterday, today, tomorrow
Reporter: Alexander Golubev, first vice-president of grain terminal "Avlita"
12:05-12:15 Questions
12:15-12:35 The system of state control on grain export quality
Reporter: Alexander Bylyy, Head of the State Inspectorate of agricultural production quality and monitoring of its markets
12:35-12:45 Questions
12:45-13:05 Role of inspection companies while trading operations with grain cargoes
Reporter: Kirill Kasyanenko, marketing and sales manager of agroindustrial department of "SGS Ukraine" company
13:05-13:15 Questions
13:15-13:35 Condition and prospects of sea grain freight
Reporter: Valeryy Voynichenko, economy and development director of shipping company Bonito Shipping Ltd.
13:35-13:45 Questions
13:50-15:00 Dinner at the hotel "Oreanda"
15:10-16:40 Transportation from the hotel "Oreanda" to the grain terminal "Avlita" (Sevastopol)
16:45-17:30 Visiting of the grain complex grain terminal "Avlita" (Sevastopol)
17:30-17:50 Conference summarizing
18:00-20:00 Cocktail party from grain terminal "Avlita"
20:00-20:30 Transportation to the airport "Bilbek"
20:30-22:00 Chartered flight from the airport "Bilbek" to the airport "Borispol"
22:15-22:50 Transportation from the airport "Borispol" to the "President-hotel Kievsky"