AGIC 2018 Program (provisional)

 

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2018 AGIC Technical Program & Keynote Speakers

(Full program will be available in coming weeks)

 

 

Day 1

 

 

Wednesday 1 August

 

 

 

9.00am-9.45am

Welcome: Peter Reading Chair Grain Trade Australia

Opening Address:

David Littleproud Minister for Agriculture & Water Resources

 

 

9.45am-10.30am

Session 1: Grain Markets & Outlook – Analysing key market drivers

Bill Lapp Principal Advanced Economic Solutions

 

 

10.30-11.15am Morning tea

 

 

11.15am-12.30pm

Session 2: Future shape of the Asian market

Speakers to be confirmed

 

 

12.30pm-2.00pm Lunch

 

 

2.00pm-3.00pm

Session 3: Black sea - Assessing the price-quality balance and what's next for the bear?

Nikolay Gorbachov President Ukrainian Grain Association: Vision for the Ukrainian Grain Industry

Speaker to be confirmed

 

 

3.00pm-3.30pm

Session 4: Focus on India

Guruswamy Chandrashekhar, Global Agribusiness and Commodities Market Specialist: Indian Grain Market Dynamics and Outlook 2018/19 

 

 

3.30-4.00pm Afternoon tea

 

 

4.00pm-5.00pm

Session 5: Global trade – Changing political and market dynamics

Speakers to be confirmed

 

 
 

6.00pm-8.00pm

Welcome drinks sponsored by GrainGrowers

 

 

 

Day 2

 

 

Thursday 2 August

 

 

9.00am-10.00am

Session 6: Innovation in the grain processing sector and implications for grain commodities

Mr. Binkert KASPAR SCHULZ: Innovation and potential of microbusiness – by microbrewing, micromalting and microdistilling

 Speaker to be confirmed

 
 

10.00-10.30am Morning tea

 

10.30am-11.30am

Session 7: Industry Leaders in Profile - Interview with Virginia Trioli

Graham Bradley Chair GrainCorp

Jimmy Wilson CEO CBH Group

 

11.30am-12.30pm

Session 8: Innovation, Agtech and Digital Ag – What’s the future?

Panel session facilitated by Virginia Trioli.  Panellists to be confirmed

 

12.30pm-2.00pm Lunch

 

2.00pm-2,30pm

Session 9: Keynote address

Joel Fitzgibbon, Shadow Minister for Agriculture

 

2.30pm-3.30pm

Session 10: Investment & Consolidation

Facilitated panel session.  Panellists to be confirmed

 

3.30-4.00pm Afternoon tea

 

4.00pm-4.45pm

Session 11: TBC

 

4.45pm-5.30pm

Closing and Spirit of Grain

 

 

7.00pm

CBH Australian Grains Industry Conference Dinner

 

 

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