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Where the margin is 2012

International Conference for agricultural producers
and suppliers of agricultural inputs and services

January 31, 2012

Moscow, Radisson Slavianskaya Hotel

Conference organizer:



Andrey Klepach, deputy Minister of Economic Development, Russian Federation
Martin Davies, Head of Farmland Investments, Insight Investments
Stefan Frappat, CEO, Sodrugestvo Group
Dmitry Rylko, general director, IKAR
Bill Wilson, professor, North Dakota State University
Philippe de Laperouse, Managing director, HighQuest Partners, LLC
Vladislav Novoselov, managing director, BEFL
Viktor Khlystun, academician, State university of land management

Conference Round table: Russia's WTO accession: overcoming potential negative impacts for agriculture

Andrey Bodin, Chairman, Russian Sugar Union
Andrey Danilenko, CEO, Russian Union of Milk Producers
Sergey Yushin, CEO, Russian Meat Industry Association
Arkadiy Zlochevskiy, President, Russian Grain Union
• Invited: key decision makers from the Ministry of Agriculture and Ministry of Economic Development

Conference Round table: Organized futures markets and OTCs (SWAPS): new possibilities for Russian agricultural markets

Dan Hoffstad, Commodity risk management, INTL FCStone
Alexander Kalinin, head of commodity and monetary division, OAO Otkritie

Among the Conference speakers are to be:

  • Key industry financiers and investors
  • Technological leaders
  • Reps of leading domestic agricultural and agribusiness companies
  • High ranking reps of key state regulatory and ag policies agencies

During all the conference lifetime the IKAR team of analysts will be available for informal talks on various vertical commodity markets, such as grains, oilseeds, sugar, meats and dairy.

Institutional partners:

Global AgInvesting

The National Union of Grain Producers

Under support:

European Bank for Reconstraction and Development

International Finance Corporation

Materials of the previous conferences "Where the margin is"

Gold sponsors:

Syngenta Bayer CropScience AGCO ADVAG

Silver sponsors:


Ermak KWS
Swiss Re DuPont

Media partners:

Thomson Reuters FINAM Крестьянские Ведомости Interfax Business news agency PRIME

Press support:

Журнал Новое сельское хозяйство Зерно online ISCO-I Sugar monitoring Federal online magazine Capital Country

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