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Where the margin is® 2013

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

January 31, 2013

Moscow, Radisson Slavianskaya Hotel

Conference organizer:

IKAR
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Tentative Conference program


Some sessions will have additional speakers and discussants. Some changes are possible. The info will be timely placed on the Conference web site.

8.00-9.00

Registration, welcome coffee

9.00-9.30

Conference opening. Welcome speech of Ilya Shestakov, deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

9.30-11.00

World and domestic agricultural and food commodity markets: situation and outlook

Participants:
• J.B. Penn, chief economist, John Deere Company;
• Bryan Willey, senior associate, Food and Agribusiness Research, Rabobank International;
• Dmitry Rylko, general director, IKAR.

11.00-11.40

New financial and risk mitigation tools for the agribusiness of the region

Discussants:
• Peter Bryde, deputy director, agribusiness department, EBRD: presentation of Agricultural Commodity Certificate, the new financial instrument for regional agriculture;
• Alexey Ivashkov, financial director, Bayer Crop Science (Russia): presentation of the new production risk mitigation tool;
• Alexander Artyushin, vice president, SwissRe;
• Daniel Hofstad, risk management consultant. Black Sea countries, FCStone Commodity Services.

11.40-12.00

Coffee break

12.00-13.20

Round tables

Round table on crop production technologies

Among the discussants:
• Pavel Repnikov, President of Russian ag machinery dealers association;
• Peter Breunig, global production system planner, John Deere Company;
• Klaus John, Agricultural project manager, Prodimex Holding;
• Valeriy Zaitsev, President, Regional Investment Fond (Stavropol), and others.

Round table on the land market

Among the discussants:
• Vladislav Novoselov, Managing director, BEFL;
• Victoria Abramchenko, director, department of agricultural land relations, Russian Ministry of Agriculture;
• Pavel Grudinin, director, Sovkhoz imeni Lenina (Moscow oblast);
• Olga Romanova, director, Ratum Group;
• Stephane MacFarlane, general director, RZ Agro.

13.20-14.20

Lunch

14.20-15.50

Round table on the government regulation and support of domestic agriculture with participation of Dmitry Yuriev, deputy Minister of Agriculture, Russian Federation.

Moderator: Victor Semenov, Chairman of the union of Russian agribusiness associations, Chairman of the agribusiness committee of the Russian chamber of industry and trade.

Discussants:
• Andrey Bodin, Chairman of the Union of sugar producers;
• Andrey Danilenko, Chairman of the National union of milk producers;
• Yuriy Kovalev, General director of the National union of swine producers;
• Rustem NMirgalimov, Chairman of the Boards of Directors, Razgulay Group;
• Pavel Repnikov, President of Association of agricultural machinery dealers;
• Sergey Yushin, Head of executive committee of the National meat association;
• Arkadiy Zlochevskiy, President of the Russian Grain Union.

15.50-16.20

Coffee break

16.20-17.40

Round table on the agricultural investments

Among the discussants:
• Gennady Zalko, managing director, Ed Capital;
• Dmitry Shtainsapir, managing partner, AVG Capital Partners;
• Andrey Kuleshov, Senior project manager, CFC and Larissa Schoenfeld, Senior project manager, KfW Banking Group: presentation of the project on strengthening value chains of the Russian agribusiness.

17.40-18.00

Conference closing remarks

18.00-19.00

Farewell cocktail

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Institutional partners:

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations
ASSAGROS

SOYUZROSSAHAR

Under support:

Ministry of Agriculture

European Bank for Reconstraction and Development

International Finance Corporation EastAgri Common Fund for Commodities


Materials of the previous conferences "Where the margin is"

Gold sponsor:

Silver sponsor:

John Deere Bayer CropScience

Sponsors:

Swiss Re Ermak KWS DuPont FCStone

Media partners:

Interfax FINAM Thomson Reuters Крестьянские Ведомости


Press support:

Журнал Новое сельское хозяйство Agroinsurance Sambros Consulting Traktor.ru Журнал Агропрофи ISCO-I Sugar monitoring

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