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Where the margin is 2020

11-th International Conference for agricultural producers
and suppliers of agricultural inputs and services

February 6-7, 2020

Moscow, Radisson Slavianskaya Hotel

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Conference's topics

Key conference topics (preliminary, TBA)

First Day – February 6:

14.00 – 18.00

Limited capacity – up to 150 persons

Seminars on topical issues for the agricultural sector

Russian seed production in the light of world experience: problems and/or favorable opportunities

Seminar will be held by experts from Higher School of Economics together with leading Russian and international experts

Precision farming and agricultural digitalization: major farms’ experience

Business cases by both operators and recipients. Among the participants:

  • «John Deere» – «EkoNiva»
  • «Agrosignal» and agroholding “Rubezh” (Saratov region)
  • «GeoMir» and STEPPE Agroholding
  • Rostselmash – farmer (TBD)

Second Day – February 7:


Plenary sessions in the grand hall

Session 1. Current state and perspectives for development of global and domestic agricultural markets

Situation and outlook for the main world commodity markets

Ben Buckner, ag markets leading analyst, AgResourse

Global markets: oversupplies again?

ASF in China

USA – China trade deal: impact on global and Russian agribusiness

New commodity markets and opportunities

Situation and outlook for the agricultural and food markets in Russia

Dmitry Rylko, general director, IKAR

Traditional IKAR presentation on actual situation and prospects for key agricultural markets. Current pace of export and forecasts. Margin estimations through crops and macroregions

New product for Russian agricultural market: special brief presentation from organizers

Session 2. Financial support for agribusiness in Russia: new projects and opportunities

Among the participants:

Elena Fastova, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Russian Agricultural Bank representative (TBD)

Session 3. Agrologistics: relevant issues and prospects to resolve

Among the participants:

Ekaterina Roganova, Executive director of the Association of bona fide agribusinessmen

Yulia Koroleva, director of Federal Centre of Quality and Safety Assurance for Grain and Grain products

Proposed amendments to the quarantine certificate system and other hot topics

Russian Railways representative (TBD)

and others…

Session 4. Technological transfer and digitalization of agricultural sector: discussion of leading experts and agribusinessmen

Terry Aberhart, Sure Growth Technologies Inc, leading Canadian specialist for precision farming

Andrey Andriychuk, director for EMEA region, Cropio

Zhanna Shalimova, head of department of on-line marketing and e-commerce, FosAgro Region JS

Tatyana Grebennikova, head of marketing department, EuroChem Trading RUS JS

Agricultural producer (TBD)

Session 5. Presentation of a new wheat futures contract by the Moscow Exchange (MOEX)

Session 6. Traditional discussion of the key industry association leaders and agribusinessmen

Traditional buffet and jazz

See the materials of previous conferences "WHERE the MARGIN IS", results of the year in agricultural markets from IKAR

Institutional partner:

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS

Union of Russian Agribusiness Associations ASSAGROS


Under support:

Ministry of Agriculture

General sponsor:

Gold sponsors:

Silver sponsors:


Russian Agricultural Bank EuroChem
КВС - селекция и производство семян
Винзавод Мысхако
Suomen Viljav

Media partners:

Thomson Reuters Interfax Зерно онлайн ISCO-I Sugar monitoring

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