Agenda of the International Conference “Pricing strategies in grain, oilseed and sugar markets”

    Conference organizer:

    ProAgro Information Company 

    Conference location:

    ACCO International exhibition center, Kiev, Pobedy, 40-B, near Shuliavska metro station 

    Date and time of conference:

    September 11, 2013, Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 

    Topic / Speaker


    Registration and morning coffee (9:00 – 9:30)

    Welcome address of the organizers and sponsors

    // ProAgro Information Company 

    9:30 – 9:45

    Moderator – Nikolay Vernitsky, Director, ProAgro Information Company

    The development of exchange market in Ukraine

    // Alexander Maryukhnich, director of the Agrarian Exchange 

    9:45 -10:10

    Grain exports from Ukraine

    // Nikolay Gorbachev, Director, New World Grain Ukraine 

    10:10 -10:35

    Vegetable oil and fat complex: development strategy and pricing characteristics

    // Stepan Kapshuk, CEO, Ukroliyaprom Association 

    10:3 -11:05

    Methodology for prices forecasting on Ukrainian oilseeds market

    // Elena Karasik, Analyst, APK-Inform Information Agency 

    11:05 -11.30

    The forecasting method of the average annual price of corn in Ukraine and in the world (futures)

    // Boris Pokotilo, Deputy Director of Interstarch Ukraine LLC 

    11:30 -11.55

    Coffee Break (11:55-12:25)

    Mathematics of grain and oilseed market

    // Vitaliy Shamaev, Managing Director, Agrospiker (Russia) 

    12:25 -12:50

    Black Sea Grain – a new and important player in the global market and its influence on the world price

    // Oleksandr Perekhozhuk, Research Associate, Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development
    in Central and Eastern Europe (IAMO) (Germany) 

    12:50 -13:15

    Factors of influence on the grain market.Features pricing

    // Oleg Tymkiv, Director, Agrarika 

    13:15 -13:40

    Resources for forecasting of price trends

    // Eugene Pastukhov, Consultant, Offre & Demande Agricole 

    13:40 – 14:05

    Lunch (14:05-15:05) 

    Moderator – Maria Kolesnik, Head of Analytical Department, AAA Consulting Agency


    Trading – an attempt to look into the future.Components of the trading strategy.
    How to take advantage of market opportunities

    // Boris Prikhodko, Managing Partner, Trade Advisor Project 

    15:05 – 15:35

    The forecasting method of the average annual price of sugar in Ukraine and in the world (futures)

    // Boris Pokotilo, Deputy Director of Interstarch Ukraine LLC

    15:35 – 16:00

    Forecasts for the price of sugar in 2013/14 through in view of 2013 harvest

    // Sergey Nalivka, Director, AAA Consulting Agency 

    16:00 -16:25

    Target prices and protection against price fluctuations on the crop market

    // Alexey Eryomin, Head of Price Risk Management in Commodity and Foreign Exchange Markets,
    SP Advisors 

    16:25 -16:50

    Closing speech

    // ProAgro Information Company 

    16:50 -17:00

    Dinner (17:00-18:00)

    We will be very glad to see you and your colleagues among the speakers, participants and guests of the conference!

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