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Grain Ukraine 2018

September 7, 2018 - September 8, 2018

For the third time GRAIN UKRAINE brings together all key players of the Black Sea region grain industry as well as top industry experts from around the globe. September 7-8 2018, Odessa, Ukraine, Sady Pobedy Place, Saturday is a special beach networking day.

This year’s conference topic concerns changing role of Black Sea region grain in context of the U.S. trade war with China.

Conference speakers’ pool include Miriam Morat, Senior Economic Analyst at International Grains Council (UK); Jeffrey Kuijpers, Executive Director of CME Group (UK), Matt Ammerman, Risk manager and Vice President of FCM Division in Eastern Europe and the Black Sea region INTL FCStone Financial Inc. (UK); Aleksandr Bobylev, Senior Pricing Specialist of the Department of Agriculture at ЕМЕА S&P Global Platts (UK); Aleksandr Solovey, CEO of Spike Trade Group; Helen Fairlamb, Project Manager of IFC.

The conference provides the latest information affecting the grain industry in Ukraine and globally.

Experts’ list of the conference also includes Olga Trofimtseva, Deputy Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine on European Integration; Maksym Stepanov, Governor of the Odessa region; Mykola Gorbachev, President of the Ukrainian Grain Association; Evgen Osipov, CEO of Kernel; Sergiy Bulavin, Vice President of Agrogeneration; Igor Osmachko, CEO of Agroprosperis; Anton Yakovenko, CEO of Agroscope International; Yulia Poroshenko, co-founder of Radar Tech, founder of Agrohub.

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The detailed program of the III International Conference GRAIN UKRAINE and registration are available on the website

At the end of the first day a big Cuban party will be organized at the City Food Market, and special informal networking opportunities will be available during the second day at the sea beach (Odessa, club PlyazNik).

GRAIN UKRAINE is the key international industry platform for dialogue between the largest Ukrainian agrifood companies, traders, commercial and investment banks, and technological trendsetters in the agritech. It hosts 400+ visitors every year. The conference tagline in 2018 is Titans of the agricultural market are meeting here. The organizer of the event is the largest stevedoring operator in Ukraine TIS Group, the co-organizer is IdeasFirst event management company.


September 7, 2018
September 8, 2018


Conference Hall: Sady Pobedy
Akademichna St, 28
Odessa, Odessa 65000 Ukraine
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