Fifth International Conference
"Agricultural Investments - 2012"
November 8, 2012 Kiev, "President-Hotel"


8.30 Registration/Coffee

9.30 Conference opening

9.30  1st Session: Сommodity Credits. Back to the Future?

Moderator – Sergey Feofilov, General director, UkrAgroConsult

  • Global Trends in Agricultural Investments and Implications

Philippe de Lapérouse – Managing Director, HighQuest Partners LLC, USA

  • Increase in ag investments through M&A

Bohdan Chomiak - Head of Strategic Development department, UkrAgroConsult

  • Financing for farmers through risk allocation

          Elena Voloshina - IFC's Head of Operations in Ukraine

  • Law factors influencing the value of agribusness in Ukraine

Nikolay Orlov - Law Firm "OMP"

11.2011.40   Coffee Break

  • Commodity credits: Experience of Brazil. Is it relevant for Ukraine?

David Telio – Risk Manager, Syngenta - Brazil

  • Financial decisions in ag inputs market

Roman Khrypko – Business Development Manager, Syngenta

  • Land reform in Ukraine: To be or not to be?

Andrey Selyutin – Advisor, Arzinger

  • The role of public and private sectors in attracting investment in agribusiness

Еlena Borodina – Head of Economy and Policy of Agrarian reforms department, Institute of Economics and Forecasting of UNAS

13.00 14.00    Dinner


14.00  Round Table: Modern Trends in Inputs Market

Moderator – Khadzhymatov Valeriy -executive director in Seed Association of Ukraine

  • Crop protection market: Problems and Prospects

Boris Timofeev – Head of Marketing department, BayerCropScience

  • Effective production in terms of fall in crediting

Evgeniy Radovenyuk – Financial Director, Grain Alliance

  • Strategy of distribution construction in the inputs sales system   

Yuriy Zastavniy – Bunge Ukraine

  • Seed market

Аndrey Kim – Inputs market analyst, UkrAgroConsult

  • Trade finance in ag sector – opportunities for producers

Аleksandr Plotnikov – Lawyer, advisor, Arzinger

  • Difficulty of insurance. How to build understanding between farmers and insurers?

Maciej Szyszko - Head of the Board, PZU Ukraine

  • Climatic factor and its influence on inputs market

Tatyana Adamenko – Head of Agrometeorology department, Hydrometeorological Center of Ukraine


16.20 Round Table: Ready! Steady! Hedge!

Moderator – Alexandre Bobylov, CME Group

  • Quotes of the Black Sea futures: first results. Volatility, basis, spread, forecasts

        Svetlana Malysh - analyst, UkrAgroConsult

  • Price risks hedging as an essential part of investment management

        Alexandre Bobylov - CME Group

  • Internаtional Commodity outlook

        Ole Hansen - Head of Commodity Strategy, Saxo Bank

  •  Perspectives of creation a Black Sea Crop Price Index. The role of exchange in this process

        Sergey Danov - Director on business development of Moscow Exchange in Ukraine

17.30  Friendly Party

Agricultural Investments. Inputs