IGC International Grains Conference 2018
London will play host to the International Grain Conference on the 19th – 20th June 2018, attracting high-level participants from the global grains and soft commodities markets.
What is the IGC International Grains Conference about?
Location: Queen Elizabeth II Centre, Westminster | London, United Kingdom | June 19-20
The IGC event has been extended to 20 June 2018 with 3 workshops.
This will provide a unique opportunity for stakeholders to enter into dialogue with the IGC secretariat to discuss further challenges. This year the workshops will address issues regarding technical barriers to trade in grains, new trends in oilseeds demand and the use of sustainable production in tackling the instability in the rice market.
The IGC International Grains Conference is a well-established event attracting each year hundreds of delegates coming from over 50 different countries and representing the entire grain supply chain from producers, exporters, traders, brokers, processors, trade associations, inspection services, shipping and logistics companies.
The programme will focus not only on the traditional topics related to the supply, demand and market trends, but also on investment opportunities, risk management, trade finance, new farming technologies, robotics, crop monitoring, grain storage, logistics and shipping.
Trade Finance Global have joined up with IGC as Media Partners for the event
|TUESDAY 19 JUNE 2018|
08:45 – 09:00
|Opening remarks by IGC Chairman|
SESSION 1: 09:00 – 10:00
|Global supply and demand outlook|
SESSION 2: 10:00 – 11:15
|Overview on macro economy and emerging markets|
SESSION 3: 11:45 – 12:30
|Prospects for Russia’s grain exports|
LUNCH: 12:30 – 14:00
|Lunch and networking|
SESSION 4: 14:00 – 15:15
|New technologies in the grain sector : what’s new|
SESSION 5: 15:45 – 17:15
|Trade and logistics|
17:15 – 17:30
|Closing remarks by IGC Executive Director|
|WEDNESDAY 20 JUNE 2018|
WORKSHOP: 08:45 – 10:00
|Grains market: Technical barriers to trade|
WORKSHOP: 10:15 – 11:30
|Oilseeds market: Trends in oilseeds demand|
WORKSHOP: 11:45 – 13:00
|Rice market: Is sustainable production able to tackle the instability of the rice market?|