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PROGRAM

5 – 7 June 2019. Córdoba, Argentina.

DAY 1 – June 5

Palacio Dionisi

7:00 pm. Registration and welcome cocktail.

DAY 2 – JUNE 6

Centro de Convenciones Córdoba, Argentina.

8:30 am.  Registration

9:00 to 9:40: am. Official Opening Ceremony

Mr. Juan Schiaretti. Governor of the Province of Córdoba

9:40 to 10:00 am: Challenges facing worldwide food security and the contribution from Argentina in the capacity as net food exporter.

Preeti Ahuja, Practice Manager, Agriculture & Food Global Practice, World Bank Group.

10:00 to 10:40 am: Coffee Break

10:40 to 11:50 am: Argentine commercial wheat supply: Area, production, quality and exportable balance.

Emilce Terré. Head of Economic Studies of the Stock Exchange of Rosario. Estimates for the current harvest and the forthcoming 2019/2020 harvest.
Agustín Tejeda. Chief Economist of the Grain Exchange of Buenos Aires. Mid and long-term production forecasts.
Silvina Fiant. Deputy Director of the Department of Agricultural and Economic Information. Grain Exchange of Córdoba. Everything you need to know about the Quality of Argentine Wheat.
Gustavo Idígoras. President of the Center of Grain and Oilseed Exporters of Argentina, CIARA-CEC. Argentine wheat: available supply for export.

Moderator Leandro Pierbattisti

11:50 to 12:40 pm: Demands and challenges for a public buyer of wheat and flour, and their different industrial applications.

Food trading company. ALIMPORT.
Zaily Pérez Hernández. Director of Marketing and Sales of Empresa Cubana de Molinería (ECM). The growth of the milling industry in Cuba.
Moderator: Leandro Pierbattisti.

12:40 to 2:30 pm: Lunch

2:30 to 3:10 pm: MERCOSUR: Present and future context.

Rubens Barbosa. Executive President of the Brazilian Association of the Wheat Industry.
Carlos Magariños. Argentine Ambassador to Brazil.

Moderator: Gustavo Idígoras. President of the Center of Grain and Oilseed Exporters of Argentina CIARA-CEC.

3:10 to 4:20 pm: Argentine wheat in Latin America: historical and new customers.

Pablo Maluenda. Senior Vice President of INTL FCStone. Regional wheat market context and trends.
Edson Csipai. Head of Wheat sourcing at Bunge Alimentos. Origination of wheat in Brazil and the role of Argentine wheat in the Brazilian market.
José Luis Fuente Pochat. President of the National Chamber of the Wheat Milling Industry (CANIMOLT). Origination of wheat in Mexico: Is there room for Argentine wheat?
Moderator: Leandro Pierbattisti.

4:20 to 4:50 pm: Coffee Break

4:50 to 5:20 pm: World wheat market: Context and outlook.

Daniel Basse. President of AgResource Company.

Teatro del Libertador San Martín

8:00 pm: Gala Dinner

DAY 3 – June 7

Centro de Convenciones Córdoba, Argentina.

8:30 am: Registration

9:00 to 10:00 am: Supply from Argentine primary and secondary processing industries.

Diego Cifarelli. President of the Argentine Milling Industry Federation (FAIM). Milling industry in Argentina: multiplying factors.
Juan Airoldes. President of the Pasta and Noodle Industrial Union of Argentina (UIFRA). The Pasta and Noodle Industry in Argentina: from the paradigm of volume to the creation of value.
Daniel Viera. Specialist in Wheat and Flour Quality. Everything you need to know about the Quality of Argentine Flour.
Moderator: Luis Macario. Director of Gastaldi Hnos.

10:00 to 10:30 am: The international flour market and the geopolitical challenges in commercial exchanges.

Bernard Valluis. Président de l’Association Nationale de la Meunerie Française (ANMF).
Moderator: Leandro Pierbattisti.

10:30 to 11:00 am: Coffee Break

11:00 to 12:30 pm: Provisioning of wheat and durum wheat in North Africa: transformations of the local and international supply and relevant public policies.

Algeria
Mohamed Belabdi. Director General Office Algérien Interprofessionnel des Céréales (OAIC).
Egypt
Mr. Ali Ali Mosel0hy. Minister of Supply and Internal Trade of Egypt
Mr. Ahmed Youssef. Vice President of the General Authority For Supply Commodities (GASC)
Morocco
Minister Aziz Akhannouch. Ministère de l’Agriculture, de la Pêche Maritime, du Développement Rural et des Eaux et Forêts.
Tunisia
Taoufik Saidi. Président Directeur Général Office des Céréales. Ministère de l’Agriculture, des ressources hydrauliques et de la pêche.
Minister Samir Taieb. Ministère de l’Agriculture, des Ressources Hydrauliques et de la Pêche
Moderator: Jesús Silveyra. Deputy Secretary of Agricultural Markets. Agroindustry Secretariat.

12:30 to 2:00 pm: Lunch

2:00 to 3:10 pm: “New trends in regional consumption of flour and products from the secondary processing industry.”

Claudio Zanão. Executive Chairman of Associacao Brasileira das Industrias de Biscoitos, Massas Alimenticias e Paes & Bolos Industrializados (ABIMAPI). Trends in worldwide consumption of bread and other flour products.
Anna Lanzani. International Expert in strategic agroindustrial Marketing. From Brussels to Tokyo with a stopover in the Southern Hemisphere. Marketing and innovation in the pasta market.
Laura Romano. Nutrition Doctor and reporter for Telefe Noticias. Diet vs. Habits: Eating delicious and healthy foods.
Moderator: Diego Cifarelli. President of the Argentine Milling Industry Federation (FAIM).

3:10 to 3:30 pm: The future of the Futures Market, MATba – ROFEX.

Andrés Ponte. President of ROFEX.

Marcos Hermansson. President of the Buenos Aires Futures Market (MATBA).

3:30 to 4:00 pm: Coffee Break

4:00 to 4:45 pm: Public policies: institutional innovation and sustainability in developing Argentine agricultural production.

Dr. Sergio Busso. Minister of Agriculture and Livestock of the Province of Córdoba.
Ms. Alicia Ciciliani. Minister of Production of the Province of Santa Fe.
Mr. Leonardo Sarquís. Agricultural Engineer. Minister of Agroindustry of the Province of Buenos Aires.

4:45 pm: Closing ceremony.

Mr. Mauricio Macri. President of the Argentine Republic. Subject to confirmation.