Programs

Official Opening

Heather Variava
Consul General
U.S. Consulate General Surabaya, Indonesia

Chris Rittgers
Agricultural Counselor
Foreign Agricultural Service U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), Jakarta, Indonesia


Conference Reception & Dinner

Grand Ballroom 1 & 2, Level 1, Shangri-La Hotel
6:00 pm
March 20

Conference Registration

Grand Ballroom 1 & 2, Level 1, Shangri-La Hotel
7:00 am - 8:30 am
March 21

Welcome Remarks

U.S. Soybean Export Council / U.S. Grains Council
8:30 am - 8:40 am
March 21

Beyond the Horizon for Food and Agriculture

David Hightower, Principal, The Hightower Report, USA
8:40 am - 9:00 am
March 21

U.S. Growers Perspectives: U.S. Soybean Crop Production Outlook

Dawn Scheier
Director
South Dakota Soybean Association

Jamie Beyer
Vice President
Minnesota Soybean Growers Association
9:00 am - 9:20 am
March 21

U.S. Growers Perspectives: U.S. Corn Crop Production Outlook

Ryan Wagner
Director, District 4
South Dakota Corn Utilization Council, USA

Josh Miller
Director
Indiana Corn Marketing Council, USA
9:20 am - 9:40 am
March 21

State of the U.S. Soybean Crushing Industry

Thomas A Hammer
President
National Oilseed Processors Association (NOPA), USA
9:40 am - 10:00 am
March 21

Group Photo & Refreshments

10:00 am - 10:20 am
March 21

Global Supply and Demand Outlook for Corn and DDGS

Daniel Pengra
Merchandiser
CHS Inc, USA
10:20 am - 10:40 am
March 21

Global Soy Supply and Demand Forecast

Jay O'Neil
Senior Ag Economist, International Grains Program, Kansas State University
Principal, O'Neil Commodity Consulting, USA
10:40 am - 11:00 am
March 21

Food and Agriculture Country Update: INDONESIA

Dr. Desianto Budi Utomo
Vice President Feed Technology Division and the Government and Academic Liaison Officer
Charoen Pokphand Indonesia, Indonesia
11:00 am - 11:20 am
March 21

Food and Agriculture Country Update: THAILAND

Pachai Chanpitaksa
Executive Vice President
Thai Vegetable Oil Public Company Ltd, Thailand
11:20 am - 11:40 am
March 21

Panel Session ( Q&A)

11:40 am - 12:20 pm
March 21

Lunch & Networking

Jamoo Restaurant, Level 1, Shangri-La Surabaya
12:20 pm - 1:20 pm
March 21

U.S. Ag Producers Forum

Representatives and leaders from 5-6 major agriculture producing States share their views and insights on the U.S. agricultural industry
1:20 pm - 2:00 pm
March 21

U.S. Grain/DDGS Qualities and Value Defined

Caleb Wurth
U.S. Grains Council
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
March 21

Refreshments

2:20 pm - 2:40 pm
March 21

U.S. Soy HY + Q Initiative

Dr. Bart Borg
Director of Nutrition
Standard Nutrition Services, USA

John Osthus, (HY+Q)
High Yield PLUS Quality Program Lead
Illinois Soybean Association, USA
2:40 pm - 3:10 pm
March 21

Food and Agriculture Country Update: MALAYSIA

Jeffrey Ng
President
Federation of Livestock Farmers' Association of Malaysia, Malaysia
3:10 pm - 3:30 pm
March 21

Panel Session (Q&A)

3:30 pm - 4:20 pm
March 21

End of Day 1

4:20 pm
March 21

Conference Group Dinner

6:00 pm
March 21

Drivers of Change in Global Agriculture - The China Effect

Daniel Li
Chief Analyst
RJ O'Brien, USA
8:40 am - 9:00 am
March 22

World Outlook & Price Scenarios on Major Agricultural Products

Thomas Mielke
Executive Director
ISTA Mielke GmbH (Oilworld), Germany
9:00 am - 9:40 am
March 22

State of the Grains and Oilseeds Trade into Southeast Asia

Oscar Tjakra
Director
RaboResearch Food & Agribusiness, Singapore
9:40 am - 10:00 am
March 22

Refreshments

10:00 am - 10:30 am
March 22

Food and Agriculture Country Update: PHILIPPINES

Atty Irwin Ambal
President
Philippine Egg Board, Philippines
10:30 am - 10:50 am
March 22

Food and Agriculture Country Update: VIETNAM

Nguyen Nguyen Phuong, Trade Management Director, Department of Industry and Trade, Vietnam
Dr. Dao Ha Trung, President of Ho Chi Minh City High Technology Association, Vietnam
10:50 am - 11:10 am
March 22

Panel Session (Q&A)

11:10 am - 12:00 pm
March 22

Lunch & Networking

Jamoo Restaurant, Level 1, Shangri-La Surabaya
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
March 22

U.S. Ag Exporters Forum

~ Representatives from 4-5 U.S. Ag Export Cos share their views and insights on the U.S. Grain and Soy Trade ~
1:00 pm - 1:40 pm
March 22

U.S. Soy Sustainability Assurance - Ensuring A Sustainable Food Future

Rosalind Leeck
Director, Market Access
U.S. Soybean Export Council Inc., USA
1:40 pm - 2:00 pm
March 22

Food and Agriculture Country Update: MYANMAR

Dr. May Myat Noe Lwin
In-Country Representative
U.S. Soybean Export Council, Myanmar
2:00 pm - 2:20 pm
March 22

Refreshments

2:20 pm - 2:50 pm
March 22

Transportation and Logistical Trends Affecting the Global Agricultural Trade

John D'Ancona
Divisional Director- Market Analyst
Clarksons Platou Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore
2:50 pm - 3:20 pm
March 22

Containerization of U.S. Agricultural Products into Southeast Asian Markets

Paul Smolen
Principal
AgriNetworks, USA
3:20 pm - 3:50 pm
March 22

The Dynamics of Container Logistics for Grain Imports into Southeast Asia: Challenges and Opportunity in Indonesia

Muhammad Sofyan
President Director
Maersk Line in Indonesia
3:50 pm - 4:10 pm
March 22

Panel Session (Q&A)

4:10 pm - 5:00 pm
March 22

End of Day 2 - Official Closing

U.S. Soybean Export Council / U.S. Grains Council
5:00 pm
March 22

2018