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OFI India Business Congress & SOPA Soya Conference: 'New Strategies - New Approaches'


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The OFI India Business Congress & SOPA Soya Conference is free to attend. Register for your pass here.


Day One: Friday 19 May 2017

9.00-10.00: Arrival and registration

10.00-10.05: Welcome address. Serena Lim, Editor, Oils & Fats International, UK

MODULE 1: WORLD SUPPLY AND DEMAND  – 2017/18 PRICE FORECAST AND OUTLOOK

10.05-10.35
Global oils and fats overview – the political and economic scenario ahead
G Chandrashekhar, Global Agribusiness and Commodities Markets Specialist
Q&A

10.40-11.10
Global sunflowerseed and oil production, trade & prices and India's role in world imports
Sergey Feofilov, General Director, UkrAgroConsult, Ukraine
Q&A

11.15-11.45: BREAK/VISIT OFI INDIA 2017 EXHBITION

World palm oil supply and demand factors – where are prices heading in 2017/2018?
Fadhil Hasan, Executive Director, Indonesian Palm Oil Association (GAPKI) 
Q&A

MODULE 2: THE INDIAN MARKET – CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES
Chair: G Chandrashekhar, Economic Advisor, Indian Merchants’ Chamber

12.20-12.50
Keynote address: India's edible oil demand and supply picture
Vijay Sardana, International Commodity Trade & Policy Expert; Head of Food Security Initiatives and Agribusiness, M/S UPL Limited, India
Q&A

12.55-2.00: LUNCH/VISIT OFI INDIA 2017 EXHBITION

2.00-2.30
Rice bran oil – growth story
Biprabuddha Chatterjee, Head of R&D, Adani Wilmar Ltd, India
Q&A

2.35-3.05
Castor oil derivatives – current status and future possibilities for India
Narasimhan Santhanam, Director, CastorOil.in, India
Q&A

3.10-3.40: BREAK/VISIT OFI INDIA 2017 EXHBITION

3.40-4.10
India’s current and future palm oil demand
Bhavna Shah, Country Representative – India/Sri Lanka, Malaysian Palm Oil Council
Q&A

4.15-4.45
Currrent regulatory framework for oils and fats in India
Dr Rakesh Trivedi, Harcourt Butler Technical University, India
Q&A

Day Two: Saturday 20 May 2017

9.00-10.00: Arrival and registration

MODULE 3: SOYBEAN PROCESSORS ASSOCIATION OF INDIA (SOPA) SOYA CONFERENCE
Chair: G Chandrashekhar, Economic Advisor, Indian Merchants’ Chamber

10.00-10.30
Soyabean’s role in the eradication of global malnutrition
Dr Davish Jain, Chairman, Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA); President and Managing Director, Prestige Group of Industries, India
Q&A

10.35-11.05
Soyabean productivity in India – issues and solutions
D N Pathak, Executive Director, Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA)
Q&A

11.10-11.40: BREAK/VISIT OFI INDIA 2017 EXHBITION

11.40-12.10
Indian soyabean meal – demand/supply projections for the next five years
Dr Pawan Kumar, Consultant, United States Soy Export Council
Q&A

12.15-12.45
Role of biotechnology in Indian oilseed productivity
Dr V S Bhatia, Director, Indian Institute of Soybean Research, Indian Council for Agricultural Research
Q&A

12.50-1.45: LUNCH/VISIT OFI INDIA 2017 EXHBITION

MODULE 4: FEEDSTOCKS AND APPLICATIONS
Chair: D N Pathak, Executive Director, Soybean Processors Association of India (SOPA)

1.45-2.15
Future direction of oils and oilseeds trade flows
Sumit Gupta, Business Manager, McDonald & Pelz Global Commodities 
Q&A

2.20-2.50
Sustainable palm oil production in India and Asia
Dr Suresh Motwani, Programme Head, Palm Oil and Soya, Solidaridad South & South East Asia
Q&A

2.55-3.25
Implementation of the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) Certification Scheme
Harnarinder Singh, CEO, Malaysian Palm Oil Certification Council (MPOCC)
Q&A

 

 


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