2014 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange to Feature Wide Array of Speakers
- General News
More speakers have been confirmed for the upcoming U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange.
Wisconsin governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin Agriculture Secretary Ben Brancel will welcome visitors to their state on the conference’s opening day.
In addition, two keynote speakers have confirmed their participation. Dr. Joseph Glauber, Chief Economist, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), will give the keynote address on the first afternoon of the conference, speaking on “Global Economic Trade Outlook / Global Soy & Grain Market Supply & Demand Situation.” On the conference’s second day, Dr. Walter Kemmsies, Chief Economist at Moffat & Nichol, will discuss “Global Economy, World Trade and Shipping Outlook and the Critical Importance of Transportation Infrastructure Development.”
The 2nd Annual U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange will take place from September 15-18 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Once again, the conference is being hosted by USSEC and the Midwest Shippers Association and will take place at the Wisconsin Center. Over 250 international trade team members from 47 countries representing approximately 50 million metric tons or 1.8 billion bushels of whole soybeans attended last year’s event, with a total of more than 550 key soy and grain industry officials and decision-makers who participated at the 2013 global trade exchange.
The Milwaukee City Center Hilton can accommodate all anticipated attendees and is connected to the Wisconsin Center, the convention center where the conference program sessions and trade show will be held. Reduced group rate room reservations can now be made by going to www.grainconference.org and clicking on the Hotel Reservations link.