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                            • U.S. Soy Conne...
                              U.S. Soy Connection: Global Digital Conference and Situation Report
                              Apr 14 - 15, 2020
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                                                          Upcoming Events

                                                          U.S. Soy Connection: Global Digital Conference and Situation Report

                                                          Online, Event | Tuesday, April 14, 2020
                                                          Event Category Americas Asia Subcontinent Greater China Greater Europe Middle East / North Africa North Asia Southeast Asia Sub-Saharan Africa United States 
                                                          Featured Speakers – April 14 Thomas Mielke Executive Director of ISTA Mielke Thomas Mielke is Executive Director of ISTA Mielke GmbH in Hamburg (Germany), OIL…

                                                          Featured Speakers – April 14

                                                          Thomas Mielke
                                                          Executive Director of ISTA Mielke
                                                          Thomas Mielke is Executive Director of ISTA Mielke GmbH in Hamburg (Germany), OIL WORLD, a leading research organization that provides global supply, demand and price analyses, statistics and forecasts for all the major oilseeds, vegetable oils and animal fats and oilmeals as well as for biodiesel and livestock products with clients in 100 countries. He is a frequent speaker at conferences and workshops all over the world. Thomas joined the OIL WORLD team in the mid-1970s, after studying economics. He is a member of the Programme Advisory Committee of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board. He has given lectures at the University of Hamburg (TUHH). OIL WORLD was founded in 1958 and is recognized worldwide as a leading independent, authoritative and unbiased information provider. The weekly and daily flash reports can be obtained from www.oilworld.biz and there are other reports, the CHINESE OIL WORLD in Mandarin and the FISH, Oil & Meal World in English and Spanish.

                                                          Emily French
                                                          Managing Director at ConsiliAgra
                                                          As a fourth generation U.S. wheat farmer from northern Idaho, Emily French has long been active in agriculture. After earning a degree in Agricultural Business from Washington State University, she formally began her trading career as a physical cash trader for Cargill, working for the firm’s Grain, Oilseed Processing and Wet Milling Divisions. Following Cargill, French worked for the U.S. Grains Council and World Perspectives in Washington, DC. After five years in Washington, D.C., French moved to the investment banking and OTC derivatives markets with National Australia Bank in both New York and Sydney, Australia. She subsequently returned to the U.S. to work as a Senior Vice President in Macquarie’s Treasury and Commodity Group. In early 2009, Emily left Macquarie to form ConsiliAgra, an active advice and strategy group covering the world agricultural commodity markets, specializing in grain and oilseeds. Clients include hedge funds, speculative traders, flour mills, ethanol plants, and investment banks. When not on an airplane, French resides in the mountains of northern Idaho and can always be reached at efrench@consiliagra.com.

                                                          Soren Schroder
                                                          Former CEO of Bunge Limited

                                                          Soren Schroder has served in a variety of agribusiness leadership roles in the United States and Europe. After working for more than 15 years at Continental Grain and Cargill, he joined Bunge in 2000. From 2010-13, he was the CEO of Bunge North America, leading Bunge’s business operations in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. In June 2013, he was named CEO of Bunge, serving in this role until 2019. Soren is active in board and advisory roles for emerging companies in agribusiness and the food sectors. He is a member of the North American Agribusiness advisory board. Soren earned a BA in Economics from Connecticut

                                                          Featured Speakers – April 15

                                                          U.S. Exporters

                                                          • John Buboltz, North American Soybean Processing Manager, Cargill
                                                          • Ken Dallmier, President & COO, Clarkson Grain Company
                                                          • Craig Pietig, Senior Director of Exports, AG Processing Inc

                                                          U.S. Grower Leaders

                                                          • Jim Carroll III, Chair, United Soybean Board (Arkansas)
                                                          • Bill Gordon, President, American Soybean Association (Minnesota)
                                                          • Monte Peterson, Chairman and Director, U.S. Soybean Export Council and American Soybean Association (North Dakota)
                                                          • Doug Winter, Vice Chairman and Director, U.S. Soybean Export Council and United Soybean Board (Illinois)
                                                          • Derek Haigwood, Director, U.S. Soybean Export Council and United Soybean Board (Arkansas)
                                                          • Brian Kemp, Director, U.S. Soybean Export Council and American Soybean Association (Iowa)
                                                          • Joel Schreurs, Director, U.S. Soybean Export Council and American Soybean Association (Minnesota)