The roster of speakers for the 2015 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange keeps growing!
The list of experts includes:
- Bruce Weber, director of soybean product lines in the Grain Marketing division of CHS Inc. Mr. Weber is responsible for the risk management for soybeans in North America and will discuss the role of co-ops in the international market during a breakout session.
- Ken Tsukuda, senior manager in the market development division of Zen-noh Grain Corporation, will also participate in the breakout session about the role of co-ops in the international market.
- Eric Rosenberg, vice president at Bryant Christie Inc. Mr. Rosenberg is slated to speak during a breakout session on sustainability and how the global marketplace benefits from the sustainability of U.S. Soy.
- Mark Lynas, author and environmental campaigner, will give the conference’s closing address, “Get to Know Your GMOs.”
- Hans H. Stein, professor of animal nutrition at the University of Illinois, will be a featured speaker during the breakout session, “Feed Nutritional Value of Soybean Meal – Amino Acids: Does Origin Really Matter?”
- Mark Cullen, Executive Vice President of Animal Nutrition at West Central, is responsible for the cooperative’s dairy, beef and swine nutrition manufacturing businesses. He will speak about the role of co-ops in the international market during a breakout session.
- Toshihiro Shinohara, the director of Sanko Food’s soybean department, is scheduled to participate on the international food and feed buyers panel, “Why I Buy, What I Buy, Where I Buy – To Meet Our Customers’ Needs.”
- Soon-Bin Neoh, managing director of the Soon Soon Group of Companies, an integrated grain, feed, oilseed and oil processing concern based in Malaysia, will also participate on the international food and feed buyers panel, “Why I Buy, What I Buy, Where I Buy – To Meet Our Customers’ Needs.”
- Ken Eriksen, senior vice president of Informa Economics’ transportation, industrials and energy services group, directs the group’s efforts in client service, research, risk management, consulting and events. He will speak during a breakout session regarding the opening of the Panama Canal in 2016 and its anticipated impact on Global Soy & Grain Transportation.
- Rob Murphy, senior vice president of Informa Economics’ livestock, meat, poultry and dairy group with responsibilities that include livestock and red meat research, price analysis, and the design and implementation of margin risk management systems, will participate in a breakout session on international poultry demand.
- Henk Flipsen, director of Dutch Feed Industry Association (NEVEDI), will be featured in the breakout session, “Sustainability – How the Global Marketplace Benefits from the Sustainability of U.S. Soy.”
- Essam Behery, group executive manager of WADI Company, is scheduled to participate in the international food and feed buyers panel, “Why I Buy, What I Buy, Where I Buy – To Meet Our Customers’ Needs.”
- Jay Bryson, managing director and global economist at Wells Fargo Securities, provides analysis on macroeconomic developments in the major economies of the world. Dr. Bryson will give the keynote address, “Outlook for the World Economy and International Trade.”
- Chip Flory, editorial director and host of Market Rally Radio at Pro Farmer, Farm Journal Media, will talk about the U.S. Crop Report and Global Soy & Grain Demand Outlook.
The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange is coming up quickly! The event will take place in Minneapolis, Minnesota from September 9-11. To register or for more information about the event, please visit https://ussoyexchange.org.