More Speakers Added to 2018 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange and Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show

By - Monday, July 30, 2018

The speaker lineup for the 2018 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange and Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show includes a bevy of industry experts.

  • Greg Aldrich – Research Associate Professor and Director of the Pet Food Center, Kansas State University. “Latest Trends in the Booming Pet Food Market.”
  • Azmy Azmy – Biotechnology Regulatory Lead, DuPont Nutrition and Health
  • Andy Bensend – Chairman, Midwest Shippers Association Board of Directors
  • Benjamin D. Brooks – Vice President, Beryllium Information Security Collaborative. “How to Manage the Growing Threat of IT Fraud in Global Trade.”
  • Brian Buckallew – Business Manager of Specialty Soybeans, Corteva Agriscience. “The Value of High Oleic Soybeans for the Soybean Crush Industry.”
  • Aidan Connolly – Chief Innovation Officer, Alltech. “Alltech Global Feed Survey Review.”
  • Tanner Emhke – Manager, CoBank. “Technologies Shaping the Future of International Ag Trade.”
  • Emily French – Managing Director, ConsilliAgra. “World Soy & Grain Supply and Demand Outlook for 2018-2019.”
  • Ken Insley – Administrator, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS). Opening remarks.
  • Hyung Suk Lee – Country Director – Korea, USSEC
  • Dady Maskar – Technical Consultant, Human Utilization (HU) -Indonesia, USSEC
  • Mark Messina – Executive Director, Soy Nutrition Institute. “Bringing Back the Soy Health Halo; Recent Research in Soy in Human Health.”
  • Sam Sexhus – Group Vice President of Agriculture Products, BNSF Railway. “U.S. Rail Sector – Service for Agriculture and International Customers Now and in the Future.”
  • Jim Sutter – CEO, USSEC
  • Masako Tateishi – North Asia Regional HU Coordinator and Japan HU Director, USSEC