2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange To Take Place Next Week!

It's almost here!
The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange, USSEC’s biggest event of the year, bringing together international trade teams and U.S. Soy industry representatives for key discussions and personal networking, is taking place next week,  August 30 – September 1 at the JW Marriott in Indianapolis, Indiana.
For the fourth year, the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange will feature the largest number of qualified international buyers with more than 230 participants from 50 countries set to attend.
The event’s first day will feature USSEC’s unique buyer-supply meetings, the Trade Team Invitational, set up by appointment only, and an opening reception will be held in the evening at the Indiana State Museum.
A sustainability forum is scheduled for the morning of August 31, and the conference will officially kick off at 11 a.m. with the keynote address, “Global Soy & Grain Supply And Demand Outlook.” The trade show is set to open at 1 p.m.
Breakout sessions that afternoon will include:

  • Food – Engaging the Modern “Foodie” Around the World
  • Transportation — Great Lakes Grain & Soy Shipping — All Water 
Options To and From the Heartland
  • Feed—All Soybeans Are Not Created Equal—Comparative Analysis Of The Nutritional Value of Soybeans From Different Countries
  • Food — U.S. Food Grade Soybean Supply Outlook for 2016 – 2017
  • Transportation — Bulk Soy & Grain Freight Trends: How the Inland River Barge and Gulf Export Ship Loading Facilities Help the U.S. to Maintain a Competitive Edge
  • Feed — Do Pigs Care Where Their Soy Is Grown? Should You?
  • Global Weather Outlook for Agriculture 2016 – 2017

The breakout sessions will be followed by a reception at the trade show.
On September 1, the featured breakout sessions are:

  • Specialty Grains — Rising Global Market Demand and North American Production of Specialty Grains—Pulses, Oats, Flax, Non-GE And Food Grade Corn, and More
  • Inland Intermodal Rail Service—New Developments for Export Container Shipping From More U.S. Locations
  • Outlook for Animal Protein Demand
  • International Trade — A Global View Of Key Dynamics In Policy and Commerce For Grains, Oilseeds And Other Agri-Bulks
  • Global Aquaculture Situation and Future Opportunities—Soy in Aquaculture: Farming the Land to Sustain the Sea

The closing keynote address is “World Economic Outlook — Now Through 2017,” and the trade show will close at 2 p.m.
A series of optional technical workshops will also take place later that afternoon.