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U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange to Boast Wide Array of Speakers

The U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange will feature a wide array of speakers. From transportation to economic outlooks, presenters will speak on a wide variety of topics.
Confirmed speakers include:

  • Seth Meyer, Ph.D., Chairman, World Agriculture Outlook Board, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Office of the Chief Economist. “Global Soy & Grain Supply and Demand Outlook”
  • Adam Schlicht, Great Lakes Regional Representative, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT )St. Lawrence Seaway Development. “Great Lakes Grain & Soy Shipping – All Water Options to and from the Heartland”
  • David Gutheil, Port of Cleveland. Will speak on the Cleveland-Antwerp Express service partnership
  • Gonzalo Mateos, Ph.D., University of Madrid, Spain. “All Soybeans Are Not Created Equal” - Comparative Analysis of the Nutritional Value of Soybeans from Different Countries
  • Pauline Oudin, Managing Director, Sopexa. “Engaging the Modern ‘Foodie’ Around the World”
  • Hans H. Stein, Ph.D., Professor of Animal Nutrition, University of Illinois. “Do Pigs Care Where Their Soy Is Grown? Should You?” - Case Study: The Effects of Origin of Soybean Meal on Digestibility of Amino Acids
  • Food Grade Soybean Supply Outlook Panel – from four production regions
    • Ray Loucks, IOM Grain
    • Jim Traub, Clarkson Grain
    • Steve Ford, Stonebridge
    • Aaron Skyberg
    • Panel Moderator – Roger Mortenson, MSA Chair, Grain Millers
  • Daniel Redo, Ph.D, Manager, Agricultural Research, Thomsen Reuters Lanworth. “Global Weather Outlook for Agriculture 2016-2017”
  • Dan Bresolin, Assistant Vice President International Intermodal, Canadian National Railroad. “Inland Intermodal Rail Service – New Developments for Export Container Shipping from More U.S. Locations”
  • Gary Martin, President, North America Grain Export Association, Washington, D.C. “International Trade - A Global View of Key Dynamics in Policy and Commerce for Grains, Oilseeds and other Agri-bulks”
  • Tim Quinlan, Director, Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Securities, Global Division. “World Economic Outlook – Now through 2017”