VI International Conference “Black Sea Oil Trade-2018”

VI International Conference«Black Sea Oil Trade-2018»

September 20, 2018

Hilton, Kyiv, Ukraine


Black Sea Oil Trade




International Conference “Black Sea Oil Trade” is:

  • A leading international event and meeting point for oilseed market operators at the start of the new oilseed season
  • Reliable source of exclusive agri market analytics and forecasts from the top global experts and agribusiness operators
  • Effective platform for discussion of the main drivers in the oilseed sector of Ukraine and Black Sea countries
  • Insights and recommendations for improvement of business strategies
  • New ideas, effective networking and exchange

‘Black Sea Oil Trade’ conference is annually attended by producers and crushers of oilseeds, traders, enterprises for deep processing of veg oils, investment companies, banks, legal, shipping, brokerage, insurance, surveyor and other companies.

In 2017 ‘Black Sea Oil Trade’ attracted 250 delegates from 150+ companies and 25 countries.


  • Trade wars: who's next in the ring?

  • Tough rules in the global vegoil and meal market. What should you be getting ready for?

  • Macroeconomic outlook. Global scenarios

  • Price forecast for 2018/19. What will the ongoing vegoil price decline result in? When will the prices recover?

  • Regional competitors in the oilseed market and their strategies. Who will win?

  • Prices for non-GMO soybeans and meal keep rocketing

  • 200+

    Over 200 delegates annually

  • 150+

    Over 150 сompanies of agri business

  • 20+

    Delegates from more than
    20 countries

  • Leading agri producers, traders, crushers, agriholdings, banks, logistic and other companies

Event Highlights:


September 20

  1. 9.00 – 9.45 Registration & Coffee

  2. 9.45 Opening remarks
  3. Welcoming speech: Sergey Feofilov, Director General, UkrAgroConsult
    Welcoming speech: Olga Trofimtseva, Dep. Minister of Agrarian Policy and Food of Ukraine

  4. 10.00 Session 1: Oilseed Market: Global Scenarios. SWOT Analysis
    • The Black Sea Oilseed Sector. Outlook, 2018-2020
    • Sergey Feofilov - Director General, UkrAgroConsult

    • Fundamentals & Trends in The Global Oilseed Market
    • Ben Buckner - Analyst, AgResource, USA

    • South American View on the Soybean Market
    • Fabio Meneghin - Partner, Agroconsult, Brazil

    • Impact of Weather Conditions on the Global Oilseed Production and Pricing
    • Kyle Tapley - Senior Agricultural Meteorologist, Radiant Solutions, USA

  5. 12.30 – 14.00 Lunch & Networking

  6. 14.00 – 15.30 Discussion panel: Price Forecast in the Oilseed Markets for 2018/19
    Moderator: Sergey Feofilov, Director General, UkrAgroConsult

    Keynote speech:
    • Forecast on The Global Oilseed & Vegoil Prices. Which way we go?
    • Paul MсAuliffe - President, World Commodity Analysis Corporation, USA

    Speakers Panel:

    Paul MсAuliffe - President, World Commodity Analysis Corporation, USA

    Oksana Prosolenko - Ukraine Country Director, Donau Soja Organisation

    Ben Buckner - Analyst, AgResource, USA

    Kyle Tapley - Senior Agricultural Meteorologist, Radiant Solutions, USA

    Fabio Meneghin - Partner, Agroconsult, Brazil

  7. 15.40 – 17.20 Session 3: Regional Features and Opportunities
    Moderator: Bohdan Chomiak, Partner, UkrAgroConsult

  8. 15.40 – 16.30 Special presentation:
    Roadmap for Branding Ukrainian Vegoil in the Indian Market

    G Chandrashekhar - Global Agribusiness Expert, India

    • Maximizing Value of Sunseed Meal with Dry Tribo-electrostatic Protein Enrichment
    • Kyle Flynn - Director, Business Development, ST Equipment & Technology, USA

    • Revolution in Ukrainian Oilseed Sector: From Exporter to Importer
    • Julia Garkavenko - Oilseed Market Expert, UkrAgroConsult

  9. 17.30 Closing remarks

  10. Evening Cocktail


    General Conditions


    after 01.08.2018

    Extra delegates from the same company get 10% Discount

    Registration Fee Includes
    • Participation of 1 representative in the Conference
    • Conference information kit
    • Conference presentations
    • Access to networking Mobile Application of the Conference (2 weeks prior to the event)
    • Coffee-breaks, Lunch, Closing Cocktail
    • Interpreting service
    • 10% discount for attending the workshop 'Price Forecasting, Spreading and Hedging Strategies'




    19.09.2018, Aloft hotel, Kiev



    Exhibition Stand

    Get a maximum exposure within Black Sea Oil Trade conference.

    Exhibition Stand - is an excellent opportunity to inform a large audience of the Сonference about your business and demonstrate products and services.


    Advertising Services
    • Placing advertising materials into Conference bags
    • Your advertising in the Conference Printed Electronic Catalogue
    • Sponsorship options





    'Black Sea Oil Trade' Mobile App

    'Black Sea Oil Trade' Mobile App allows conference participants to see who is attending days before the event, pre-arrange meetings, send messages, keep track of Agenda and other options.

    Service is available to delegates who have paid the registration fee. Access details are sent to the delegate’s email, indicated in the registration form.

    Mobile Application is activated!

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    For participation issues please contact:


    Tel/Fax +38 (044) 364-55-85 (Organizing Committee)
    +38 (044) 364-61-18 (Sales Department)

    Contact persons:

    Julia Feofilova - Event manager

    Svetlana Shykura - Billing issues

    Conference organizer:

    Consulting agency UkrAgroConsult

    Address: of. 5, 29V Tymoshenko Str.,

    Kyiv, Ukraine, 04205




    Hilton Kyiv, 5*

    The Hilton Kyiv hotel boasts a convenient location within walking distance of many major Kyiv attractions such as Shevchenko Boulevard and the Old Botanical Gardens. View famous monuments on Sophia Square, shop along Khreschatyk or take-in a performance at the Opera House. Guests can also enjoy easy access to Boryspil International Airport, just 40 minutes from this hotel in Kyiv.

    Address: 30 Tarasa Shevchenka Blvd, Kiev, 01030 Ukraine

    Front Desk: +380 44 393 54 00