All lectures will be in English.

 

Wednesday, September 2nd

8.30-9.40 a.m. Registration

9.40-10.00 Welcome & Congress Introduction

 

SESSION 1 – AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE & PRODUCTION ANALYSIS

10.00-10.20 Positioning Danube Area in the European High Oleic Market
Ferenc Nyakas, Trader (Bunge, Hungary) 

10.20-10.40 Supply Chain in the High Oleic Market: Constraints & Costs
Kees Vrins, President (Allseeds, Switzerland)

10.40-11.00 TBC
TBC

 

11:00-11:40 Coffee Break

 

11.40-12.10 Changes in Sunflower Breeding over the Last Fifty Years
Philippe Jouve, Principal (ABR Seed Consulting, France)

12.10-12.30 Effect of Insect Pollinisation on Oilseed Sunflower Yield
Stan Chabert, Researcher (Syngenta, France)

 

12:30-2:00 Lunch

 

2.00-2.30 p.m. Balancing Lower Oil Yield of Rapeseed in Europe
Lionel Lordez, HOLL Business Development Manager (Bayer, France)

2.30-3.00 Recent and Future Trends of High Oleic Sunflower Seeds Production
Luis Carlos Alonso, Global OSR/Sunflower Business Development Lead (Syngenta, Spain)

3.00-4.00 Panel Opinion: Can the Development of HO Sunflower Acreage in Black Sea Area Stabilize the Price Volatility?
Panelists:
Kees Vrins, President (Allseeds, Switzerland)
Luis Carlos Alonso, Global OSR/Sunflower Business Development Lead (Syngenta, Spain)
TBD
TBC
Moderator:
Fabrice Turon, Head of Research (FAT & Associés, France)

 

6.00 -7.30 Network Reception

 

Thursday, September 3rd

SESSION 2 – CHANGES IN HO OILS DEMAND

9.00-9.30 a.m. Positioning Canadian Canola in the Global Trade: Impact of China-USA Trade War
TBC

9.30-10.00 Oilseed Brassica in India: Demand, Supply, Policy Perspective and Future Potential
Pankaj Sharma, Principal Scientist (Indian Council of Agricultural Research, India)

10.00-10.20 Fatty Acids at the Heart of Health and Environmental Issues
Michel Duru, Research Director (INRA, France)

10.20-10.40 Is Palm-Free Trend increasing the HO Oils Demand in Italy
Carlo Tampieri, CEO (Tampieri, Italy)

10.40-11.00 High Oleic Oil as Source of Platform Chemicals for Green Processes 
Sophie Thiebaud-Roux, Professor (ENSIACET, France)

 

11.00-11.40 Coffee Break

 

11.40-12.30 Panel Opinion: Is the High Oleic Demand going Green?
Panelists:
Sophie Thiebaud-Roux, Professor (ENSIACET, France)
Michel Duru, Research Director (INRA, France)
Carlo Tampieri, CEO (Tampieri, Italy)
Philippe Jouve, Prncipal (ABR Seed Consulting, France)
Moderator:
Fabrice Turon, Head of Research (FAT & Associés, France)

 

12.30-2.00 p.m. Lunch

SESSION 3 – INNOVATION & INVESTMENT POTENTIAL

2.00-2.30 Changes in Nutritional Composition during Refining Process of High Oleic Sunflower Oil
Alicia Ayerdi Gotor, Assistant Professor (Institut Polytechnique UniLaSalle, France)

2.30-3.00 Influence of different wall material on Microencapsulation of Hazelnut Oil using Spray Drying
Hamdy Zharan, Researcher (National Research Centre, Egypt)

3.00-3.30 Ozonized Sunflower Oils: Chemical Characterization and Studies of Biological Activity
Joaquin J. Salas, Researcher (Instituto de la Grasa, Spain)

3.30-4.00 Handheld NIR Sensors for Screening High-Oleic Traits in Soybean Genotypes
Luis E. Rodriguez-Saona, Professor (The Ohio State University, USA)

4:00-4:15 Closing Remarks & Conclusions