All lectures will be in English.

 

Tuesday, September 4th

1:00-2:15 p.m. Registration

2:15-2:30 p.m. Welcome & Congress Introduction

 

SESSION 1 – AGRICULTURAL LANDSCAPE & PRODUCTION ANALYSIS

2:30-3:00 p.m. Overview of the High Oleic Oils Production in North America
David Dzisiak, Commercial Leader Grains & Oils (Corteva Agriscience, Canada)

3:00-3:30 p.m. Panel Opinion: Sharing North American Farmer’ Experiences
Panelists:
William Layton, Farmer-Leader (United Soybean Board, USA)
Jerry Bergman, R&D Director (Safflower Technologies International, USA)
John Sandbakken, Executive Director (National Sunflower Association, USA)
Moderator:
Jim Johnson, President (Star Specialty Seeds, USA)

3:30-4:00 p.m. Canada: Situation and Outlook for Canola and Canola Products
Chris Beckman, Oilseeds Analyst (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada)

4:00-4:40 p.m. Panel Opinion: Ukraine and the Emergence of a Top Exporter
Panelists:
Yuriy Shevchenko, Business Development Director (Ukroliya, Ukraine)
Luis Carlos Alonso, Global Oilseeds Business Development Lead (Syngenta, Spain)
Richard Burrell, Specialty Oils Leader EMEA (Corteva Agriscience, UK)
Moderator:
Fabrice Turon, Head Of Research (FAT & Associés, France)

 

4:40-6:00 p.m. Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Area

 

Wednesday, September 5th

8:30-10:00 a.m. Exhibition Area

 

SESSION 2 – CHANGES IN HO OILS DEMAND

10:00-10:30 a.m. Domestic and International Changes in the High Oleic Soybean Oil Demand
Jim Sutter, CEO (U.S. Soybean Export Council, USA)
William Layton, Farm Leader (United Soybean Board, USA)

10:30-11:00 a.m. High Oleic Soybean Applications at Commercial Kitchen
Vincent Barcelona, Director of Culinary/Corporate Chef (Stratas Foods, USA)

11:00-11:30 a.m. High Oleic Oils Market Update in India
Abhishek Skariah, Buying Manager (Marico Ltd, India)

11:30-12:00 a.m. Panel Opinion: Demand in Asia & Export Opportunities
Panelists:
Hyung Suk Lee, Korea Country Manager (U.S. Soybean Export Council, Korea)
Maurice Aidan, Commercial Director (Provence Huiles, France)
TBC
Moderator:
Fabrice Turon, Head of Research (FAT & Associés, France)

 

12:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Lunch

 

2:00-2:30 p.m. High Oleic Soybean Oil & Obesity Risk
Frances Sladek, Professor (University of California, USA)

2:30-3:00 p.m. Health Benefits of High Oleic Acid Canola Oil
Peter J.H. Jones, Director (Richardson Centre for Functional Foods and Nutraceuticals, Canada)

3:00-3:30 p.m. Reduction of trans Fatty Acid Levels in Argentina: an Analysis of the Technological Strategies
Emiliano Kakisu, Professor (National University of Lanus, Argentina)

3:30-4:00 p.m. Sharing Experience – High Oleic Peanuts Ingredient in Mars Products
Anne-Marie DeLorenzo, Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager (Effem, USA)

4:00-5:00 p.m. Networking Coffee Break & Exhibition Area

 

Thursday, September 6th

8:30-10:00 Exhibition Area

 

SESSION 3 – INNOVATION & INVESTMENT POTENTIAL

10:00-10:30 a.m. HOLL Soybean Oil Lubricants: from Lab to industrial Scale Up
Scott Pearson, Business Development Manager (TAL LLC, USA)

10:30-11:00 a.m. Status Report on High Oleic Soybeans in Canada
Ron Davidson, Executive Director (Soy Canada, Canada)

11:00-11:30 a.m. High Oleic Safflower, Current Production & Growth in North America
Jerry Bergman, R&D Director (Safflower Technologies International, USA)

11:30-12:00 a.m. Turning (High Oleic) Liquid Oils into Solid Fats
George John, Professor (The City College of New York, USA)

 

12:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Lunch

 

2:00-2:30 p.m. Price Outlook for HO Oilseed Products
Baptiste Burello, Junior Research Economist (FAT & Associés, France)

2:30-3:00 p.m. Panel Opinion: Decrypting Premium Pricing – Push or Pull system?
Panelists:
Jim Johnson, President (Star Specialty Seeds, USA)
David Dzisiak, Commercial Leader Grains & Oils (Corteva Agriscience, Canada)
Chris Beckman, Oilseeds Analyst (Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Canada)
Moderator:
Baptiste Burello, Junior Research Economist (FAT & Associés, France)

3:00-3:30 p.m. High Oleic Peanuts Oil and Kernel produced from Córdoba Argentina
Maria José Martinez, Researcher (INTA, Argentina)

3:30-4:00 p.m. Why Food Industry is so Dependent on HO Oils
Fabrice Turon, Head of Research (FAT & Associés, France)

4:00-4:15 p.m. Closing Remarks & Conclusions