Singapore 2016

Welcome & opening address

Peter Reading Chair Grain Trade Australia (no presenation)

Philip Green Australian High Commissioner Singapore (no presenation)

Session 1: Australian crop outlook and trade patterns

Ron Storey Consultant, Australian Crop Forecasters:  Australian grain trade flows and implications for customers

Weiwen Ng Economist ANZ Bank: Australian grains industry performance and investment to improve supply chain efficiency

Richard Rice Grower Grain Growers Limited: Meeting the needs of customers, industry and  growers – the growers’ perspective

Session 2: Customer perspective of Australian grain

Franciscus Welirang, Director, PT Indofood Sukses Makmur Tbk and Chairman, Indonesian Flour Mills Association

Session 3: Australian crop quality

Pat Wilson Technical Services & Quality ManagerGrainCorp Limited: Eastern region crop quality

Jonathan Wilson GM Logistics and Commercial Relations Glencore Grain: Southern region crop quality

Rachid Elkhayam Wheat Quality and TechnicalManagerCBH Group: Western region crop quality

Session 4: Australian grain - meeting customer quality requirements

Gerard McMullen Project Manager - Grain Quality Grain Trade Australia:Understanding Australian industry processes that deliver customer quality

Dr Bertus Jacobs Senior Wheat BreederLongReach Plant Breeders: Variety development and implications for Australian wheat classes

Session 5: Managing market risks

Brett Cooper Director/General Manager FCStone Australia: Tools to assist customers manage risk within the Australian supply chain

Stephen Thompson Partner Holman Fenwick Willan:Mitigating legal risk in volatile commodities markets – top tips and avoiding common mistakes