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Global Grain Webinar Series

Join our free webinars

In the current crisis and global lockdown, having the conversations that keep you ahead of the game has become harder than ever - but with the grain and agriculture industry busier than ever, keeping yourself informed is more important than ever.

In the absence of any physical meetings, Global Grain will be hosting a series of market updates webinars featuring industry experts to give you the information that will shape your strategies for the year to come.

If you cannot make the webinar, we'll be recording the series so you can watch it when it suits you.

Here's what's on the schedule:


April 17, 11AM CEST (5PM SGT): Comparing Crises: 2020 COVID-19 vs 2007/2008 Credit Crunch 

Featuring Josef Schmidhuber of the UN FAO and Tim Worledge of Fastmarkets AgriCensus, this webinar takes a closer look at the differences between the two crises

Key topics

• Macroeconomics analyses
• COVID-19 channels of transmission to the agriculture and food markets.
• Differences and similarities with the credit crunch in 2007-2008 

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April 24, 11AM CEST (5PM SGT): Protein gap outlook in G&O post COVID-19: widening or narrowing?

Join to hear JY Chow, Senior VP (Senior VP (Food & Beverage and Agri Sector Coverage Lead) at Mizuho Bank explain the impact on grain trading from demographic trends and cereal consumption patterns and provide insight into the fast-growing plant-based protein industry

Key topics:

• Dotted trend lines from demographics and consumption behaviours
• New paradigms post COVID-19
• Plant-based protein factor into the new equations

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April 30, 4PM CEST (10AM Washington DC): Corn and ethanol market overview beyond COVID-19

Featuring Brian D Healy, Director of Global Ethanol Market Development, USGC, and Tim Worledge, Managing Editor, FastMarkets AgriCensus the webinar will offer up to date analysis of the market fundamentals for the ethanol and corn sectors, including likely scenarios and projections on market rebounds post COVID-19.

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May 29, 9:30AM CEST: Global Wheat Market Outlook 2020-2021

The three-part webinar features exclusive presentations on:

  1. Global wheat production from Abdolreza Abbassian (Secretary, G20-AMIS ) 
  2. Wheat pricing outlook from Masha Belikova (Grain Reporter, AgriCensus) 
  3. Before they join Gunhan Ulusoy (CEO, Ulusoy Un), Thomas Deevy (Risk Manager, Cerealcom Dolj) and Gert Bosscher (Senior Broker, Copenhagen Merchants) for a panel discussion moderated by Tim Worledge (Managing Editor, AgriCensus)

Key Topics for discussion
> Global wheat production outlook
> Analysis of stocks held by countries
> Early outlook of 2020-21 wheat trade and how it compares to the past year
> Overview of the Black Sea pricing opportunities
> New markets and trade routes for Black Sea wheat

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18 June,(3PM CEST, 8AM Chicago): A Market of Markets: New Opportunities in Grain Futures, Derivatives and OTCs

Featuring David Hightower (President, The Hightower Report), Paul Dubravec (Vice President, Advance Trading Inc.), Arnaud Saulais (Broker, SCB Group) and Tim Worledge (Managing Editor, Fastmarkets AgriCensus), this webinar will take an in-depth look into:

> How regional trade dynamics affect prices
​> The emergence of regional benchmark prices to underpin international trade
​> Overview of the risk-hedging strategy mix in the grain futures sector

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