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PROGRAM AND SPEAKERS

Our event is dedicated to all people related to the grain market

private individuals, companies specialized in feed production, agricultural producers, oil mill and mill owners, company owners and logistic companies.

Every year, people who work intensively on the Polish and European grain market take part in GdGZ. During the event there are discussions on the latest trends in the cultivation and sale of cereals and oilseeds. It is also a great opportunity for consultations with experts and acquiring new business contacts.

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Program

Gdańsk Grain Exchange SOPOT 2024 will take place on July 11 at the Sheraton Hotel on Powstańców Warszawy 10 street, 81-718 Sopot

PROGRAM OF EVENT

July 10th

Workshops on EUDR
Workshops on EUDR

The EUDR Regulation regulates the requirements for the import and distribution of products originating from deforestation-threatened regions, including soybean meal and palm oil. During the workshops, we will discuss and debate how the raw material and feed industries understand the new requirements and how they prepare to meet the new obligations and minimize the risk of severe penalties from control authorities. Additionally, we will also discuss the new requirements of the GMP+ and QS sustainable development systems regarding the purchase of soybean meal. Additional information about the Seminar is provided below.

The EUDR Regulation regulates the requirements for the import and distribution of products originating from deforestation-threatened regions, including soybean meal and palm oil. During the workshops, we will discuss and debate how the raw material and feed industries understand the new requirements and how they prepare to meet the new obligations and minimize the risk of severe penalties from control authorities. Additionally, we will also discuss the new requirements of the GMP+ and QS sustainable development systems regarding the purchase of soybean meal. Additional information about the Seminar is provided below.

July 11th

10:00-12:30
Seminar

During the seminar, industry experts will present, and there will be an exchange of opinions on what may happen in the grain and oilseed market in the upcoming season.

Seminar

During the seminar, industry experts will present, and there will be an exchange of opinions on what may happen in the grain and oilseed market in the upcoming season.

14:00-17:00
Grain Exchange

It's time for new contacts and meetings with industry partners.

Grain Exchange

It's time for new contacts and meetings with industry partners.

19:00-01:00
Gala Dinner

In the form of a rich and diverse buffet with hot dishes, cold cuts, and desserts.

Gala Dinner

In the form of a rich and diverse buffet with hot dishes, cold cuts, and desserts.

speakers

Speakers

Wojtek Sabarański

Wojtek Sabarański

Presentation Topic:

The Grain Market in Poland and Worldwide at the Beginning of the New 2024/25 Season – What Lies Ahead?

Wojtek Sabarański – is a grain market analyst with over 20 years of experience at Sparks Polska Sp. z o.o., where he coordinates activities related to running an informational service on the grain and oilseed market.

Sparks Polska Sp. z o.o. is a leading company offering a full range of research, analytical, informational, and consulting services for the agri-food industry. As part of its operations, Sparks Polska provides market analysis and information to many companies operating in the grain and oilseed market in Poland and abroad. Regarding the Polish market, Sparks Polska collaborates with companies in the grain, feed, and fat industries, as well as with agricultural farms, offering ongoing informational services that provide clients with access to current and reliable market information, data, and price quotations.

Wojciech Krzywosądzki

Wojciech Krzywosądzki

Presentation Topic:

The Rapeseed and Oilseed Market in the 2024/2025 Season

Wojciech Krzywosądzki – is a graduate of the Poznań University of Economics. He has 10 years of professional experience in grain trading gained in Poland and Switzerland. Throughout his career, he has been responsible for both supplying raw materials to fat processing plants and trading on physical and paper markets. Since February 2024, he has been associated with Louis Dreyfus Company.

Louis Dreyfus Company (LDC), established in 1851, is a leading seller and processor of agricultural commodities, leveraging its global reach and extensive network of facilities to serve customers and consumers worldwide, delivering the right products to the right place at the right time - safely, reliably, and responsibly. Our operations cover the entire value chain, from cultivation to the final consumer, across a wide range of business lines, including Carbon Solutions, Coffee, Cotton, Food & Feed Solutions, Freight, Global Markets, Grains & Oilseeds, Juice, Rice, and Sugar. LDC operates in over 100 countries and employs approximately 17,000 people worldwide, helping to feed and clothe around 500 million people each year by sourcing, processing, and transporting around 80 million tons of products. For more information, visit www.ldc.com and follow us on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Marek Mateuszek

Marek Matuszek

Presentation Topic:

Soybean Meal - Challenges in 2024/2025

Marek Matuszek - is the Head of the Meal Department at Cargill Poland. He has been directly involved in the import of soybean and sunflower meals to Poland for the past 10 years. He is also engaged in the sustainable soy program for Europe.

Cargill offers customers worldwide a range of food, agricultural, financial, and industrial products and services. With over 155 years of experience, we work together with farmers, customers, government representatives, and local communities to help people live better lives. With 155,000 employees in 70 countries, we are passionate, committed, and responsible, ensuring food security while reducing environmental impact and promoting the development of the communities in which we live and work.

Przemysław Tronina

Przemysław Tronina

Workshops on EUDR

Przemysław Tronina - is an experienced auditor and trainer in the field of feed safety management systems and sustainable development, active in the feed and grain industries for over 20 years. As a representative of the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) in Poland, he utilizes his expertise to support the Polish raw material and feed industries in meeting the new requirements of EUDR and GMP+/QS systems for sourcing sustainable raw materials.

The U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) focuses on promoting, building preference, and gaining access to international markets for the use of American soybeans for human consumption and animal feed in over 80 countries worldwide. USSEC members represent the soybean supply chain, including American farmers, processors, raw material shippers, sellers, related agricultural businesses, and agricultural organizations. USSEC is funded by the U.S. soybean checkoff, USDA Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) supplemental funds, and the industry.

The EUDR regulation governs requirements for the import and distribution of products from deforestation-risk regions, including soybean meal and palm oil, among others. The broad scope of new responsibilities and administrative burdens leaves room for significant errors, which are subject to penalties of up to 4% of annual turnover..

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