TO HARVEST A NEW TOMORROW,
WE MUST SOW NEW IDEAS.

PROGRAMME

March 24th

08:00 – 09:00

Welcome Coffee – offered by APLA


09:00 – 09:40 AM
OPENING CEREMONY

Dr. Plinio Nastari,  President, DATAGRO, Brazil
Mr. Gustavo Diniz JunqueiraPresident, Brazilian Rural Society (SRB), Brazil
Mr. Cesário Ramalho da Silva, President of the Advisory Board, GAF, Brazil
Ms. Monika Bergamaschi, State Secretary of Agriculture and Livestock, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Mr. Neri GellerMinister of Agriculture, Livestock and Food Supplies, Federative Republic of Brazil (Convidado)
Mr. Geraldo AlckminGovernor of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil (Convidado)
Ms. Dilma Rousseff, President, Federative Republic of Brazil (Convidado)


09:40 – 09:50 AM
OPENING SPEECH

Dr. Geraldo Bueno Martha Junior, General Coordinator, EMBRAPA AgroPensa, Brazil


09:50 – 11:00 AM
PANEL 1: GROWTH OF THE MIDDLE CLASS: MEETING THE CHALLENGE

Moderator: Professor Jean-Pierre Lehmann, Professor of international Political Economy, IMD Business School, Switzerland

Speakers:
Mr. Alessandro Maritano, VP, New Holland, Italy
Mr. Gustavo Gobrocopatel, President, Los Grobo, Argentina
Mr. Marcio de Freitas, President, Organization of Cooperatives of Brazil, Brazil
Mr. Sergio Rial, President, Marfrig, Brazil


11:00 – 11:40 AM
Coffee Break – offered by DATAGRO

11:40 AM – 12:30 PM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 1: CHALLENGES OF TRADE NEGOTIATIONS IN AGRICULTURE

Moderator: Professor Antonio Delfim Netto, Former Minister of Agriculture, Finance and Planning, Federative Republic of Brazil, Brazil

Speaker: Ambassador Roberto Carvalho de Azevêdo, Director General, World Trade Organization (WTO), Switzerland


12:30 AM – 02:00 PM
Luncheon – Offered by New Holland

02:00 – 03:00 PM
PANEL 2: GENERATING VALUE IN PRODUCTION

Moderator: Mr. Guilherme Nastari, Director, DATAGRO, Brazil

Speakers:
Mr. Alan Jorge Bojanic, Brazil Representative, FAO, Brazil
Mr. Dante Solano Delima, OIC-Undersecretary, Department of Agriculture, Philippines
Dr. Dilip N. Kulkarni, President, Jain Irrigation Systems Ltd, India
Senator Katia Abreu, President, CNA, Brazil


03:00 – 04:00 PM
PANEL 3: FOOD SECURITY, SAFETY & TRACEABILITY

Moderator: Mr. Marcelo Regunaga, Former Secretary of Agriculture, Republic of Argentina, Argentina

Speakers:
Mr. João Almeida Sampaio Filho, President, Consecitrus, Brazil
Mr. Joesley Batista, President, JBS, Brazil
Mr. Luis O. Barcos, Regional Representative, World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) for the Americas, France
Mr. Mariano Bosch, CEO, Adecoagro, Brazil


04:00 – 04:40 PM
Coffee Break – offered by SRB

04:40 -05:40 PM
PANEL 4: FOUNDATIONS FOR AG DEVELOPMENT IN THE WORLD

Moderator: Mr. Antonio Manoel França Aires, Partner, Demarest Advogados, Brazil

Speakers:
Mr. Esteban Gomez, Partner, Clayton Utz, Australia
Mr. José Manuel Silva-Rodrigues, Former Director General Agriculture, European Commission, Belgium
Dr. Mauricio Antonio Lopes, President, EMBRAPA, Brazil
Mr. Renato Buranello, Partner, Demarest Advogados, Brazil


05:40 – 07:00 PM
PANEL 5: LOGISTICS & MOBILITY: OVERCOMING THE CHALLENGE OF LOGISTICS AND INFRASTRUCTURE – BENEFITS AND CONSEQUENCES

Moderator: Dr. José Vicente Caixeta Filho, Director General, ESALQ, Brazil

Speakers:
Mr. Gustavo Rodríguez Rollero, Minister of Agriculture, Republic of Cuba, Cuba
Mr. Hélio Mauro FrançaDirector, Empresa de Planejamento Logístico, Brazil
Mr. Henry Joseph Junior, Vice President, ANFAVEA (Associação Nacional dos Fabricantes de Veículos Automotores), Brazil
Mr. Lucas di Grassi, Ambassador of the FIA Formula, United Kingdom
Mr. Renato Casali Pavan, Presidente, Macrologistica, Brazil


07:00 – 08:30 PM

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08:00 – 09:00 AM
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09:00 – 10:00 AM
PANEL 6: CLIMATE AFFECTING THE NEW GEOGRAPHY OF AGRICULTURE

Moderator: Ms. Samanta Pineda, President, Pineda & Krahn, Brazil

Speakers:
Dr. Evaristo Eduardo de Miranda, Researcher, Embrapa, Brazil
Dr. Carlos Klink, Secretário de Mudanças Climáticas e Qualidade Ambiental, Brazil
Mr. João Paulo Ribeiro Capobianco, President, IDS, Brazil
Professor Thomas Heller, President, Climate Policy Initiative, United States
Dr. Kumi Naidoo, Executive Director, Greenpeace International, Netherlands


10:00 – 11:00 AM
PANEL 7: BIOMASS: CLEAN ENERGY FOR THE FUTURE

Moderator: Dr. Plinio Nastari, President, DATAGRO, Brazil

Speakers:
Mr. Alain Jeanroy, President, CGB, France
Mr. Alessandro Gardemann, Director, Geonergetica, Brazil
Mr. David VanderGriend, President, ICM Ltd, United States
Mr. Erasmo Batistella, President, APROBIO, Brazil
Mr. Luis Roberto Pogetti, President of the Board, Copersucar, Brazil


11:00 – 11:40 AM
Coffee Break – offered by DATAGRO

11:40 AM – 12:40 PM
PANEL 8: MODERN TOOLS & SERVICES SUPPORTING THE PRODUCTION CHAIN

Moderator: Mr. Gavin Maguire, Ag Market Colunist, Thomson Reuters, United Kingdom

Speakers:
Mr. Jose Cullen Crisol, Head of Agro & Enviroment & Commodity Markets, Swiss RE, Switzerland
Mr. José Ramos Rocha Neto, Director, Banco Bradesco S.A, Brazil
Mr. Joseph Coompson, Chief Agricultural Economist, African Development Bank Group | Southern Africa Resource Center, South Africa
Mr. Julio Cesar Maciel Ramundo, Managing Director, BNDES, Brazil
Mr. Luiz Daniel de Campos, Principal Investment Officer, IFC – World Bank Group, United States


12:40 AM – 02:00 PM
Luncheon – Offered by New Holland

02:00 – 03:00 PM
PANEL 9: COMMUNICATION & COOPERATION FOR THE AGRIBUSINESS

Moderator: Deputado Arnaldo Jardim, Federal Deputy, Chamber of Deputies, Brazil

Speakers:
Mr. Donario Lopes de Almeida, President & CEO, Canal Rural, Brazil
Mr. Jose Luiz Tejon, Former President, ABMR&A, Brazil
Mr. Luis Patricio Crespo Ureta, President, Sociedad Nacional da Agricultura do Chile, Chile
Mr. Rodrigo Mesquita
, President, Instituto Peabirus, Brazil


03:00 – 04:30 PM
PANEL 10: INCREASING PRODUCER VALUE & INCOME IN A WORLD OF INCREASING SCALE

Moderador: Dr. Otaviano Canuto, Senior Advisor on BRICS Economies, The World Bank Group, United States 

Speakers:
Mr. Etsuo Kitahara, Executive Diretor, International Grains Council (IGC), Japan
Dr. Jean-Marc Anga, Executive Diretor, International Cocoa Organization (ICCO), Cote d’Ivoire
Mr. Mario Sergio Cutait, President, International Feed Industry Federation (IFIF), Germany
Mr. Roberio de Oliveira Silva, Executive Diretor, International Coffee Organization (ICO), Brazil


04:30 – 05:10 PM
KEYNOTE SPEAKER 2 – CONNECTING & ENHANCING PRODUCER AND CONSUMER INTEREST

Moderator: Mr. Gustavo Diniz Junqueira, President, Brazilian Rural Society (SRB), Brazil

Speaker: Mr. Abilio Diniz, President, BR Foods, Brazil


05:10 – 05:40 PM
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