10:00 - 20:00

Registration & Expo booths setup

10:00 - 20:00

Welcome Day

Open Visit to

Free shuttles* and one day entry to all IAOM MEA conference & expo delegates

  • *Shuttles are only available on October 10th, Bus will depart every 2 hrs. starting 10:00 am, last bus will depart at 08:00 pm
  • * Ticket is valid for 1-day access from October 2021 to March 2022
  • Meeting point @ IAOM MEA Registration Desk at DWTC Exhibition Hall 6

Sponsored by

10:00 - 17:00

EXPO

Dubai World Trade Center, Exhibition Hall 6

08:00 - 10:00

Registration

Dubai World Trade Center, Exhibition Hall 6

10:00 - 10:05

Opening Speech

  • H.E. Essa Al Ghurair, Chairman, Essa Al-Ghurair Investment LLC

10:05 - 10:10

Welome Speech

  • Ali Habaj, Regional Director, IAOM MEA

10:10 - 10:15

IAOM MEA Regional Leader Awardee

  • H.E. Essa Al Ghurair, Chairman, Essa Al-Ghurair Investment LLC (UAE)

10:15 - 11:15

Supply Chain Cost/Risk during Covid 19 Amid Tightening World Wheat Supplies

Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A

  • Moderator: Dan Basse, President & Founder, AgResource Co.
  • Djamal Djouhri, CEO, AGRF (Al Ghurair Resources, Oils and Proteins and Al Ghurair Foods)
  • Oga Venkat, Manager Middle East & Africa desk, Cargill International SA
  • Dr. Khaled Raed, CEO, PETKUS MENA
  • Reinier van Hanswijck, Senior Marketing Manager Grains, Viterra
  • Ibrahim Al-Hazaa, Operations Manager, Al-Hazaa Investment Group

11:15 - 12:15

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

12:15 - 12:30

Baltic Sea Market Outlook

  • Indrek Aigro, Head of Brokerage, Copenhagen Merchants (Denmark)

12:30 - 12:45

French Market Outlook

  • Yann LEBEAU, Africa Area Manager, France Export Céréales (France)

12:45 - 13:00

US Market Outlook

  • Ian Flagg, Regional Vice President, US Wheat Associates (Netherlands)

13:00 - 13:15

Panel Q&A

13:15 - 14:40

LUNCH

14:40 - 15:50

What’s New Milling Technology

(14:40 - 14:50)
1- Prime Pearling for high quality Durum semolina, Harrish and Jareesh

  • Andre Kunadt, Milling Expert, Bühler (Switzerland)

(14:50 - 15:00)
2- OEE maximization in pasta production equipment through the application of digital technologies (IIOT-Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence)

  • Renato Dall’agata, Technical Director, FAVA SPA (Italy)

(15:00 - 15:10)
3- Balaguer Rolls BR-FGM-21: A new generation of fluting and grinding machines

  • David Balaguer, Sales Director, Balaguer Rolls (Spain)

(15:10 - 15:20)
4- Wheat Ripeness and Quality Monitoring in Flour Mills

  • Peer Hansen, Biochemist, EYE-GRAIN ApS (Denmark)

(15:20 - 15:30)
5- Post Harvest Management of Mycotoxins in Grain Industry

  • Önder Şeker, Technical Marketing Executive, Alapala (Turkey)

(15:30 - 15:40)
6- Tendimesh - SAATI new stretching system

  • Mattia Rossini, Food Global Sales Manager, SAATI S.p.A. (Italy)

(15:40 - 15:50)
7- New Ways to Measure the Cooling Viscosity of Starch

  • Tibor Hajsz, Sales Engineer, Brabender GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

15:50 - 16:00

Day 1 Out Come & Day 2 Brief

16:00 - 17:00

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

09:00 - 17:00

EXPO

09:00 - 09:30

Gamification

Your chance to win a smart Apple Watch!

09:30 - 10:00

Speech: Food Safety Culture, Covid-19 challenges and Consumer Behavior Change in Flour Milling & Allied Industries

  • Merzad Jamshidi, Managing Director, Khousheh Fars Flour Mills & Chairman, IAOM MEA

10:00 - 11:00

Keynote Speech: Igniting Leadership In Challenging Times

  • Regan Hillyer, Speaker, Manifestation Coach, Entrepreneur

11:00 - 11:45

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

11:45 - 12:05

Grain Commodities Trade Topics

The SDS Sedimentation Test

  • Tarik Gahi, Milling Technologist, U.S. Wheat Associates (Morocco)

12:05 - 13:25

What’s New Milling Technology

(12:05 - 12:15)
8- Moving towards predictive maintenance with Temperature & Vibration Management

  • Noel Alexis, Product Manager, Bühler (Switzerland)

(12:15 - 12:25)
9- Processing of Multigrain Semolina

  • Dr. Suresh Sakhare, Principal Scientist, International School of Milling Technology - CSIR-CFTRI (India)

(12:25 - 12:35)
10- Extraction Booster

  • Mehrtash Ahsan Ghaziani, Sales Manager, Omas Srl (Italy)

(12:35 - 12:45)
11- Henry Simon’s new HSPU Purifier

  • Gary Falk, Sales Manager for Africa & Middle East Region, Henry Simon (United Kingdom)

(12:45 - 12:55)
12- Optimization of the Production of Bakery Products Through the Selection of Wheat Varieties, the Milling Process and the Choice of Correctors; Example of the Croissant.

  • Frédéric Celhay, Research Manager, AIT INGREDIENTS / SOUFFLET (France)

(12:55 - 13:05)
13- Strategic storage for wheat, rice and pulses: airtight square silo’s for inertization

  • Wim Delameilleure, Sales Area Manager, SCE - Silo Construction & Engineering (Belgium)

(13:05 - 13:15)
14- Advanced milling technologies for deep processing plants

  • Dr. Thomas Strandt, Senior Processing Technology Manager, CESCO EPC GmbH - the new brand of PETKUS Engineering GmbH (Germany)

(13:15 - 13:25)
15- Food Safety – Zero Tolerance in Physical Contaminants

  • Georg Schafler, Head of Technology WR, Bühler (Switzerland)

13:25 - 14:45

LUNCH

14:45 - 15:45

Impact of Automation and the 4th Industrial Revolution on the Milling Industry

Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A

  • Moderator: Gernot Ruppert, Head of Business Development CS, Bühler Group (Switzerland)
  • Aziz Azarifi, Vice President, IBC Group (UAE)
  • Peer Hansen, Biochemist, EYE-GRAIN ApS (Denmark)
  • Ibrahim Al-Hazaa, Operations Manager, Al-Hazaa Investment Group (Jordan)
  • Dr. Evgeniya Dudinova, Senior Procurement Manager - Grains & Commodities, Agthia Group (UAE)
  • Karim Boubess, COO, Modern Mills of Lebanon (Lebanon)

15:45 - 15:55

Closing Ceremony

  • Sponsors' Recognition

15:55 - 17:00

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

DISCLAIMER: The organizers reserve the right to delete, modify or alter items from the program or to delete, modify or alter any aspect of the conference timetabling and delivery at their sole discretion and without notice. Neither the host organization nor the meeting organizers will accept any liability for any loss or inconvenience caused to any party consequent to such changes.