08:00 - 16:00

Registration & Badge Collection

HOTEL VERDE ZANZIBAR

18:30 - 21:30

Welcome Reception

ZANZIBAR SERENA HOTEL

 

Sponsored by

09:00 - 16:00

EXPO

HOTEL VERDE ZANZIBAR

9:00 - 9:10

Welcome Show

09:10 - 09:15

Opening Speech

Mounir Bakhressa

IAOM MEA 2022 Zanzibar Conference Chairman

Managing Director / CEO – Bakhresa Grain Milling
Rwanda, Burundi, Zimbabwe and South Africa

 

 

09:15 - 09:20

Welcome Speech

Ali Habaj

IAOM MEA Regional Director

09:20 - 09:30

IAOM MEA 2022 Regional Leader Awardee

09:30 - 10:30

Wheat Caught in the Geopolitical Crosshairs of the Black Sea and World Food Inflation; What is Next?

The Russian and Ukraine Conflict potentially impacts more than 20% of World Wheat Trade, which has helped to send World Food costs to record highs. What are the risks for World Wheat Supplies should the conflict be ongoing, and can non Black Sea Exporters meet the challenge of expanding Global Wheat Demand?

 

Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A

  • Moderator: Dan Basse, President & Founder, AgResource Co.
  • Jean-François Lepy, CEO, Soufflet Négoce by Invivo
  • Andreas Rickmers, COO, Ameropa AG
  • Reinier van Hanswijck, Senior Marketing Manager – Grains, Viterra
  • Rowan Barbeau, Senior Manager, Bunge

10:30 - 11.30

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

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11:30 - 12:30

Technical Papers Session

(11:30 - 11:50)
Instant Noodle Process & Technology Innovation

  • Francis Mbaki, Country Manager, Bühler (Kenya)

(11:50 - 12:10)
Helping Millers to use Local Grains during Volatile Wheat Markets – Welcome to Composite Flour

  • Sven Mattutat, Head of Product Management, Mühlenchemie GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

(12:10 - 12:30)

From Pulses to Burger Pulses in the alternative Protein Space

  • Ankit Sharma, Business Development and Relations, Bühler (Kenya)

12:30 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING

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14:00 - 14:40

What's New Session

(14:00 - 14:10)
New Insights into Quality Control of Wheat and Starch

  • Markus Loens, Business Development Manager, Brabender GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

(14:10 - 14:20)
Ɪ4 Next Generation Milling Systems

  • Mehmet Yilmaz, Area Sales Manager, Alapala (Turkey)

(14:20 - 14:30)
Arrakis Roller Mill – The Successor of a Milling Icon

  • André Kunadt, Head of Technology, Bühler (Switzerland)

(14:30 - 14:40)
New Pasta Process Technologies generate added value to Product Quality and much more

  • Renato Dall’agata, Technical Director / CTO, FAVA S.p.A. (Italy)

(14:40 - 14:50)
Food Security in MENA region, Right Strategy for Safe Storage

  • Dr. Khaled Raed, CEO, PETKUS MENA / Chief Innovation Officer, PETKUS Technologie GmbH (Germany)

(14:50 - 15:00)
A processing line to remove Mycotoxins – TOXI-SCRUB®

  • Peer Hansen, Biochemist, Eye-Grain Aps (Denmark)

(15:00 - 15:10)
Smart Sensor Technology in Maize Milling increase Product Quality, Profitability and Transparency throughout your Mill

  • Mike Muriithi, Automation Service Engineer, Bühler (Kenya)

15:10 - 16:00

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

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19:00 - 22:00

TRADERS' COCKTAIL DINNER

Madinat Al Bahr Business & Spa Hotel

 

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09:00 - 16:00

EXPO

HOTEL VERDE ZANZIBAR

09:00 - 10:00

Harvesting Wheat Market Volatility – The Buying Habits of Successful Millers

World Wheat Prices have soared and swooned confounding Traders. However, World Wheat Millers can use the volatility to their advantage and harvest opportunities.

 

Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A

  • Moderator: Dan Basse, President & Founder, AgResource Co.
  • Michael Spier, Vice President of Overseas Operations, US Wheat Associates Inc.
  • Christopher Whitwell, Founder & Managing Director, Basis Commodities
  • Dr. Evgeniya Dudinova, Procurement Director - Commodities, Agthia Group
  • Indrek Aigro, Head of Grains, Copenhagen Merchants
  • Sébastien Thilmany, Senior Merchant, The Andersons

10:00 - 11:00

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

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11:00 - 12:30

Market Outlooks Session

Baltic Sea Market Outlook

  • Swithum Still, Harvest Commodities (Switzerland)

French Market Outlook

  • Roland Guiragossian, Intercereales (France)

US Market Outlook

  • Ian Flagg, US Wheat Associates (Netherlands)

Australian Market Outlook

  • Olivier Bougamont, Cargill (Switzerland)

Black Sea Market Outlook

  • Indrek Aigro, Copenhagen Merchants (Denmark)

Canadian Market Outlook

  • Matt Bingham, G3 (Canada)

Panel Q&A

12:30 - 14:00

LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING

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14:00 - 15:10

What's New Session

(14:00 - 14:10)
Vitaris - Modular Cleaning System

  • André Kunadt, Head of Technology, Bühler (Switzerland)

(14:10 - 14:20)
Long Spaghetti Line - Multi Drive Technology

  • Pietro Maggio, Head of Sales, GEA Pasta Extrusion and Milling (UAE)

(14:20 - 14:30)
How we combine Open Mouth Bags with Valve Bag Filling

  • Ali Khechen, Sales Engineer, BEHN + BATES (Germany)

(14:30 - 14:40)
MultiGrain – Multi Grain Grinding Solution through AlPesa Solution to transform Local Grains into Staple Food

  • Patrick Mwitia, Country Manager, Bühler (Kenya)

(14:40 - 14:50)
Analytical Characterization and Lab-scale Processing of Gluten Free Raw Materials

  • Markus Loens, Business Development Manager, Brabender GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

(14:50 - 15:00)
Reinventing the Mill

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

(15:00 - 15:10)
The Digital Evolution in Pasta Production

  • Francis Mbaki, Country Manager, Bühler (Kenya)

15:10 - 16.00

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

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19:00 - 22:00

LOCAL HOST DINNER

HOTEL VERDE ZANZIBAR

 

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09:00 - 16:00

EXPO

HOTEL VERDE ZANZIBAR

09:00 - 10:30

Middle East and East African Wheat Market Outlook; Demand Growth Meets Tightening Global Exporter Supplies

Middle East and East African wheat demand growing steadily, but Regional Supplies are down. Who will be the Logical Suppliers and where the opportunities for Regional Millers in 2023?

 

Panel Discussion Followed by Q&A

  • Moderator: Dan Basse, President & Founder, AgResource Co.
  • East African Market: Mounir Bakhressa, Managing Director / CEO, Bakhresa Grain Milling
  • Kenyan Market: James Wild, Director, Wild Agri DMCC
  • Jordanian & Iraqi Market: Ibrahim Al-Hazaa, Executive Director, Al-Hazaa Investment Group
  • Gulf Market: Rajiv Nigudkar, Head of Trading, Al Ghurair Resources International
  • Egyptian Market: Jeffrey McPike, Analyst, WASEDA Commodities LLC

10:30 - 11:30

COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING

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11:30 - 12:05

Flour Excellence Session

Different Improvers and their effect on Baking

  • Pierre-Edouard Molina, Managing Director, Eurogerm (South Africa)

Improving the Gluten Quality with Enzymes

  • Pinar Erdal, Head of R&D - Technical Sales, Mirpain Food Ingredients (Turkey)

Millers Challenges - How to manage higher Wheat Prices – Sustainably

  • Eric Nyoro Muraguri, General Manager, Bakels Group (Switzerland)

Solutions for the correction and standardization of 100% Soft Wheat and Composite Flour

  • Asanda Hewana, Research & Development Manager, AIT Ingredients (South Africa)

12:05 - 12:30

Baking Process “From Flour to Bread”

  • Alexandre du Fresne, Sales Director, FRITSCH Bakery Technologies GmbH & Co. KG (Germany)

12:30 - 13:00

Closing Ceremony

  • Sponsors Acknowledgment
  • Announcement of IAOM MEA 2023

13:00 - 14:30

LUNCH BREAK & NETWORKING

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