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IAOM MEA Nairobi, KENYA 2018

IAOM MEA Nairobi, KENYA 2018

IAOM MEA Nairobi, KENYA 2018

IAOM MEA Nairobi, KENYA 2018
IAOM MEA Nairobi, KENYA 2018

Conference Papers


KEYNOTE 1Innovating to Feed 9 Billion People in 2050: Providing Adequate Safe, Nutritious and Affordable Food in a Sustainable MannerIan RobertsChief Technical OfficerBuhler AG (Switzerland)
TECH1Heat Treatments

– an Effective and Viable Alternative to Chemical Fumigation for Stored Product Insects in Flour Mills, Warehouses and Storage Structures

Dr. Raj HulasareScientist

& Product Manager

Temp-Air, Inc. (USA)
TECH2The Intelligent Mill

The Future Starts Today!

Martin EllegastMilling ExpertBuhler AG (Switzerland)
TECH3New Methods for Raw Material CharacterizationAlexandra PetzSales Manager Europe and South East AsiaBrabender (Germany)
TECH4Solar Power in The Milling IndustryDamon SidlesPlant ManagerMiller Milling Company (USA)
WN1Henry Simon

– Inclitec Bran Finisher

Peter MarriottSales ManagerHenry Simon (UK)
WN2Focus on Efficiency, Sanitation and Energy ConsumptionAbdelkarim AlahianeHead Miller and


Buhler DMCC (UAE)
WN3Creation of a Milling Performance Index (Mpi) Based on the Behavior of Wheat During Laboratory MillingStephane CochetExport DirectorChopin Technologies (France)
WN4Inframatic 9520 – The New Dedicated NIR Instrument for Flour and SemolinaOla EnvallProduct Manager Business Development GrainPerten Instruments (Sweden)
WN5Mixers Systems and Automatic Micro Dosers for FlourRogerio CintraBusiness ManagerSangati Berga (Brazil)
WN6New Innovative Silo and Intake Structures Save Capital Costs and Operational Costs While Significantly Reducing Risk of Malfunction and Water IngressDermot Knight

Allan Benn



AsconAfrica Group (South Africa)


Consulting (South Africa)


FMTT1Healthy Animals Without AntibioticSusanne SteghoeferAnimal Nutrition ExpertBuhler AG (Switzerland)
TECH8Control of Wheat and Flour Quality Improves ProfitabilityDr. Lutz PopperHead of R&DMuehlenchemie (Germany)
FMTT3Particle Size of Feed For Broilers to Reach Maximum PerformanceSusanne SteghoeferAnimal Nutrition ExpertBuhler AG (Switzerland)
TRD1French Market OutlookJean-Pierre Langlois- BerthelotBoard Member

& Past President

France Export Cereales (France)
TRD2US Market OutlookIan FlaggRegional Vice PresidentEurope


US Wheat Associates, Inc. (Netherlands)

TRD3Australian Market OutlookDon CampbellGeneral Manager Trading & MarketingGrainCorp Ltd (Australia)
TRD4Black Sea Market OutlookSebastien ThilmanyTraderAmeropa (Switzerland)
TRD5Baltic Sea Market OutlookIndrek AigroHead of Business DevelopmentCopenhagen Merchants (Estonia)
TRD6African Market OutlookJean CharzatDirector Agribusiness Sub-Sahara AfricaBunge SA (Switzerland)
WN7Digitalisation in Milling IndustryRalph WagnerProduct Manager of Milling SolutionsBuhler AG (Switzerland)
WN8New Trends in Monitoring Stored Wheat with Co2 SensingPeer HansenBiochemist, Director of Sales and MarketingEye-Grain Aps (Denmark)
WN9Maintaining Grain Quality in Stored Grains Through Good Management

& Well Designed Aeration Systems

Francesco SelvaTechnical ManagerAGI – Frame (Italy)
WN10Silo Temperature Measurement and Control SystemsMarco CortellaSales DepartmentMulmix (Italy)
WN11The Paper Chain: Why Packaging Retail Flour in Paper Bags Makes Perfect Sense;

How the Packaging Material Properties Influence the Speed of a Flour Filling Line

Mark Wild

Lars Bergstrom

Sales Manager

Senior Technical Service Manager

Fawema (Germany)

BillerudKorsnas (Sweden)


TECH5New Solutions  to Automate and Optimize Quality Control and Lab AnalyticJuergen WillmannSales DirectorBrabender (Germany)
TECH6A Reverse- Engineering Approach to Improve Pasta QualityDr Joel AbecassisDoctor EmeritusINRA-National Institute for Agricultural Research (France)
TECH7Fried Instant Noodle and Air Dried Noodle Processing TechnologyLiu JunNoodle ExpertBuhler Ltd (China)
TECH9Health and Economic Impact of Fortification And the Millers’ Role in Increasing his Customers’ Nutritional IntakeScott MontgomeryDirectorFood Fortification Initiative (USA)
TRD7Mediation: An Alternative Dispute Resolution ProcessJeremie GirodDirectorTerraxis Commodities SA (Switzerland)
TRD8A Guide to English Arbitration Processes: LMAA (Voyage) & GAFTA/FOSFA (Commodities)Patrick BattersbySolicitorDavies Battersby Solicitors (UK)
TRD9The Advent Of Blockchain and Revolutionary Transformations  It Can Bring to All Aspects of Grain TradingAndrei Grigorov Robert ZarembaCo-Founder and CEO


Co-Founder and CTO

Cerealia (Switzerland)
KEYNOTE2 TRD10Trump Tariffs & Declining World Wheat Export Stocks Offers Dynamic World Grain Market in 2019Dan BassePresident & FounderAgResource Co (USA)
PANEL DISCUSSIONHow to Make East Africa a World Class Player?

Supply chain, logistics, business environment, efficiency in the processing, and market  demands

Ramamurthy ThiagarajanGroup Chief Executive OfficerBidco Africa (Kenya)
Mohamed IslamChairmanMombasa Maize Millers Group of Companies
ChairmanCereal Millers Association (Kenya)
Mounir BakhressaMD/CEOBakhresa Group (Rwanda)
Jan VriensChief Operations OfficerAfrica Improved Foods (Rwanda)
George KaranjaCEOKawamuh Consulting Limited (Kenya)
Charles BoitManaging DirectorPure Product Kenya Limited
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