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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


No. Presentation Speaker Designation Company
KEYNOTE 1 Innovating to Feed 9 Billion People in 2050: Providing Adequate Safe, Nutritious and Affordable Food in a Sustainable Manner Ian Roberts Chief Technical Officer Buhler AG (Switzerland)
TECH1 Heat Treatments

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

Dr. Raj Hulasare Scientist

& Product Manager

Temp-Air, Inc. (USA)
TECH2 The Intelligent Mill

The Future Starts Today!

Martin Ellegast Milling Expert Buhler AG (Switzerland)
TECH3 New Methods for Raw Material Characterization Alexandra Petz Sales Manager Europe and South East Asia Brabender (Germany)
TECH4 Solar Power in The Milling Industry Damon Sidles Plant Manager Miller Milling Company (USA)
WN1 Henry Simon

– Inclitec Bran Finisher

Peter Marriott Sales Manager Henry Simon (UK)
WN2 Focus on Efficiency, Sanitation and Energy Consumption Abdelkarim Alahiane Head Miller and


Buhler DMCC (UAE)
WN3 Creation of a Milling Performance Index (Mpi) Based on the Behavior of Wheat During Laboratory Milling Stephane Cochet Export Director Chopin Technologies (France)
WN4 Inframatic 9520 – The New Dedicated NIR Instrument for Flour and Semolina Ola Envall Product Manager Business Development Grain Perten Instruments (Sweden)
WN5 Mixers Systems and Automatic Micro Dosers for Flour Rogerio Cintra Business Manager Sangati Berga (Brazil)
WN6 New Innovative Silo and Intake Structures Save Capital Costs and Operational Costs While Significantly Reducing Risk of Malfunction and Water Ingress Dermot Knight

Allan Benn



AsconAfrica Group (South Africa)


Consulting (South Africa)


No. Presentation Speaker Designation Company
FMTT1 Healthy Animals Without Antibiotic Susanne Steghoefer Animal Nutrition Expert Buhler AG (Switzerland)
TECH8 Control of Wheat and Flour Quality Improves Profitability Dr. Lutz Popper Head of R&D Muehlenchemie (Germany)
FMTT3 Particle Size of Feed For Broilers to Reach Maximum Performance Susanne Steghoefer Animal Nutrition Expert Buhler AG (Switzerland)
TRD1 French Market Outlook Jean-Pierre Langlois- Berthelot Board Member

& Past President

France Export Cereales (France)
TRD2 US Market Outlook Ian Flagg Regional Vice President Europe


US Wheat Associates, Inc. (Netherlands)

TRD3 Australian Market Outlook Don Campbell General Manager Trading & Marketing GrainCorp Ltd (Australia)
TRD4 Black Sea Market Outlook Sebastien Thilmany Trader Ameropa (Switzerland)
TRD5 Baltic Sea Market Outlook Indrek Aigro Head of Business Development Copenhagen Merchants (Estonia)
TRD6 African Market Outlook Jean Charzat Director Agribusiness Sub-Sahara Africa Bunge SA (Switzerland)
WN7 Digitalisation in Milling Industry Ralph Wagner Product Manager of Milling Solutions Buhler AG (Switzerland)
WN8 New Trends in Monitoring Stored Wheat with Co2 Sensing Peer Hansen Biochemist, Director of Sales and Marketing Eye-Grain Aps (Denmark)
WN9 Maintaining Grain Quality in Stored Grains Through Good Management

& Well Designed Aeration Systems

Francesco Selva Technical Manager AGI – Frame (Italy)
WN10 Silo Temperature Measurement and Control Systems Marco Cortella Sales Department Mulmix (Italy)
WN11 The 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)


No. Presentation Speaker Designation Company
TECH5 New Solutions  to Automate and Optimize Quality Control and Lab Analytic Juergen Willmann Sales Director Brabender (Germany)
TECH6 A Reverse- Engineering Approach to Improve Pasta Quality Dr Joel Abecassis Doctor Emeritus INRA-National Institute for Agricultural Research (France)
TECH7 Fried Instant Noodle and Air Dried Noodle Processing Technology Liu Jun Noodle Expert Buhler Ltd (China)
TECH9 Health and Economic Impact of Fortification And the Millers’ Role in Increasing his Customers’ Nutritional Intake Scott Montgomery Director Food Fortification Initiative (USA)
TRD7 Mediation: An Alternative Dispute Resolution Process Jeremie Girod Director Terraxis Commodities SA (Switzerland)
TRD8 A Guide to English Arbitration Processes: LMAA (Voyage) & GAFTA/FOSFA (Commodities) Patrick Battersby Solicitor Davies Battersby Solicitors (UK)
TRD9 The Advent Of Blockchain and Revolutionary Transformations  It Can Bring to All Aspects of Grain Trading Andrei Grigorov Robert Zaremba Co-Founder and CEO


Co-Founder and CTO

Cerealia (Switzerland)
KEYNOTE2 TRD10 Trump Tariffs & Declining World Wheat Export Stocks Offers Dynamic World Grain Market in 2019 Dan Basse President & Founder AgResource Co (USA)
PANEL DISCUSSION How to Make East Africa a World Class Player?

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

Ramamurthy Thiagarajan Group Chief Executive Officer Bidco Africa (Kenya)
Mohamed Islam Chairman Mombasa Maize Millers Group of Companies
Chairman Cereal Millers Association (Kenya)
Mounir Bakhressa MD/CEO Bakhresa Group (Rwanda)
Jan Vriens Chief Operations Officer Africa Improved Foods (Rwanda)
George Karanja CEO Kawamuh Consulting Limited (Kenya)
Charles Boit Managing Director Pure Product Kenya Limited
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