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International Industry Academy to Hold Grain Industry in The 21st Century Conference ... Nov. 20-22 ... Moscow, Russia

Date Posted: October 5, 2012

On November 20-22, 2012 in the International Industrial Academy in Moscow the Third International Conference “GRAIN INDUSTRY IN THE 21st CENTURY” (Grain Production, Trade, Storage and Processing) is held.

The Conference is organized by the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Grain Union, International Grains Council (IGC), The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) and the International Industrial Academy.

In the Conference frameworks the following issues are to be discussed: macro-economic conditions and development trends of agrifood market, changes in global demand and supply at the world grain market – new points of growth in production and demand, world wheat market, Russian agricultural policy – new guidelines for market participants and private investors, grain sector in Russia, the competitiveness of Russian grain and its products at the global market, Customs Union and affiliation of Russia to the WTO – what is the potential created by such integration and how to realize it, development trends and technical modernization of existing granaries and grain processing enterprises, innovations in technology and equipment for storage and processing of grain into flour, cereals, animal feed, biofuels, dry gluten, starch and other products, etc.

Expected number of conference participants exceeds 350 persons.

Within the Third International Conference “Grain Industry in the 21st century” the exhibition is organized where domestic and foreign producers of equipment and grain processing products will present their exhibits.

Working languages – Russian and English

For more information concerning conference program, registration, participation conditions, sponsor support and advertising services, please contact conference organizers by e-mail and phones below:

The Russian Grain Union, tel./fax: +7 495 607-82-85, +7 499 975-53-57 e-mail:,

The International Industrial Academy, tel./fax: +7 499 235-42-81, +7 495 959-66-69 e-mail:


The International conferences “Grain Industry in the 21st century” have been held since 2000.

Conferences had a great response and received positive responds from Russian and foreign organizations, firms and companies.

The first conference held in 2000 was attended by 350 participants, including 58 from 21 foreign countries, the second (2004) – by 474 participants, including 137 from 28 foreign countries.

Conferences were attended by the heads of grain associations, representatives of international organizations (FAO, GAFTA, IGC, IFIF, etc.), heads of the ministries of agriculture from a number of countries.

The organizing committee is sure that the business atmosphere of the conference will contribute to an intensive exchange of ideas and opinions, establishment of new fruitful contacts in grain industry, meetings with business partners and communication between grain market participants.