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Speakers Announced For IAOM Mideast & Africa Conference & Expo

Date Posted: October 31, 2012

POWERHOUSE SPEAKERS LINE-UP FOR THE 23rd ANNUAL IAOM MIDEAST & AFRICA DISTRICT CONFERENCE & EXPO

GROUNDBREAKING PRESENTATIONS, INNOVATIVE WORKSHOPS & INTERACTIVE PANEL DISCUSSIONS TO BE CONDUCTED BY HIGHLY PROMINENT SPEAKERS & MODERATORS

We have invited some of the most influential top executives from esteemed international organizations, such as IMD, Swiss School of Milling, Canadian International Grains Institue, US Wheat Associates Inc. and more to conduct presentations on important issues concerning the challenges faced by the milling industry in today's globalized business environment.

Don't miss this chance to learn and exchange views with these world-renowned experts and interact with them in the Q&A panel discussion following their presentations.

MANAGEMENT

Thursday, 6th December

MARTIN SCHLAURI

Managing Director Business Unit Grain Milling, Buhler AG

Moderator

DR. HISCHAM EL-AGAMY

Executive Director, International Institute for Management Development (IMD)

"Crisis or Opportunities: On Search of New Business Model"

MICHAEL WEBER

Director, Swiss School of Milling

"Expectation in Leadership"

EARL GEDDES

Executive Director, Canadian International Grains Institute (CIGI)

"Linking Milling Knowledge to the Food Processing Sector"

MOHAMMAD NASS

General Manager, Bahrain Flour Mills

"Social Networking in the Milling Industry"

MARK SAMSON

Vice President for MENA, US Wheat Associates Inc.

"Middle East, North Africa & East Asia Regional Review"

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Management Session

SPENCER KELLY

BBC Presenter, Click

After studying computer science at Cambridge and presenting a breakfast radio show, Spencer now fronts Click on TV.

He has travelled the world to discover how technology is changing lives.

Click is the BBC's flagship technology brand across TV and radio. On TV it is broadcast throughout the week on BBC one, the BBC News Channel and BBC World News.

The weekly radio edition is broadcast on World Service Radio each Tuesday.

"Tech Food for Thought"

TECHNICAL/ EDUCATIONAL

Friday, 7th December

CAROL SHANKEL

Director of Professional Development, IAOM USA

Moderator

PETER LLOYD

Regional Technical Director, US Wheat Associates, Inc.

"Wheat Blending or Specification"

DR. PETER BOEHNI

Managing Director Nutrition Solutions, Buhler AG Switzerland

"How to Optimize Flour Quality"

DR. IRFAN HASHMI

Technical Advisor-Wheat, GrainCorp Limited

Australia

"Benefits of Using Hard White Wheat in Milling"

INDREK AIGRO

Broker for Grains, Copenhagen Merchants

Denmark

"Wheat Harvest & Quality in the Northern Europe"

DR. LUTZ POPPER

Head R&D, Muehlenchemie GmbH & Co. KG

Germany

"Effects of Enzymes and Additives on the Costs and Quality of Pasta Flour"

ASHOK K. SARKAR

Head, Milling Technology, CIGI

Canada

"Healthy Flour and Sound Margins"

Mohammadreza Najafi

CEO, Petkus/ MMW Iran

"Supply Chain Management with Approach to Quality Control in Flour Milling"

WHAT'S NEW SESSION

Prof. Dr. M. Hikmet Boyacioglu

Group R&D Coordinator and Director of Cereal Foods Institute, Doruk Group Holding- Turkey

IAOM MEA Education Committee Chairman

Moderator

Vega High Capacity Grain Classifier

Mr. Marcel Ramseyer, Buhler AG- Switzerland

Grain Conservation Cooling System

Mr. Raplph E Kolb, Frigor Tec- Germany

Mixo Lab-Profiler

Mr. Charles Loubersac d'Hotel- CHOPIN Technologies- France

Satake Grain Scanner Type RSQ 1 10 A

Mr. Shamik Patel, Satake Europe Limited- UK

The Mill in Your Hand

Mr. Ugo Balistrieri, Ocrim Spa- Italy

Brabender- GliutenPeak

Mr. Markus Loens, Brabender- Germany

The New Development of Pneumatic Ship Unloader

Mr. Touraj Goudarzi, Neuero Industrietechnik- Germany

The Ultimate Technology "Semolina HP"

Mr. Mauro Pizzamigilo, Golfetto Sangati- Italy

New Evolution in Bag Closing Technology

Mr. Bontemps Rene, Fischbein- Belgium

Processing of Food Ingredients by Coating, Mixing and Drying

Mr. Ulrich Vielhaber, AVA-Huep GmbH u. Co. KG- Germany

MMW and Petkus Covering Seeds, Grain, Flour and Feed

Mr. I.A. Frank Spalek, MMW Technologie GmbH- Germany

TRADING

Saturday, 8th December

DR. BILL TIERNEY

Chief Economist, AgResource Company

Moderator & Speaker

"Global Market Outlook"

DR. ABDELATIF ABADA

Executive Director, Morgan Stanley

"Hedging Solutions for the Grain Market Participants"

WAYNE BACON

President, Hammersmith Marketing Ltd-Grain Trading

"Purchase Risk Control--Contracts"

COLIN TUTT

General Manager Operations, CBH Group

Australia

"Shipping & Logistics"

NICK POUTNEY

Regional Manager, Middle East, Europe & Africa GrainCorp Limited

Australia

"Australian Outlook"

JEAN-BENOIT GAUTHIER

Director, Trading & Sales (Europe, Africa, Middle East) Canadian Wheat Board

Canada

"Canadian Outlook"

DAN HUGHES

Vice Chairman, U.S. Wheat Associates, Inc.

USA

"USA Outlook"

Francois Gatel

Director, France Export Cereales

France

"French Outlook"

"South American Outlook"

TBA

"Black Sea Outlook"

TBA

*Speakers, topics, and conference programme may be subject to change without prior notice.

For more information, visit http://www.iaom-mea.com/UAE2012/index.html

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