Following are presentations from key speakers and panelists at the 2016 Midwest Shippers Association Midwest Specialty Grains Conference & Trade Show co-located with the U.S. Soybean Export Council's 2016 U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange held
August 30 through September 1, 2016 in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Global Soy & Grain Supply and Demand Outlook
Seth Meyer, Ph.D., Chairman, World Agriculture Outlook Board - U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Chief Economist
Engaging the Modern “Foodie” Around the World
Pauline Oudin, Managing Director, Sopexa
Great Lakes Grain & Soy Shipping – All Water Options to and from the Heartland
Adam Schlicht, Great Lakes Regional Representative, U.S. DOT St. Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation
David Gutheil, Port of Cleveland
Kate Ferguson, Director of Business Development, Duluth Seaway Port Authority
Zach Mandel, Soybean Merchandiser, Nidera-USA Chicago Illinois River Marketing, Inc.
All Soybeans Are Not Created Equal - Comparative Analysis of the Nutritional Value of Soybeans from Different Countries
Gonzalo G. Mateos, Ph.D., Professor of Animal Science, Universidad Politécnicade Madrid
Do Pigs Care Where Their Soy Is Grown? Should You? - Case Study: The Effects of Origin of Soybean Meal on Digestibility of Amino Acids
Hans H. Stein, Ph.D., Professor of Animal Nutrition, University of Illinois
U.S. Food Grade Soybean Supply Outlook for 2016-2017
Ray Loucks, IOM Grain
Jim Traub, Clarkson Grain
Steve Ford, Stonebridge
Aaron Skyberg, SK Food Intl.
Bulk Soy & Grain Freight Trends – How the Inland River Barge and Gulf Export Ship Loading Facilities Help the U.S. to Maintain a Competitive Edge
Patrick Ries, Manager, Commercial, Feed Ingredients Group, Consolidated Grain & Barge Company (CGB Enterprises, Inc.)
Mike Steenhoek, Executive Director, Soy Transportation Coalition
Global Weather Outlook for Agriculture 2016-2017: Why Supply Uncertainty Looms Ahead for Soybeans
Daniel Redo, Ph.D, Manager, Agricultural Research, Thomsen Reuters Lanworth
Inland Intermodal Rail Service – New Developments for Export Container Shipping from More U.S. Locations
Dan Bresolin, Assistant Vice President International Intermodal, Canadian National Railroad
Eric Powell, Indiana Railroad Co.
Outlook for Animal Protein Demand
Arlan Suderman, Chief Commodities Economist, International FCStone Financial, Inc.
Rising Global Market Demand and North American Production of Specialty Grains – Pulses, Oats, Flax, Non-GMO and Food Grade Corn, and More
Neil Doty, Ph.D., Technical Director Consultant, Northern Crops Institute
Bruce Roskens, Director of Crop Sciences, Grain Millers, Inc.
Chris Crawford, Senior Market Manager, Scoular Company, Specialty Grains Group
A Global View of Key Dynamics in Policy and Commerce for Grains, Oilseeds and other Agri-bulks
Gary Martin, President, North America Export Grain Association, Washington, D.C.
Worldwide Aquaculture Market Demand Outlook
Sebastian Belle, Executive Director, Maine Aquaculture Association
World Economic Outlook – Now through 2017
Tim Quinlan, Director, Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Securities, Global Division