Grain Market Outlook Conference

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15 October 2019

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

100-110, Euston Road, London, Greater London


"A 2020 vision: How the UK will trade in a global agricultural marketplace"

The AHDB Grain Market Outlook Conference returns in 2019 and this year, for the first time, is free of charge

We are excited to announce the President and Chief Executive Officer of the North American Export Grain Association, Gary C. Martin, as our international speaker.

Gary has spent his career being involved in the international grain trade and brings a wealth of experience to our conference. (Full bio below).

In his presentation, Gary will discuss how the international grain trade is developing new innovative methods of digitalising transactions and the work that the International Grain Trade Coalition undertakes to promote and improve trade.

The conference will include AHDB market specialists providing insight and analysis on key factors affecting the market, harvest 2019 and what trends to look out for.

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Highlights from 2018:

Gary C. Martin

President and Chief Executive Officer of the North American Export Grain Association (NAEGA). 

Since 2014 he has served as the President of the International Grain Trade Coalition. 

In addition, his many industry leadership activities include service as a Co-chair of U.S. Food and Agriculture Dialog for Trade Agreements, and on the Executive Committee of the International Dry Bulk Terminals Group.

From 1990 to 1992 Mr. Martin served the Administration of George H.W. Bush at the US Department of Agriculture as Deputy Administrator of Commodity Operations and as an officer of the Commodity Credit Corporation.