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Russian and English with simultaneous translation



About the Conference

This is the third annual Agro Outlook Russia Conference, which has become a prominent event in the calendar of meetings dedicated to medium-term prospects for Russia’s agricultural sector development in the context of global trends. The Conference will feature the presentation of the latest edition of the OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook, as well as other forecasts for the global agricultural markets development, with a focus on Russia. Participants will discuss current and medium-term trends in the sector, emerging in the new economic environment. Major agricultural companies will put forward a strategic vision for their business given the structural changes and uncertainty reigning in the markets. Experts and economists will present forecasts for macroeconomic indicators that over the past years have exerted growing influence on the development of both global and Russian food and agricultural markets. A breakout session will discuss new challenges and opportunities for the Russian agro-industrial exports, which are one of the driving forces of the advancement of the agricultural sector as a whole.

The Conference is co-hosted by:



Registration of guests


Opening. Word of welcome


KICK-OFF SESSION. New Medium-Term Outlook for Global Agriculture Markets.  Russia in the Global Context

Questions for discussion:

  • Presentation of the New Medium-Term Forecast for Demand, Supply, Trade and Price Dynamics in the Global Agriculture Markets. The Significance of the Outlook for the Russian Agrarian Sector
  • International Trade and Food Security amidst Growing Risks and Uncertainties


BREAKOUT SESSION. Russian Agro-Industrial Exports: New Challenges and Opportunities

Questions for discussion:

  • Prospects for Russian Agri-Food Exports
  • Development Potential of New International Transport Corridors
  • Effective Marketing Channels for Russian Agro-Industrial Products


Moderator: Dmitry Krasnov, Head, Federal Center for the Development of Exports of Agricultural Products of the Ministry of Agriculture of Russia - AGROEXPORT

Session speakers:

  • Manpreet Singh, President, Indian Chamber of International Business
  • Martin Ndirangu, CEO, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Artem Belov, Director General, National Union of Milk Producers (Soyuzmoloko)
  • Andrey Dalnov, Head, Center for Industry Expertise, Russian Agricultural Bank
  • Evgeny Zaytsev, Head of Analytical Department, FSBI Agroexport
  • Zverev German Stanislavovich, President, NGO "All-Russian Association of Fishery Enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Exporters" 
  • German Zverev, chairman, President, All-Russian Association of Fisheries Enterprises, Entrepreneurs and Exporters
  • Stepan Inyutochkin, General Director, Agrofirm Target Agro
  • Konstantin Korneev, Executive Director, Rincon Agrotech
  • Mikhail Maltsev, Executive Director, Oil-and-Fat Union of Russia
  • Ilya Strokin, Head of Competence Center in the Agro-Industrial Complex, Kept


Simultaneous translation will be provided during the session


STRATEGIC BUSINESS SESSION. Agribusiness Strategies in the Realm of Geopolitical Instability, Structural Changes and Uncertainty in the Markets

Questions for discussion:

  • Transformation of Agrarian Business in the Next 10 Years – Vision of CEOs and Shareholders
  • Development Strategies in a New Environment
  • New Promising Technologies, Solutions and Management Approaches


PANEL SESSION. Agrarian Sector in a New Macroeconomic Reality

Questions for discussion:

  • Which Macroeconomic Factors Will Affect Russian Food and Agriculture Markets in the Next 5–10 Years?
  • Influence of the Global Climate Agenda
  • Changes in Consumer Behaviour in the “New Market Reality”




Informal networking

Our Speakers

Evgenia V. Serova

Director for Agricultural Policy, HSE Universit

Natalia Karlova

Head, Department of Agrarian Markets, Institute for Agrarian Studies, HSE University

Oleg Kobiakov

Director, FAO Liaison Office in Moscow

Dmitry Krasnov

Head, Federal Center for the Development of Exports of Agricultural Products, Ministry of Agriculture of Russia

Oksana Lut

First Deputy Minister, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Andrey Klepach

Chief economist, Vnesheconombank

Andrey Grigorashchenko

Vice President, Damate Management Company LLC

Anna Alieva-Hrustalyova

Vice president, Charity Foundation Foodbank Rus

Rustam Khafizov

Head of Innovation Center, Cherkizovo Group

Konstantin Korneev

Executive Director, Rincon Management

Martin Ndirangu

CEO, Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Stefan Duerr

President, EkoNiva Group

Anton Pushkarev

Head of Sustainable Business Development, Syngenta

Vittorio Torrembini

President, Association of Italian Entrepreneurs in Russia, GIM Unimpresa

Yuri V. Simachev

Director for Economic Policy, HSE

Konstantin Loktev

Retail Director, NielsenIQ

Ksenia Shevelkina

Director of the Department of Rural Development, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation

Dmitry Aveltsov

Head, Сenter of Agroanalytics, Ministry of Agriculture of Russia

Vladimir Salnikov

Deputy General Director, Center for Macroeconomic Analysis and Short-term Forecasting

Ilya Strokin

Head, Agribusiness Center of Exellence, Kept

Belov Artem Sergeevich

General Director, Union of Milk Producers

Yaroslav Kuzminov

Academic Supervisor HSE University

Manpreet Singh

President, Indian Chamber of International Business

Sergey Mikhnevich

Managing Director for International Multilateral Cooperation and Integration, Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs

Kirill Lozovoy

Analyst, Information and analytical agency "OleoScope"

Alexander Krichevsky

Chairman of board of directors, Sibbiopharm Ltd.

Sergey Kosogor

Director of R&D-center, Agroholding "Steppe"

Ivan Kondrashov

Executive Director, Agrocluster Galich Consortium


For additional information please call:

+7(495) 772 95 90 ext. 27942
Institute for Agrarian Studies of HSE University
sabdolova@hse.ru or vtang@hse.ru

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