The 3rd International conference «Market of opportunities in the Starch industry» – Некоммерческая организация "Союзкрахмал"

The 3rd International conference «Market of opportunities in the Starch industry»

topical issues of legislative support and government regulation of the market of starch and derivatives


The conference will address topical issues of legislative support and government regulation of the market of starch and derivatives, forecasts of development of the industry, highlights the use of raw materials for further processing, possible mechanisms for the release of products to foreign markets, application in the food and processing industry.

Among the topics of the conference:

  • World starch market. Global challenges for the industry.
  • Demand for domestic starch products – assessment of consumers.
  • Potential of the EAEU countries – untapped opportunities.

The format of the conference will be organized in the framework of panel discussions.

For participation in the event – Anna Voronkova
Phone: +7 926 819-81-96 / 8 (499) 951-45-80


General Conditions

The cost of participation in the conference — 11 000 rubles

The cost of a conference package includes:

  • Participation in the conference
  • Coffee breaks, lunch, buffet
  • Access to conference materials

The conference will provide simultaneous translation into Russian and English.


Payment made by invoice in rubles.

The invoice issued after sending the participant’s application marked “Conference” by e-mail:

You can also fill out an application on the official website of the Association “Roskrakhmalpatoka”

Return Terms

In case of your refusal to participate in the conference or the refusal of one of the company delegates, you must send a written notice of refusal to the organizers (by e-mail or fax).

Upon notification of a cancellation by November 1, 2019, 100% of the participation cost returned.
Upon notification of cancellation by November 14, 2019, 50% of the cost returned.
If the refusal is notified after November 14, 2019, the registration fee will not be refunded.

Hotel Reservation

If necessary, you can book a room at the Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya Hotel, special rates will apply. To take advantage of preferential rates, you have to request a registration form. It will be transferred to the hotel staff.


Date: November 28th 2019
Kalanchevskaya str. 21/40, Moscow, 107078, Russia, Hotel «Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya



13:30 – 14:25

Registration, welcome coffee

14:25 – 14:30

Welcome and introduction of participants

14:30 – 17:00

Panel discussion with experts about
World starch market and global trends, the potential of Russia and opportunities for the industry, dynamics of demand for domestic products.

Representatives, Eurasian Economic Commission, Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation:

Dr. Velamur Krishnakumar, Giract, Executive Director, Switzerland

Juliette Jacques, Starch Europe, Deputy Managing Director, Belgium

Andrey Vusic, Myande Group, Deputy General Manager, China

Pavel Paramonov, Cargill, Market Research Manager

Alla Danilovtseva, AO “Rosspirtprom”, Deputy General Director

Marina Sidak, Sucden Russia, Head of Analytical Service

Sergey Nosenko, GUTA GROUP United Confectioners, Chairman of the Board of Directors

ModeratorOleg Radin, Russian starch association, president

17:00 – 17:10

Summary of the conference.




  • Robinson Graham ChristopherGiract, Geneva
    Research Executive

    Academic degree / regalia: PhD
    Bio: Graham is a Research Executive, and joined Giract at the beginning of 2017. He works in all business areas of the company and covers Giract’s key research pillars: proteins, savory ingredients, starches and derivatives, and fibres and hydrocolloids. Originally from the UK, Graham is a biochemist by training, and has spent 10 years working in research laboratories, first in Norwich, and then in Cambridge, where he received a PhD in Biochemistry, as well as Geneva, Switzerland.

  • Krishnakumar VelamurGiract, Geneva
    Managing Director

    Academic degree / regalia: PhD
    Bio: Dr V. Krishnakumar B.Tech (Chem), MBA (IIM, Ahmedabad), Dipl. Computer Science, PhD in Management Science (University of Geneva): Managing Director of Giract Krishna’s early work experience was in consumer marketing – first in McCann Erickson Advertising and later as Product Manager at what is currently known as GlaxoSmithKline. He then joined Giract, the foremost food ingredients and technologies market research and forecasting business consultancy in Geneva, Switzerland where he is now the Managing Director. Krishna has published many articles on food ingredients and has addressed various International Conferences. He is a Professional Member of the IFT and has chaired the Vitafoods Conference over many years. He has also chaired many other ingredient conferences including omega 3, fibres, probiotics. With a vast experience in international food and food ingredient markets, he has managed numerous strategic and operational projects across almost all ingredient sectors. He is currently a jury member of the FI Global Innovation Awards and recently conducted a series of panel discussions involving senior professionals of the Indian food industry, concerning communication to consumers regarding nutrition and health, a project which was supported by the Tata Trusts.

  • Jacques Juliette ChantalStarch Europe
    Deputy Managing Director

    Academic degree / regalia: International Public Affairs

  • Andrey VusicMyande Group Rus
    Deputy General Manager


  • Сидак Марина ВладимировнаГК «Сюкден» (Россия)
    Руководитель аналитической службы

    Ученая степень / регалии: Аспирант, преподаватель кафедры статистики РЭУ им. Г.В. Плеханова
    Сфера научно-практических интересов: С/х товарные рынки
    Short Information: Marina Sidak was born in 1987 in Donetsk Region, Ukraine. In 2009 she graduated from Donetsk State University of Management with honours and got an MA in Finance. In 2010-2011 M. Sidak taught Economics in Donetsk Institute of Social Education. In 2012 she took the position of an analytical assistant at CJSC Keramet, which is a part of the Industrial Union of Donbass (the biggest corporation in the East of Ukraine). In 2013-2014 M. Sidak worked as a leading analyst in Harveast Holding Company (the largest agricultural holding in the East of Ukraine, an integral part of SCM Group of Rinat Akhmetov). At the end of 2014 M. Sidak moved to Russia and got the position of a CIS commodity markets analyst at a French company Sucden (the company is in a TOP-5 list of sugar producers in Russia with its branch office located in Moscow). In 2014 she enrolled for another Master’s degree at Plekhanov Russian University of Economics and holds it now with distinction majoring in Statistic and mathematic methods of analysis and forecasting in economy. Since 2016 M. Sidak has been the Head of Analytical Dpt. for Sucden Group of Companies (Russia). At the same time she has been an Associate Professor at the Statistic Department of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics. In 2019 M. Sidak is going to pass Ph.D. defense for a Candidate’s Degree in “Statistic Analysis and Forecast of the Sugar Market Development in Russia”. In terms of analytics M. Sidak comes in touch with the Russian Federation Ministry of Agriculture, the Ministry of Economic Development, the Russian Export Center, the Russian Sugar Union, Moscow Exchange, other profit and non-profit national organizations. M. Sidak is an author of a number of analytical articles reaching to the essentials of sugar, grain and other commodity markets.

  • Парамонов Павел ВалерьевичООО «Каргилл»
    Менеджер по исследованиям рынков

    Сфера научно-практических интересов: Переработка зерна, пищевая промышленность.
    Сопроводительное сообщение: Работал в сфере розничного аудита в исследовательской компании, затем маркетинга у ведущего российского производителя алкогольной продукции. Последние 8 лет занимаюсь различными рыночными исследованиями в Каргилле (подразделения солода, масел и жиров, в настоящее – время крахмалопаточной продукции).

on November 28th, 2019

Kalanchevskaya str. 21/40, Moscow, 107078, Russia Hotel «Hilton Moscow Leningradskaya

The cost of participation
11 000 rubles

The cost of a conference package includes:

  • Participation in the conference
  • Coffee breaks, lunch, buffet
  • Access to conference materials

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