International Sunflower Oil Symposium
October 14-15, 2015
Shanghai, China
Sheraton Shanghai Hotel

      Preliminary program


Day 1, October 14


8:00-9:00 Registration of participants


9:00-9:20 Conference opening ceremony

Guifeng Zhang, President of Chinese Cereals and Oils Association

Prof. Nam-HaiChua, Chairman of Wilmar Global R & D Center



Session 1: Global-market of sunflower and sunflower oil


Moderator: Svetlana Synkovskaya, APK-Inform

9:20-9:40 Global market of sunflower and sunflower oil: new developments

Lan Chen, LMC International

9:40-10:00 Current situation and challenge of development of sunflower oil in China

Prof. Wang Ruiyuan CCOA (Chinese Cereals and Oils Association)

10:00-10:20 Ukrainian market of sunflower oil – the bright path

Stepan Kapshuk, Ukroliyaprom (Ukrainian Crushers’ Association), co-speaker – Nataliya Dombrovskaya, OLIR


10:20-10:40 Coffee break 


10:40-11:00 Argentina: sunflower oil market latest developments

Diego Lerini, ASAGIR (Argentinian Sunflower Association)

11:00-11:20 Russian sunflower market challenges

Sergey Kislov, Russian Union of Vegetable Oils Producers

11:20-11:40 Spain as a leading European producer of vegoils. Spanish market of sunflower and oil

Ana Hurtado, AFOEX technical director (Spanish Crushers Association)


Session 2: International Sunflower Oil Association (ISOA) Launch Ceremony

11:40-12:30 Announcement of the ISOA establishing

Launch Ceremony: introduction of ISOA (organization, objectives, by-law) by the ISOA President


12:30-14:00 Lunch time


Session 3: Quality control, processing technology and application of sunflower oil

Moderator: Dr. Jiang Yuanrong

14:00-14:20 Sunflower oil nutrition

Pavlo Petik, Ukrainian Research Institute of Vegetable Oils and Fats

14:20-14:40 International quality requirements to sunflower oil

Olga Tovkun, Regional CIS Head of Operations, Cotecna

14:40-15:00 Legal aspects of veg oils trade, quality aspects

Ivan Kasynyuk, partner AGA Partners


15:00-15:20 Coffee break


15:20-15:40 Achievements and Challenges in Sunflower Breeding

Dr. Branislav Dozet, Syngenta, ISA

15:40-16:00 Тhe sunflower crush industry: the growing importance of the strategic location

Kees Vrins, Allseeds Switzerland SA

16:00-16:20 Processing technology and quality control of sunflower oil

Dr. Jiang Yuanrong, Wilmar Global R&D center

16:20-16:40 Current situation and future trend of China sunflower oil trade

Fang Gang, Wilmar

16:40-17:00 Logistic particularities from production to receivers and its influence on product quality

Artyom Aksenov, international expert

17:00-17:20 Ukrainian sunflower meal prospects on Asian market

Christina Serebryakova, LLC Delta Wilmar CIS


17:20-17:30 Questions


19:00 Cocktail for the conference participants


Day 2, October 15


09:00-16:00 Excursions to Wilmar plant and Liangyou port (leaving from the Sheraton hotel, lunch is included)