Agenda | Sustainable Intensification 2016

AGENDA

SUSTAINABLE INTENSIFICATION 2016

Brazil stands at the dawn of an exciting age and has a major role to play; not only from a national and regional standpoint, but also on the world stage. To achieve goals of sustainable intensification, collaboration between the ministries, the public sector and the private sector is required. This Summit will ensure that all of these goals are aligned for the betterment of Brazilian agriculture, with the wider goal of feeding our growing global population.

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DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016

08.00
Registration
Registration
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 08.00

Speakers:
08:45
Opening Keynote/Chair's Welcome
Opening Keynote/Chair's Welcome
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 08:45

Opening statements from The OCB, AproSoja and Embrapa

Speakers:
  • Marco da Rosa (President, APROSOJA)
  • Ladislau Martin Neto (Executive Director, EMBRAPA)
  • Marcio Lopes de Freitas (President, OCB-Brasil)
Opening statements from The OCB, AproSoja and Embrapa
09:15
Agricultural Development and Governance in Brazil Through Private-Public Partnerships
Agricultural Development and Governance in Brazil Through Private-Public Partnerships
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 09:15

How banks, private companies and the government can collaborate to ensure the improvement of Brazilian agriculture with the help of Private-Public Partnerships, increasing investment and reducing risk.

Product Innovation Showcase IPESA

Speakers:
  • Marcelo Cardoso (Superintendent of Agriculture, Brazilian Development Bank, BNDES)
  • Gabriela Burian (Sustaintability Manager, Monsanto)
How banks, private companies and the government can collaborate to ensure the improvement of Brazilian agriculture with the help of Private-Public Partnerships, increasing investment and reducing risk.

Product Innovation Showcase IPESA

10:00
Biocontrol and Crop Protection
Biocontrol and Crop Protection
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 10:00

This session will look at the latest information on Biocontrol research, recent innovations and the potential and challenges for the adoption of Biocontrol in Brazil. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
  • Heitor Cantarella (Director of Solos and Natural Resources, IAC)
  • Venkatesh Devanur (CEO, AGRILIFE India)
  • Roberto Rossini (Consultant and ex-formal DUPONT Director Latam)
This session will look at the latest information on Biocontrol research, recent innovations and the potential and challenges for the adoption of Biocontrol in Brazil. (Product Showcase)
10:45
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 10:45

Speakers:
11:15
Rural Development
Rural Development
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 11:15

Exploring the improvement of farming incomes through the proper use of cooperatives, education and mechanisation.

Speakers:
  • Luciano Rodrigues (Manager for the Economy and Sectorial Analyses, UNICA)
  • Ricardo Ariolo (Director, APROSOJA- MT)
  • Marjorie Miranda (Sustentability Coordinator, CECAFÉ)

 

Moderator: Lessandro Carvavlho (Sub-Editor SAFRAS & Mercado News)

Exploring the improvement of farming incomes through the proper use of cooperatives, education and mechanisation.
12:00
Special Framework (Product Showcase) SST Software
Special Framework (Product Showcase) SST Software
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 12:00

Speakers:
12:30
LUNCHTIME
LUNCHTIME
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 12:30

Speakers:
14:00
Precision Farming Strategies
Precision Farming Strategies
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 14:00

Discussing strategies to implement comprehensive farm management by optimising returns on inputs while preserving resources. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:

 

– Michael Gomes (VP Marketing, TOPCON)

– Jeff Keiser (VP Vendas e Marketing, ITERIS)

– Alberto Carlos Campos Bernarndes (Precision Farming Embrapa)

Moderator: Gabriel Colle (Executive Director, SINDAG)

Discussing strategies to implement comprehensive farm management by optimising returns on inputs while preserving resources. (Product Showcase)
14:45
The Role of Aerial Imagery & Remote Sensing In Data Driven Decision-Making
The Role of Aerial Imagery & Remote Sensing In Data Driven Decision-Making
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 14:45

Utilising aerial imagery and remote sensing data to influence farm management decisions affecting crop inputs. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:

– Nate Taylor (Sales and New Business Manager, AEROPTIC)

– Saulo Delgado (Commercial Director for Latam Latam, SST SOFTWARE)

– Luciano da Silveira Araújo (Managing Director ELIO TECNOLOGIA and Menthor MIT)

Moderator: Lúcio André Castro Jorge (Coordinator EMBRAPA DRONES)

Utilising aerial imagery and remote sensing data to influence farm management decisions affecting crop inputs. (Product Showcase)
15:30
Coffee & Networking
Coffee & Networking
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 15:30

16:00 Pest and Disease Resistance and Management

Speakers:
  • Silvia Fagnani (Executive Director, SINDIVEG)
  • João Conrado (General Manager, IHARABRAS)
  • Lécio Kaneko da Ballangro (Technical Director, ABC Bio)
16:00 Pest and Disease Resistance and Management
16:45
Integrated Crop-Livestock Forest System:
Integrated Crop-Livestock Forest System:
Date & Time:

DAY ONE - Tue, 25 Oct 2016 - 16:45

How Brazil is progressing in this program and effective performance of degraded pasture areas? What actions and complementary policies are necessary to accelerate this program?

Speakers:
  • – Felipe Carmone (Co-founder and Executive Director of SIPA)
  • – Julio Salton (ILPF EMBRAPA – MAPA)
  • – William Marchió (Executivo Director, “REDE DE FOMENTO”  ICLF System)
How Brazil is progressing in this program and effective performance of degraded pasture areas? What actions and complementary policies are necessary to accelerate this program?
Workshops Running All Day :

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016

08:45
Policy Processes and the Political Economy of Agricultural Development in Brazil
Policy Processes and the Political Economy of Agricultural Development in Brazil
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 08:45

The latest on the government policies that will enable progress for local and global food security, including the prevention of rural-to-urban migration.

Speakers:

– Yelitza Colmenarez (Director CABI)

– Sérvio Tulio Prado (FGV Coordinator, Director ELIO TECNOLOGIAS)

– Tadeu Felismino (Director, IAPAR)

Moderator: Donário Lopes de Almeida (CEO, CANAL RURAL BROADCASTING)

The latest on the government policies that will enable progress for local and global food security, including the prevention of rural-to-urban migration.
09:45
Post-harvest Food Storage and Waste Avoidance
Post-harvest Food Storage and Waste Avoidance
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 09:45

Technological advances in storage will help to reduce waste in the post-harvest stage. In storage, considerable quantitative losses can be attributed to pests and micro-organisms. This is a particular problem in Brazil, with average temperatures of around 30 °C and ambient humidity of between 70 and 90 per cent. Farmers constantly battle with these conditions, since they are conducive to the reproduction of insect pests and microorganisms.

Speakers:

– Sérgio Bortolozzo (President, ABRAMILHO)

– Paulo Carneiro (Director COMIGO/OCB)

– Daniel Goulart (General Manager, AG GROWTH, AGI Brazil)

Moderator: Lessandro Carvalho (Sub-Editor SAFRAS & Mercado News)

Technological advances in storage will help to reduce waste in the post-harvest stage. In storage, considerable quantitative losses can be attributed to pests and micro-organisms. This is a particular problem in Brazil, with average temperatures of around 30 °C and ambient humidity of between 70 and 90 per cent. Farmers constantly battle with these conditions, since they are conducive to the reproduction of insect pests and microorganisms.

10:30
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
COFFEE BREAK & NETWORKING
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 10:30

Speakers:
11:00
Innovation in Biopesticides, Biostimulants and Biofertilizers
Innovation in Biopesticides, Biostimulants and Biofertilizers
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 11:00

Overcoming the challenges facing mass adoption of crop inputs (Product Showcase)

Speakers:

– Thiago Stella (Director Brazil, ILSA)

– Fábio Agnolon (Manager Global Sales, SICIT 2000)

– Yelitza Colmenarez (Diretora CABI)

– Marcos Scarellis (Commercial Director Latam – ISAGRO)

Moderator: Mark Horn (Consulter Agribusiness)

Overcoming the challenges facing mass adoption of crop inputs (Product Showcase)
11:45
Agricultural Finance Inhibitors and Opportunities
Agricultural Finance Inhibitors and Opportunities
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 11:45

This panel will discuss the restrictions on access to credit, insurance, as well as
the challenges with inward investment and the access to financial resources for
smallholder farmers.

Speakers:

– Marina Grossi (President, CEBDS)

– Rick Torken (CEO Brazil, ABN Amro)

– Gunther Knak (Agribusiness Manager, BANCO DO BRASIL)

– José Cullen (Head of Agribusiness Latam, SwissRe)

 

Moderator: Lessandro Carvalho (SAFRAS & Mercado News)

This panel will discuss the restrictions on access to credit, insurance, as well as
the challenges with inward investment and the access to financial resources for
smallholder farmers.
12:30
LUNCHTIME
LUNCHTIME
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 12:30

Speakers:
14:00
The Future of Brazilian Agriculture
The Future of Brazilian Agriculture
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 14:00

The Brazilian government is dedicated to providing fundamental agricultural solutions; with a focus on low carbon emissions, yield and sustainability as the key objectives for sustainable intensification. Can these three pillars successfully support Brazilian agriculture?

Speakers:

– Elvison Nunes Ramos (Nacional Coordinador, Plano ABC)

– Tiago Pellini (Director, IAPAR)

– Marcelo Weyland Vieira (VP, Sociedade Rural Brasileira – SRB)

– Julio Salton (Senior Researcher EMBRAPA-MAPA)

Moderator: Mark Horn (Consulting Agribusiness)

The Brazilian government is dedicated to providing fundamental agricultural solutions; with a focus on low carbon emissions, yield and sustainability as the key objectives for sustainable intensification. Can these three pillars successfully support Brazilian agriculture?
15:00
Soil Analysis, Preparation and the Use of Optimal Crop Inputs
Soil Analysis, Preparation and the Use of Optimal Crop Inputs
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 15:00

This panel focuses on the best practices in the soil analysis discipline, with agronomists, farmers and academia offering their insights on soil health, evading nutrient deficiencies and optimising soil pH. These discussions are designed to help maximise the effectiveness of crop inputs. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:
  • Ross Guenther (Global Business Development LASERAG-LOGIAG)
  • Gustavo Branco (General Director, HAIFA SOUTH AMERICA)
  • José Polidoro (Coordenator EMBRAPA SOILS)

 

Moderator: Daniel de Abreu (Coordinator UFMT)

This panel focuses on the best practices in the soil analysis discipline, with agronomists, farmers and academia offering their insights on soil health, evading nutrient deficiencies and optimising soil pH. These discussions are designed to help maximise the effectiveness of crop inputs. (Product Showcase)
15:45
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
COFFEE BREAK AND NETWORKING
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 15:45

Speakers:
16:00
Agro-Commodities
Agro-Commodities
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 16:00

The price of Brazilian commodities in the Brazilian stock market, and by extension the final prices for farms in Brazil, are dictated by the level of trust in the Brazilian market. In which ways can we make the Brazilian Stock Exchange more attractive to potential investors?
Brazil’s economic health is closely linked to the influence of agro-commodities on a global scale, but the strict relationship between physical and technical markets (stock price and commodity value) also plays its part.

Innovation Product Showcase: MagGrow

Speakers:

Bertrand Wanclik (Agribusiness analyst leader, BLOOMBERG)

The price of Brazilian commodities in the Brazilian stock market, and by extension the final prices for farms in Brazil, are dictated by the level of trust in the Brazilian market. In which ways can we make the Brazilian Stock Exchange more attractive to potential investors?
Brazil’s economic health is closely linked to the influence of agro-commodities on a global scale, but the strict relationship between physical and technical markets (stock price and commodity value) also plays its part.

Innovation Product Showcase: MagGrow
16:45
Water Irrigation and Management
Water Irrigation and Management
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 16:45

Consolidating status and discussing strategies, as well as evaluating water resource management in intensifying production systems. (Product Showcase)

Speakers:

– Jonh Celenza (Manager, Weather Underground)

– Everardo Mantovani (Coordinator, UFV)

– Jorge Werneck (VP EMBRAPA CERRADO AND MAMBER ABRH)

 

Moderator: Helvecio Saturnino (President ABID)

Consolidating status and discussing strategies, as well as evaluating water resource management in intensifying production systems. (Product Showcase)
17:30
CLOSING REMARKS/END OF CONFERENCE
CLOSING REMARKS/END OF CONFERENCE
Date & Time:

DAY TWO - Wed, 26 Oct 2016 - 17:30

Speakers:
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