Day - 1, Sunday August 18, 2019

2:00 pm onwards - Room Check-in at Hyatt Regency Venue Hotel

5:00 pm onwards - Registration & Networking at Residence Veranda

6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Welcome Cocktail Reception at Residence Veranda

Day - 2, Monday August 19, 2019

8:30 am - 9:00 am - Registration of delegates

9:00 am - 9:45 am - Inaugural function


Welcome address:

Mr Srivatsava G
SesameInformation.com
(English)

Chief Guest

HE Mohammed Badaru Abubakar
Executive Governor, Jigawa State, Nigeria
(English)
Keynote Address:
Mr Hakan Bahceci
Hakan Agro DMCC

9:45 am - 10:00 am - Thanking Sponsors & Committee Members

10:00 am - 10:15 am - Special Address - 1


Global Sesame crop review and outlook for 2019/20

Mr Tarun Chawla
ETG
(English) (French) (Turkish)

10:15 am - 10:30 am - Special Address - 2


Mr Olusegun Awolowo
Nigerian Export Promotion Council
(English)

10:30 am - 11:00 am - Networking break

11:00 am - 12:45 pm - Sesame crop prospects for 2019 / 20


Discussion-1: Country - wise Sesame 2019/20 crop update and outlook
Moderator:
Mr Sandeep Bhura
Om India Trading Co. Pvt. Ltd
China - Ms He Qin
CFNA, China
(English)
SeGaBi & Guinea - Mr Amrith Kurien
ComAfrique Group
(English) (French)
Ethiopia - Mr Ato Haile Berhe Kinfe
Ethiopian Pulses, Oilseeds and Spices Producers & Exporters Association (EPOSEA) (English) (French)
India - Mr Kishor Bheda
Bheda Brothers
(English) (French)
Nigeria - Mr Sebastian Andrew
Product Head TGI Group
(English)
Sudan - Mr Satyam Batra
Agropower Industrial Trading & Investment Co. Ltd
(English) (French)
Burkina Faso - Mr Thierry W. Pouya
Lutheran World Relief
(English)

12:45 pm - 2:15 pm - Networking Lunch

2:15 pm - 2:30 pm - Special Address - 3


Strategies for sustainable growth of sesame industry

Mr Sanjeev Sharma
Sesame and Super Foods, Olam International

2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Discussion-2: Sesame Trade Forum (discuss trade challenges, enforcement of contract, quality or any other challenges)
Moderator:
Mr K S Prakash
Hakan Agro DMCC
Mr Mohammed Fakhran
Rasagra
Mr Alok Bhargava
Praramb Agri Trading DMCC
(English)
Mr Tomohisa Fujimoto
Mitsui & Co Ltd
(English) (French)
Mr Sheriff Balogun
National Sesame Seed Association, Nigeria
Ms He Qin
CFNA, China

3:45 pm - 6:00 pm - Buyer Seller Meet

7:00 pm onwards - Cocktail Dinner at Vue Rooftop

Day - 3, Tuesday August 20, 2019

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Open house - Global Sesame Council


Moderator:
Mr G Chandrashekhar
Global Commodities Expert
(English)
Mr Jay Chandarana
Dhaval Agri Exports LLP
Mr Sandeep Bhura
Om India Trading Co. Pvt. Ltd
Mr Srivatsava Ganapathy
Sesameinformation.com

10:00 am - 10:20 am - Presentation: Hulling industry and food safety challenges


Mr Mukul Gupta
Shakumbhri Expo Impo Ltd.
(English) (French)

10:20 am - 10:40 am - Presentation: Financing the Sesame value chain


Mr Zhuang Liang
Aglook
(English)

10:40 am - 11:00 am - Networking Break

11:00 am - 11:20 am - Presentation: Sesame consumption trends in Japan


Mr Shohei Kagoshima
Itochu Corporation
(English) (French)

11:20 am - 11:40 am - Presentation: Sesame consumption trends in Israel


Mr Yaniv Tal
Prince Tahina
(English)

11:40 am - 12:25 pm - Understanding the Value-added Sesame industry of Turkey


Moderator:
Mrs. Berham Bahceci
Hakan Agro DMCC
Mr Alper Onel
Orgin Agro Trade Ltd
(English) (French)
Mr Huseyin Celik
Tunas & Celiker Food Industry
(English)
Mr Levent Buyukince
INCI Gida Sanayi Ticaret Limited
(English) (French)

12:25 pm - 12:45 pm - Technology Forum "Recent Technological Developments in Sesame Processing"


Mr Ali Tugbay Tavukcu
Akyurek Technology
(English)

12:45 pm - 1:00 pm - Valedictory function

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Networking Lunch

2:30 pm - 5:30 pm - Optional Tour to Hagia Sophia Museum

End of WSC 2019

* This is a draft agenda. Programme, topics may change