Day - 1, Sunday August 18, 2019

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

5:00 pm onwards - Networking and Registration of Delegates

Day - 2, Monday August 19, 2019

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

9:00 am - 10:00 am - Inaugural function

10:00 am - 10:15 am - Keynote Address - 1 TBA

10:15 am - 10:30 am - Keynote Address - 2 TBA

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

11:00 am - 1:00 pm - Sesame crop prospects for 2019 / 20


Sesame 2019/20 crop update and outlook

Six to eight country presentations followed by Q/A (China, Ethiopia, India, Myanmar, Nigeria, Sudan, Tanzania)

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

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - Sesame Trade Forum (discuss trade challenges, enforcement of contract, quality or any other challenges)

4:00 pm - 6:30 pm - Buyer Seller Meet

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm - Cocktail Dinner at Vue Rooftop

Day - 3, Tuesday August 20, 2019

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

10:00 am - 11:00 am - Sesame Financing Forum


Financing global sesame supply chain

11:00 am - 11:30 am - Networking Break

11:30 am - 11:45 am - Presentation: - Opportunities in sesame value-added products

11:45 am - 12:00 noon - Presentation: - Update on clinical trial and nutritional research in sesame

12:00 noon - 1:00 pm - Trends shaping sesame consumption


Discussion: Sesame consumption market—Trends and outlook (Europe, USA, China, Japan)

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

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm - Technology Forum


Master class: - Sesame processing technologies

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm - Technology Forum


Master class: - Sesame grades, quality classification

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm - Buyer Seller Meet

4:00 pm - 4:15 pm - Valedictory function& close of WSC 2019

End of WSC 2019

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