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Conferences

9th Annual Kingsman Geneva Sugar Conference

Date
April 2-3, 2019
City
Geneva, Switzerland
Venue
Grand Hotel Kempinski

Where the sugar industry connects, shares insight and trades

  • Now in its 9th year, Platts Kingsman Geneva Sugar Conference returns to provide unique and unrivalled insights from the supply chain into the sugar market today.

    The outlook for 2019/20 remains uncertain as the EU and world sugar prices attempt to recover from multi-year lows seen in 2018. The key questions are: will the price of sugar turn around in 2019, and if so, where will the European Sugar market stand in a years’ time?

    Join us for 2019 and better understand how the sugar market will progress throughout the course of the year. This is the perfect opportunity to learn from the key players of industry, network with potential and existing clients and ensure your organizations success through 2019 and beyond 2020.

    2019 FOCUS:

  • Assess the global sugar market today
  • Perspectives from the supply chain
  • Global trade flows – will we continue to be oversupplied?
  • How are sugar taxes impacting the market?
  • Updates on the key global regions
  • What are the policy makers doing to ensure a bright future for the EU?
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Speakers

Speakers confirmed so far include:

  • Alexandre Luneau, Executive Vice-President, Tereos
  • Michael Sly, Chairman, Sugar Board, National Farmers Union
  • Bertrand Bosc, Global Head of Sugar, ECTP
  • Pierre-Henri Dietz, Head of Markets, Cristal Union
  • Kona Haque, Head of Commodities Research, ED&F Man
  • Charles Funnell, Director of Commodity Risk Management, Unilever
  • Julian Price, Former ASSUC president, julianprice.com
  • Elisabeth Lacoste, Director, C.I.B.E. International, Confederation of European Beet Growers
  • José Orive, Executive Director, International Sugar Organization
  • Martin Todd, Managing Director, LMC
  • Alexander Stewart, Director, Abercore
  • Ruud Schers, Analyst, Rabobank
Henning Koch, President, ASSUC
  • Patricia Luismanso, Head Of Sugar & Biofuels Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • Erik Bertelsen, CMO, Nordzucker
  • Toby Cohen, VP, Market Analysis, Tate & Lyle Sugars
  • Karim Salamon, Head of Analysis, Wilmar Sugar
  • Alex Eito, White Sugar Trading Manager, Alvean
  • Claudiu Covrig, Senior Sugar Analyst, S&P Global Platts
  • Miguel Garcia Navarro, Deputy Head of Unit, DG AGRI, European Commission
  • Marina Sidak, Head of Analytical Service, Sucden Russia
  • Yury Sharanov, Senior Strategic Sourcing Manager Sugar, Mars Wrigley
  • Gwenaël Lecerf, Central Purchasing Manager Raw Materials, Refresco
  • Eddie Tofpik, Head of Technical Analysis & Senior Markets Analyst, ADMISI
  • Daniel Rebelo, Sugar Analyst, Agriculture Analytics, S&P Global Platts
  • Pricing

    S&P Global Platts 9th Annual Geneva Sugar Conference will be held on April 2-3, 2019 at the Grand Hotel Kempinski, Geneva, Switzerland

      • Registration Fee
      • Early Bird Rate- Book by March 1 & Save $200
      • Conference
      • $1,600 +VAT / delegate
      • $1,400 +VAT / delegate
      • Group rate
      • 3 for the price of 2 / delegate
      • 3 for the price of 2 / delegate

    Please refer to the Discounts section below for details and restrictions. Some discounts not available online.

    The conference registration fee includes breakfasts, luncheon(s), reception(s), and refreshments as noted in the conference agenda, as well as post-conference documentation. Payment in full is required for attendance. If payment or proof of payment is not received before the start of the event, our staff will require a credit card guarantee to allow entry. All prices are stated in USD.

    Registration closes 72 hours before the start of the conference. We will not be able to register any delegates within this time.

    Substitutions & Cancellations - Your registration may be transferred to a member of your organization up to 72 hours in advance of the conference. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to registration@platts.com on or before , March 26, 2019 in order to be refunded, less a $195 administrative charge. No refunds will be made after this date. In the event of non-attendance, the full invoice fee will be payable. In case of conference cancellation, S&P Global Platts’ liability is limited to refund of the conference registration fee only. S&P Global Platts reserves the right to alter this program without prior notice.

    Venue

    S&P Global Platts 9th Annual Geneva Sugar Conference will be held on April 2-3, 2019 at the Grand Hôtel Kempinski Genève, Switzerland.

    Your conference registration does not include accommodation. A limited number of rooms have been reserved for conference attendees at the Grand Hotel Kempinski at a discounted group rate. Please note that these rates apply for the nights of April 1-2, 2019. The discounted room rate will be available until March 11, 2019 – or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.

    Room Rates:

    Single:CHF 300
    Double: CHF 340
    The above mentioned rates are quoted in Swiss Francs (CHF) per room, per night, including VAT at the 3.7%, service and are non-commissionable. The city tax is at CHF 4.75 per person, per night. Any increase in government tax/VAT will be passed on to the customer directly. To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly on +41 22 908 90 81 and quote S&P Global Platts to secure your discounted rate.

    42 days left!

    Register 3 for the price of 2

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      Phone:+44 (0) 207 176 6111

      Email:support@platts.com


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