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London Grain Week including IGTC Strategy Session and International Grains Council Grains Conference
June 10, 2019 @ 9:00 am - June 12, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
We look forward to seeing colleagues from around the world as government and industry participants in the global grain trade will be in London for a week of meetings and events. A series of events are taking place hosted by the International Grain Trade Coalition, International Grains Council (IGC), the United Kingdom’s Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (AHDB) and GAFTA. Meetings and events will include:
|Schedule overview – events open to all IGTC members and Corporate Stakeholders during London Grains Week|
|Monday June 10
|IGTC Strategy Session
No cost to attend
Between 28-35 people expected
Focus of discussions will be on IGTC Policy Teams and Working Groups – list of policy priorities here
Registration via Katy Lee firstname.lastname@example.org
|Grange Hotel Tower Hill, 45 Prescot Street, London E1 8GP|
|Tuesday June 11 and Wednesday June 12||International Grains Council (IGC) annual conference – 20% discount!
NOTE: IGC is not the same organization as IGTC. It is a government-to-government body of 53 members based on the implementation of the Grains Trade Convention.
Over 200 people are expected to attend, including international organizations, governments, and industry representatives.
Payment is required in order to attend this conference. IGTC members benefit from a 20% discount by quoting the code IGTC2019 on the registration page: https://www.igc.int/en/conference/registration/regform.aspx.
|28 Great Russell St, Fitzrovia, London WC1B 3UB, UK|
|Wednesday June 12
|Gafta London dinner
Payment required (Member 195GBP, Non-member 265GBP) via the following link: https://www.gafta.com/events/London-Dinner-2019-12-Jun-2019-London-UK/62299
For further details please email Megan Smart: email@example.com
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NAEGA member representatives are especially invited to attend an IGTC Strategy Session in London on June 10, 2019. The Strategy Session will involve IGTC members and corporate stakeholders and will include discussions concerning how to strengthen the work of IGTC policy, new and existing commercial requirements for grain producers and seek advice for decision makers going forward in the current business environment. More details and a registration link for the Monday June 10 meetings of the IGTC will be available later this week
The International Grain Trade Coalition is providing discounted registration for the International Grains Council’s 2019 Grains Conference and Workshops. To access the savings and register now contact the IGTC Secretariat for details. You can find more information here. Tuesday, June 11 and Wednesday, June 12 will examine key opportunities and challenges facing the international grain and oilseed industry. Plenary sessions and workshops will include speakers from across the globe sharing their expertise. For example, NAEGA and IGTC President Gary Martin will Chair an IGTC workshop on Wednesday, June 12: “ A Dialogue on International Progress through Cooperation” at which cooperation between governments and commercial actors to provide for innovation and enhancement of the trade flows will be expertly examined in this interactive session. Audience comments and suggestions will be incorporated into the dialogue and used to inform IGTC actions and report to governments. IGTC representatives will provide formal remarks and responses to questions from the IGC Council and Conference related to IGTC work with industry and governments around the world to achieve a market and regulatory environment supportive of trade that avoids disruptions in the international trade of grain, oilseeds, pulses and derived products in advance of audience participation. The IGC Conference and Workshops will be held at the Congress Centre at 28 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3LS