On November 16-21 Gary Martin, acting in his role as President of the IGTC, traveled to Sochi, Russia to attend the 2nd Annual World Grain Forum. Invited to Sochi by the Russian Grain Union, Gary represented IGTC members and policy files during all meetings and presentations, including 5 press interviews and during networking with Russian officials and grain trade personnel. During the grain forum Gary also acted as a moderator on a panel entitled The World Grain Market: Long-term Trends and Forecasts, presented on electronic documentation during round table on Phytosanitary Control: Role in Creating Favorable Conditions for International Grain Trade and attended a business breakfast with the Russian Deputy Prime Minister. represented NAEGA and the IGTC at the November 18-19. More details on these and other IGTC actions in Sochi can be found in the trip report here. A copy of Gary’s presentation can be found here.