5th International Pulses Conference to be held on Sept 25 in Kyiv

04 September 20203 min reading

Public Association “Community of Pulse Producers And Customers Of Ukraine” (SPPBU) will hold a significant conferance on pulses. The Vth International Conference "Era after  COVID-19” will take place on 25th September at Golf Center Kyiv.

Given the realities SPPBU decided to maximally protect the participants of the event and hold a conference on the banks of the Dnieper, on the territory of 1300 m2, in compliance with all recommended quarantine standards.

The conference is:

  • the only leading event of the pulse industry in Ukraine
  • 20+ world market experts
  • exclusive analytics and market development forecasts
  • meeting point for agribusiness operators
  • effective communication and experience exchange
  • gifts from sponsors of the conference in different nominations!

The conference will cover the following main topics:

  • How to find new opportunities during the financial crisis without losing your uniqueness?
  • New conditions for doing business;
  • Pulses are the Superhero we deserve!
  • Soybean exports and imports in Ukraine. Is it a trade war?
  • From field to shelf;
  • Seeds market.

Expected quantity of participants: 250+

Target audience: Agro holdings, pulse processors, traders, industry organizations, leading domestic and international agricultural experts, equipment manufacturers, key exporters and importers of pulses and processed products, representatives of scientific organizations, etc.

Language of the Conference: Ukrainian, English.

Nota bene: Each participant will get personal protective equipment!



08.30 – 10.00  Registration

09.30 – 10.00  Welcome coffee        

10.00 –10.20   Official opening

Welcome speech:

President of the Community of pulse producers and customers of Ukraine,  
Antonina Sklyarenko

Deputy Minister of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture,
Taras Vysotsky

President of the Global Pulse Confederation,
Cindy Brown

President of the Ukrainian Association of producers and processors of soya
Viktor Tymchenko

10.20 – 11.20

Session 1. Era after COVID-19

Moderator: Huseyin Arslan, President of the Global Pulse Confederation (2015-2019), Executive Chairman of “AGT Foods Ingredients”

1 h

1. Financial crisis or new opportunities?
Expert: Sergey Feofilov, Ukragroconsult

2. The importance of pulses for the planet.
Expert: GPC representative.

3. Purification and storage.
Expert: Akyurek Representative

4. Climate change
Expert: Tetyana Adamenko "Hydrometeorological Center of Ukraine"

11.20 – 11.40

Rewards, coffee break

11.40 – 13.10

Session 2. Soybean.


1 h 30 min


Analyst: Viktor Tymchenko, Association «Ukrainian Association of producers and processors of soya», Ukraine

1. Market Review.
Expert: Sodrugestvo Ukraine representatives

2. Raw materials
Expert: Maxim Pavlyuchenko “Agrarian system technologies, Ukraine

3. Processing products
Experts: Anastasia Bilych "Arnica Organic", Ukraine

Vadym Shvachka "Ukroliya", Ukraine

13.10 – 14.15

Rewards, lunch

14.15– 15.30

Session 3. Pulses are COVID vaccination.          


1 h 15 min

Analyst:  Elena Neroba

Experts: Alexei Movchan Ramburs Group ,  Ukraine

Kyrylo Mykhailov, ETG Commodities,Canada

Experts: Cem Bogusoglu, GP Global, Russia

Navneet Singh Chhabra, Global Garbanzo, India

Experts: Tatyana Alaverdova Harveast Holding, Ltd

Onur Vatan, Sintez Group and Co, Turkey

Experts: Agroleader representative, Ukraine

Julio A. Cabral Mariucci, Coperaguas, Brazil

David Chen, Nanjing bonagro international trading Co., China


Rewards, coffee break


Session 4.   From field to shelf



1 h 30min


Analyst: Aleksandr Chumak, Michurina+

1. Seeds market
Expert to be confirmed

2. Plant protection product
Expert: «Ukravit» representative

3. Why soy loves microbes?
Expert: Volodymyr Krut, «BTU Centre»

4. Can chickpeas be grown without tillage?
Experts: Mikhail Draganchuk, FG "Draganchuk"

5. Certification of pulses seeds
Expert: Yuri Zastavny "State Center for Certification and Expertise of Agricultural Products"

6. Logistics
Expert to be confirmed


Hashtag Contest #Pulseman



Closing cocktail/ Playing golf


Regular Ticket



Ukrainian participant

8000 UAH

3500 UAH

Foreign participants



For all questions, please contact the organizers
+38 (050) 347 10 19

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