AgResource Company_Daniel Basse president of AgResource Company_Photo cred Chris Lyddon
President of AgResource and motivational speaker to headline event.
DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES — Daniel Basse, president of AgResource Company, and Vusi Thembekwayo, a motivational business speaker, will headline the speaker lineup at the 28thannual IAOM MEA Region Conference & Expo.

The event is scheduled for Oct. 22-25 at the Sheikh Rashid Hall of the Dubai World Trade Centre. It will focus on the technical, trade and financial aspects of the flour and feed industry.

Thembekwayo will present, “Leading at the edge of chaos,” on Monday, Oct.  23. He is the managing director of a boutique investment and advisory firm that assists medium, large and listed businesses to achieve step-change results through their people. He has been a finalist “Entrepreneur of the Year” and has won several international awards for his public speaking. His areas of expertise are sales, strategy and leadership.

Basse will give the trading keynote presentation on Wednesday, Oct. 25. His company, AgResource, is a domestic and international agricultural research firm located in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., which forecasts domestic and world agricultural price trends.

Technical session speakers include: Peter Lloyd, U.S. Wheat Associates; Alberto Barbazza, Golfetto Sangati; Abdelkrim Alahiane, Bühler; Graham Worden, Canadian International Grains Institute; Peer Hansen, Eye-Grain; Irina Matveeva, Novozymes; Lutz Popper, Muhlenchemie; Juergen Willmann, Brabender; Pietro Maggio, Pavan Group.

Feed milling technology and trends speakers include: Roderick Prince, Trouw Nutrition GB; Elias El Cheikh, Bühler; and Mike Schuster, Laidig Systems.

The What’s New session will feature: Nicolas Tsikhlakis, Modern Flour Mills & Macaroni Factories; Cristian Torri, Ocrim; Frank Spalek, PETKUS Engineering; Peter Streigl, Bühler; Sylvia-Christine Graf,  Vibronet-Graf; Sunil Maheshwari, Siemer Milling; Vasilis Sotiroudas, Control Union; Philipp Deiters, Brabender; and Christian Helwig, Rovema.

Trading session speakers include: Dan Basse, AgResource Co.; Jean-Pierre Langlois-Berthelot; France Export Cereales; Ian Flagg, U.S. Wheat Associates; Indrek Aigro, Copenhagen Merchants; Michael Aikman, GrainCorp; and Sebastien Thilmany, Ameropa.

The event’s expo will have 176 booths where flour milling and feed manufacturers, allied traders, grain millers, and milling machine manufacturers from around the world will display their products.

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