3pm - 5pm

BEEF AND PORK PRICE RISK MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP

Today’s volatile protein markets can cause tremendous uncertainty about costs, revenues, and margins, causing company-wide anxiety over meeting budget objectives. StoneX Financial Inc. - FCM Division, in partnership with Urner Barry’s Global Protein Summit, is offering a FREE, highly interactive pre-conference workshop for those who want to remove uncertainty from their purchasing, budget and planning, and sales processes.

The session will include an introduction to the Cash, Futures, Options, and OTC Markets and will proceed to viable and practical price risk management applications. Learn how you can manage market volatility and ways that can help to remove that uncertainty from your business.
Hosted by StoneX Financial Inc. – FCM Division


5pm - 8pm

Registration


6pm - 8pm

Welcome Reception
Hosted by StoneX Financial Inc. – FCM Division


MARKETS TODAY: GLOBAL MARKETS

7:30am

REGISTRATION AND NETWORKING BREAKFAST


8:30am

OPENING REMARKS

Jamie Chadwick, Director, Editorial, Urner Barry

8:45am

THE FUTURE OF THE INDUSTRY: A GLOBAL PICTURE

• What are the biggest global factors impacting the protein market today?
• How are things like demand from China, growing population, alternative proteins and sustainability impacting the future of the agricultural industry?
• How should the industry be preparing for the coming changes?

Gregg Doud, Vice President, Global Situational Awareness, and Chief Economist, Aimpoint Research and former Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative

9:30am

TRADE RELATIONS AND TARIFFS

• How has the pandemic impacted trade relations around the world?
• What changes has the Biden administration made to tariffs with international partners?
• What does the US’ relationship with China look like as we come out of the pandemic?

Brian Earnest, Lead Protein Industry Analyst, CoBank

10am

NETWORKING BREAK


10:30am

THE IMPACT OF LIVESTOCK HEALTH AND DISEASE

• What current diseases are causing concern in the supply chain?
• What implications do ASF and PRRS have on protein supplies for the rest of the world?
• How might the current situation impact US domestic protein markets?

Moderated by Russell Barton, Director and Pork Market Reporter, Urner Barry
David Pyburn, US Swine Business Unit Director, BioChek
Courtney Shum, Livestock Analyst, Urner Barry
Harry Snelson, Executive Director, American Association of Swine Veterinarians
Todd Thurman, Consultant, SwineTex Consulting

11:05am

OVERCOMING CHALLENGES IN SUPPLY AND LOGISTICS

• How have issues around container availability, port congestion and drayage evolved from the beginning of the year?
• What are the biggest pinch points currently?
• When can we expect things to ease, and what will the future look like?

Moderated by Jamie Chadwick, Director, Editorial, Urner Barry
Bryan Brandes, Director of Maritime, Port of Oakland
Sarah Havala, Commodity Market Research Director, Cleveland Research Company
Ray Rodriguez, Director, Business Development, Americold Logistics

11:50am

THE IMPACT OF A DISRUPTED GRAIN AND FEED MARKET

• An overview of the current grain and feed market and outline of major trends over the last year
• What have erratic weather conditions meant for grain supplies?
• How has increased demand impacted the supply chain?
• What trends can we expect for the year ahead?

Rich Nelson, Chief Strategist, Allendale Consulting

12:30pm

NETWORKING LUNCH


MARKETS TODAY: DOMESTIC MARKETS

1:45pm

THE U.S. ECONOMY

• A macro-economic picture of the current US situation
• What impact has inflation had on the domestic economy and how is this influencing the food industry?
• What challenges have been faced since the changes around stimulus in September?

Michael Swanson, Chief Agricultural Economist, Wells Fargo

2:45pm

STRATEGIES TO MANAGE MARKET VOLATILITY

This session will be a deep dive into how food and agricultural markets react to disruptions and what you can do to minimize the impact on your business.
• Inflation and commodity supply chain challenges
• How the evolution of a global marketplace is influencing U.S. agricultural markets
• Renewable diesel expansion and what it means for soybeans, meal, and feedstocks
• High cost of fertilizer and the potential impact on U.S. acreage
• How to refill an empty pipeline? Regional impacts on the flow of grain and freight.
• Mitigating volatility in a dynamic market cycle

Sponsored by Advance Trading
Michael Reginelli, Risk Management Consultant, Advance Trading, Inc.

3:15pm

NETWORKING BREAK


3:45pm

PROTEIN BUYERS PANEL

• How have issues like COVID-19, African Swine Fever, trade relations and consumer trends impacted sourcing choices?
• How have priorities shifted to adapt to challenges being faced?
• What can we expect from the future?
Moderated by Barchart
Bea Radtke, Director of Purchasing, Red Robin

Michael DiSabato, Associate Director, Protein Strategy, HelloFresh


4:45pm

EVENING WRAP-UP

Final wrap-up of the day where market reporters piece together all the information of previous sessions to create an accurate view on the current market and pricing


5pm - 7:30pm

EVENING DRINKS RECEPTION
Chicago Sports Museum

Water Tower Place, Level 7 • 835 North Michigan Avenue, Chicago
5 minute walk from The Drake
Sponsored by Advance Trading

MARKETS TOMORROW

7:30am

NETWORKING BREAKFAST


8:30am

MARKET REPORTER ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

In this session, we’ll hear from Urner Barry’s Market Reporters on the biggest trends they’re seeing in their markets currently. Through discussion, we’ll learn about the common and contrasting trends across the domestic beef, pork, poultry and plant protein markets, and gain insight into how these are being addressed and overcome.
Moderated by Jamie Chadwick, Director, Editorial
Russ Whitman, Senior Vice President
Gary Morrison, Vice President, Beef Market
Russell Barton, Director, Pork Market
Andraia Torsiello, Plant Protein Market Researcher


9am

THE POST-COVID CONSUMER

• How have consumer buying habits changed over the last year?
• Have trends related to COVID remained as restrictions have lifted?
• What trends are anticipated to remain, and which can we expect to change in future?

Courtney Bir, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Oklahoma State University

9:30am

NETWORKING BREAK


10:00am - 11:30pm

PROTEIN SPECIFIC BREAK-OUTS

11:40pm

NETWORKING LUNCH


12:45pm

COVID-19’S IMPACT ON ALTERNATIVE PROTEINS

• How has the plant protein market evolved through the pandemic?
• What opportunities are plant protein companies seeing?
• What does the future look like for plant protein consumption?

Zak Weston, Foodservice and Supply Chain Manager, the Good Food Institute

1:15pm

THE ROLE OF SUSTAINABILITY IN THE FUTURE OF FOOD

• How are sustainability initiatives impacting the supply chain?
• Which initiatives are proving to be most successful?
• How should companies be thinking about sustainability moving forward?

Jeffrey Fitzpatrick-Stilwell, BeefUp Sustainability Signature Program Lead, Cargill Limited

2pm

MARKET FORECAST – 2021 AND BEYOND

• Projections on what protein trends to look out for over the next 12-18 months
• Potential alternative outcomes based on each trend
• Emerging factors that could influence meat markets

Angel Rubio, Senior Consultant, Urner Barry Consulting

3pm

CLOSING REMARKS

Jamie Chadwick, Director, Editorial, Urner Barry

Questions: Email Liz Cuozzo or call 732-240-5330.

For sponsorship opportunities, email Bill Lynskey at blynskey@urnerbarry.com

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What to expect:

Insight into global and domestic factors and pricing trends

Forecasts for beef, pork, poultry and plant protein markets

Dedicated protein specific breakout sessions

Valuable networking opportunities

Trusted market perspective from Urner Barry

If you buy or sell proteins across the beef, pork, poultry, or plant markets,
we look forward to welcoming you this fall in Chicago.

For Sponsorship Opportunities:

Please email Bill Lynskey at
blynskey@urnerbarry.com


Sponsorship of the 2021 Global Protein Summit gives your organization unrivaled visibility to the protein industry’s most influential members and decision makers.

Sponsors will benefit from phenomenal exposure and notoriety throughout the rest of the year, garnering the attention of more than 16,000 members of the protein industry.

Keep your business development and marketing efforts alive in 2021 through Global Protein Summit.