Trading Forum 2019

Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 10:45 AM - 5:00 PM [RST]

Rue de Lausanne 11-19, Genève, GE, 1201, Switzerland

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Tuesday, 09 April 2019, 10:45 AM - 5:00 PM [RST]

About the Event

For over 10 years, the annual Trading Forum has provided a unique platform for expert exchange on the latest trends and future outlook in the commodity trading activity. Organised by the SRIC Foundation, this highly anticipated evetn brings together eminent speakers from the commodity trading activity, government, academia and NGOs. 

Event Networking Tool: ACAMODITY

Benefit from improved digital networking and exchange on the Acamodity platform with high-level professionals prior the event on the discussion topics. 

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About the Organizer

The SRIC Foundation was created in 2015 with the mission of being the progressive engine, bridge, and reference platform to make academic knowledge on the commodity trading activity desirable, accessible and purposeful. It is also host to Acamodity, a digital platform aimed at becoming the authoritative source of academic knowledge and thought leadership in commodities, where the minds of academia, civil society and commodity trading can meet on a uninterrupted basis

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Event Schedule

  • April 9, 2019
10:45 AM
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11:15 AM
11:15 AM
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11:30 AM
11:30 AM
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01:00 PM

Morning Plenary Session

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Professionals and experts from the commodity trading industry will highlight the latest developments, key facts in Agriculture, Metals, Energy, Shipping and Technology. What are the trends and opportunities in 2019 ?

01:00 PM
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02:00 PM

Interactive Cocktail Lunch

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A unique opportunity to learn more and exchange views. Each speaker will be available for discussion with participants during the interactive cocktail.

02:15 PM
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03:15 AM

Workshop 1: Business & Human Rights

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Companies are integrating due diligence & human rights policies in their business models. In November 2018, FDFA and SECO have published the sector-specific guidance for the implementation of the UNGPs. The guidance offers best practices expected by UNGPs and meet the demand of companies. What are the implications of the guidance on companies’ policies? How do companies foresee the future impact of human rights on their business models?

02:15 PM
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03:15 PM

Workshop 2 : Finance Regulation & Trade Finance

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Today, trade finance is facing unprecedented change. Regulation and compliance requirements are increasing leading to a need for technological innovations to keep pace. In addition, sustainable finance is a trend that seems here to stay. How will technology evolve and impact companies’ compliance? How will it affect traditional trade finance business models?

03:15 PM
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03:45 PM

Networking Coffee Break

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03:45 PM
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04:45 PM

Afternoon Plenary Session - Technology & Digitalisation

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Innovation in commodity trading is on everyone’s lips as business must increasingly evolve with new technologies, such as OCR, Blockchain, IoT and many more. As the next revolution approaches, commodity trading professionals need to identify which activities will be the most impacted and by which technology. How do companies define the most promising technology impact on their business models? How technology will allow the development of a sustainable supply chain?

04:45 PM
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05:00 PM