Day 1 – Wednesday 26th September

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08:30 — Registration and Networking Breakfast

09:15 — Chair’s Opening Remarks
Emma Penny, Managing Director, Global Data Systems

09:30 — Megatrends in Agriculture and Food
Setting the scene for three days of discussion on the future of our industry
Professor David Hughes, Emeritus Professor of Food Marketing, Imperial College London

10:05 — THE FEED ADDITIVES LEADERS PANEL: Visions for the Future
Some of the most influential additives producers share how they are future-proofing their business
Patrick Charlton, Vice President, Europe, Alltech
Andre Bos,
President Global Products and Strategic Alliances, DSM
Stefaan Van Dyck
, President, Kemin
MODERATOR: Martijn Adorf
, Managing Director, Terra Nova Life Sciences

10:55 — Networking Tea and Coffee

11:35 — Global Trends, Shifts and Growth in the Industry
Understand the industry growth rate, shifts and trends in the sector and expectations for businesses like yours
Dirk Jan Kennes, Global Strategist Farm Input, Rabobank

12:10 — INTEGRATORS PANEL: Understanding Challenges in Livestock Farming
Additives customers reveal the products and solutions they need from their feed additives
Yoram Knoop, CEO, ForFarmers
Omarh Mendoza, Associate Director of Nutrition, The Maschhoffs LLC
Jim Shepard, Senior Director of Live OperationsWayne Farms

13:00 — Networking Lunch

The Future of the Value Chain

The first person to grow a hamburger from stem cells, details the potential for disruption to the livestock value chain
Mark Post, Professor of Vascular Physiology, Maastricht University

14:55 — Advances in Genetics: Creating the Livestock of the Future
The creators of the first cloned sheep explain how genetic engineering will change livestock and their nutritional needs
Glen Illing, CEO, Roslin Technologies Limited

15:25Innovation and Advances in Precision Farming
How smarter farming practices and new feeding systems provide an opportunity for more effective use of additives
Ludovic Brossard, Leader, Pigs in Livestock Systems Team, INRA

15:50 — Networking Tea and Coffee

16:10 — Technologies Disrupting the Value Chain (1): Feed Formulation Data Analytics
Real life examples of how new technology is changing feed formulation today
Michael Pastoor, Product Line Director – Digital Nutrition, Format Solutions

16:30 — Technologies Disrupting the Value Chain (2): Blockchain
An advisor to some of the largest agri-businesses shares how they are already utilising blockchain technology
Onno Nillesen, Senior Manager, PwC

16:50 — The Animal Welfare Revolution
Animal welfare is a key driver for consumers and our industry, but what action is being taken and what are the next steps?
Nicky Amos, Executive Director, Business Benchmark on Farm Animal Welfare (BBFAW)

17:15CLOSING VIEWPOINT: Current Trends and Talking Points of Tomorrow
Opinions and analysis on the future of the animal nutrition sector from Feedinfo’s Editor-in-Chief
Simon Duke, Editor-in-Chief, Feedinfo News Service

17:35 — Chairs Closing Remarks and End of Day

18:00 — Networking Event

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