Full Programme

Monday 11 March — Wednesday 13 March 2019

Monday 11 March

08:00 — 11:00

Registration

11:00 — 12:30

Welcome & Opening Ceremony

Moderator & MC: Jacki Davies

Dr. Daniel Bercovici
Chairman, IFIF

Dr. Berhe Tekola
Director, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO

Pornsil Patchrintanakul
President, Thai Feed Mill Association (TFMA)

12:30 — 14:00

Lunch

14:00 — 15:30

Plenary 1 – Sustainability I

Moderator: Ruud Tijssens

‘How to reduce our global footprint and feed the world?’
Prof. Ermias Kebreab, Dep. Director, ASI, UC Davis

‘The future of farming & food’
Dr. Jimmy Smith, Director General, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

15:30 — 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 — 18:00

Plenary 2 – Sustainability II

Moderator: TBC

‘The Future of Farming practices in Asia’
Dr. Katinka de Balogh, Senior Animal Production and Health Officer, FAO Asia

‘New feed sources – the role of insects in sustainable feed & food’
Tarique Arsiwalla, 1st Vice President, IPIFF – International Platform of Insects for Food and Feed

‘Towards sustainable nutrition’
Dr. Lesley Mitchell, Director, Sustainable Nutrition, Forum for the Future

18:00 — 20:00

6th GFFC Welcome Cocktail

Tuesday 12 March

08:00 — 09:00

Breakfast

09:00 — 10:30

Plenary 3 – Digital Revolution

Moderator: TBC

‘Digitalising Agriculture’
David Hunt, CEO, Cainthus

‘Blockchain technology to accelerate food integrity’
Marieke de Ruyter de Wildt, Founder, The Fork

‘Precision Livestock Farming, a game changer for the livestock sector?’
Prof. Daniel Berckmans, University of Leuven, Belgium

10:30 — 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 — 12:30

Plenary 4 – Feed & Food Safety along the Value Chain

Moderator: TBC

‘Importance of animal health for feed & food savety’
Dr. Ronello C. Abila, Sub-Regional Representative for South-East Asia, World Organisation for Animal health (OIE)

‘Global food supply chains, food fraud and food safety’
Prof. Chris Elliot, Queens University, Belfast

12:30 — 14:00

Lunch

14:00 — 15:30

Plenary 5 – Nutritional Innovation I

Moderator: Dr. Reinder Sijtsma

‘Antimicrobial use in food animals’
Dr. Thomas van Boeckel, Postdoctoral Fellow, Swiss Federal Institute for Technology (ETH)

‘Overcoming Challenges around Reducing Antibiotics in Asia’
Dr. Sasi Jaroenpoj, Expert, Veterinary Medicinal Products and Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR), Thailand Department of Livestock Development (DLD)

15:30 — 16:00

Coffee Break

16:00 — 18:00

Plenary 6 – Nutritional Innovation II

Moderator: TBC

‘Importance of animal nutrition on animal health & welfare’
Prof. Johanna Fink-Gremmels, Professor in Veterinary Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Clinical Toxicology, Utrecht University

‘Innovation in Animal nutrition to promote animal health’
Prof. Leo den Hartog, Sustainable Animal Nutrition in Production Chains, Wageningen University

20:00 — 22:00

6th GFFC Gala Dinner

Wednesday 13 March

08:00 — 09:00

Breakfast

09:00 — 10:30

Plenary 7 – Global Regulations and Policy

Moderator: Joel Newman

‘CODEX and the future of feed & food safety’
Ms. Gracia Brisco, Secretariat, Codex Alimentarius Commission

‘How global standards translate to national regulations to support the future of feed & food’
Mr. Pisan Pongsapitch, Deputy Secretary General, Thailand National Bureau of Agricultural Commodity and Food Standards (ACFS), Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives

‘The value of public private partnerships – the International Cooperation for Convergence of Technical Requirements for the Assessment of Feed Ingredients (ICCF)’
Dr. Dave Edwards, Director, Division of Animal Feeds, Center for Veterinary Medicine, r for Veterinary Medicine

10:30 — 11:00

Coffee Break

11:00 — 12:30

Plenary 8 – Markets and Trade

Moderator: Nick Major

‘Transforming Agriculture: experiences and insights from Brazil, Asia and beyond’
Marcos Jank, CEO, Asia Brazil Agro Alliance

12:30 — 14:00

Lunch

14:00 — 15:45

Global Leaders Panel – ‘The future of Feed & Food – are we ready?’

Moderator & MC: Jacki Davies

Dr. Berhe Tekola
Director, Animal Production and Health Division, FAO

Dr. Mark Lyons
President and CEO, Alltech

Pilar Cruz
President and Group Leader, Cargill Feed and Nutrition

15:45 — 16:00

Closing Ceremony

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