Education at Feed Expo 2009
The American Feed Industry Association is once again
featuring dynamic educational programs at the International Feed
Expo/International Poultry Expo, Jan. 27-30, 2009, in Atlanta,
Three programs will feature the following strategic concepts: achieving
sustainability, enhancing companies' asset values, building a high performance
team and optimizing technology.
The Pet Food Regulatory and
Technical Conference will focus on
understanding emerging trends in the pet food industry, Jan. 27-28,
The program will feature two
concurrent sessions addressing: The rapidly changing regulatory environment
andTechnical issues related to the pet food
AFIA and the Poultry Protein and Fat Council will host a
cocktail hour immediately following the afternoon sessions, and the conference
will conclude with a general session the next day.
Among others Dan
McChesney of the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine,
Willem Penning of the European Commission, Pierre Stang of the Canadian Food
Inspection Agency will present a paper.
Environment and sustainability
A new addition to the
IFE/IPE educational lineup is the Animal Agriculture Environmental
The event will feature prominent experts from
animal agriculture and representatives from the retail and food service
One session will have success stories from companies that
have developed their sustainability programs from the ground up.
session will feature customer sustainability efforts presented by invited
speakers from Wal-Mart and McDonald's. Representatives from Tyson and Smithfield
also will be on hand to give an inside look at the importance of corporate
The agenda and speakers are still being arranged, so continue to visit the
All three programs are free to IFE/IPE
attendees. To register to attend the Expo event, visit the IFE/IPE website. The pre-registration fee is $30
for online registration and $40 for registration via mail or fax. After Jan. 5,
2009, you buy your Expo pass at the door for $50.
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