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Early bird fee extended for Recent Advances symposium

The Australian conference: Recent Advances in Animal Nutrition will bring together animal nutrition experts to discuss issues that are of importance to the industry and are at the forefront of research and the development of new knowledge. The early bird fee has been extended till June 8th! The programme outline is listed below.


Sunday 12th July

2.00 – 4.00pm

Wine tasting tour – Whyworry wines


Monday 13th July



8.30 am

Official opening


Opening speaker, Professor Andrew Sinclair (Deakin University)


Session 1: Competing for Resources


Dr Geoff Allan (NSW Fisheries), Dr Ray King (RHK Consulting)

10.30 am

Morning tea

11.00 am

Dr Robert van Barneveld (Barneveld Nutrition), Dr Li Li (Kemira),

Professor David Pethick (Murdoch University)

12.30 pm


1.30 pm

Short communications

3.00 pm

Afternoon tea

3.30 pm

Session 2: Recent advances in improving and measuring efficiency


Professor Aaron Cowieson (AB Vista), Dr Gary Partridge (Danisco), Dr Mark Geier (SARDI)

6.00pm - late

Dinner: Booloominbah Collection


Guest speaker: Gordon Butland (International business consultant, formerly Rabobank International and President, Global Poultry Industries)


Tuesday 14th July

9.00 am

Session 3: Managing for climate change


Dr Bob Hunter (CSIRO), Dr Roger Hegarty (NSW DPI), Professor David Cottle (UNE)

10.30 am

Morning tea

11.00 am

Session 4: Recent advances in livestock feeding management

Dr Wendy Brown (UNE), Professor James Rowe (Sheep CRC), Dr Geoff Hinch (UNE)

12.30 pm


1.30 pm

Dr Ian Godwin (UNE), Dr Matthew George (Nutrition Service Assoc),

Dr Matthew Smith (Alltech), Dr Darryl Savage (UNE)

3.30 pm

Afternoon tea

4.00 pm

Short communications

5.30pm - late

Conference Dinner (Duval College)


Presentation of JL Corbett prize, Quotable Quotes, Tony Edwards award


Wednesday 15th July


Session 5: Significant breakthroughs and future constraints


Professor Hutton Oddy (UNE), Mr Tony Edwards (ACE Nutrition),

Professor Mingan Choct (Poultry CRC)


Morning tea


Close meeting and depart


The conference will be held from Sunday 12 to Wednesday 15 July, 2009 at Duval College on the campus of the University of New England, Armidale, New South Wales, Australia. 

Please visit the conference website for further information.

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