5 programs for feed producers at 2020 IPPE

5 programs for feed producers at 2020 IPPE

Courtesy USPOULTRY

Don’t miss these 2020 IPPE educational programs for feed producers centered on the most current industry issues.

Whether feed, meat or poultry, the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) is your link to the entire food chain. This single event offers the largest variety of education and interactive exhibits for everyone from feed to fork. IPPE educational programs and workshops will be held Monday, January 27, 2020, through Friday, January 31, 2020, and will feature more than 200 hours centered on the most current industry issues. Feed producers won’t want to miss these five educational programs centered on the most current industry issues.

 

Feed Strategy Conference: Feeding poultry to meet evolving consumer demands

Wednesday, January 29, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration fee: $195 early bird/$225 after January 10

Evolving consumer preferences have trickled down to influence how animal feed is formulated and produced. The Feed Strategy Conference, co-located with IPPE, aims to assist in providing animal feed stakeholders the tools they need to maintain productivity and profitability in a changing production landscape. The half-day event will examine the role feed plays in building consumer confidence now and into the future. If you’re working in poultry or feed production, you will not want to miss this forum for knowledge exchange.

 

Foreign animal disease

Wednesday, January 29, 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration fee: $50 early bird/$75 onsite

The American Feed Industry Association’s (AFIA) nutrition committee is hosting a program in 2020 focused on biosecurity as it pertains to foreign animal diseases such as foot and mouth disease, African swine fever and avian influenza. Experts will discuss how to prevent the introduction into your facility, what to do if a disease outbreak comes to the U.S. and much more.

 

Feed Production Education program

Wednesday, January 29, 8 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration fee: FREE (included with trade show admission)

As regulatory requirements for the feed industry continue to evolve, this training session hosted by AFIA’s production compliance committee will update participants on recent changes from several federal agencies including DOL, DOT, EPA, FDA and OSHA. There will be a keynote speaker on navigating FSMA inspections at your facility from a legal perspective followed by a panel discussion with industry representatives on the subject.

 

Research methods workshop: Feed formulation tools and techniques

Thursday, January 30, 8-10 a.m.

Registration fee: $75

Based on the book, “Nutrition Experiments in Pigs and Poultry,” this workshop will provide students and researchers with hands-on experience using basic tools and techniques needed to properly balance diets. Come with your laptop with Microsoft Excel and leave with the workbooks to perform least-cost feed formulations, and an understanding of how to use them. The tools provided will equip you to model linear and stochastic (considering ingredient variation) models. Participants should come with a basic understanding ingredient composition and nutritional requirements.

 

Exporting 101: Global sales for enhancing competitiveness and innovation (for exhibitors only)

Tuesday, January 28, 7:30-9:30 a.m.

Registration fee: FREE (included with trade show admission)

Learn how the U.S. government can assist U.S. companies expand sales into overseas markets, including emerging trends in the international markets that U.S. companies must not miss. Presented by the U.S. Department of Commerce/U.S. Commercial Service, the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Export Import Bank of the United States and private industry, the seminar will highlight resources available for exporters to position manufactured products and value propositions in compelling international markets.

 

Just the facts:

What: International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE)

When: January 28-30, 2020

Where: Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Who: Whether feed, meat or poultry, IPPE is your link to the entire food chain.

For more information about 2020 IPPE, visit www.ippexpo.org