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2024 Feed Strategy Seminar: Sustainable feed, nutrition solutions to support antibiotic reductions

Upcoming event at Health & Nutrition Asia addresses post-antibiotic growth promotion (AGP) challenges — and solutions — in Southeast Asian poultry and livestock production.

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The Feed Strategy Seminar, “Sustainable feed, nutrition solutions to support antibiotic reductions,” aims to address the specific needs and health challenges Southeast Asian animal feed nutritionists and feed producers face when reducing and eliminating growth-promoting antibiotics (AGPs) in regional poultry and livestock production. Industry experts will explore practical nutrition strategies and leading-edge feed additive research for the sustainable enhancement of animal performance.

March 13, 2024 | Time: 13.00 – 17.00 hrs
Health & Nutrition Asia 2024 | BITEC | Bangkok, Thailand
Admission: Free
Room: MR 220-221, BITEC

Feed Strategy Seminar 2024


Nutritional masterplan to support an antibiotic-free animal protein production

Speaker: Dr. Miriam Alberto-Tempra, global head for nutrition consultancy services, VetWorks

Emphasizing tactics to support antibiotic-free poultry and livestock production, VetWorks global head of nutrition consultancy service Dr. Miriam Alberto-Tempra’s presentation will examine practical strategies in animal nutrition, including nutrient management and sustainable utilization of feed additives in poultry and livestock.


The role of the poultry microbiome and intestinal health in post AGP-production

Speaker: Dr. Gunduz Ilsever, poultry technical sales manager – APAC, ADM

Dr. Gunduz Ilsever, ADM poultry technical sales manager – APAC, will explore how the microbiome effects gut and animal health. In addition, he will examine proven additive solutions and their modes of action and how they work to enhance flock performance in reduced and antibiotic-free production.


How to utilize phytogenic feed additives in an antibiotic reduction strategy

Speaker: Dr. Sabiha Kadari, regional technical director – SEAP, EW Nutrition

Explore the effective utilization of phytogenic feed additives in antibiotic reduction strategies with Dr. Sabiha Kadari, Regional Technical Director – SEAP, EW Nutrition. During this talk you will gain insights into the unique characteristics of phytomolecules derived from plants, offering antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory properties. She will explore the significance of selecting scientifically developed feed additives to optimize animal health and production profitability.

15:15-15:30 - BREAK


Towards Antibiotic Free Poultry Production: A Canadian Perspective

Speaker: Robert Patterson, vice president for innovation and commercialization, CBS Bio Platforms

CBS Bio Platforms' Rob Patterson provides insights on the latest challenges and solutions for successful antibiotic-free poultry production. His talk includes information on optimizing the success of antibiotic-free systems through better performance, health and stewardship, utilizing new science-based innovations.


Promising innovations: Alternatives to antibiotics in animal feed

Speaker: Dr. Justin Tan Yu Wen, head of technical services, Kemin Animal Nutrition – Asia Pacific

This presentation will shed light on the pressing global and local demand for reducing antibiotics in livestock production. Exploring the feasibility of antibiotic-free disease prevention, Dr. Tan will guide attendees through the process of selecting the right alternatives to antibiotics. Drawing from practical examples, he will share insights into effective antibiotic-free prevention programs, offering valuable perspectives for a healthier and more sustainable approach to livestock management. 


Dr. Gunduz Ilsever serves as the Poultry Technical Sales Manager – APAC at ADM Animal Nutrition. A veterinarian with a PhD in poultry husbandry, he brings over 10 years of comprehensive experience in farm, hatchery, feed mill, and slaughterhouse operations within the poultry industry. Driven by his passion, he transitioned to technical sales, focusing on poultry vaccines and feed additives for reputable companies. Currently, he holds the position of Poultry Technical Sales Manager at ADM’s APAC regional office.

Dr. Sabiha Kadari holds the role of Regional Technical Director - SEAP at EW Nutrition. With a diverse background in leading animal health companies, she earned her Ph.D. in Poultry Science from IVRI. Dr. Kadari is a seasoned professional contributing her expertise to the animal nutrition field in the Southeast Asia Pacific region.

Robert Patterson is the vice president for innovation and commercialization at CBS Bio Platforms. A graduate of the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Agricultural and Food Science – Animal Science, Rob holds a Master’s Degree in Nutritional Biochemistry & Reproductive Physiology. He has accumulated extensive experience working directly with industry, the scientific and academic communities, and the farm gate across livestock production sectors.

Dr. Justin Tan, Head of Technical Services for Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health - Asia Pacific, is based in Singapore. Starting as a poultry farm veterinarian, he oversaw the health of a significant population of 1.4 million birds. With roles spanning technical, marketing, and commercial aspects, Dr. Tan has made significant contributions to the livestock industry. An accomplished writer, he holds a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from University Putra Malaysia and an MBA from the National University of Singapore.

Dr. Miriam Alberto-Tempra serves as the Global Head for Nutrition Consultancy Services at Vetworks, with 25 years of experience in the animal feed industry as an animal nutritionist. Starting as a nutritionist for an importer company, she later founded Bright Side Consulting, offering nutrition consultancy services. Actively involved in industry organizations, she served as President of the Philippine Society of Animal Nutritionists (PHILSAN) from 2015-2017. Dr. Tempra earned her Ph.D. in Animal Nutrition from the University of the Philippines Los Baños.

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