Forum Presentations

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Tuesday, 3 March 2020

Plenary 1: Setting the Scene
Plenary 2: Facing the Challenges

Will we be able to feed the world?
Mr David Hunt, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Cainthus
Sponsored by: AFMA

Public perception of animal products
Prof Hettie Schönfeldt, Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, University of Pretoria 
Sponsored by: AFMA

Antibiotic stewardship – from awareness to accountability
Dr Moritz van Vuuren, Food Safety and Security Portfolio Director, South African Veterinary Council
Sponsored by: AFMA

Wednesday, 4 March 2020

Plenary 3: Finding Solutions
Session 1: Sustainability | Session 2: Mineral Nutrition | Session 3: Monogastric Nutrition | Session 4: Feed Safety & Technology

A new approach to nutrition – for a better tomorrow
Prof Barry Bradford, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University
Sponsored by: Meadow Feeds

Dietary selenium forms and drivers of efficacy: From genes to biological effects
Dr Michele De Marco, Global Scientific and Technical Manager, Adisseo France S.A.S.
Sponsored by: Vitam International

Copper hydroxychloride as a beneficial tool in broiler production
Dr Kurt Perryman, Technical Sales Manager, Micronutrients International
Sponsored by: Westside Enterprises

Thursday, 5 March 2020

Plenary 4: Rising to the Challenge
Session 5: Data Driven | Session 6: Ruminant Nutrition | Session 7: Gut Health | Session 8: Consumer Perception

Can Precision Nutrition, big data, IoT & AI optimise the poultry production process?
Dr Johann Fickler, VP Marketing and Sales, Precision livestock farming, Evonik Nutrition & Care, GmbH
Sponsored by: Evonik Africa

The importance of critical interpretation of research results
Dr Leon Marchal, Innovation director, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences
Sponsored by: Chemuniqué

Rethinking starch and fibre digestibility for lactating dairy cows
Dr Luiz Ferraretto, Assistant Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida
Sponsored by: AFMA / RCL Foods

Improving the transition to lactation at the intersection of nutrition and immunity
Prof Barry Bradford, Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, USA
Sponsored by: Meadow Feeds

Development of a high-output grazing system for dairy farms
Prof Finbar Mulligan, Associate Professor,  School of Veterinary Medicine, University College, Dublin
Sponsored by: Allied Nutrition

What can we realistically expect from probiotics in poultry health and nutrition?
Dr Christophe Bostvironnois, Senior Global Poultry Products Manager, CHR Hansen
Sponsored by: Envarto

The science behind peptidoglycans
Dr Pietro Celi, Global Scientist Lead Eubiotics, DSM Nutritional Products
Sponsored by: DSM Nutritional Products SA

The changing face of the consumer
Prof Hettie Schönfeldt, Department of Animal and Wildlife Sciences, University of Pretoria
Sponsored by: AFMA

A One Health approach to antibiotic stewardship in South Africa
Dr Moritz van Vuuren, Food Safety and Security Portfolio Director, South African Veterinary Council
Sponsored by: AFMA

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