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Focus on Sharing Poultry Industry’s Sustainability Story at Expo

05 November 2013

US - The sixth annual "Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit" will be held during the International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

Sponsored by US Poultry & Egg Association, this timely programme will provide viewpoints from top industry experts on sustainability and on sharing our sustainable story, as well as how to engage consumers and the public. The two-day programme is $150 for all registered Expo attendees.

“The Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit continues to be a popular programme on the Expo schedule. This year’s programme is designed to keep industry leaders up-to-date on industry sustainability initiatives by providing a variety of information from a diverse panel of speakers,” said Joe Miller, General Counsel for Rose Acre Farms and Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit planning committee member.

This year's Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will include a presentation by Paul Helgeson, GNP Company, on Feed Ingredient Sourcing: A Hot Spot of a Life Cycle Analysis. Jeff Potent, George Washington University and Environmental Protection Agency, will discuss Corporate Responsibility, and Jim Fallon, Center for Food Integrity, will present on What Have We Learned in the Last Twelve Months? There will also be a topic discussing Consumer/Public Engagement: What Drives Your Message with A PR Firm’s Perspective, An Industry Customer Perspective and A Blogger’s Perspective. The Summit will conclude with a ceremony to recognize and present honors to winners of USPOULTRY’s 2014 Family Farm Environmental Excellence Award.

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