Inaugural Latin American Poultry Summit to focus on broiler, layer production and processing

USA - Debuting at the 2019 International Production & Processing Expo (IPPE) in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, the Latin American Poultry Summit will exclusively feature leading industry experts who will address technical topics covering live production and processing issues of greatest priority to Latin American poultry and egg professionals
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Sponsored by the International Poultry Expo – part of IPPE, WATT Global Media and the Latin American Poultry Association (ALA), the summit is a one-and-a-half-day programme scheduled from 10am–5pm on Monday, 11 February 2019, and 8am–12pm on Tuesday, 12 February. The cost is $249 for those who register in advance. Onsite registration is $349.

Andrick Payen Diaz de la Vega, Rabobank, will be the keynote speaker at the summit on Monday and will address world poultry market trends. Dr Paul Aho, Poultry Perspective, will be the keynote speaker on Tuesday and will discuss the world grain situation.

The summit education programme sessions will cover broilers and layers, addressing topics such as Trends in Poultry Welfare; Gut Microbiome Management in Broilers and Layers; Vaccine and Health Improvements for Common Poultry Diseases; Biosecurity for Latin America: How to Coexist with Non-Commercial Neighbors; Use of Antimicrobials for Pathogen Control; Managing Necrotic Enteritis without Antibiotics; Experiences in Alternative Egg Production Systems; Decision Making in Poultry Marketing with Data; The Use of Robotics in Poultry Production; and more.

The programme will offer translations to Spanish and Portuguese for all presentations.

In addition to the educational components, there will be ample opportunities for networking. The cost of registration includes lunch, a reception and dinner on Monday evening. The dinner will feature a special recognition for Latin American Hall of Fame inductees and international students from Latin America.

Attendees of the Latin American Poultry Summit will also have an opportunity to access the vast IPPE show floor (registration required) where they can interact and network with producers from around the world, as well as see the latest technology for the animal food, meat and poultry industries. This year’s show floor will be largest ever with more than 590,000 square feet of exhibit space and 1,350 exhibitors.

The 2019 IPPE will be held 12-14 February, and is a collaboration of three trade shows – the International Feed Expo, International Poultry Expo and International Meat Expo – representing the entire chain of protein production and processing.

The event is sponsored by the US Poultry & Egg Association, the American Feed Industry Association and the North American Meat Institute. For more information and to register to attend IPPE, please click here.

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