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Alltech Annual International Symposium


POULTRY: DELIVERING TO MEET CONSUMER DEMANDS

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Monday, May 21

1:00-1:05

Introduction
Chairs: Nick Adams and Paulo Rigolin

1:05-1:25

Data and facts on food - looking toward 2050
Osler Desouzart, OD Consulting, Planning and Strategy, Brazil

1:30-1:50

World beating performance: Why does New Zealand beat the standards and what can we learn from their experience?
Bill Williams, Tegel Foods Ltd, New Zealand

1:55-2:15

What do birds really need? The Brazilian perspective on meeting nutrient requirements
Horacio Santiago Rostagno, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Brazil

2:20-2:50

Break

2:55-3:15

Making sense of soy: Feed passage, trypsin inhibitors and the other challenges of SBM
Nelson Ruiz, Nelson Ruiz Nutrition, LLC, USA

3:20-3:40

Feeding in a cost-conscious environment: Nutritional solutions for coping with the spiraling cost of feed
Eilir Jones, Devenish Nutrition International, UK

3:45-4:05

Econometrics: Delivering more eggs by delivering the right nutrients at the right time
Mark Farmer, Ridley Feed Ingredients, USA

6:00 Buses leave for Kentucky Night

Tuesday, May 22

8:30-8:35

Introduction
Chairs: Nick Adams and Paulo Rigolin

8:35-8:55

Poultry performance starts with intestinal health: Weed, feed & seed
Natalie Armour, University of Georgia, USA

9:00-9:20

Interfacing immunity, intestinal health and performance: The next generation of smart ingredients
Andreas Kocher, Alltech Inc., Australia

9:25-9:45

From the lab to the field: Transferring smarter solutions for toxins and pathogens
Gertrudes Corção, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil

9:50-10:20

Break

10:25-10:45

Standing on the genetic platform, where will the train take us in the next 20 years?
Santiago Avendaño, Aviagen Group, Scotland

10:50-11:10

New ways to start birds: Diets that change gene expression and increase the bird’s ability to use nutrients
Rosalina Angel, University of Maryland, USA

11:15-11:35

Programmed to succeed: How programmed nutrition will increase economic efficiency and produce a better consumer product
Peter Ferket, North Carolina State University, USA

11:35-12:00

Questions & Answers: Wrap up
A brief discussion with the speakers

12:00-1:25 Break for lunch