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Discussion Dinners Tuesday, May 21st

Interaction is where we often learn the most. These open discussion dinners are a unique opportunity to meet people from all the countries represented at the Symposium. Join us Tuesday at 7:00 pm for a delectable opportunity to take a deeper look at the topic of your choice. With many different topics to choose from, there is sure to be a dinner to whet your intellectual appetite.

In English   7:00pm - 9:00pm

  • Milk Yields 2020
    What is the weakest link to one of the world’s most valuable food stuff?
  • Pork 2020
    Can it be the number one white meat? How?
  • Poultry 2020
    What is the next frontier for adding value?
  • Greenhouse Gas Concern
    The Greenhouse Gas Concern from Animal Production: Reality or hype? How do we respond?
  • Crop Yields
    1.6 Billion Hectares of Arable Land in the World: Scarcity of water, land, and therefore grain is the biggest limitant to human population growth. Can crop yields be doubled by 2020?
  • Marketing
    Marketing in Agriculture: In avoiding the commoditization, do we focus on brand experience or sales?
  • BRIC Countries
    A Glimpse into the BRIC Countries: Discuss the opportunities and pitfalls in Brazil, Russia, India, and China.
  • Crisis Management: Horsegate and More
    Where does the buck stop in our industry? Who is accountable and who steps up in a crisis? Horsegate: What happened? How do we avoid this crisis again?
  • Algae
    What does the future hold for this incredible microorganism?
  • Equine
    A Horse is a Horse of Course: Is knowing how to feed a horse just as obvious?
  • Student Discussion
    From Preparation to Activation – Building and Showcasing Your Personal Brand
  • Nutrigenomics
    Has Nutrigenomics Redefined Nutrition? How will it impact our industry by 2020?
  • Regulatory
    A Glimpse into the Minds of Regulators: Helping or hurting? Lessons for agribusiness.
  • Seafood
    Branding Farm-Raised Seafood in 2020: What is holding back the growth of aquaculture? How does this fast growing market learn from the mistakes of other proteins?
  • Pets 2020
    How Will We Feed Our Pets in 2020? Feeding the other member of the family.

In Spanish   7:00pm - 9:00pm   

  • Producción Avícola del 2020
    ¿Cuál es el próximo paso para generar valor agregado?
  • Algas
    ¿Qué depara el futuro de este fascinante microorganismo?
  • Producción de Leche del 2020
    ¿Cuál es la mayor debilidad del alimento más valioso?
  • Producción Porcina del 2020
    ¿Cómo llegar a ser la carne número uno?
  • Producción de Carne de Res del 2020
    ¿Cómo fortalecer la cadena de producción?

In Portuguese   7:00pm - 9:00pm   

  • Crop Science
    Podemos dobrar a produção agrícola até 2020?