Feeding the World - The Future for Protein

Program 2019

09:00 AM10:00 AM


Program will begin at 10:00 sharp.
Please arrive with enough time to register.
Coffee and tea will be available.

10:00 AM10:15 AM


Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO, AGCO Corporation

10:15 AM10:45 AM

The conundrum of modern animal agriculture: Feeding the world with welfare-friendly practices

Dr. Thomas Parsons, Associate Professor of Swine Production Medicine and Director of the Swine Teaching and Research, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

10:45 AM12:00 AM

Feeding the world – Global challenges

Donald E. Conner, Professor and Department Head, Auburn University, Department of Poultry Science

Rafael Flor, Director, YieldWise, The Rockefeller Foundation

Sarah Ison, Global Farm Animal Advisor at World Animal Protection

Anne Malleau, Global Meat Coordinator at Whole Foods Market and Executive Director of the Global Animal Partnership

Sarah Wiener, TV chef, Author, and CEO Sarah Wiener GmbH/ Patron of an Animal Husbandry Fund (original called Tierzuchtfonds) themed under the slogan “Good taste starts with breeding”

Session Chair: Dr. Amrita Cheema, International News Anchor and Journalist

12:00 AM01:30 PM

Lunch break

01:30 PM02:15 PM

Africa – The Future of Feeding the World

Dr. Gerd Müller, Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development

Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO AGCO Corporation

Moderator: Ulrich Stockheim, CCO, AGCO Corporation

02:15 PM02:45 PM


Richard Fritz, International Program Development Director for the World Poultry Foundation

02:45 PM03:45 PM

Achieving balance through innovation

David Batcheller, President and CEO, Appareo Systems

Thomas Parsons, Professor& Director, Swine Research and Training Center, School of Veterinary Medicine at University of Pennsylvania

David Smith, CEO & Development Director Ceres Tag Pty Ltd

Prof. Dr. Eva Tůmová, Professor in the Department of Animal Husbandry at the Faculty of Agrobiology, Food and Natural Resources of the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague

Session Chair: Haig Simonian, Freelancer writer, Broadcaster and Moderator

03:45 PM04:15 PM

Strategies for ‘Meating’ Animal Welfare Policy Commitments

Anne Malleau, Global Meat Coordinator at Whole Foods Market and Executive Director of the Global Animal Partnership

04:15 PM04:30 PM

Closing Remarks

Dr. Rob Smith, SVP & General Manager, Europe and Middle East, AGCO Corporation

04:30 PM

End of Conference and Networking Drinks Reception