Session Chair: Eric Mittenthal, Chief Strategy Officer, NORTH AMERICAN MEAT INSTITUTE/ PROTEIN PACT, USA
Speakers: Anne Malleua, Executive Leader Meat & Poultry, Live Production, WHOLE FOODS, CANADA; Bruce Stewart-Brown, SVP of Technical Services & Innovation, PERDUE FARMS, USA; Janet Helms, Global Sustainability Developer, INTER IKEA, USA; Melissa Brandao, Founder & CRO, HERDDOGG, USA; Chris Van den Berg, CEO, FARMTRACE, USA
Moderator: Juan Tricarico, VP of Sustainability Research, INNOVATION CENTER FOR US DAIRY, USA
Speakers: Matthew Cleveland, Director of Global Beef Product Development, GENUS, USA; Daniel Griffis, Investment Director, ADM VENTURES, USA; Lucas Huntimer, Senior Advisor – External Innovation, ELANCO, USA; Jessica Langley, Director of Sustainability, JBS, USA
This briefing will address how the Greener Cattle Initiative brings together stakeholders from across the dairy and beef value chains to leverage investments in the research and development of practices and technologies that reduce enteric methane emissions. The panel will discuss the importance of sharing knowledge and accelerating the development of scalable and commercially feasible technologies that reduce enteric methane emissions and enable the production of sustainable beef and dairy.
Session Chair: Kim Stackhouse-Lawson, Professor, Animal Sciences / Director, COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY / CSU AGNEXT, USA.
Speakers: Abhay Nayak, EVP, Head of Accelerated Growth Businesses, Commercial Development & Strategy, ZOETIS, USA; Stewart Leeth, Chief Sustainability Officer, SMITHFIELD FOODS, USA; Maik Kindermann, Inventor of Bovaer, Director Innovation & Venturing, DSM, SWITZERLAND.
Speaker: Justin Webb, Co-Founder & Executive Chairman, AGRIWEBB, AUSTRALIA.
Session Chair: Sam Freesmeyer, VP Global Engineering, Grain & Protein, AGCO CORPORATION, USA.
Speakers: Paul Koffman, Executive Director, North America Lead, MERCK ANIMAL HEALTH INTELLIGENCE, USA; Terry Canning, CEO, CATTLE EYE, IRELAND; Brad Papineau, VP of Product, VAS, USA.
Speaker: Jeremy Hill, Chief Science & Technology Officer, FONTERRA, NEW ZEALAND.
Moderator: SriRaj Kantamneni, Managing Director, Digital Insights, CARGILL, USA.
Speakers: Marcel Sarzen, Founder & CEO, AGL TECHNOLOGY, USA; Guy Harari, Senior Global Director, ADISSEO, USA; Markus Hammer, Global Head of Swine, BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM, GERMANY; Clint Schwab, VP of Science & Technology, THE MASCHHOFFS, USA; Kari Spaan, CEO, IYOTAH SOLUTIONS, USA.
Speaker: Jordan Kraft-Lambert, VP Business Development, VAS, USA.
VAS will discuss how its aggregating and standardizing data within the dairy industry in a safe and secure way that will boost productivity, sustainability, and welfare.
Speakers: Andrew McKenzie, CEO, PRECISION LIVESTOCK TECHNOLOGIES, USA; Josh Szasz, Veterinarian, FIVE RIVERS CATTLE FEEDING, USA.
Whether joining us in-person or online, delegates will gather for an interactive and engaging discussion with their peers around a specific topic of choice to share knowledge, gather insights and identify future partners.
Moderator: Jenny Rooke, Managing Director, GENOA VENTURES, USA.
Speakers: Matthew Tebeau, COO, PROTEON PHARMACEUTICALS, USA; Anthony Finbow, CEO, EAGLE GENOMICS, UK; Prem Mohanty, Life Sciences Product Director, BENCHLING, USA; Elena Rice, CSO & Head of R&D, GENUS, USA.
Session Chair: Ruaraidh Petre, Executive Director, GLOBAL ROUNDTABLE FOR SUSTAINABLE BEEF, NEW ZEALAND
Speakers: Tad Sonstegard, President & CEO, ACCELIGEN, USA; Lee Leachman, Partner, LEACHMAN CATTLE OF COLORADO, USA
Investors: Son Vo, Managing Director, CAVALLO VENTURES, USA; Brett Wong, Principal, ANTERRA CAPITAL, USA
Start-Ups: Chafik Barbar, CEO, MARBLE TECHNOLOGIES, USA; Alexia Akbay, CEO, SYMBROSIA, USA; Shekhar Gupta, Co-Founder & CEO, MYANIML, USA; Sean Thompson, Co-Founder & CEO, PSIGRYPH, CANADA
The industry’s most exciting animal agtech entrepreneurs will each pitch their innovative solutions on stage, followed by an exploratory Q&A from our corporate and VC investors.
Moderator: Constance Cullman, President & CEO, AFIA, USA
Speakers: Steve Lerner, Vice President Scientific Affairs, CHR HANSEN, USA; Matthew Payne, SVP Commercial Operations, GREEN PLAINS, USA; Ryan Lane, President Animal Nutrition, N. America, ADM, USA; Maye Walraven, Vice President, INNOVAFEED, FRANCE
Speaker: Thierry Perrotin, Vice President, HYDROGREEN, USA
Moderator: Mareese Keane, Co-Founder, OPENGATE, USA
Speakers: Aaron Schacht, President & CEO, MBRD / Former EVP, ELANCO, USA; Michael Helmstetter, Founder & President, TECHACCEL LLC, USA; Rich Shuler, Operating Director, PAINE SCHWARTZ, USA; Kate Danaher, Managing Director, S2G VENTURES, USA