Layer Feed Quality Conferences 2019

The 2019 Layer Feed Quality Conferences – two-day technical programs detailing the latest regionally relevant research with practical take-home messages to help egg producers and feed producers improve productivity and profit margins – will be held in Jakarta on 14-15 October and in Kuala Lumpur on 17-18 October.

There will be four sessions in the 2019 Layer Feed Quality Conference:

Flock Longevity – Part 2; transition to early lay

Feed efficiency and utilisation – trends & tips

Nutrition and Health – got the guts?

The future of egg production

This is the second year of our focus on’ flock longevity’. We covered the pullet last year and will move on to mid-to-late lay next year.

For further information contact events@asian-agribiz.com

DATES & VENUES

14-15 October 2019
Makara Room, Ground Floor
DoubleTree by Hilton Jakarta
Jl. Pegangsaan Timur No. 17, Cikini – Menteng, Jakarta Pusat, 10310, Indonesia

17-18 October 2019
Ballroom A, Level 10
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Kuala Lumpur
The Intermark, 348 Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, 50400, Malaysia

PROGRAM – DAY ONE

0930 Registration opens, coffee available

1030
Welcome and introduction
David Faulkner, Conference Chairman and Program Director

HORIZON KEYNOTE ADDRESS

1040
Animal welfare certification and the food industry: How will this impact your business

Luiz Mazzon, Director Asia, Humane Farm Animal Care; President, Instituto Certified Humane, Brazil
Mr Mazzon was born in Southern Brazil and is graduated in Law and Business. He has worked as business consultant for PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Accenture in Brazil, as trade officer at the Brazilian Embassy in Jakarta and as Area Manager for Latin America at Campari International. In 2010 he joined the Brazilian office of the French organic certification body Ecocert as General Manager and in 2016 has founded Instituto Certified Humane, an NGO that represents the American non-profit Humane Farm Animal Care (HFAC) in Latin America and more recently South and Southeast Asia.

FLOCK LONGEVITY – PART TWO: TRANSITION TO EARLY LAY

1120
Setting the scene for a productive lay

Santiago Ramirez, Co-founder Barnhealth, Australia, and Regional Marketing Manager, DSM Nutritional Products, Singapore
Dr Ramirez is a monogastric nutritionist. In 2014 he helped establish Barnhealth, a web-based resource providing knowledge and information interfaces that support the identification of issues that affect flock performance. Prior to joining DSM last year, he ran an independent consultancy, servicing clients in Australia, Asia Pacific and Latin America. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Nutrition, a Master’s in Molecular Biology, and a PhD in Molecular Microbiology.

1200
Calcium as it relates to flock longevity, particularly in the transition to early lay period

Doug Korver, Professor of Poultry Nutrition, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada
Dr Korver received a PhD from the University of California, Davis. Professor Korver’s research program has a strong applied research focus; relevance to the poultry industry remains an important consideration in his approach to research. In addition to practical research on feedstuff quality and dietary supplement evaluation in poultry diets, his work focuses on nutrition-immune function interactions and bone biology in meat and egg-type poultry.

1240 LUNCH

1340
Priming the layer with the best micro nutrition to ensure longevity

Elisa Folegatti, Marketing Manager Carotenoids, Hy-D and Layer Specialist, DSM Nutritional Products, Italy
Dr Folegatti studied at the University of Bologna where she also worked in the Department of Food Science studying the effects of farm environmental conditions on broilers welfare, carcass and meat quality as well as the egg quality of laying hens according to their farm systems rearing. Her PhD studied the effect of rearing techniques and feed composition on productive traits, bird welfare and quality of poultry products.

FEED EFFICIENCY AND UTILISATION – TRENDS & TIPS

1410
Challenges and obstacles to layer nutrition in the tropics

Chris Domil O Cobacha, Animal Nutrition Specialist, CDC Nutrition, Philippines
Mr Cobacha is a graduate from the University of the Philippines at Los Baños with a degree of BS Agriculture, Major in Animal Science, specialized in Nutrition. He worked in San Miguel Foods Inc for six years before going into private practice. Currently, he is a freelance animal nutrition consultant of various farms and feedmills in the Philippines. He has been invited as a resource speaker in various technical conference both locally and abroad.

 

1450
How to feed the modern layer during the early period

Robert Pottgueter, Nutritionist Expert – Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH, Germany
Mr Pottgueter has a Diplom- Ingenieur- Agrar from the Georg August Universität Göttingen, Germany.  His extensive professional experience includes 24 years with Deuka Deutsche Tiernahrung GmbH & Co KG, Düsseldorf, Germany, as product manager poultry feed. In April 2006 he joined Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH as Nutritionist Expert, where he is responsible for global nutritional technical service and the company-owned feed mill near Cuxhaven in Germany.

1520 COFFEE BREAK

1550
Is there independent value of NSP enzymes on top of high dose phytase?

Luiz Souza (Jakarta), Technical Manager Asia & Pacific
Dr Souza has veterinary degrees from the Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil and completed his post-doctoral work at the University of Minnesota, USA. Prior to joining Adisseo he worked was technical manager with Berg & Schmidt Asia Pte Ltd, Singapore and before that a nutritionist with Capal Cooperativa Agroindustrial, Brazil.

 

 

1620 DISCUSSION PANEL WITH DAY ONE SPEAKERS

1700 MEET-THE-SPEAKERS COCKTAIL PARTY
Light refreshments and finger food as you meet and mix with speakers and colleagues – until 1830 hrs.

PROGRAM – DAY TWO

0900
Welcome and recap
David Faulkner, Conference Chairman and Program Director

FEED EFFICIENCY AND UTILISATION – TRENDS & TIPS (continued)

0910
Resolving challenges whilst maintaining performance – real case studies
Chris Domil O Cobacha, Animal Nutrition Specialist, CDC Nutrition, Philippines

0940
Lignocellulose – a sexy dietary fibre tool in layer nutrition

Arthur Kroismayr, animal nutrition & feed production consultant, Austria
Dr Kroismayr has a master’s degree from the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences in Vienna. His thesis, dealing with poultry nutrition, was about essential oils in broiler production. Prior to setting up his consultancy in 2017 he was responsible R&D Director for Agromed, developing innovative Lignocellulose products for monogastrics and ruminants.

NUTRITION AND HEALTH – GOT THE GUTS?

1010
Impact of nutrition on gut health as birds approach early lay

Ron Eek, Regional Area Manager Asia, Oceania & Pacific, Lohmann Tierzucht GmbH< Germany
Mr Eek has a diploma in agricultural engineering from Wageningen University, The Netherlands. Before joining Lohmann he worked as a broiler Geneticist with Euribrid, Netherlands. Since 1994 in has been involved in sales and service with Lohmann in  the Middle East and Asia and is now in charge of all activities in Asia-Oceania-Pacific.

 

 

1040 COFFEE BREAK

1110
Managing the heat when laying hens turn 18

Glenmer Tactacan, Global Technical Manager, Poultry, Canada, Jefo Nutrition Inc
Dr Glenmer Tactacan had degrees in animal science from the University of the Philippines in Los, Banos and a PhD from the University of Manitoba, Canada. His PhD research project investigated the regulatory mechanisms associated with the transfer and deposition of dietary folic acid in chicken eggs. He has authored and co-authored 11 peer reviewed articles on folic acid. He is presently working with Jefo Nutrition as part of the company’s I&D and international technical service team.

1140
The impact of tributyrin on gut health and development in layers

Bing Guo, Technical Manager, Perstorp Group Asia Pacific, Singapore
Dr Guo has degrees in veterinary science and a PhD from Nanjing Agriculture University, China. He completed training with CSIRO Animal, Food and Health Sciences, Agriculture Flagship, in Australia. Prior to joining Perstorp he held positions as Product Manager (Animal Nutrition) with Kemin Agrifoods in Singapore and as Postdoctoral Scientist with Kemin Agrifoods, China.

 

 

1210 LUNCH

THE FUTURE OF EGG PRODUCTION

1310
Nutrition and health as the industry moves more towards extensive housing
Doug Korver, Professor of Poultry Nutrition, Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada

1340
Egg quality traits of laying hens reared in organic and conventional systems
Elisa Folegatti, Marketing Manager Carotenoids, Hy-D and Layer Specialist, DSM Nutritional Products, Italy

1410
Flock longevity – Part 3: mid-to-late lay
Santiago Ramirez, Co-founder Barnhealth, Australia, and Regional Marketing Manager, DSM Nutritional Products, Singapore

1430 PANEL DISCUSSION WITH DAY TWO SPEAKERS

1510 Conference closes

* Please note that this program may be subject to change.

Click here to download a printable PDF  version of the program.

 

JAKARTA CONFERENCE

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KUALA LUMPUR CONFERENCE

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The 2018 Layer Feed Quality Conferences in photos

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