IEC Business Conference London 2018

Sunday 8th April 2018

  • 09:30 Executive Meeting (Board Members Only)

    Royal Suite

  • 13:00 Registration opens

    Hotel Lobby

  • 18:00 Chairman's Welcome Reception at The River Rooms

Monday 9th April 2018

  • 07:30 Registration opens

    Wren Suite Foyer

  • 09:00 Monday Conference Session
  • 09:30 Conference Opening

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

  • 10:00 Keynote Speaker: Jessica Moulton, McKinsey & Company, UK

    'The disruption facing the consumer goods industry and how to change to win' (More info)

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

  • 10:45 Coffee break
  • 11:30 IEF Update

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    'Growth and Development of the International Egg Foundation'

  • 11:40 Conference Session: Feed Outlook

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Dr Christos Antipatis, Cargill Animal Nutrition, UK
    'Strategies for the future'

    Speaker: Nan-Dirk Mulder, Rabobank, Netherlands
    'Feed grains outlook' (More info)

  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:45 Conference Session: IEC Avian Influenza Global Expert Group - Addressing Challenges Today

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Dr Alejandro Thiermann, OIE, France
    'Avian diseases - global overview

    Speaker: Dr Travis Schaal, Hy-Line International, USA
    'Biosecurity: creating a global standard'

    Speaker: Professor Arjan Stegeman, Utrecht University, Netherlands
    'Avian Influenza Vaccination: considerations and essential components'

    Speaker: Kevin Lovell, IEC Scientific Advisor
    'Avian Influenza: working with the OIE'

  • 15:55 Coffee break
  • 16:30 Conference Session: Chef's Table

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Jozef Youssef, Kitchen Theory, UK
    'Kitchen theory and molecular gastronomy' (More info)

  • 17:15 Networking Reception

    Delegates are invited to a networking drinks reception following the end of the conference sessions, being held in the Wren Suite Foyer at the Grange St. Paul's Hotel until 19:15.

    Wren Suite Foyer

Tuesday 10th April 2018

  • 08:45 Conference Session: Industry Analysis

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Professor Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst, IEC Statistical Analyst
    'The North American egg industry in transition'

    Speaker: Peter van Horne, IEC Economic Analyst
    'The IEC Global Database for Animal Welfare Legislation'

  • 09:00 Tuesday Conference Session
  • 09:30 Coffee Break
  • 10:00 Conference Session: Global Challenges Part 1

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Tim Lambert, IEC Chairman, Canada
    'The necessity for global interaction'

    Speaker: Ignacio Gavilan, Director, Environmental Sustainability, Consumer Goods Forum, France
    'Environmental sustainability & deforestation; future soy supply'

    Speaker: Didier Bergeret, Director, Social Sustainability and GSCP, Consumer Goods Forum, France
    'Social sustainability; eliminating forced labour from the value chain'

    Speaker: Lisa Beohm, Strategic Relationship Manager, Henning Companies, LLC, USA
    'Social sustainability - industry case study'

  • 11:10 Coffee break
  • 11:50 Conference Session: Global Challenges Part 2

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Ben Dellaert, IEC President           
    'Antimicrobial resistance: the challenge to us'

    Speaker: Kevin Lovell, IEC Scientific Advisor
    'OIE's Global Animal Welfare Standards: situation update'

    Speaker: Professor Joy Mench, University of California Davis, USA
    'OIE's Global Animal Welfare Standards: egg industry impact'

    Question and Answer Session

  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:30 Conference Session: Global Economic Outlook

    Wren Suite (Level -2)

    Speaker: Professor Trevor Williams, Former Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank, UK
    'Seizing opportunities in the global economy' (More info)

  • 15:15 Conference closing
  • 19:00 Informal Dinner at Banking Hall

    19:00 Drinks reception
    20:00 Dinner

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