IEC Business Conference London 2018

Sunday 8th April 2018

  • 10:00 Executive Meeting (Board Members Only)

    Royal Suite

  • 13:00 Registration opens

    Hotel Lobby

  • 18:00 Chairman's Welcome Reception

Monday 9th April 2018

  • 07:30 Registration opens

    Wren Suite Foyer

  • 09:30 Conference Opening

    Wren Suite

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

    'The disruption facing the consumer goods industry and how to change to win'

    Wren Suite

  • 10:45 Coffee break
  • 11:30 Conference Session: Feed Outlook

    Wren Suite

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

    Speaker: Nan-Dirk Mulder, Rabobank, Netherlands
    'Feed grains outlook'

  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:45 Conference Session: IEC Avian Influenza Expert Group - Addressing challenges today

    Wren Suite

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

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

    Speaker: Prof Dr Arjan Stegeman, Utrecht University, Netherlands
    'Avian Influenza Vaccination: Considerations and essential components'

    Speaker: Kevin Lovell, South Africa
    'Avian Influenza: Working with OIE'

  • 15:40 Coffee break
  • 16:10 Conference Session: Chef's Table

    Wren Suite

    Speaker: Jozef Youssef, Kitchen Theory, UK
    'Kitchen theory and molecular gastronomy'

  • 17:00 Networking Reception

    Delegates are invited to a networking drinks reception following the end of the conference sessions.

    Wren Suite Foyer

Tuesday 10th April 2018

  • 10:00 Conference Session: Global Challenges Part 1

    Wren Suite

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

    Speaker: 'Sustainable soy: The next customer demand'

    Speaker: 'Eliminating forced labour'

    Speaker: 'Antimicrobial resistance: The challenge to us'

  • 11:15 Coffee break
  • 12:00 Conference Session: Global Challenges Part 2

    Wren Suite

    Speaker: Kevin Lovell, South Africa
    'OIE's Global Animal Welfare Standards: Situation update'

    Speaker: Prof 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

    Speaker: Prof Trevor Williams, Former Chief Economist at Lloyds Bank, UK
    'Seizing opportunities in the global economy'

  • 15:30 IEC Global Leadership Conference Kyoto 2018 Promotion

    Wren Suite

  • 15:45 Conference closing
  • 19:00 Informal Dinner

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