IEC Business Conference Monte Carlo 2019

Sunday 7th April 2019

  • 13:00 Registration Opens in Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel Lobby


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  • 18:00 Chairman's Welcome Reception

    Tim Lambert, IEC Chairman invites you to join him for a Welcome Reception being held at the famous La Rascasse Bar on the last corner of the Monaco Grand Prix track. This 2 hour reception offers delegates a great opportunity to forge new business relationships and catch up with old friends.

    Final return coach to Le Meridien Beach Plaza at 20:30

Monday 8th April 2019

  • 09:00 Monday Conference Sessions

    Atlantique Room, Level 2

  • 09:10 Conference Session: Contemporary Retail Focus

    'The changing face of retail'
    Simon Wainwright, The Institute of Grocery Distribution, UK    

    'Noble Foods; Hero-ing the humble egg in a rapidly changing UK market!'
    Veli Moluluo, Noble Foods, UK

  • 10:40 Coffee
  • 11:20 Conference Session: Feed Focus

    'The role of  soybean on the sustainability of the feed industry'
    Professor Robert Easter, University of Illinois, USA

    'Layer dietary protein – where next?'
    Steve Pritchard, Premier Nutrition, UK

  • 12:20 Lunch

    Mediterranee Room, Ground floor

  • 14:00 Conference Session: The Future of Global Layer Housing

    'Uniting an industry'
    Suresh Chitturi, IEC Vice Chairman, India

    'Global housing standards for all?'
    Michael David, International Animal Health Standards, USDA-APHIS-Veterinary Services, USA

  • 14:50 Coffee
  • 15:30 Conference Session: Implementing Sustainable Values in your Business

    'Future farm standards'
    Tim Lambert, IEC Chairman, Canada

    'Value-based culture - The key to corporate sustainability'
    Jackie Handy, Runway Global Ltd, UK

  • 16:35 Networking Reception

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

    Atlantique Foyer and Terrace, Level 2

Tuesday 9th April 2019

  • 09:00 Extraordinary Meeting of the IEC General Assembly

    All Welcome
    Atlantique Room, Level 2

  • 09:15 Tuesday Conference Sessions

    'Dynamics and changing patterns of global egg trade between 2006 and 2016'
    Professor Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst, IEC Statistical Analyst, Germany

    'Brexit - Impact on global business'
    Professor Trevor Williams, University of Derby, UK

    'Brexit - Impact on egg Processing'
    Henrik Pedersen, EPI Chairman, Denmark

  • 10:45 Coffee
  • 11:25 IEF Update
  • 11:35 Conference Session: EPI

    'Unreplaceable eggs: there is no substitute'
    Carlos Saviani, USA

  • 12:20 Lunch

    Mediterranee Room, Ground floor

  • 14:00 Conference Session: Protecting your Business from Avian Disease

    'Avian Influenza update'
    Dr Alejandro Thiermann, OIE, France

    'Biosecurity case study'
    Ross Dean, Versova, USA

    'The role of vaccination in the fight against Avian Influenza'
    Dr Gwenaelle Dauphin, Ceva, France

  • 15:35 Closing Comments from the IEC Chairman

    Atlantique Room, Level 2

  • 15:45 Coffee and Networking

    Atlantique Foyer and Terrace, Level 2

  • 19:00 Informal Dinner and Band

    Delegates are invited to an informal dinner on the last day of conference.
    Mediterranee Room, Ground Floor

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