IEC Global Leadership Conference Copenhagen 2019

Sunday 22nd September 2019

  • 13:00 Registration Opens in The Marriott Hotel Lobby

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  • 18:00 Chairman’s Welcome Reception at The Opera House

    Tim Lambert, IEC Chairman invites you to join him for a Welcome Reception being held at the National Opera House of Denmark. This 2 hour reception offers delegates a great opportunity to forge new business relationships and catch up with old friends.

Monday 23rd September 2019

  • 07:30 Registration Opens

    Upper Bridge, Level 1

  • 09:00 Official Conference Opening

    Vesterhavet, Level 1

  • 09:15 Conference Session: Retail Focus - Part 1

    'Shoppers of the future'
    Simon Wainwright, The Institute of Grocery Distribution, UK

    'Driving growth through exceptional marketing'
    Ivan Noes, Dava Foods, Denmark

  • 10:30 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 11:15 Conference Session: Retail Focus - Part 2

    'Driving growth through exceptional marketing'
    John O'Hara, Sunny Queen Farms, Australia

    'Eggs benefiting from meat replacers'
    Professor David Hughes, Imperial College, UK

  • 12:00 Lunch

    Hotel Restaurant, Ground Floor

  • 14:00 Conference Session: Feed Focus

    'African Swine Fever: Impact on the global egg industry'
    Nan-Dirk Mulder, Rabaobank, Netherlands

    'Insect protein as feed - Economic review'
    Peter Van Horne, IEC Economic Analyst, Netherlands

    'Effect of nutrition on the sustainability of the egg industry'
    Dr Marty Matlock, University of Arkansas, USA

  • 15:10 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 15:40 Conference Session: Zero Waste

    'Poultry manure powering the future'
    James Corbett, Ridgeway Foods Ltd, UK

    'Biogas: A farm case study'
    Stephen Dvorak, DVO Inc, USA

    'Compost: Opportunities for the egg industry'
    Kent Antonio, McLean Farms, Australia

  • 16:45 End
  • 19:00 Gala Dinner at Langelinie Pavilion

    Arriving by boat beside Copenhagen’s iconic ‘Little Mermaid’ statue, delegates will be treated to an evening of Nordic cuisine and entertainment at Langelinie Pavilion.

Tuesday 24th September 2019

  • 08:00 Registration Opens

    Upper Bridge, Level 1

  • 09:00 Conference Session: WEO Updates

    Vesterhavet, Level 1

  • 09:00 Conference Session
  • 10:00 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 10:30 Conference Session: International Reviews
  • 12:00 Lunch

    Hotel Restaurant, Ground Floor

  • 14:00 Conference Session: Sustainability Showcase

    'Economics of effective biosecurity'
    Harm Bückmann, University of Vechta, Germany

    '100 week birds: A sustainable milestone'
    Speaker to be confirmed

    'Latest research on keel bone damage'
    Professor Jens Peter Christensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 15:00 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 15:30 Conference Session: Showcase of Marketing Eggcellence
  • 17:00 End

    Free evening at Leisure

Wednesday 25th September 2019

  • 08:00 Registration Opens

    Upper Bridge, Level 1

  • 09:00 Conference Session
  • 09:05 Technical Workshop: Perception Versus Technical Reality

    'The importance of collaboration between industry and veterinary authorities'
    Stig Mellergaard, Danish Veterinary and Food Administration, Denmark

    'Market driven animal welfare: Developments and challenges for the egg industry'
    Professor Peter Sandøe, Copenhagen University, Denmark

    Eggs and cholesterol: Re-establishing the truth
    Dr Fabien de Meester, DMF, Belgium

  • 10:30 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 11:00 End

    Coaches depart The Marriott Hotel Lobby at 11:30

  • 11:30 All Delegates Networking Tour at Carlsberg Village

    Coaches depart The Marriott Hotel Lobby at 11:30

    An afternoon dedicated to experiencing the Carlsberg village we will enjoy a three-course lunch within the Carlsberg museums private rooms before enjoying a leisurely afternoon of networking, beer tasting and optional walking tours of the brewery and Carlsberg village.

    Shuttle coach service to The Marriott Hotel Lobby from 16:30

Thursday 26th September 2019

  • 08:00 General Assembly (All Welcome)

    Vesterhavet, Level 1

  • 09:00 Conference Session

    Vesterhavet, Level 1

  • 09:05 Conference Session: Visionary (Opportunities for the future)

    Title to be confirmed
    Jesper Uggerhøj, CEO Løgismose Meyers, Denmark

    'What does the future look like? A young egg leaders perspective'
    Young Egg Leaders 2018-2019

  • 09:50 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 10:15 Conference Session: EPI (opportunities for the future)

    'New egg products and new trends for the egg product industry'
    Marianne Hammershøj, Associate Professor, Aarhus University, Denmark

    'The role of emerging marketing in egg production and trade'
    Professor Hans-Wilhelm Windhorst, IEC Statistical Analyst, Germany

  • 11:15 Coffee

    Vesterhavet Foyer, Level 1

  • 11:50 Conference Session: EPI (Opportunities for the future)

    'Opening our eyes to Agrifood innvoation and opportunity'
    Mark Durno, Rockstart, Netherlands

  • 12:35 Conference Closing and Award Presentation
  • 13:15 End

    Boats depart from outside The Marriott Hotel Lobby at 13:30

  • 13:30 After(noon) Party at Toldboden

    Boats depart from outside The Marriott Hotel Lobby at 13:30

    To conclude the Copenhagen conference, we invite you to relax, unwind and enjoy the maritime vibe at this waterside restaurant. With sea views Toldboden is the perfect location to reflect on our time together in Denmark.

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