AFIA Pet Food Conference

Jan. 26, 2021
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
Virtual Event
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As of 10/20/20, subject to change

Pre Recorded speakers, available prior to January 26

Trade Policy and Outlook Gina Tumbarello, American Feed Industry Association
Pet Food Production and Ingredient Analysis Rob Cooper, Institute for Feed Education and Research
Association of American Feed Control Officials Erin Bubb, President, AAFCO

Tuesday, January 26, 2021 - Live Session

10:00 - 10:05 a.m.  Introduction and Welcomes
10:05 - 10:45 a.m.

International Marketing Trends

10:45 - 11:25 a.m

Bio Economics
Jonathon Karlese, Chief Executive Officer, Northfind Management

11:25 - 12:05 p.m.

Sustainable Ingredients
Ansen Pond, Head of Food Safety, Quality and Regulatory, Pilgrims/JBS

1:00 - 1:10 p.m. Friend of Pet Food Award
1:10 - 1:55 p.m.

International Trade
Ambassador Gregg Doud, Invited
Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the US Trade Representative

1:55 - 2:35 p.m.

Dogs for Disease Detection
Jennifer Essler, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Penn Vet Working Dog Center

2:35 - 3:20 p.m. Three graduate student presentations, topics and speakers to be announced by early December
3:20 - 4:00 p.m.

FDA Update
David Edwards, Ph.D., Director of the Division of Animal Feed, U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Veterinary Medicine

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SARAH NOVAK     (703) 558-3574       SNOVAK@AFIA.ORG

Contact Sarah, AFIA’s vice president of membership and public relations, for any questions regarding AFIA membership opportunities. 


Contact Lynette, AFIA’s specialist of meetings and events, for any questions regarding sponsorships and registration.