AFIA's Liquid Feed Committee presents the 41st annual Liquid Feed Symposium, which will be held at the Westin Crown Center Hotel in Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 13-15. This year's program, Industry Innovations, will focus on critical technologies and science essential to liquid feed manufacturing and delivery.
The keynote will be delivered by Alex Avery, director of research and education with the Center for Global Food Issues, Hudson Institute, who will share his renowned presentation, "Technology and Increased Worldwide Food Production." In addition, other experts from business, government and academia will speak on a variety of relevant topics, including presentations from Dr. Dan McChesney of FDA's Center for Veterinary Medicine, AFIA's Richard Sellers and industry speakers addressing ingredient and nutritional advances.
LFS is the only educational program, networking forum and related industry exposition of its kind. The event is specifically geared toward manufacturers of liquid supplements, ingredient suppliers for liquid supplements and equipment manufacturers or supporting companies to this unique and growing industry. Decision makers in the liquid feed field will be in attendance, learning the latest information on trends, markets, finance, potential regulatory issues, research, marketing techniques and other relevant topics.
The symposium will also feature the Liquid Feed Trade Show, where manufacturers, suppliers and industry-support companies will exhibit their products. In addition, the Sept. 14th awards luncheon will feature the induction of an industry leader into the Liquid Feed Hall of Fame.
Registration is available on www.afia.org
AFIA, based in Arlington, Va., is the world's largest organization devoted exclusively to representing the business, legislative and regulatory interests of the U.S. animal feed industry and its suppliers. Founded in 1909, AFIA also is the recognized leader on international industry developments. Members include more than 500 domestic and international companies and state, regional and national associations. Member-companies are livestock feed and pet food manufacturers, integrators, pharmaceutical companies, ingredient suppliers, equipment manufacturers and companies which supply other products, services and supplies to feed manufacturers.
The feed industry makes a major contribution to food safety, nutrition and the environment, and it plays a critical role in the production of healthy, wholesome meat, milk, fish and eggs and pets. More than 70 percent of the feed in the United States is manufactured by AFIA members.