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4th International Poultry Forum China

Date: 21 August 2015
Location: Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong 777 Zhangyang Road, Shanghai, 200120, China

Poultry professionals from China and around the world will gather to learn the latest data, insights and information about the Chinese poultry industry during the 4th International Poultry Forum China. The conference offers networking opportunities and the chance to connect with industry leaders.

Attendees will learn how gut health in poultry affects the value producers are able to deliver, as well as the role of feed additives in achieving gut health, when Dr. Gregory Siragusa, Senior Principal Scientist- Microbiology at DuPont speaks on behalf of Danisco Animal Nutrition, a division of DuPont Industrial Biosciences. Dr. Siragusa, whose work as senior principal scientist in the Antimicrobials and Antioxidants Research Team at DuPont includes research on food microbial ecology and enzymatic antimicrobial enzyme applications for food preservation, will cover: 

  • Factors contributing to poultry gut health and the role nutrition plays in achieving it.
  • Challenges posed by undigested feed substrates, production stress and the microbial overgrowth they can cause.
  • The challenge of reducing Antibiotic Growth Promoter (AGP) usage, how AGPs work, and how overuse can impact food safety, bird health and human health.
  • How feed additives can radically improve healthy performance in both challenged and unchallenged circumstances. 

The presentation, which starts at 15.45 China Standard Time, is open to all registered attendees of the 4th International Poultry Forum China. Presentations will be available upon request following the meeting; please send your name, job title, company name and the name of the presentation you want to receive to

Other speakers at the event - which is is being organized by WATT Global Media and Poultry International China, and is supported by China Animal Agricultural Association, China Broiler Alliance and Shanghai Poultry Industry Association - include:

  • Jisheng Cao, president, Shangdong Yisheng
  • She Feng, general manager, Beijing Huadu Group Corp.
  • Michael R. Goble, chairman, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization Global Feed LCA Institute, Diamond V
  • Christopher Langholz, business unit leader, Cargill Animal Protein China
  • Arex Lee, CEO, Tyson Foods China
  • Jinghui Li, vice president, Dachan Group
  • Terrence O'Keefe, content director, WATT Global Media
  • Jie Wen, researcher and doctoral supervisor, Institute of Animal Science of China Animal Agricultural Association
  • Philip J. Wilkinson, director and vice president, British Poultry Council, AVEC

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