The scheduled speakers and topics for the 2016 Petfood Forum, which will take place from April 18 to 20 in Kansas City, Missouri, have been announced.
Pet food industry experts at the event will present the latest research on pet nutrition, pet food ingredients, safety, processing, and product development. The list of speakers and topics is now available at www.petfoodforumevents.com.
On April 18, a Petfood Innovation Workshop focusing on meat and novel proteins will take place. Victoria Stillwell, star of Animal Planet’s It’s Me or the Dog and CBS’s Greatest American Dog, will serve as the keynote speaker on April 19.
Mairia Lange of GfK will deliver a pet food market update, and four different tracks of sessions on nutrition, ingredients, product development and safety will follow.
Jackie McClaskey, secretary of agriculture for Kansas, will be among the general session speakers on April 20, followed by more concurrent sessions. The program will conclude with a discussion session on finding the pet food industry’s future work force, featuring a panel of industry executives
Early bird registration savings for both the Workshop and Petfood Forum 2016 are available through February 1 at www.petfoodforumevents.com.