Innovation in animal health & sustainable livestock production in Europe

Innovation in animal health & sustainable livestock production in Europe

June 07 2018 Renaissance Brussels Hotel

Innovation in animal health and sustainable livestock production in Europe: Two sides of the same coin?’ - an event hosted by AnimalHealthEurope to discuss the role of research and innovation in the animal health sector and the future of livestock production in Europe.

Venue & Schedule: 8:30 to 14:30 at the Renaissance Brussels Hotel on 7 June 2018. 

A pre-conference dinner will take place on 6 June from 18:30 to 22:00 at the same venue.

Programme highlights:

Moderated by EurActiv journalist, Sarantis Michalopoulos

- Importance of European innovation in times of uncertainty: Eleanor Riley, Director of the Roslin Institute, University of Edinburgh
- Animal health innovations in the spotlight:
Future vaccination strategies for pigs - which way to go?: Hans Nauwynck, European SAPHIR project
Precision farming for animal health management: Thomas Norton, Leuven University

- An interview on Innovation in animal health for sustainable livestock production in the EU with CEJA President Jannes Maes and Tom Tynan from Commissioner Hogan's cabinet
- Panel debate: How can innovation in the food chain help future livestock production in Europe? - Opinions from: RISE Foundation, Animal Task Force, EFFAB & HiProMine - event participants encouraged to join the debate 

Download the full programme

Registration: Download the registration form and return it to before 25 May 2018

Why should you attend?

The event will be an important milestone in the current debate on the role of livestock in the sustainable production of food in Europe.

·It will shed light into the role of innovative animal health solutions in the prevention and treatment of animal diseases, and the impact on Europe’s farming and food production.

·It will gather a wide range of participants from across the EU, including policy and decision-makers, the veterinary and farming world, NGOs, academics, animal health and welfare related professionals, as well as industry and media.