Alltech Symposium Begins On Sunday

US - Alltech’s 27th Annual International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium kicks off this Sunday, May 22, in Lexington, Kentucky, with a record number of more than 2100 attendees from 72 countries and 46 US states.
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Dedicated to exploring The Game Changers for business and the animal health and feed industries, this year’s dynamic programme includes The Economist’s Tom Standage, Nestlé’s Hans Jöhr, Chick-fil-A’s Brian Coan, J. O’Callaghan of JBS USA, online strategist Ben Self, and a number of other notables from the likes of Tyson Foods, Provimi, Murphy-Brown, Cobb-Vantress and more.

Several plenary sessions – Monday, May 23 beginning at 9 a.m. EST and Tuesday, May 24 beginning at 1:30 p.m. EST – will be available for live and on-demand streaming via Alltech’s Symposium Web site, also accessible by mobile phones. Sessions include The Game Changers Debate and Tom Standage’s “An Edible History of Humanity” as well as the presentations of the prestigious Medal of Excellence, Alltech Excellence in Ruminant Nutrition, Alltech Humanitarian and Alltech Young Scientist Awards. For times (listed in EST) and full details, visit Alltech’s Symposium Web site.

Alltech’s 2011 International Symposium is intended to be an industry time-out, providing opportunities for professionals to huddle in specialised breakout sessions – including aquaculture, beef, dairy, equine, poultry, pig production, pet food, regulatory, food quality, traceability, and communicating directly with the consumer using new media strategies. All sessions will be dedicated to the open discussion of creative game-changing strategies for revolutionising industry practices and redefining its future.

Alltech’s Innovations blog will be updated throughout the Symposium to include photos from the event, video interviews with speakers, podcasts, and some of the most salient points from the specialised breakout sessions. Members of the media are encouraged to also visit where high-resolution photos will be available for direct download amongst a number of other media resources including biographies and profiles.

For further information, including a full agenda with topics and speakers, and to register, please visit Join in the conversation on Twitter by using the hashtag: #AlltechSymposium.

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