Keynote Speakers


Wednesday, February 28, 2018


Meat in the Diet. How We Came to Believe that Meat is Bad for Health: The Politics and the Science.  

Nina Teicholz, author of “The Big Fat Surprise”


Does Meat Fit in a Healthy Diet? 
David M. Klurfeld, Ph.D. - ARS, United States Department of Agriculture


What Do Healthcare Givers Know About the Role of Meat in the Diet?
Hawley Poinsett, Texas Beef Council


Industry Accepts the Challenge Posed by Fake News: Fake Meat, Fake Milk, Fake Butter and Fake Eggs Are Not Alternatives to the Nutrients of Real Animal Source Food. What is the Plan for Going on Offense?
Jamie Greenheck, FleishmanHillard, Global Managing Director, Food, Agriculture & Beverage


Thursday, March 1, 2018


The International Beef Trade Value Proposition

Dan Halstrom, President & CEO, U.S. Meat Export Federation


China’s Growing Demand for Imported Beef and U.S. Prospects

Joel Haggard, U.S. Meat Export Federation


How to Manage Exports with Production Technology Challenges

Keith Belk, Ph.D., Colorado State University


The Move to Market Antimicrobial Stewardship as a Trade Advantage

Guy Loneragan, Ph.D., Texas Tech University



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