2019 International Livestock Congress

"Change is Here! Can the Livestock and Meat Industry Adapt or Influence?"

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - Thursday, February 28, 2019

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 

Michael Uetz -  Midan Marking - Tomorrow’s Consumer and the Meat Industry: Disrupting Trends and the Future.  

Ms. JiHae Yang, USEMF South Korea Director - A Successful Rebuilding of US Beef product into South Korea.  

Russell Cross, Ph.D., Professor, Texas A&M - Is the Quality of Meat Acceptable to the Consumer? Will Large Carcasses Lead to Less Demand Due to Preparation and Quality Issues? 

Justin Ransom, Ph.D., Sustainable Food Strategy, Tyson Foods, Inc.  - Consumer Acceptance of Substituted Proteins from Vegetative or Cellular Sources: A Disruptive Threat to the Meat industry?

Troy Setter, Consolidated Pastoral Company Pty Ltd (CPC), Australia. - Global Economy of Trade: Drivers of Demand for Meat. 

Keith Belk, Ph.D., Ken & Myra Monfort Chair, Colorado State University - China’s Growing Demand for Meat: Preparing the Producer and Purveyor for Exporting to China. 

Don Close, Rabo AgriFinance - What is the Economic Health of the Meat Industry: Are There Dark Clouds on the Horizon for the Future? 

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Student Program

To enhance the educational experiences while strengthening the leaders of tomorrow’s livestock and meat industry, the ISEF awards travel fellowships each year.

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ILC-USA

The International Livestock Congress – USA  addresses a variety of proactive strategies to deal with the ever-changing beef industry.

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Sponsorships

Since 1986 2,000 academic and industry leaders and stockmen have attended the congress representing 40 states and 30 counties.

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