Petfood Forum and Petfood Innovation Workshop offer latest research, interactive learning
Industry experts provide cutting-edge knowledge and insights on nutrition, petfood and treat product development, safety and processing
At Petfood Forum 2015, petfood professionals can learn about the latest research and data on pet nutrition, petfood safety, processing marketing and more—and gain hands-on treat development experience during Petfood Innovation Workshop: Next Generation Treats.
Scheduled for April 27â€“29 at its new location of Kansas City, Missouri, USA, Petfood Forum also offers many networking opportunities with petfood professionals from around the world as well as a large exhibit hall for connecting with leading industry suppliers. The exhibit hall includes a display of posters covering new research from the industry and from students in petfood-related university programs.
Petfood Forum starts the evening of April 27 with an opening reception. On April 28, Jackson Galaxy, star of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell, opens the conference portion of the event with a keynote on lessons he’s learned from working with cats and their owners. Dave Bolen, CEO of the Bolen Group and former CEO of Pet Supplies Plus, follows, presenting pet retailing insights on how petfood manufacturers can grow their businesses and the industry. The afternoon of April 28 and morning of April 29 feature four concurrent session rooms with industry experts covering pet nutrition and petfood marketing/product development, safety and processing.
A discussion session on developing your future workforce and research projects through industry-academic partnerships, led by Greg Aldrich PhD, and including executives from Mars Petcare US, Simmons Pet Food, Kemin, Wenger and Kansas State University, takes place the afternoon of April 29. Then, during the…