Petfood Forum is scheduled for April 2-4, 2012, at the Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel in the Chicago area. Potential speakers are invited to submit non-commercial abstracts featuring new research or innovations on topics such as nutrition, ingredients, petfood safety, marketing and market trends, packaging and case studies. The deadline for submissions is October 1, 2011. More information is available on the Petfood Forum 2012 page (click on the "Call for papers" tab).
Petfood Forum Asia will take place February 16, 2012, at the Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre in Thailand, in conjunction with Victam Asia 2012. The editors are seeking non-commercial papers on topics such as the Asian and global petfood markets, nutrition and ingredients, regulatory and export issues and processing innovations. The deadline for submissions is September 1, 2011. For more information, visit the Petfood Forum Asia 2012 page and click on the "Call for papers" tab.
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