Registration is now open for the ONE: The Alltech Ideas Conference (ONE18) to be held on May 20–22, 2018 in Lexington, Kentucky. Register online to attend ONE18 before March 31, 2018 for savings of US$400.
The event will provide pet industry professionals, including manufacturers, with a global networking opportunity. Focus sessions designed to educate will allow attendees to gather insights from companion animal experts and exchange ideas with peers about innovations, challenges and solutions facing their industry.
Topics for the conference include:
These topics are subject to change as the schedule evolves.
The 2018 mainstage will feature Jack Welch, former chairman and CEO of General Electric; Dr. Rodolphe Barrangou, a professor at North Carolina State University whose research focuses on applications of the CRISPR-Cas system and its use in food manufacturing; and professor Robert Wolcott of Northwestern University, a contributing writer to Forbes and the author of “Grow from Within: Mastering Corporate Entrepreneurship and Innovation.”
The Pearse Lyons Accelerator program will return to the conference this year for startup innovators. Global entrepreneurs will present their ideas in food and ag-tech.
New shelter data casts doubt on whether the pet population and pet ownership are truly growing.
While the pandemic caused unprecedented suffering worldwide in 2020, the disruptions to dogs, cats and other pets adoption numbers may normalize in 2021.