Conference

The three-day conference will have six topical sessions from strategic information on the world and continental dairy industry outlook, trends, future projections, practices, opportunities and challenges to policy issues impacting on dairy industry development, trade and competitiveness and sustainability, and technical issues of interest to players along the value chain. Register to attend one of many business building opportunities offered over the course of three days. We have fully integrated sessions and workshops to meet your needs.

Join the influencers and decision makers in highly interactive discussions, networking luncheons and VIP connect, to network and build lasting partnerships Be part of the entertaining, exciting and enterprising networking social activities; Connection cocktail and Gala dinner.

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PROGRAMME

TimeAgendaRemarks
08:00-18:00Branding the venue by the sponsors and erecting exhibition standsSponsors and exhibitors
10:00-18:00Registration of participantsConference staff, delegates, exhibitors, sponsors
14:00-16:00ESADA AGM and Board of Directors meeting (only ESADA board members/invited guests)
18:00-20:00Industry connection cocktail and official openingAll fully registered delegates
TimeAgendaRemarks
07:00-08:30Registration and networkingRegistration open for 1 hour ONLY!
08:45-09:00Official OpeningMr Senzeni Zokwana, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, SA
1SESSION 1: GLOBAL DAIRY OUTLOOKChair: Nico Fouché, CEO: MilkSA
09:00-09:30Sustainable dairy farming: African vs the worldDr Jude Capper, Livestock Sustainability consultant, Oxford, UK
09:30-09:50Global dairy status: world dairy production, markets and tradeDr Koos Coetzee, Chief economist, MPO
09:50-10:10African dairy: discover a new worldDr James Gashumba, Coordinator of Univ or Rwanda Nyagatare campus/ Prof Kurwinjira (TZ)
10:10-10:30The future of dairy in Africa: production, consumption, markets and tradeMr Alwyn Kraamwinkel, CEO of SA Milk Processors Organisation, IDF director
10:30-11:00DAIRY BREAK
2SESSION 2: DAIRY PRODUCTION FOR THE AFRICAN MARKET AND BEYONDChair: Dr KIpkirui Lang’at
11:00-11:20The role of a producers’ organisation in sustainable dairy farmingDr Chris van Dijk, CEO, SA Milk Producers’ Organisation (MPO)
11:20-11:40Farm management for profitability and competitivenessIsrael
11:40-12:00Innovation: driving research in the industryILRI
12:00-12:30DISCUSSION
12:30-13:30LUNCH
12:30-14:00POSTER SESSION
3SESSION 3A: ANIMAL HEALTH FOR PROFITABILITY AND QUALITY MILK
Venue:
Chair: Dr Chris van Dijk. CEO of the MPO
SESSION 3B: DAIRY NUTRITION AND SAFETY
Venue:
Chair: Mr Stephan Steyn. President of the SASDT
SESSION 3C: FOCUS ON SMALL-SCALE DAIRYING
Venue:
Chair: Mr Godfrey Rathoga Milk SA
14:00-14:20Animal health: profitability and quality of milk - Prof Inge-Marie Petzer, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Univ of PretoriaThe role of Dairy in fighting HIV and malnutrition in Africa GAINILRI
14:20-14:40Facts and myths about antibiotics in food producing animals - Prof Moritz van Vuuren, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Univ of PretoriaDairy standards/public safety and Trade – COMESACOOPERATIVE
14:40-15:00Prevention of respiratory diseases through the appropriate routine management practices - Dr Dirk Verwoerd, Managing vet, Karan BeefGeneric marketing and countering the myths in dairy marketing - Ms Christine Leighton, MilkSATBC
15:00-15:30Discussions
15:30-16:00DAIRY BREAK
4SESSION 4A: ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEED MANAGEMENT
Chair: Meadows, Afgri, Barnlab
SESSION 4B: DAIRY PROCESSING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Chair: Mr de Wet Jonker/Gerhard Venter
SESSION 4C: FOCUS ON SMALL-SCALE DAIRYING
Chair: Mr Godfrey Rathoga, MilkSA
16:00-16:20Reducing mycotoxins in feed: proper feed storage and preservation - Mr Albert van Rensburg, BiominMilk flocculation – a multlifactoral problem - Dr Koos Myburgh, UFS or Prof Elna Buys, UPTBC
16:20-16:40Grass breeding/manipulation for fibre quality - Dr Trevor Dugmore, Cedara Agricultural College, PietermaritzburgAlternative packaging options - TetrapakTBC
16:40-17:00Building soils resilient to drought - Dr Pieter Swanepoel, Univ of StellenboschProcessing technology - TBCTBC
17:00-17:30Discussions
17:30-18:00TOURS OF THE EXHIBITIONS
19:00-22:00GALA DINNER AT THE PREMIER HOTEL, OR TAMBO
FIELD TRIPS
08:00-10:00Travel to Parys (2 hours by bus)

10:00-11:00
11:00-12:00
DAIRY FARM ROTATIONAL PRESENTATIONS
- A medium dairy farmer
- A medium milk processor
12:00-12:30Travel to the Alfa Expo (30 minutes)
12:30-14:30LUNCH at, and TOUR of, the ALFA EXPO
ALFA EXPO ROTATIONAL PRESENTATIONS (choose any 3)
14:00-15:30Primary industry (90 minutes comprising 3x 30 minute presentations)
- How gaining knowledge and skills helped me become a successful dairy farmer
- Animal stewardship: respect, care, health
- Examination of a sick cow

Tshilidzi Matshidzula
Dr Rebone Moerane, Faculty of Vet. Science, UP
Dr Sello Maboe, Elanco
14:00-15:30Secondary industry (90 minutes comprising 3x 30 minute presentations)
- Goats as an alternative source of milk
- Milking machines
- Milk packaging machines

Ms Rina Boucher, Belnori Goat Farm
DeLaval
Filmatic
15:30-18:00ALFA EXPO – FREE TIME
18:00DINNER
20:00RETURN TO THE PREMIER HOTEL OR TAMBO
5SESSION 5: DAIRY POLICIES AND ECONOMICSChair: Mr Alwyn Kraamwinkel, CEO of SAMPRO
08:30-08:50Dairy marketing/Generic campaigns/School milkMs Barbara Bieldt, Manager: Market development and protection, MPO
08:50-09:10Animal welfareWorld Animal Protection
09:10-09:30Stay out of the red – do you have your finger on the pulse of the business?Mr Aidan Bomford, Dairy Consultant, Intelact, KZN
09:30-09:50The economics of calf raising – the lifeblood of the farmMr Ruck or van Bohemen, Trouw Nutrition
09:50-10:10Discussions
10:10-10:30DAIRY BREAK
6SESSION 6: DAIRY INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITYChair: Mr Jompie Burger, CEO of Dairy Standards Agency
11:00-11:20Environment and the dairy industry Dr Asaah Ndambi
11:20-11:40Dairy business management, capacity building and trainingMs Helene Pheiffer, Manager Institute of dairy technology, MPO
11:40-12:00Share milking as an alternative business model Mr JD Strydom,
12:00 – 12:20 Interacting with government on environmental sustainability Ms Barbara Bieldt, Manager market protection en development. MPO
12:20-13:00Closing ceremony
Integrating the primary and secondary dairy industry sustainably
Mr Melt Loubser, President of SANCIDF, Director of Fair Cape and Loubser farms
13:00-15:00LUNCH BREAK
15:00-18:00Visit the exhibitions
18:00EXHIBITION BREAKDOWN

SPEAKERS

Mr Melt Loubser

President of SANCIDF, Director of Fair Cape and Loubser farms

Mr JD

Strydom

Ms Helene Pheiffer

Manager Institute of dairy technology, MPO

Mr Ruck or van Bohemen

Trouw Nutrition

Mr Aidan Bomford

Dairy Consultant, Intelact, KZN

Ms Barbara Bieldt

Manager: Market development and protection, MPO

Ms Rina Boucher

Belnori Goat Farm

Dr Sello Maboe

Elanco

Dr Rebone Moerane

Faculty of Vet. Science, UP

Tshilidzi Matshidzula

Dr Pieter Swanepoel

UnivERSITY of Stellenbosch

Dr Trevor Dugmore

Cedara Agricultural College, Pietermaritzburg

Dr Koos Myburgh

Mr Albert van Rensburg

Biomin

Ms Christine Leighton

MilkSA

Dr Dirk Verwoerd

Managing vet, Karan Beef

Prof Moritz van Vuuren

Faculty of Veterinary Science, Univ of Pretoria

Prof Inge-Marie Petzer

Faculty of Veterinary Science, Univ of Pretoria

Mr Godfrey Rathoga

Milk SA

Mr Stephan Steyn

President of the SASDT

Dr Chris van Dijk

CEO, SA Milk Producers’ Organisation (MPO)

Mr Alwyn Kraamwinkel

CEO of SA Milk Processors Organisation, IDF director

Dr James Gashumba

Coordinator of Univ or Rwanda Nyagatare campus/ Prof Kurwinjira (TZ)

Dr Koos Coetzee

Chief economist, MPO

Dr Jude Capper

Livestock Sustainability consultant, Oxford, UK

Mr Senzeni Zokwana

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry & Fisheries, SA

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Fatima Court, Suite 16,

Hurlinghum,

Nairobi, Kenya

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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