13th African Dairy Conference &

Exhibition

Theme:  Sustainable Dairying: An African Perspective

15th – 17th November 2017

Johannesburg, South Africa

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15th – 17th November

Johannesburg, SA

We are delighted to announce to you that the 13th Edition of the African Dairy Conference and Exhibition (13th AfDa), will be taking place on 15th – 17th November 2017 at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Johannesburg, South Africa.

The massive garden area is in close proximity to the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa and the East Rand mall. Guests staying at the hotel will experience the variety of facilities the hotel offers including fully-equipped gym, spa, swimming pool and squash court.

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Add to My Calendar 2017-11-15 09:00:00 2017-11-17 18:00:00 Africa/Nairobi 13th African Dairy Conference & Exhibition We are delighted to announce to you that the 13th Edition of the African Dairy Conference and Exhibition (13th AfDa); the leading African Dairy Conference and Expo, will be taking place on 15th – 17th November 2017 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Johannesburg, South Africa ESADA secretariat@dairyafrica.com

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
1SESSION 1: GLOBAL DAIRY OUTLOOKChair: Mr. Koos Pienaar; Vice Chairman - ESADA
09:00-09:30Sustainable Dairy Farming: Africa vs the WorldInternational Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)
09:30-09:50Global Dairy Status: World Dairy Production, Markets and TradeDr. Koos Coetzee; Chief Economist - Milk Producers’ Organization (MPO)
09:50-10:10African Dairy: Discover a New World of Opportunities in DairyTetra Pak
10:10-10:30The Changing Face of African DairyMr. Nico Fouche; C.E.O. - Milk SA
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; C.E.O. - SA Milk Producers’ Organization (MPO)
11:20-11:40Farm Management for Profitability and Competitiveness
11:40-12:00Innovations and Commercialization of Research in the IndustryWorthington Industries
12:00-12:30DISCUSSION
12:30-13:30LUNCH
12:30-14:00POSTER SESSION
3SESSION 3A: ANIMAL HEALTH FOR PROFITABILITY AND QUALITY MILK
Chair: Dr. Chris van Dijk; C.E.O - MPO
SESSION 3B: DAIRY NUTRITION AND SAFETY
Chair: Mr. Stephan Steyn; President - SASDT
14:00-14:20Animal Health: Profitability and Quality of Milk
Dr. Peter Jeffries; C.E.O. - GALVmed
Dupont
14:20-14:40Animal Health Issues in the Continent
Zoetis / Bayer
Is the sale of unpasteurised and retail bulk milk a food safe consumer option
Jompie Burger; Managing Director - Dairy Standard Agency
14:40-15:00Prevention of Respiratory Diseases through the Appropriate Routine Management Practices
Dr. Dirk Verwoerd; Managing Vet - Karan Beef
Mrs. Christine Leighton; Manager of Consumer Education Project - MilkSA
15:00-15:30Discussions
15:30-16:00DAIRY BREAK
4SESSION 4A: ANIMAL NUTRITION AND FEED MANAGEMENT
Chair: Meadows - Afgri, Barnalab
SESSION 4B: DAIRY PROCESSING SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Chair: Mr. De Wet Jonker/Gerhard Venter
16:00-16:20Reducing Mycotoxins in feed: Proper Feed Storage and Preservation
Mr. Albert van Rensburg - Biomin
Milk Flocculation – a Multlifactoral Problem
Dr. Koos Myburgh; UFS/ Prof Elna Buys; UP
16:20-16:40KeminAlternative packaging options
PIL
16:40-17:00CEVAMarkus Schlumberge; Managing Director Sales - Ampack GmbH
17:00-17:30Discussions
17:30-18:00TOURS OF THE EXHIBITIONS
19:00-22:00Gala Dinner at the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre
FIELD TRIPS
09:00-12:00Field Trips
12:00-13:00Lunch
13:00-16:00Field Trips
16:00Return to the Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre
5SESSION 5: DAIRY POLICIES AND ECONOMICSChair: Mr. Alwyn Kraamwinkel; C.E.O. - 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
09:30-09:50Financing Emerging Market Dairy Processors and Supply ChainsThomas Lee Bauer; Principal Industry Specialist - World Bank Group IFC (International Finance Corporation)
09:50-10:10Discussions
10:10-10:30DAIRY BREAK
6SESSION 6: DAIRY INDUSTRY SUSTAINABILITYChair: Mr. Jompie Burger; C.E.O. - Dairy Standards Agency
11:00-11:20Technologies for Sustainable Dairy FarmingDelaval
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. J.D. Strydom
12:00 – 12:20 Environment and the Dairy IndustryDr. Asaah Ndambi
12:20-13:00Closing ceremony
Integrating the primary and secondary dairy industry sustainably
Mr. Melt Loubser; President - SANCIDF, Director - Fair Cape and Loubser farms
13:00-15:00LUNCH BREAK
15:00-18:00Visit the exhibitions
18:00EXHIBITION BREAKDOWN

SPEAKERS

Dr. Chris van Dijk

C.E.O – Milk Producers Organisation

Dr. Chris van Dijk is at present the CEO of the Milk Producers Organisation, one of the leading producer’s organisations in the country representing the almost 1700 dairy farmers in South Africa.

Following a successful 18 year career as a practising veterinary specialist in Bovine Herd Health he joined the MPO in May 2015.

Prior to his tenure at the MPO he has spent 15 years at one of the world’s leading veterinary pharmaceutical companies in various positions as technical, marketing and business development directors.

His combined career experience of almost 34 years provided him with sought after expertise in teaching as well as national and international speaking engagements.

Markus Schlumberger

Managing Director Sales – Ampack GmbH

Since 2012 Markus Schlumberger has been working as “Managing Director Sales” at Ampack GmbH (Germany), which is part of the division “Packaging Technology” of the Robert Bosch GmbH. He has the worldwide responsibility for sales of the filling machines and end-of-line solutions within the dairy industry. Before he has taken over this responsibility, he has been working in the product division “Pharma” of Bosch. One of his assignments was the responsibility as Technical Plant Manager of an assembly plant in Hangzhou (China) for several years. Before becoming the Technical Plant Manager he was responsible to set up a sales network within China for the product division “Pharma” for 3 years, during which time he was stationed in Shanghai.

Markus Schlumberger holds a degree as industrial engineer (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.), he has been studying in Germany, New Zealand and Malaysia. He is married and has two children.

 

 

Thomas Lee Bauer

Principal Industry Specialist – World Bank Group; IFC (International Finance Corporation)

Thomas Lee Bauer has a Masters in Agronomy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MBA from University of San Francisco. He is currently Principle Industry Specialist at the World Bank International Finance Corporation where he conducts due diligence, business development and advisory for the dairy, farm inputs and beverage sectors. Bauer also overseas Agri Innovation and Tech investment for the IFC. Prior to IFC, he was Head of Food and Agribusiness Research and Advisory team for Rabobank Asia. He also was a dairy and feed commodity trader with Brock Associates and worked in marketing and sales of Monsanto in Indonesia. Bauer grew up on a family dairy farm in Wisconsin in the USA and continues to manage the farm along with family members.

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ADDRESS

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Hurlinghum, Nairobi, Kenya

Time: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

CONTACT

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