The VIV International China Summit, scheduled for September 20-22, will include a series of all-species walk-in seminars.  The sessions will be held on September 22 in meeting rooms 5, 6 and 7 at the Kuntai Hotel Beijing, Wangling Area, No. 2 Building.

Summit attendees can choose the presentation they wish to attend, as three presentations will be simultaneously held. The tentative schedule is as follows:

  • 9 a.m. – Global Marketing Strategies, Ideas, Trends & Solutions (part one) – Greg Watt and Dingding Li, Watt Global Media; Do You Have Your Food Safety Under Control? – Henry Hsieh, Marel/Stork; and Transformation of Pig Farming in China – Li Anmin, eFeedlink
  • 9:30 a.m. -- Global Marketing Strategies, Ideas, Trends & Solutions (part  two) – Greg Watt and Dingding Li, Watt Global Media; Automation in Cut Up and Deboning, Aakon Schussel, Meyn Food Processing; and Review of China Broiler Market in the First 9 Months of 2014 and Outlook for the Next Six Months – Shi Tao, eFeedlink
  • 10:30 a.m. -- EU Authorization of Mycotoxin Binders and Deactivators, Guan Shu, Biomin; Broiler Farm Management – Jia Wei Ke, Jansen Poultry Equipment; and Layer Production in China – Dr. Guiqin Wu, World’s Poultry Science Association
  • 11 a.m. – A Scientific Breakthrough in Enhancing the Antibacterial Efficacy of Organic Acids and Phytogenics – Chen Wei Guang, Biomin; Recirculation of Air in Poultry and Pig Houses (part one) – Philip Lenaers and Lim Kok Tong, Vosterman’s Ventilation; and Laying Hen Housing Systems and Environmental Control Technologies in China, Dr. Baoming Li, World’s Poultry Science Association
  • 11:30 a.m. – Why Obtain a GMP+ Certificate? – Berry Wang, GMP+ International; Recirculation of Air in Poultry and Pig Houses (part two) – Philip Lenaers and Lim Kok Tong, Vosterman’s Ventilation; The World’s Poultry Congress in 2016 Beijing – Dr. Ling Lian, World’s Poultry Science Association
  • 1 p.m. – Analysis of Design Concept and Production Mode for Modern Pig Farms – David Li, NEDAP Livestock Management; and Global Meat Market Outlook: Implications for China – Rich Herzfelder, Asian Agribiz;
  • 1:30 p.m. – Genetics for Meat Quality – Paul Anderson, British Pig Association; and Embryonic Development of the Chicken – Dr. J.L. Boerjan, Pas Reform Hatchery
  • 2 p.m. – Successful Breeding with Frozen Semen – Nigel Overend, British Pig Association; Innovation in Incubation Technology (part one) – Rudy Verhelst, Petersime; and How Can We Increase the Return on Investment? – Andries de Vries, Dutch Poultry Centre
  • 2:30 p.m. – Genetic Effect on Feed Efficiency – Stephen Curtis, British Pig Association; and Innovation in Incubation Technology (part two) – Rudy Verhelst, Petersime
  • 3:30 p.m. – Closing Plenary Conference

Numerous other learning opportunities will be offered at VIV International China Summit, which precedes VIV China, scheduled for September 23-25.

China Pork Outlook 2015

A series of in-depth presentations on pork industry issues will highlight China Pork Outlook 2015, scheduled for September 22 at the Kuntai Hotel.

The tentative schedule is as follows:

  • 9 a.m. China Pig Industry Outlook 2015 – Boyar Communication
  • 10 a.m. – Optimal Feed Intake of Piglets Starts at Day 2 – Erik Rensink, Nutreco
  • 11 a.m. – Standardizing of Pig Farm and Equipment of Scaled Pig Farming – Kingpeng Husbandry
  • Noon – Lunch
  • 1:30 p.m. – China Hog Slaughtering Industry Report – Zhang Xinling, CAAV
  • 2:15 p.m. – Dynamic of Pig Feed Industry and Outlook 2015 – Boyar Communication

Aquatic China

Aquatic China will be a two-day event for those interested in the aquaculture industry. It will be held September 21-22, also at the Kuntai Hotel.

The emphasis of the Aquatic China 2014 two-day conference is creating an opportunity pathway for those in China’s aquaculture industry to connect with some of the world’s experts on aquaculture research, science, nutrition, feed formulation, economic production, food safety, quality assurance and certification.


The program will feature 10 international speakers and 10 Chinese speakers.

International Poultry Forum China

The 3rd annual International Poultry Forum China, scheduled for September 20-21, will bring attention to continued challenges with the Chinese poultry industry, including H7N9 avian influenza, decreasing consumer confidence and increasing environmental regulatory pressure. The event will be held at the Kuntai Hotel, Beijing.

International Poultry Forum China 2014 will focus on three central themes: China Agriculture Ministry’s policy and regulation of the poultry industry, the global development trend of the poultry industry and the Chinese export market, and the China consuming market.

Speakers for the forum include: 
• Jan Cortenbach, De Heus Animal Nutrition
• She Fang, Beijing Huadu Group 
• Cao Jisheng, Shandong Yisheng Livestock & Poultry Breeding Co. 
• Dominic Elfick, Aviagen 
• Jinghui Li, Dachan Group 
• Benjamin Ruiz, Industria Avicola, WATT Global Media

The forum will conclude September 21 with a roundtable discussion involving leading members of the new China Broiler Alliance. 

The two-day conference is being organized by Poultry International China Edition, WATT Global Media and Shanghai Lyja Cultural Media Co. Ltd. with support from the China Animal Agriculture Association (CAAA), the China Broiler Alliance (CBA), and sponsored by VNU Exhibitions (VIV Worldwide), Zhengxinyua Pharmaceutical Group and Merial Co. Ltd.