Environmental issues, food safety and animal welfare will be highlighted topics at International Poultry Forum China 2016, scheduled for July 22-23 at the Shanghai Marriott Hotel Hongquiao.

International Poultry Forum China (IPFC) 2016 is being organized by LYJA Media, the Shanghai Poultry Trade Association and the Shanghai Food Safety Work Union, with support from China Animal Agriculture Association, China Broiler Alliance and WATT Global Media.

Gary Cooper, chief operating officer of Cooper Farms, is an early confirmation as one of the presenters. He will focus on the sustainable farming practices of Cooper Farms, a turkey, layer and swine business.

Environmental friendliness and sustainable development

Environmental issues and sustainability will be one featured area of discussion at IPFC. Related topics to be covered include:

  • The Chinese government’s strategy for the sustainable development of the poultry industry
  • A profit forecast of global poultry production under the influence of disease outbreaks
  • Case study of the environment-friendly production models
  • Tactics of the sustainable development of the Asian poultry industry
  • Profit analysis on conversation-oriented ecological poultry farming
  • Development and application of environment-friendly feed and nutrition technology
  • Effective poultry litter disposal technologies


Food safety and animal welfare

Topics to be discussed concerning food safety and animal welfare include

  • The Chinese government’s policy on animal welfare
  • New policies on Shanghai food safety regulations
  • Case study of the EU’s antibiotic-free layer farming
  • Latest developments of antibiotic-free poultry farming
  • Challenges of antibiotic resistance and animal welfare
  • The development and industrial application of poultry antibiotics
  • Food safety inspection technology and food safety certification
  • China chicken consumer market survey

Cost to register is US$171 before May 30 and US$285 after May 30.

Other related events, such as the China Broiler Alliance annual meeting, will coincide with IPFC.

More information regarding International Poultry Forum China 2016 will be available in the coming weeks.