Dr. Barry O'Neil of New Zealand, former president of the World Organization for Animal Health, will be the keynote speaker at the upcoming annual meeting of the International Poultry Council, held October 29-30 at the Quay Grand Hotel in Sydney, N.S.W., Australia.

Dr. Peter Ben Embarek of the World Health Organization's Department of Food Safety, Zoonoses and Foodborne Diseases, will also be among the speakers at the IPC meeting.

The Australian Chicken Meat Federation will host the event.

Registration fee for the meeting is US$500 (350 Euros), which includes lunches, a group dinner and refreshment breaks.

Registration information is posted on the IPC’s website, at www.internationalpoultrycouncil.org. For further details, contact Executive Secretary George Winn or Toby Moore.