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Technical ForumAnimal health and welfare

Guest speakers and debate

Genetics panel: Gerard Levesque (Hendrix), Anne-Marie Neeteson (Aviagen), Name TBC (Cobb-Vantress)

Biosecurity: Mario Assayag (Aviagen)

Coffee break
Technical Forum | Trade

Guest speaker, debate and WG discussion

Speaker: Tamer Mansour (Brazilian-Arab Chamber of Commerce)

Technical Forum | Environment

Interactive discussion on national & regional sustainability strategies

Guest speakers: Paul Bredwell (US Poultry), Paul-Henri Lava (AVEC) and Gonzalo Moreno (FENAVI)

Coffee break
Other species workshop

Interactive discussion on how IPC can serve duck, turkey and other species producers.
Guest speakers: Phil Boyd (Turkey Farmers of Canada) & Eric Essig (Maple Leaf Farms)

Welcome cocktail

InterContinental, Buenos Aires

Workshop | Inclusive growth & social empowerment: delivering on poultry’s promise

Poultry production stands as a vital sector in addressing global challenges and fostering opportunities for all. This session aims to delve into the complexities of navigating these challenges so we can promote inclusion and empower our people.
This is an optional workshop and registration is required (
Moderated by Caroline Leroux (IPC) and Kerry Maxwell (IPC)

Communications Working Group (IPC members only)
Business Session
General Session 1 | Innovation: President's speech
Ricardo João Santin
  • Ricardo João Santin (President at International Poultry Council)

    Ricardo João Santin

    President at International Poultry Council
General Session 1 | Innovation: Diamond sponsor's speech
General Session 1 | Innovation: Keynote address
Aidan Connolly

Innovation in food and farming: what's next?
The early 2020s have seen an explosion of technology with significant developments in artificial intelligence, automatization, renewable energy and more. How can the food and farming sector make the most of innovation and ensure it doesn't fall behind other sectors? How can we leverage innovation to reconcile growing trends toward small-scale local food production and the need to feed the world in a sustainable and affordable way? What lessons can the food and farming sector learn from other sectors in their approach to innovation and their use of technology? In a nutshell, what's next for food and farming?

  • Aidan Connolly (President at AgriTech Capital)

    Aidan Connolly

    President at AgriTech Capital
Coffee break
General Session 1 | INNOVATION: Elevating the poultry sector through innovation
Joao CamposPablo GiudiceJean Stoll

From artificial intelligence to robotics and automatization, what does the future hold for the poultry sector? How can the sector leverage technology and innovation to bridge existing gaps, improve poultry production systems and feed the world?

This high-level panel brings together representatives from across the poultry value chain to explore opportunities, challenges and risks stemming from technological breakthroughs and consider how the sector can innovate for better results.

In addition to a global overview of tech and innovation in poultry, the panel will consider how to address labor issues from labor shortages to upskilling and reskilling, where the poultry sector is on its innovation journey, and how innovation can bolster the sustainable production of healthy birds and nutritious animal protein.

  • Joao Campos (CEO of Seara)

    Joao Campos

    CEO of Seara
  • Pablo Giudice (VP - Farm Animal International at Elanco)

    Pablo Giudice

    VP - Farm Animal International at Elanco
  • Jean Stoll (Global Head of Protein & Dairy at A.P. Moller - Maersk)

    Jean Stoll

    Global Head of Protein & Dairy at A.P. Moller - Maersk
President's dinner

El Querandi, Perú 322, Buenos Aires
5min walk from the InterContinental

General Session 2 | ONE HEALTH: Keynote speech
Joaquin de Grazia

Argentinian experience

  • Joaquin de Grazia (Granja Tres Arroyos)

    Joaquin de Grazia

    Granja Tres Arroyos
Coffee break
General Session 2 | ONE HEALTH: Safeguarding human and animal health
Natalia CasasLuis BarcosAnnie Kneedler

The global poultry sector is committed to furthering the One Health approach, the UN-led framework to balance and optimize the health of people, animals and the environment.

This panel brings together key poultry stakeholders to reflect on industry commitments and actions to safeguard human and animal health. From reducing the development and spread of diseases through safe nutrition to public-private collaboration and actions to prevent animal diseases, mitigate their impact and protect human health, the panelists will look at progress made and next steps to ensure healthy bird and healthy people.

  • Natalia Casas (Member at One Health High-Level Expert Panel)

    Natalia Casas

    Member at One Health High-Level Expert Panel
  • Luis Barcos (Regional Representative for the Americas at World Organization for Animal Health)

    Luis Barcos

    Regional Representative for the Americas at World Organization for Animal Health
  • Annie Kneedler (TRANSFORM Chief of Party at Cargill)

    Annie Kneedler

    TRANSFORM Chief of Party at Cargill
General Session 3 | LATAM & THE WORLD: Argentinian poultry sector overview
Roberto Domenech
  • Roberto Domenech (CEPA)

    Roberto Domenech

General Session 3 | LATAM & THE WORLD: Market report
Justin Sherrard

Market report & outlook

  • Justin Sherrard (Global Strategist, Animal Protein at Rabobank)

    Justin Sherrard

    Global Strategist, Animal Protein at Rabobank
Coffee break
General Session 3 | LATAM & the world: Presentations with Q&A
Fernando CamargoVirginia VilariñoJosé Roberto Gonçalves

Food security, sustainable food systems and consumption trends

  • Fernando Camargo (Argentina Representative at Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture)

    Fernando Camargo

    Argentina Representative at Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture
  • Virginia Vilariño (Climate & Energy Manager at CEADS (WBCSD))

    Virginia Vilariño

    Climate & Energy Manager at CEADS (WBCSD)
  • José Roberto Gonçalves (Regulatory and Institutional Affairs Director of BRF)

    José Roberto Gonçalves

    Regulatory and Institutional Affairs Director of BRF
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