Innovate 2014: Global Food Security

Madden's on Gull Lake 11266 Pine Beach Peninsula Brainerd, MN 56401, Etats Unis

October 5, 2014

3:00 pm – 7:00 pm     Registration Open

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm     Opening Reception

6:00 pm – 7:30 pm    

Welcome to Innovate 2014
2014 ASAS Innovation Award Presentation
Keynote Address: The global food security challenge: constraints, consequences and opportunities ahead.

October 6, 2014

             8:00 am          Setting the stage: Do we need animal protein on the food plate?

Session 1 (AM): Developed and developing: the challenges

            8:30 am          Availability of feed/forage resources for livestock: Reducing the Yield gap in Animal Production Worldwide

            9:15 am          Availability of water for livestock

            10:00 am        Break

            10:15 am        Funding the role of livestock in undeveloped countries

            11:00 am        Finding the Balance- management of economy, environment, nutrition, etc.

            11:45               Panel Discussion

            12:15 Lunch

Session 2 (PM): Achieving global food security and environmental sustainability

            1:30 pm          Environmental impacts of animal production –

            2:15 pm          Sustainable intensification (mixed crop and livestock systems)

            3:00 pm          Break

            3:15 pm          Reduction of post harvest losses, Meats and Diary Perspectives

            4:00 pm          Technology’s role in basic science to achieve food security: How can basic science be used meet objectives to enhance food security?

            4:45 pm          What does industry need from science to meet the challenge?

           8:00 pm           Poster Competition Theme: Adapting Livestock to a Changing Climate

           8:30 pm           Panel Discussion following Dinner: Methods of funding research/programs to help solve the issue.

October 7, 2014

            8:00 am          Global Sustainability

Session 3 (AM): Solution Driven

            8:00 am          Industry perspective

            8:45 am          Technology development: Cutting Edge research: future forecasts and possibilities

            9:30 am          Technology development: Out of the Box Solutions

            10:15 am        Break

            10:30 am        Balancing cultural and consumer acceptance with technology advancement—the necessity of boundary assessment and marginalization to meet ultimate goal of enhancing food security.

            11:15 am        Policy issues

            12:00 pm Meeting Wrap Up and take home messages