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WEDNESDAY


Wednesday, October 29, 2014
HALLS A, B, C, D
08:30 – 10:30
Interdisciplinary: Global Milk
Economics, Dairy Farming, Environmental Aspects of Dairy Production
 
Israeli Dairy Market Situation and Policy
Mr. Itzhak Ben-David, Ministry of Agriculture, Israel
 
World Dairy Situation 2014
Dr. Adriaan Krijger, Productschap Zuivel, The Netherlands
 
Milk Production and Dairy Farming Worldwide
Dr. Torsten Hemme, IFCN Dairy Research Center, Germany
 
Dairy Industry and Environment
Dr. Henning Steinfield, FAO, Italy
10:30 – 11:00
Coffee Break

HALL A
11:00 – 13:00
Economics
Session 1: Changes in the Dairy Industry and Forecasts
Chair: Ms. Sarah Peterson, Fonterra, New Zealand
Forecasted Changes in the EU Dairy Market
Dr. Thia Hennessy,
Teagasc, Ireland
Title, TBD
Mr. Arik Schor, Tnuva, Israel
New Trends in Chinese Dairy Industry
Dr. Yun Zhanyou, Yili Group, China
OECD-FAO Dairy Outlook 2023
Dr. Stephan Hubertus Gay, OECD, France
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 15:30
Economics
Session 2: Public Policy in the Dairy Sector
Chair: Mr. Avshalom Vilan, Israel Farmers Federation, Israel
EU Dairy Policy
Mrs. Benedicte Masure, European Dairy Association (EDA), Belgium
U.S. Farm Bill's Dairy Provisions
Prof. Andrew M. Novakoic
, Cornell Univ., USA
National Dairy Plan – India
Mr. T. Nanda Kumar, NDDB, India
The Israel Policy in the Dairy Sector
Dr. Yael Kachel,
Ministry of Agriculture, Israel
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 – 18:00
Session 3: Farmer's Panel & Future Vision
 
Economics
 
Dairy Farming
 
Environmental Aspects of Dairy Production
18:00 – 19:30

Dairy Farming
Session 3: Poster Session


HALL B
11:00 – 13:00
Dairy Farming
Session 1: Nutrition of Lactating Cows
 
Chairs: Prof. Larry E. Chase, Cornell University, USA
           Dr. Gaby Adin, Ministry of Agriculture, Extension Service, Israel
 
Heat Stress Effects in the Dry Period on Nutrition and Metabolism of Transition Cow and Subsequent Milk Yield
Prof. Geoffrey E. Dahl, University of Florida, USA
 
Feeding the Cow of the Future – Nutrition, Management and Environmental Considerations
Prof. Larry E. Chase, Cornell University, USA
 
Potential Role of the Bovine Rumen Microbiome in Modulating Milk Composition and Feed Efficiency
Dr. Itzhak Mizrahi
, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 15:30
Dairy Farming
Session 2: Reproduction in Dairy Cows
Chairs: Prof. Peter J. Hansen, University of Florida, USA
           Dr. Eran Gershon, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
Involvement of Stress and Metabolic Endocrinic Systems in Ovarian Functions of Lactating Cows Under Heat Loads Conditions
Dr. Eran Gershon, Agricultural Research Organization (ARO), Israel
Improving Fertility of Lactating Cows Under Heat Stress Conditions
Prof. Peter J. Hansen, University of Florida, USA
The Relationship Between Mastitis and Fertility in Dairy Cows
Dr. Yaniv Lavon
, Israeli Cattle Breeders Association, Israel
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 – 18:00
Session 3: Farmer's Panel & Future Vision
 
Economics
 
Dairy Farming
 
Environmental Aspects of Dairy Production
18:00 – 19:30

Dairy Farming
Session 3: Poster Session


Hall C
11:00 – 13:00
Environmental Aspects of Dairy Production
Session 1: Sustainability in the Dairy Industry: Turning Science into Practice
Chairs: Dr. Anna-Karin Modin Edman, Arla Foods amba, Sweden
           Dr. Shlomo Capua, Ministry of the Environment, Israel
Australia Dairy Industry Sustainability Framework and Progress Report
Ms. Helen Dornom, Dairy Australia, Australia
Assessment and Communication of Environmental Impacts Along the Value Chains in the German Dairy Industry
Dr. Maria Müller-Lindenlauf
, Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU), Germany
The French Environmental Action Plan on 4000 Dairy Farms
Mr. Jean Baptiste Dolle, Institut de l'Elevage, France
Learning from LCA: Progress at the Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy
Dr. Ying Wang, Innovation Center for US Dairy, USA
Research Put into Action: The Chilean Experience
Dr. Marta Alfaro
, Instituto de Investigaciones Agropecuarias (INIA), Chile
Technical Q&A
The Dairy Sustainability Framework….1 Year On!
An Update on the Progress of the Dairy Sector's Sustainability Efforts

Mr. Brian Lindsay
Dairy Sustainability Framework – A Programme of the Global Dairy Agenda for Action
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 15:30
Environmental Aspects of Dairy Production
Session 1: Sustainability in the Dairy Industry: Turning Science into Practice (cont.)
Getting Dairy Ready for the 21st Century Agriculture
Mrs. Sandra Vijn
, World Wildlife Fund, USA
Discussion
Session 2: Resource Efficiency in the Dairy Sector
Chairs: Dr. Anna-Karin Modin Edman, Arla Foods amba, Sweden
           Dr. Israel Flamenbaum, Cow Cooling Solutions, Ltd., Israel
The Effect of Cooling the Cows on Production Efficiency and Environment Sustainability
Dr. Israel Flamenbaum
, Cow Cooling Solutions Ltd., Israel
How Performance Indicators Increase Resource Efficiency Through Dilution of Maintenance
Dr. Roger A. Cady
, USA
Dairy Farms Reform in Israel: Environmental Aspects
Dr. Ilan Zadikov
, Ministry of the Environment, Israel
Discussion
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 – 18:00
Session 3: Farmer's Panel & Future Vision
 
Economics
 
Dairy Farming
 
Environmental Aspects of Dairy Production
18:00 – 19:30

Dairy Farming
Session 3: Poster Session


Hall D
11:00 – 13:00
Marketing
Session 1: Marketing Dairy in a Changing World
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch
14:00 – 15:30
Marketing
Session 2: Marketing Practices
15:30 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 18:00
Session 3: Generic Marketing
18:00 – 19:30

Dairy Farming
Session 3: Poster Session