EuroTier Pig Event Focuses on Intercontinental Import, Export Opportunities

26 October 2012, at 10:20am

GERMANY - On the eve of EuroTier 2012, the European Pig Producers Club (EPP) will once again be hosting the Pig Event, which this year will include the third Chinese-European pig summit.

Two keynote presentations highlighting the different market situations in Asia and America respectively. The presentations will also examine pork import and export opportunities within a global context, and will look ahead to predict the likely impact of future developments in pig production.

Pig Event 2012

Theme: Europe: Between export continent America and import continent Asia – perspectives for the global pork market
Date: 12 November 2012 (eve of EuroTier)
Venue: Hanover Exhibition Grounds, Convention Centre, Room 2

18:00 h - Opening and welcome address
Helmut Ehlen, President of ZDS and Vice President of DLG

18:10 h - Welcome address China Animal Agriculture Association Jing Ji Zhong,

18:20 h - Pork and Protein from overseas – America towards feeding the world?
Dr. Steve Malakowsky, AgStar Financial Services, USA

19:00 h - Development of pig production and pork markets in Asia
Dr. Mike A. Varley, The Pig Technology Company, UK

19:40 h - Conclusions and closing address
Erik Thijssen, President of EPP

20:00 h - Dinner in the lobby of the CC building

Prior registration is required. To register, please send an email to: [email protected]