Petfood Forum Asia 2020 announces speaker and agenda details

Petfood Forum Asia, a conference for the Southeast Asian pet food and pet treat industry, has confirmed Sunny Kyungsun Moon as the opening session speaker for the 2020 edition, scheduled for March 25 in Bangkok, Thailand.

“This year’s conference will feature industry experts providing updates and insights on market growth, trends and research that will benefit domestic and multinational pet food companies and suppliers,” said Debbie Phillips-Donaldson, editor-in-chief of Petfood Industry.

“Attendees will hear from numerous speakers including Sunny Kyungsun Moon. She will discuss the rising influence of e-commerce in the Asian pet food market, particularly among consumers in China and Korea. Additionally, she will provide an update on the global and Asian pet food markets,” added Phillips-Donaldson.

Moon is a food and nutrition analyst at Euromonitor International Korea. She specializes in market research across a range of fast-moving consumer goods industries based on various experiences living in several Asian and European countries.

Other topics and speakers include: At the cross roads of pet food brand and product by Marcel Blok with Change Stranamics; Eco-design: a practical method to sustainably innovate in pet food by Aurélie De Ratuld, Ph.D., with Diana Petfood; Reducing waste in extruder treat production by Paul Morlock and Matthew Cottam with Frazer-Nash Manufacturing; Sustainability as a key driver of innovation: how can pet food become a game changer? by Paola Cane with Mia Solution; Kibble disc size and its effect on feline palatability by Kristopher Figge and Greg Hibbard with AFB International; Comprehensive review of the impacts of animal protein in pet food by Will Henry with Extru-Tech, Inc.; and Pet food safety management systems: introducing one system for all needs by David Rosenblatt, DVM, with Sher Consulting and Training.

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In addition to the presentations, attendees will have the opportunity to network with industry peers, meet hard-to-reach prospects and learn the latest research and information on the Asian pet food market.

Registration fees include full day conference with educational sessions and numerous networking opportunities during lunch and coffee breaks. Registration price is $380 USD. Registration is now open.

With Petfood Forum Asia being co-located at the VICTAM and Animal Health and Nutrition Asia 2020 exhibition scheduled for March 24-26, at the BITEC in Bangkok, the show organizers are actively monitoring the Coronavirus in China and any possible local impact. Currently all events are scheduled as planned, however, we will continue to monitor the situation and will take all measures and precautions as needed.