Petfood Forum 2019 Presenters

Jennifer Adolphe, R.D., Ph.D., nutrition manager for Petcurean Pet Nutrition

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Greg Aldrich, PhD
Research associate professor and coordinator for the pet food program at Kansas State University

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Jeff Alix, global pet nutrition marketing manager for DSM Nutritional Products

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Michael Annis, partner at Husch Blackwell

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Natalie Asaro, nutrition assistant at Petcurean Pet Nutrition

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B.J. Bench, Ph.D., director of food safety/quality assurance for Tyson Foods Ingredient Solutions Group

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Mike Black, vice president of global marketing or Profitero,

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Marcel Blok, owner and founder of Change Stranamics

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Serge Boutet, founder and president of SBNutrinnov Consultants

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Nicolas Coneggo, technical sales manager with Diana-Videka Pet Food

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Nancy Conley, technical service and application development specialist for NOVA Chemicals

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Kathleen Crossman, vice president of regulatory, for FONA International

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Gary Davenport, PhD
Companion animal technical manager for ADM Animal Nutrition

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Lisa Demme, marketing director for FONA International

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David A. Dzanis, DVM, PhD, DAVCN
CEO of Regulatory Discretion Inc

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Ricardo Ekmay, Ph.D., animal nutrition director for Arbiom

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George Fahey, Ph.D., professor emeritus at University of Illinois

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Maria R. C. de Godoy
Assistant professor at University of Illinois-Champaign

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Chris Hamilton, president and CEO of Red Collar Pet Foods

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Stefan Hartung, co-founder/creative with Kick

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Susan M. Hays, executive director of AAFCO

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Fei He, Ph.D., research assistant professor at University of Illinois- Champaign

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Will Henry, director of technology and research for Extru-Tech Inc.

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Jeff Johnston, senior vice president, research, innovation and product development, for Champion Petfoods

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Susan Jojola, Ph.D., behavioral scientist with AFB International

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Jared Koerten, head of pet care for Euromonitor

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Maria Lange, business group director, pet care, for GfK POS Tracking/Nielsen

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J.J. Lin, Ph.D., chief scientist for Imagilin Technology

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Dawn MacDonald, innovation, research and development manager, Emmerson Packaging

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Nathan Marafioti, group director ecommerce for Nestle Purina North America

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Chris Marinangeli, Ph.D., director of nutrition, scientific and regulatory affairs for Pulse Canada

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Brent Mayabb, D.V.M., chief veterinary officer and vice president of corporate affairs for Royal Canin

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Paul D. McKeithan, head of digital services for the Buhler Group

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Jacinthe Moreau, president of World Pet Association

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Megan Morts, graduate research assistant at Kansas State University

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Keynote Speaker – Dr. Katy Nelson
Host and executive producer of “The Pet Show with Dr. Katy” and associate veterinarian at the Belle Haven Animal Medical Centre

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Nicolas Nolf, president and founder of Atavik pet food company

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Sandy Robins, a multi-media pet lifestyle consultant

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Namal Senanayake, Ph.D., scientific manager of Shelf-Life Solutions for Camlin Fine Sciences N.A.

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Mariana Rossoni Serao, Ph.D., assistant professor, Iowa State University

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Anna Kate Shoveller, Ph.D., assistant professor, Department of Animal Biosciences, at University of Guelph

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David Sprinkle
Publisher and research director for Packaged Facts

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Brock Weatherup, executive chief strategic innovation and digital experience officer with Petco

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Lynn Weber, Ph.D., professor at University of Saskatchewan

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Karen Wedekind, Ph.D., manager,comparative animal nutritionist with Novus

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Ryan Yamka, PhD, founder and independent consultant for Luna Science and Nutrition

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Ed Yuhas, managing partner with Kincannon & Reed Executive Search

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