Following are short profiles of the keynote speakers.
Brian Perry, an international development scientist, a veterinary surgeon and veterinary epidemiologist holds academic positions of Honorary Professor at the College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, UK, and Visiting Professor of Tropical Veterinary Medicine at the University … Read more ..
University Distinguished Professor of Soil Microbiology
Partner institution: Department of Agronomy, Kansas State University
Dr. Rice grew up in Yorkville, Illinois which had a population of about 1,500 people at the time. Throughout the … Read more ..
Chair in Infectious Diseases, Bristol University
Institutions: School of Veterinary Sciences, University of Bristol,
Claire’s particular research interests lie in:
- climate change adaptation and resilience
- infectious disease dynamics
- One Health
Dr. Deepa Ananth completed her PhD in Animal Nutrition from Karnataka Veterinary and FisheriesUniversity in the year 2007 and her dissertation was on ‘Nutritional … Read more ..
Co-operative Chair in Agricultural Marketing and Business
Program Leader, Consumer and Market Demand Policy Research Networks, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, and Member of the AVRI Council
Partner institution: University of Alberta, Department of Resource Economics and Environmental Sociology
(Profile to … Read more ..
Glen Broderick retired in 2013 from the Agricultural Research Service of USDA after 32 years. He received BS and MS degrees in Dairy Science, plus a joint PhD degree in Biochemistry and Dairy Science, all from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.… Read more ..
Institution: Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Reading
Professor Ian Givens
- Research focuses on food chain nutrition with emphasis on the relationship between consumption of animal-derived foods,
Chair in Global Farm Animal Health
Institution: University of Bristol Veterinary School
Mark’s areas of expertise include preventive veterinary medicine, epidemiology and control of infectious diseases of ruminant livestock, and veterinary public health, both in the UK and internationally, focussing particularly … Read more ..
Professor Michael D’Occhio is the inaugural Nancy Roma Paech Chair in Range Science. Nancy Paech spent her early years at ‘Leeson Station’, Winton, Queensland,
Head of Site, North Wyke Farm Platform, Rothamsted Research
Chair in Sustainable Livestock Systems and Food Security, University of Bristol
Stakeholders Committee Chair
British Society of Animal Science Council
- Graduated with first
Professor & Director of the Centre for Rural Policy Research
Michael is a rural policy specialist and a rural social scientist with particular interests in applying inter-disciplinary approaches … Read more ..
An agriculture graduate from Leeds and Newcastle universities, Mike Wilkinson spent over 10 years at the Grassland Research Institute, Hurley, before moving to MAFF’s Chief Scientists’ Group, then to private research and consultancy work, then to … Read more ..