Conference Keynote Speakers

Following are short profiles of the keynote speakers.

Brian Perry

Brian PerryBrian 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 ..

Glen Broderick

Broderick1Glen 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 ..

Graeme Martin

Winthrop Professor, Deputy Director/Animal Production Systems Program Deputy Leader

Institution: University of Western Australia

GBM at Bendigo 2011Graeme Martin gained his degree in Agricultural Science in 1975 and his PhD in 1983, both from The University of Western Australia (UWA). He then worked … Read more ..

Harinder Makkar

HarinderMakkarAnimal Production Officer

Institution: Animal Production & Health, FAO

Before joining FAO, Rome, Italy in 2010 Harinder P.S. Makkar was Mercator Professor and International Project Coordinator of a Sino-German Project on ‘Fuel and Feed for Tomorrow’ at University of Hohenheim, … Read more ..

Mark Eisler

Chair in Global Farm Animal HealthMCE for Website

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 ..

Mike Wilkinson

Mike WilkinsonSpecial Professor, Nottingham University

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 ..