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Perdue & Helgeson to Speak at Sustainability Summit

by 5m Editor
11 November 2011, at 9:05am

US - The fourth annual Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will be held during IPE/IFE Week at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, with a series of presentations on operational approaches to sustainability that will help attendees identify and discuss challenges for the future.


This year's Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit will focus on sustainability in lean times with an emphasis on getting back to basics.

Program topics will include 'Building a Culture of Sustainability', 'Operational Efficiencies', 'Long-term Risk Management Approach' and 'Communicating Sustainability'. Jim Perdue, Chairman of Perdue Farms, and Mike Helgeson, CEO of GNP Company, will participate in a panel discussing the importance of sustainability efforts within the poultry and egg industry. The summit will also include family farm award presentations on behalf of USPoultry.

The Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit, 'Sustainability in Lean Times: Getting Back to Basics' will be held in Room A-411 of the Congress Center on Monday 23 January (13:00-17:00hr) and on Tuesday 24 January (09:00-11:00hr). The programme is free of charge for all registered Expo attendees.

The International Poultry Expo is the world's largest poultry industry event and is set for 24 to 26 January 2012, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. As part of IPE/IFE Week and its week of educational programmes, the Animal Agriculture Sustainability Summit is scheduled for Monday 23 and Tuesday 24 January. The conference agenda can be viewed online [click here].