Animal Health and Nutrition Technologies
August 29 - 30, 2017
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO


* Tentative schedule, program subject to change

Tuesday, Aug. 29


5:30 - 7:30 p.m.


6 - 7:30 p.m.

Welcome Networking Reception

Wednesday, Aug. 30


7 - 4 p.m.


7 - 8 a.m.

Breakfast and Exhibit Setup

8 - 8:10 a.m.

Welcome Address and Opening Remarks

Bret Ford, Kansas State University
Brian Wright, Auburn University

8:10 - 8:40 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Industry Overview
Tim Makens, PMI Nutritional Additives
Jonathan Stockman, Colorado State University
Greg Sumner, GJS Consulting, LLC

8:40 - 9:10 a.m. Panel Discussion: Industry Consolidation: How It Impacts Technology Transfer
Fred Lehman, Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health
Zach Mills, Boehringer-Ingelheim
Bruce Taillon, Elanco Animal Health
9:20 - 10:20 a.m.

Partnering Break

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion: Academia-Industry Interactions in Animal Health
Emily Bauer, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Michael Helmstetter, TechAccel
Kenneth Mohn, Boehringer-Ingelheim Animal Health
Garret Newbound, Ceva Animal Health
Robin Stears, University of California, Davis
Bruce Taillon, Elanco Animal Health

11:45 - 12:45 p.m.


1:00 - 2:20 p.m.

Partnering Break

2:30 - 3:45 p.m.

Panel Session: Emerging Product Development Opportunities in Animal Health, Nutrition and Diagnostics

Matthew Bell, Cultivian Sandbox Venture Partners
Scott Brown, Zoetis
Ernst Heinen, Aratana Therapeutics
Peter Karnezos, PMI Nutritional Additives
Johnathan Stockman, Colorado State University

4 - 5 p.m. Partnering Break
5 p.m.

Formal Meeting Adjourns

5:30 p.m. Departure Tampa Bay Rays @ KC Royals Baseball Outing - Kaufmann Stadium
(first pitch at 7:15 pm)


Join us for a Royals baseball game. A limited number of tickets are available to conference participants. Transportation is included.  Register for the game online.