IDF World Dairy Summit Programme 2017


Wide-ranging and engaging, the IDF World Dairy Summit 2017 programme will provide a comprehensive examination of all the major issues making a difference to the world of dairy, as well as insights into how delegates can, in turn, make a difference to the sector’s future.
The conference opens on Monday 30th October with the World Dairy Political/Agricultural Leaders Forum. This brand new Forum will provide a platform for the political and agricultural leaders that will shape the sector’s operating environment. This will be followed by the World Dairy Leaders Forum which will see senior company leaders discuss their vision for the sector’s future. The IDF will then showcase its work in the IDF Forum in the afternoon.

Please note: Programme is subject to change

Full Programme


The conference opens on Monday 30th October 2017 with our theme Making a Difference with Dairy, followed by parallel conference sessions from Tuesday 31st October to Thursday 2nd November. Friday 3rd November is dedicated to technical tours. Please see below for further details on the programme.


Parallel Conference Sessions

Parallel conference sessions will then run from Tuesday 31st October to Thursday 2nd November. Authoritative speakers from around the globe will cover the full spectrum of subjects from economics to antimicrobial resistance. Each session will include panel discussions with recognised sector leaders and delegates will be given ample opportunity to participate and contribute to the debate.

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