2022 Animal Health Summit Returns to In-Person

Join us in Kansas City August 29-30 and be a part of bringing innovation alive in animal health. Two days of networking, 1:1 business partnering, industry thought leaders, panels and emerging company presentations.
Live Leaders Circle


The LIVE Leader’s Circle provides attendees an intimate and interactive experience with some of the world’s greatest minds in animal health, nutrition, technology and investment leadership. These leaders will be discussing the industry’s most pressing topics.

Emerging Company Presentations

Early-stage animal health, nutrition, diagnostic and technology companies will present their innovations with a Q&A session at the conclusion of each presentation. Since inception, emerging companies have raised over half a billion dollars in addition many companies have secured licensing agreements, distribution contracts and/or been acquired. An investor profile on each company will be included with conference materials. Learn more

1:1 Business Partnering

The business partnering program is an instrumental portion of the Animal Health Summit, allowing attendees the opportunity to arrange and pre-schedule 20-minute meetings. All attendees will have access to a robust company directory of registered attendees prior to the event. Register early to take advantage of scheduling meetings! Learn more

Daily Schedule

MONDAY, AUGUST 29, 2022
8:00 a.m.                

Registration

8:40 a.m. - 1:40 p.m.    

1:1 Business Partnering, Sponsored by TechAccel

  • Access to a robust company directory of registered attendees
  • Management of your own schedule
  • To maximize connections and value, pre-schedule meetings prior to the start of the conference

12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

Lunch
Boxed lunches available for attendees participating in the 1:1 business partnering

2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

LIVE Leader's Circle

  • Opening remarks from the Corridor and Chairman Spencer Breithaupt, Vice President of Sales & Supply Chain Solutions, MWI Animal Health/AmerisourceBergen
 2:30 - 3:15 p.m.

Insights from Top Leaders

  • Nicki Baty, President, Hill's Pet Nutrition US
  • Tim Bettington, EVP & President U.S. Operations and Global Customer Experience, Zoetis
  • Shawn Hooker, Vice President, Head of US Pet Business, Boehringer Ingelheim
  • Dr. Christine Royal, AVP, Companion Animal and Equine, Merck Animal Health
  • Steve Shell, President, MWI Animal Health/AmerisourceBergen
  • Kimberly Young, President, KC Animal Health Corridor - Moderator
 3:15 - 3:45 p.m.

Transitions in Innovation in Animal Health

 3:45 - 4:30 p.m.

Women in Leadership

  • Kristin Bonham, Vice President Animal Nutrition and Health North America, DSM
  • Yvonne Hsu, Vice President, Global Growth and Innovation, Hill's Pet Nutrition
  • Kerryann Kocher, Chief Executive Officer, Vytelle
  • Julia Loew, Senior Vice President, US Pet Health Sales, Elanco
  • Dr. Linda Rhodes, Independent Consultant, Zoetis Board Member
  • Emily McVey, Vice President, KC Animal Health Corridor - Moderator
 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Sustainability: A Farmer-Driven Approach

  • Matt Musselman, Chief Operating Officer, Farm Services, Dairy Farmers of America
 5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

Impact Awards Ceremony

  • Recognition of the 2022 Iron Paw Award recipient and Spirit of Service honoree
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Together Again! The Ultimate Animal Health Networking Reception

  • Open networking reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres and open bar
  • Dinner on your own. Schedule private dinners to connect with colleagues, emerging companies, investors and/or industry leaders.

TUESDAY, AUGUST 30, 2022
7:00 a.m. 

Registration

7:00 - 8:00 a.m.                      
    

Breakfast
Hot breakfast served

 8:15 - 8:30 a.m.
Opening Remarks
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Emerging Company Presentations

  • Investor profile on each company will be included with conference materials
10:00 - 10:30 a.m.

Break

    10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
    Emerging Company Presentations

    • Investor profile on each company will be included with conference materials
    12:00 - 12:30 p.m.
    Lunch

    Hot lunch served

    12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

    Investors Point of View - The Do's & Don'ts

    1:30 - 1:45 p.m.

    Presentation of the 2022 Innovation Award

     1:45 - 2:00 p.m.
     Closing Remarks
    2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    1:1 Business Partnering, Sponsored by TechAccel

    • Access to a robust company directory of registered attendees
    • Management of your own schedule
    • To maximize connections and value, pre-schedule meetings prior to the start of the conference
    4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

    Closing Reception, Sponsored by C.S. Wallace Investments + Strategy
    Appetizers and open bar










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