2023 Animal Health Summit

Join us in Kansas City in 2023 and be a part of bringing innovation alive in animal health. Multiple 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

Speakers and programming information for the 2023 Animal Health Summit will be announced in March 2023.

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.

Opening Remarks and Recognition of 2022 Iron Paw Award Recipient

  • Opening remarks from the Corridor and Chairman, Spencer Breithaupt, Vice President of Sales & Supply Chain Solutions, MWI Animal Health/AmerisourceBergen
  • 2022 Iron Paw Award Recipient | Dr. Scott Campbell
 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 - 5:15 p.m.

Impact Award Ceremony

5:15 - 7:00 p.m.

Together Again! The Ultimate Animal Health Networking Reception

  • Open networking reception with Jack Stack BBQ 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

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

    Emerging Company Presentations

    • Selected companies represent technologies for precision agriculture through the use of robotics; biosecurity management; improved wound care treatment; peptide nanocarrier platforms for vaccine delivery; plant derived, DIVA vaccine for Classical Swine Fever; technology that influences embryonating chicks to develop as females rather than males; method to suppress estrus in cattle; cancer diagnostic; first ever, zero-touch vital sign monitor, pet technologies and workforce solutions.
    • 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

      • Selected companies represent technologies for precision agriculture through the use of robotics; biosecurity management; improved wound care treatment; peptide nanocarrier platforms for vaccine delivery; plant derived, DIVA vaccine for Classical Swine Fever; technology that influences embryonating chicks to develop as females rather than males; method to suppress estrus in cattle; cancer diagnostic; first ever, zero-touch vital sign monitor, pet technologies and workforce solutions.
      • 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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