IDFDC 2017 SCHEDULE

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

DAY ONE
0800-0850      REGISTRATION/REFRESHMENTS

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0850-1000      SEMINAR KICKOFF/PRESENTER INTRODUCTIONS
                       Presenter: FIVE-G
                       Set the stage and intro of IDFD, presenters/key attendees

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1000-1100        NEW DAIRY FARM FACILITIES IN EMERGING MARKETS
                           Presenter: FIVE-G
                           Setting appropriate goals, Challenges in emerging markets

1100-1200        DAIRY FARM MANAGEMENT–HOW TO BE SUCCESSFUL
                           Presenter: MICHAEL PEDREIRO
                           
Mgmt metrics, expectations, success/failure citing case studies

1200-1320        LUNCH
                           SPONSORED ONSITE

 1320-1420      COW COMFORT
                          Presenter: PROMAT
                          Freestalls for complete cow comfort                              

1420-1520      PARLOR/AUTOMATION INNOVATIONS
                         Presenter: BOUMATIC
                         Properly milking your cows

1520-1540      BREAK

1540-1640      EXTREME CLIMATE CASE STUDY
                         Presenter: SUNNORTH
                         Tunnel Ventilation in the tropics 

1640-1740      MANAGING DAIRY COW HANDLING
                         Presenter: ARTEX
                         Mng cows w/headlocks, importance/options, breeding/transition

 1740-1920     MEET AND GREET HAPPY HOUR

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

DAY TWO

0800-0830      REFRESHMENTS

0830-0900      WASTE MANAGEMENT OPTIONS—WHAT IS BEST?
                         Presenter: AGPRO

0900-1000      IMPORTANCE OF REPRODUCTION AND GENETICS
                         Presenter: WORLD WIDE SIRES

1000-1030      THE VALUE OF ENGINEERING
                         Presenter: FIVE-G
                         Mistakes are costly, drawings are owner’s protection

1030-1050      BREAK

1050-1150      CONSTRUCTION MANAGER WITH DAIRY EXPERIENCE
                         Presenter: FIVE-G
                         Indonesia Dairy Farm case study

1150-1310      LUNCH
                         SPONSORED ONSITE      

1310-1410      DAIRY MANAGEMENT MODELS
                         Presenter: MICHAEL PEDREIRO
                         Managing and training your people

1410-1500      DAIRY FARM BUDGET/MODEL
                         Presenter: FIVE-G AND MICHAEL PEDREIRO
                         The Key 3’s of Starting Your Own Dairy Farm

1500-1600      DAIRY PANEL QUESTION/ANSWER
                         Participants:  ALL PRESENTERS

1600-1630      WRAP-UP